The Optimist (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 21, No. 25, Ed. 1, Thursday, April 5, 1934 Page: 3 of 4
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Sub T16 Cruises. To Isle
OfSayles Haven Last Mon
The Sulimarinc Tuscorora excursion lioul for study worn stu-
dents Monday drew her unclior from lllu eaweeds of Responsibility
and Convcntionnlily and sailed from Campus Ilnrhor her hull Inden
with n cargo of ladies and sailors.
In her own sly manner the lu
chuckled in the turn of her
day as she slid into the waterv road
to (lie land for Forget the happy isle called Suyles Haen by visiting
The flagship of the fleet man-1 - -- -
ncd by a crew of thirteen and' iii i j
possesing the rations for the day ifl trillD liaS
once nipped below the sun and
barely did four of her bridges es-
cape a wallowing in the foum.
When the sun had turned its face
to the west to begin its journey
toward Old Cnlhcy fourteen mari-
ners with their guests ladies of
ine pori began the happy husi-; at Hotel Woolen. Places for
ncss of wining and timing on the i twelve guests were marked ut a
brink of Winding Hrook beneath table of pretty red and white up-
the knife-scarred countenance of I pointments.
Dream Clift. The gayest bunch I A mass of balloons floated oer
of rarest concoction was poured the board for which the center-
down thirsty throats and soon the j piece was an embankment of
lealm of Picnic Valley had as- sweetpcas around the base of
sumed its most beauteous attire seven tall white candles. Hed sat
in the eyes of all.
To some Ihe mountains held
tempting appeal but for others the
punch held the greatest fascina
lion ii ine reire nment was rare
sloping banks and the breeze were
uniquely "more thuu somewhat."'
A newsreal cameraman uccom-
ponying the Submurine snapped four course dinner which empha-
photographs which will be repro- sized the chosen color motif. An-
uuecu in ine wceKiy uarnacie be-
cause of their artistic costume.
The evening on the isle of en-
chantment closed with a stirring
town-ball affair in which seven
seamen with their guests defeated tres of ceremonies for u program
another seven tars uml guests. of impromptu tpccchc by club
Hells clanged anjl the suliuia- members
rine shook herself from barnacles Guest personnel: Misses Doro-
while twenty-eight passengers lug- thy Col ley Elizabeth llrewer.
ged wearily and reluctantly at u Mary Louise Session Iutrline
heavy anchor. The Submarine Foster. Maxine Hughes Mrs.
once more nosed her way from Mary Locke club sponsor Itriau
Saylcs Haven and once again MeKinzie Perry Mason Cleddie
sighed as her motors droned audi Harvey Chester Keagy. lluford I
tugged her home ward bound Lafferty and Wilfnrd Savior. I
nguuisi a tide which washed over
its bridge uml moaning teemed to
say "The day is done but mem-1
I hose who sailed: Madeline
Frilts. Jack Carter Lorcue Spears
Jolic Simmons. Kloise Powell
Andv Anderson Mary Jack Jones
Hill Cray Mildred Weight Leo
McClug Mary Ltla Hoach Sam-
my Hryan Alleue Krcagor Hay-
den Pyeatt Mildred Willis C. W.
Cecil Audrey Hudolph Dale Mc
Cook Mary Faye Simmrell
Maurice Roberts Pauline Hicks
Leslie Riggs Maxine Hughe'. Hu-
ford Lafferty May Ree Harrison
Johnnie Connel Miss Pauline
.Chappie and Lawrence Smith.
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WHEN THE OLD GAS TANK
fill her up with TEXACO at
Texaco Service Station
13th and Pine
HAVE YOUR BUSINESS
(In back of book store)
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engraved letterheads for SI. See Alex Wied Room 32rt or the
AMERICAN PRINTERS 201 Portland near old ACC ball park
nfr. i i i fT"
eorarn winked from her periscope
motors in fond anticipation of the
and nlouehed a fonmiiif furrow
Annual spring banquet of the
Art Club of Abilene Christian Col-
lege was held Saturday evening
in ribbons and white cellophane
strips extended from the center
ornament to each place marked
by white statuettes and for each
girl by cordages of red sweet
pca.. Hed cellophane fashioned
artistic hags for mints.
Punch was served preceding a
gel food squares with the parfait
course were decorated with niinia-
lire palettes and the lettering. "A.
Miss Klizabcth Hrcwer was mis-
Jq Tq a Has
s i tt
The bunny rabbits with (but as-
sistance offered by "Coach" and
Itchecca Morris and little sou
Charles and Lee and Doris Pow-
ell prepared an Easter egg hunt
for the Ko Jo Kui's and their
guests. For almost fifteen min-
utes a diligent .eurcb Has made.
but no eggs were found- Soon the
I""B rrn of knowing rabbit
pointed eastward and then came
the dawn it was April Fool's
lay- All the hunters scampered
across ihe creek and there were
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"Peanut" Keys and "Weesie"
Reynolds were given a big bunny
rattler for finding the mot eggs
and "Golf Pro" Comolli and Hel-
en Settle werfe awarded rubber
Easter eggs for consolation.
