The Optimist (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 24, No. 5, Ed. 1, Thursday, October 8, 1936 Page: 1 of 4
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Volume 24 ' ; - Abilene Christian College Abilene Texas- Thursday October 8 1936 . Number 5 Wd
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Birds of ono foafhor wo hoar
catch cold. Thus lot tt bo with
tho Eagles Saturday; Nowly ap-
pointed and porhaps self-so tho
Eaglo gamo results will bo await-
ed with as eager intorest ns any
gamp of tho wholo season.
Webb Sooner Prexy;
Molloy Finch Sheltoti
New Oklahoma Aids
JDOOMKR BTATK STUDENTS
ENTIIUSLVJTJO FOR l'EAU
Pul-lonso lot that now Boan Doll
ring! it has never dono it In Us
rcw position. Wonder If tho OM
'Joan Uoll doesn't gloat from Its
liumblo position In tho mud and
weeds whoro It has boon dothron- 0 welcomed" bv tho onranltntlnn
od and neglected shamofully dur- Initiations will bo hold In tho near
lng tho construction business OTor future Dr. J. P. Gibson Is upon-
ui wiu uurury.
L. D. Webb of Wilson Okla-
homa was elected president ot
tho Soonor Club Oklahoma stu-
dents' organization of tho collogo
at tho first mooting of tho year
hold last Thursday ovoning. Dan
Finch of Elk City la tho now
vlco-prosldont and Kathryn Molloy
of IIollls Is secretary. Raymond
Sholton of Shnwnco was chonqi'i
official club song leador. '
Members of tho club sottp.Aun-'
usually enthusiastic this year and'.
n great many plans aro nlrondy
being fQrmulatcd for tho year's
activity. Evory student whoso
homo Is In tho Soonor Btnto will
KING AND QUEEN OF HOUSE'
OF FISH INTERVIEWS
(First of a sorles of articles on
Queen Is really a queen just as
wo oxpoctod. Nolyno Queen Is
from Woath'crtord and for your
Information aho will bo clghtoon
In November. This regal young
lady was football queon In her
Junior year In high Bchool and
now she's tho leading lady In Tho
Qucon'a Husband to bo presented
by tho Dramatic Club. Ab to
high school activities Nolyno was
president of tho S. L. C. Social
Club socrotary of tho Junior class
pop leader and most popular girl.
t Small town girl that's Cocllo
Ireno Ilcod of Sterling City. In
splto of tho fnct (or mnybe In
addition to) that she's a cousin
of tho beautiful and glamorous
Johnlo Doss Reed of a very few
seasons ago1 nho has n striking
personality all her own. Her short
wavy hair dimpled chin and dark
eyes all spoil vivacity. In high
school she. was ono of thasextetto
socrtary of tho senior class salu-
tatorlan and best .all-round girl.
She'o sovontcon plays tho piano
and is a "ranchman1 in summer"
as she says.
Q. "Which had you rathor do:
eat or sleop-or bo with a beauti-
A. "Eat and sleep."
Mnybo but Losllo belles words
by always squiring someono
around tho campus.' This sllmo
Lesllo King from Hnrrold is
"awful" youngr ask him about It.
Dut ho really went "places in high
school. debato four years pop
leader two years salutatorlan and
best all-round boy. Ho has boon
chosen to wear tho purplo shirt
and roprosent tho freshman class
In leading yells for tho Wildcats.
Ho's in Pro.Med Club and Intends
to bo a doctor. Leslie Is tho ono
who can Hvo up to tho Kingly rep-
utation established In ACC by his
Tyler Heads Pre-Meds
For Successive Year;
Little Daly Elected
OIILSON' SPONSOR OF ONE
OF CVMPUB' OIJIEST CLUBS
n. D. Tyler of Ablleno was
elected for the second year to
head of tho Pro-medical club of
Ablleno Christian collogo nt tho
organization of tho clubthia wook.
Dr. J. P. Gibson collego physi-
cian is advisor and faculty spon-
sor for tho club. Duard Ltttlo
is vice-president; Mnxtno Daley
Bocrotnry-trcasureri and Floyd
There aro thirty members of
tho club this year. It Is an orga.
nlzatlon of students interested in
medlclno and biology and Is ono
of the oldest on tho campus. Dr.
Gibson Is directing projects and
programs ot interest to tho students.
Rejuvenated Wildcats Depart For
Heralded Eagle Game Tomorrow
Each Team Has Won Three Games
In Series; Stovall Going Strong
Why doesn't someone lift' tt
up? A corner of our present
"tompornry" library would uut bo
tho mollowor for its silent tones.
Thrco hc'.ls ono would think.