"Wolf over the River" "Lon-
don Bridge" ami other such gamei
weie enjoyed by the following
kiddies after they had been serv-
ed ice cream cones and cookies:
Lucile Watson "Lefty" Hey-
nobis Mary Alice Leathers Worth
Walkins Lorene Spears John
Simmons Winnie Mae Allen
"Buddy" Moser Eloise Powell
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Slimy iiiucisuii jiiuij n uun-n
Wilford Saylor Helen Settle
Paul Comolli Eloise Reynolds
Madeline Frilts and Jack Carter.
i (Continued from page one)
fife and about twelve drums one.
bass drum and a drum major. A.
C. Cox is cooperating with the
I Kitten Klub in urrauuiuu the
I The fifes were used more in the
army than anywhere else especi-
ally in the Revolutionary War.
If all plans are completed cred-
it will be given for the work and
practice will begin in about a
week. Anv cirl. Kitten Klub mem-
! her or otherwise who can march
is urged to join.
Critic Cleass Hears
Weems Speak Thur.
New Cafe Opened
On Chestnut Street
At the regular meeting of the
Critic Class Thursday evening
Harvey Childress Jack Niblack
and Alex Wicd spoke to the group
on the following topics respective-
ly: "The Christian Hattlc' "Heav-
en" and "Service."
Each speaker presented an out-
line of his subject so that the
hearers might benefit from it.
At the close of the speeches J.
Eddie Weems led in the discus-
sion of favorable and unfavorable
criticism of the speeches and the
delivery of the speakers.
G. I). Shclbournc chairman of
the class presided at the close and
announced that A. 0. Collcy will
speak to the group at the next
Los Alegrcs Hunts
On Last Friday the Los Alegrcs
Spanish club met on the creek
off the campus and enjoyed an
Ealer egg hunt in the form of a
Clues were in Spanish and the
group divided into three parties
under the command of Cortcz
Willie James McDonald; Halboa
May Hcc Harrison; Columbus
Frank Trayler. The treasure was
a nest of Easlecr eggs.
Moiled eggs sandwiches wcin-
ers and punch made up refresh-
ments. Dr. Schug was guest of the eve-'
Programs Are Given
Bachelor Boys Render
Humorous Skit On Stage
At the chapel hour last Satur-
day the Buchelor Boys entertain-1
ed with a program highly repre-
scntativc of their life in their re-
spective bachelor quarters. Even
the customay birthday gift ( . . .
with one to grow on) was not
Wanted: A cook.
The main theme of the bachel-
or boys' program was not stuted
in so many words but the need of
a feminine touch in their living
quarters was very evident.
The scene of Ihe program wa
bedroom living room kitchen
and study the typical bach-
elor boyV room. The leading
roles vtere playul by Haskell Con-
over cook Harvey Childress in-
dustrious assistant Frank Trayler
gentleman at his toilet and Thom-
as Campbell the talented musician
from Ohio. Other minor roles!
were played by Harold Thomas j
Omar Bixler Shirley Morgan
Robert Gulley and Marvin Ward.j
The home of the boys was pic-
tured as being in a state of cou-j
stunt confusion. The rattling ofj
pots and pans outbursts of laugh-
ter and shouts of anger from the
boys contributed to the uproar. j
The main events of the program
were the musical numbers render
ed by Thomas Campbell and the!
celebration or the birthday of Har-
vey Childress which. celebration
Avas enjoyed by all except Harvey.
All members of the cast took an
important part in the use of the
belt in the birthday celebration.
This program was well render-
ed and was a true representation
of the life of these boys.
Tuesday morning President Cox
reminded some disrespectful stu-
dents that their conduct at pro-
grams was not becoming nor ap-
proved by students and faculty.
Wednesday Dr. Gibson in giv-
ing a summary of the development
of Anaesthesia in the medical
world incidentally told students
that the first operation in history
was performed with the aid of an-
aeslhesiu the removal of Adam's
Brother Yowell spoke today on
"The Tragedies of Life."
For the Fine Arts program
Friday the Choral Club will bring
"Lift Thine Eyes" from Mendel-
ssohn's "Elijah" and The Snow'
by Edgar Elgar. Mrs. Ivan Bell
and Jack Burford will play the
MAX MONTOR AMBASSADOR OF GOOD
WILL PLEASES AUDIENCES IN A.C.C.
Max Montcr came as a good
will representative to A. C. C.
from the German speaking people.