When you say Dining Hall when
you say Library when you say
Chambers Hall they all mean tho
(Contlrjued on page thrco)
ACC ON AIR OVER
Young Men Meeting: Groups Discuss Problems
of Practical Student Interest Next Monday
FOR ROUND TABLE
ACC students havo n chnnco to
speak their mind qn that anclont
and modern question "Is Com-
pulsory Chapel Attondnnco night
u.mi..r. nr Mm rlnn Krta flip una L.xpouian '
vlty ot Ablleno Christian Collego Young Mon's Mooting next Mon.
presontod a thlrty-mlnuto pro-In ovoning at 7:00 o'clock will
gram over Radio Station KKBC. dovotcd to n round table dls-
Abllono last Thursday ovoning at cusslon of that subject.
8:45 o'clock. I Dudley Faver and Jbhn C. Sto-
Opo'nlng with tho collogo song rbcns. forensic mnnagors of last
"O Dear Christian College" tho yoar and thla year respectively
a cnpolla chorus under tho dlrec-'wlll prcsldo In rooms 15 and 17
tlon ot Leonard Durford later and will recognlzo any boy or girl
Bang "Soldier's Chorus" from who wishes to rlso and prcsont
Faust and a Welch Hunting Song j evidence supporting cither sldo of
Amelia Daskorvlllo played nthe discussion. As mnny points
Fritz Krolslor Minuet and "Mctl as rnn bo presented In an hour
ltntlon" from Massnot's
PLEDGING TOWARD STADIUM CARRIED
CONSISTENTLY TOWARD $7200 GOAL
Intensive campaigning to ralso
money for tho erection of tho now
stadium and tho purchase of uni
forms for tho Wildcat Band dur-
ing tho past wook has brought tho
total amount of plodgos up to
J5.054.33 nt noon Wednesday.
"Tho campaign la progressing
oxtremely well" said Don H. Mor-
no vim.Piraiuuui ana tno re-1
pledges totaling $4094 havo been
mado by the trustees a fow fac-
ulty mombers and Ablleno bus!-
cess men. With an avorago of
$36 per pledgo the highest pledgo
mndo was for $250.
By Wednesday of last weok tho
total amount pledged was $3030.
In tho Chapol program Monday
morning students p le d g o d
This afternoon saw the departure of Abilene Christians yet
to-win Wildcats for Denton where tomorrow night they tf-
gle with NTSTC's Eagle?. This may be one of the so-called
"dream games" but'it is sure to bo a nightmare to either thtt
Eagles or Cats.
TheBe ancient rivals havo every-
thing tk gain and doubtless will
shoot the works In an attempt to
win their first gamo ot tho season
1 A check-up 'shows that each has
(won three games in the sorles
threo havo beon ties. Three years
ago Johnny Connol brpthor to
'freshman Lloyd Connol celebrated
I his twenty-second birthday by In-
tercepting an Eiaglo pass and
I running for tho score that boat
tho Bogles G-0. Tho following
'year Stovall captain of this
year's edition of tho Teachera ran
the length of tho field in tho last
two playa to beat ACC 6-0.
Last year's gamo was supposed
to bo a walk-away for tho Eagles.
Instead tho Christians scored
twlco the first half and tho Don-
tonltes struggled vnllently to come
back and tie the score at 13-13 In
a hectic and thrilling last-halt
No doubt the Eagles will be
primed to tho hilt for tho gamo
tomorrow night. Last week's lose
Work bogan thla weok on "Tho to southwestern has nut "them In
Queen's Husband" major pro.. a fighting mood and tho fact that i Irono McKnightr Sara Stangh
ductlon of Molpomonean Players ' tuey nave i0Bt no love for Abilene Alma Green Iteba Jo Bllllngsler
ior ma iau semester uccorainn ' christians does not enso their
I to Dudley Fnver president of tho .Cellnga toward tho Wildcats.
IS MAJOR DRAMA
FOR NEXT MONTH
Girls' Athletic Club;
Mrs. Dowell Sponsors
Also Officers; Back
And Milam Captains
Holon Morwin of Port Arthur
Is now .president of tho Girls ath.
letlc club and Blanch Bantfwsky
of Ablleno Is vice-president ac-
cording to announcements mado
this weok. Eleanor Danielson nf
Birmingham Alabama secretary-
treasurer. Charllo Mario Back and Mildred
Milam aro captains of competitive
divisions of he club.
Besides tho officers following
are charter members of tho organ-
ization: Violet Alexander. Kato
Coffman Martha Elizabeth Copo-
land Jaxlo Lewis Elslo White
"Thais". Pat Malone dlroctor
oC tho school of flno arts present-
ed Wanda Roberts piano student
In "Scherzo" by Meudolssohn and
Margaret Ehrcsmann directed
students of tho apeoch arts de-
partment In two choral speeqh
numbers "Uala" and tho 23rd
Miss Malono nccompantod- Miss
Baskorvlllo nnd Miss Evabol Vau-
ghan accompanied chorus num-
President Jos. F. Cox gavo
greetings tb tho new radio station
from tho Ablleno Christian Cw1-
opera will bo nllowed.
The usual Bong prayer and
Bcrlpture servlco will have their
place on tho program.
A program cimmlttoo consist.
lng of LeMoIno Lewis chairman
Forn Hornback Eleanor Dnnlol-
son Hopo Reed Ruth Iris Whlto
Pnul Edwards W. A. Sloan Adol-
phys Rollings and Konnoth Bad.
gett Is attempting to arrange such
programs as this ono each month
and welcome suggestions as' to
subjects of Intorest and concern.
sponso has been very good among I 3C0-33' BBVOrnl s'BnnB fr t0
tho friends of ACC nnd tho bust- ' ""'D Ul""1
ncss mon ot Ablleno."
Excluding studont pledges 128
"LOS PAJARES" IS
Teams aro working In Ablleno
evory day and will contlnuo with
nnothor weok of Intonslvo cam-
paigning to bring tho total up
nbout $2200 to at least $7200.
A committee composed of trus.
toes faculty members and ox-
studonts Is now taking bids on tho
construction of tho stadium and
tho contract will bo let as soon as
the roquired amount of money Is
"Los Pajaros" Spanish qunrtet
appeared for tho first tlmo this
year at the Initial nicotine of
Los Alegres tho Spanish club last
"Wo nro glad'" Joo Dlas. presl.
aont of tho club said 'tat tho
good Interest shown In tho work
of tho. club nnd wo want to fur-
thor tho dovolopment of tho Span.
isn language and Interest in Dark foreboding clouds loom
Spain nnd Mexico among students ominously fn tho sky' of all now
The drama Is a thro-act Sher-
wood comedy dealing with tho
But bo that as it may tho Cats
I havo a few things to say about
uomosucny 01 a royai nousouom tho outComo of tho bnttlo. Coach
and Is to bo presented next month j morrB wjn put a rojuvenated
Margaret Ehresmann head of tettn on tho fleld whlch wu not
tho speech nrts department Is ukoiy spcnd iao much mo pat.
directing tho production. ng tho oppositon on the back.
rjut if they do ho has another
There nre two main reasons why bunch wntng for a chanco to
Bomo pcoplo cannot mind their J cmck those high flying war blrda
Oulda Davis Fern Burchnm Ell
Mao McColn Elba Stlmpson Ruth
Sholton Vlvlnn Swearlngon Joyce
Wheeler Allco Boll toung Rul-
eno Foster Dora Williams and
Mrs. W. M. Dowell Is sponsor.
own business. Tho first is that
they havon't any business and tho
second Is that thoy haven't mind.
Christianity Is not n religion of
forco. Jas. F. Cox.
and bring back a fow tntl feathers
It tnkes two to mako a quarrel
and It Is remarkable how thoso
two aro always getting together.
John T. Amis.
On Rolls of Forum
Kitty Kampused Gives Formula for Eventful Period of Quiet Hour
Rules Also Work For More Permanent Residence in Zellner Walls
Thero can bo no greater thing
than to bring our will to God.
JC. H Roberson.
WHAM! GALS KNOCK T0UCHD0WN-0R
IS . IT. .H0MERUN?-ANYWAY HERE GOES
By Eleatfor Danielson
Baseball Is In full swing in
ACC and night baseball nnd
girls' baseball at that. Tho Blues
with Mildred Milam as captain
stand undefeated now for three
nlghU of victory ovor tho Rods
whom Charllo Marie Back prods.
Dope has it that tho blue will
encounter moro rugged opposi-
tion when thoso "warmjng up"
reds meet them again this even
Merwln Blue; and Alexander
lied socked tho ball through tho
highest window and landed out-
side while both got In for a touch
down or do we mean' hfcme-run?
la tho final run-up tho Blues
clashed the Reds with the high
eofe of 32 leaving?fhe Reds with
" ?w 1 t . "ii.
Games havo been scheduled
within tho noxt fow days with
womens athletic organizations of
llardln-Slmmons and McMurry.
First tourney of tho seuson In
basketball was completed Monday
night with tho Seniors In tho
lead. Thero was close competition
between classes as well as indi-
viduals in freo throw.
Eatelle Wlnklea was frfeBhman
winner; Ju)o Mchlgjit sopho.
more; Sara Stough was victor-
ious In the junior class and Elea-
nor Danielson won tho tltlo for
This gives he senior class the
lead In the tournamonts which will
be completed soon. Tfcurneys in
shuffleboard ping pong tennis
and other sports will take -place
before the winner of thfy'.lntra-
mural tournament la announced.