He is really an ambassador of
good will he is pleasant charm-1
nig anu wining to read anything
one asks him to read. It is a
rare day when a really great artist
smiles and is not bored by the
admiring glances and advances of
untrained college students. Al-
though Mr. 'Mooter is becoming
gray at the temples and is showing
a few wrinkles he still reads as
a man of many less years. Yes
and with the power and ability of
his first great triumphs. Every
part of his face and body cooper-
ates with his mind and voice in
rendering the truly great master-
piece in a truly great way. He
seems to capture and convey the
inexpressible feeling of ) c inner
being of the character whose role
he aumcs. One can hardlv be
lieve that he has not come into
personal contact with each and
every one of his characters. !
Max Mooter was born in Vien-1
na the center of European culture j
and beauty. He was graduated
from the Imperial Conservatory i
of Dramatic Art one of the high-
est ranking conservatories in the
world. He was then receiving
some public acclaim a a drama-
tic reader and actor; but his tie- j
but as MephitO)heles in "Faust" j
at Zurich Switcrland. astounded
the dramatic world and immedia-!
tely established him as a great j
dramatic reader and actor. Mr
Montor has played many roles
abroad and in the United States
Total Number of Books
Checked Reaches 5834
According to u recent report
from the library submitted to the
Optimiit several interesting fig-
ures arc found concerning the
Beginning with September
1933 the library has been open
133 days. The total number of
week and two-day books issued
amount to 5i!31. The total of
two-hour reserve books mounts
higher with a figure of 0690. A
grand total shows 12521 books
to have been checked out an av-
erage of 91 books in daily circu-
lation. The total amount collected in.
fines for books overdue reaches
Of the books isued 1790 were
education and social science 1452
religion 1390 history B79 fic-
tion 703 useful arts 522 fine am
238 biography 231 travel 210
language 210 natural science and
203 philosophy. I
Mission Class Will
Give Chapel Skit
On Saturday morning the relig-
ious .-ide of student life will be
presented by the Mission Study-
Class in chapel.
The Zealous missionary songs
that ring out from room 15 each
Wednesday evening with so much
vim and determination will be
snug. The purpose of the class
will be presented and inspiring
talks will be made by two repre-
sentative members of Ihe class.
The Mission Study Cluss is ac-
complishing much under the lead-
ership of Harold Thomas a seni-
or and the faculty sponsors Ilro.
Schug and Uro Treat. The class
is active in work among the ne-
groes and Mexicans and in the
hospitals and juils here in Abi-
lene. The purpose of this program is
fo present to the students the mis-
sion work that is already being
done and to impress on all Chris
tians the responsibility of preach
ing the word of God.
The Wilson Cafe
Serving in Collegiate Style
. . informal dinners
. . . socials
N. 2nd St. C L Johnson prop.
and his being called a genius be-
cause he has been able to give
whole dramas including all parts
by memory and without any stage
properties costumes or makeup
and the cfect has been as startling-
ly real us if it had been produced
in the best theutrc.
Mr. Montor read before an at-
tentive audience Friday evening
and also to individual classes.
Those who heard him were im-
picsscd by his simplicity sincer-
ity and unusual poise. He seems
to be so vividly interested in every
one of his hearer? the untrained
a- well as the trained and suc-
cessful ones and he seems to feel
the tragedy love and happiness
of bis characters. Especially U
he effective in portraying pity
for ill treated human beings and
The Carl Schurz Foundation es-
tablished to bring about better
cultural relations between the Ger-
man speaking people and the Uni-
ted States sponsors Max Montor.
He certainly convinced his
listeners of the beauty of the Ger-
man literature for despite the fact
that most of us didn't understand
that language we were able to un-
derstand it through his magnifi-
cent facial and vocal rendition of
it. We of Ihe United Slates
should be doubly proud of his
great achievements a he is a
naturalized American citizen!
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AND THAT'S HOW
Two "Uatchelor Boys" came to
ACC in the fall with all good in-
tensions of going to school the en-
tire year. Tilings went well for
some time and they fared sump-
tuously. Finally the cash ran out
and an answer to the letter to
Dad they received this reply; Too
bad how sad. Your Dad. They
were plenty desperate until
Bryan's Cash Grocery
went in at Thirteenth and Pine
and since then their little bit of
cash has ben sufficient. Moral:
See HRYAN for specials. (Adv.)
Buy your groceries from a
friend and patron of ACC
N. E. Hicks Grocery
Red and White Store
926 Ambler Dial 5755
with a large new stock of wo-
men's beautiful Dresses Milin-
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The Optimist (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 21, No. 25, Ed. 1, Thursday, April 5, 1934, newspaper, April 5, 1934; Abilene, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101251/m1/3/: accessed October 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.