In tho United States."
Composed of Mr. and Mrs J.
W Troat Francos Sellers nnd
Walter Daughorlty tho Spanish
quartet made Its dobut last year
presenting several programs In
full costume both on tho campus
and out In Abllono.
Other (officers of the club aro
Richard O'Neal vico.presldont
and Elzabelle Watson secretary.
Tho club members introduced
thomsolves and sang several
Spanish songs closing the meeting
with "Buenos Damas" the tra-
ditional closing song of Los Alegres.
Zellnerltes A serious and knotty
Molvln Wise minister of
NqHhstde Church of Christ
Abllono will give the lesson
tho rogular program of tho Abl.
leno Churches of Christ over Radio
problem hnrrassos their feeblo
brains "How to Escape Borodom
During Quiet Hour."
One solution is study but that
as n remedy becamo oxtinct years
ago. Tho other method that ot
Campused Kitty a typical ACCIto
shoos tho boy friend homo (If
some lordly male has delgnod to
ask hor tor a dato.) It takes only
ten minutes to kick off her shoos
rumple hor hair and slide .into
slacks. Meanwhile her room.
niato has found an orchestra.
Kitty pauses In her mad gyra-
tions with a happy thought thero
Hvos below a namby-pamby that
studios. Ho whoops Jeeves!
Why should talent bo wasted?
Kittle and her roomie at this point
in! launch Into a clomping Highland
Fling )wflth 'vocal effocta. After
I tho studious ono below Is roduced
to blithering chewing up Eco
nomics notes Kitty ot tho House
and makes a wild dash for third.
Once there she lets out a. war
whoop of victory and dives Into
Flvo seconds later the matron:
"Hae you seen Kitty?" Tho
door clones; Kitty emerges from
behind it. Soroo freshman with
n loving family has a box; Kitty
and her colleagues go down and
Station KRBC noxt Sunday morn
ing at 8:30 o'clock. He will be 'of Campused Maldmw decides she
assisted by singers from the . has had enough.
Northsido and College congrega-
tions. .This Is the second ot a series
of "programs sponsored by the
Highland Northsl'de and Collego
congregations ot this city
Now the most prominent rule
of quiet hour le nay !h your
ro'om and hi tulet'' Naturally all
of Satan's bairns go visiting.
Kitty does'so she slips cau.
tlpusly post tho matron's room
GIVE WAY TO PISH
All indications havo it that
freshmen havo a good chance
to walk away with the $10.00
offered in the Prickly Pear
p(ature-taklng contest unless
they follow the slow pace set
by the Junior and Sophomoro
cfifssos says Batsell Barrett
Baxter editor ot tho yearbook.
Juniors started the contest In
a sow way last weok making
only a fair showing. This
woek sophomores had made
only 35 pictures up until this
morning. There nre 100 Jun-
iors and 153 sophomores en-
rolled In collego. Slxty.flva..of
79 seniors have posed uor
help her eat It. Then with fond
Tlmo begins to drag Ah fresh-
man Hnnna Is gone. The night
raiders bargo Into her Immaculate
room and "stock It" Stacking
I n c I u d o s pulling mattrosses
scarves clothes tooth brushes
hair p!n$ nnd letters into the
floor a generous helping of pow-
der sprinkled over all and tho
mlxturo Is stirred thoroughly
Next tho mattresses are soaked
and honey put In tho victim's
shoos. Feeling they havo called
long enough Kitty nnd her fellow
nnlmals return to third to gloat.
Lights flash Kitty yawns
leisurely nnd strolls toward tho
door "Well girls. I'll bo nmb.
ling; might ns woll go to bed;
nothing ever to do around horo."
Seventy-five preacher students
In ACC comprise tho roll ot Evan
gollstlc Forum for tho coming
year. Friday of last weok tho
regular meeting hour was given
ovor to a round table discussion
ot problems encountered by tho
group during tho past summer.
Students preaching last Lord's
Day and their appointments In-
cluded: Roland Lewis Capltola:
V. T. Smith Bronto; Thomaa
Campbell. Silver; John Burk-
hart Lnmcsa; Buck Parham Min-
eral Wells; Batsell Barrett Bax-
ter Olden; W. P. Donnls. Knox
City; A. J. Rollings Merkol; job
w. uoynoius Treni ivuscue nm-
tlnghnm Tabernacle noar Anson;
M. Lloyd Smith Buffalo Gap; Jo.
Harper Hawley; Everott E
Rhodes Rule; Raymond Kelcy
Tuscola; Roland Johnson Win
Bomar Gist Ranger; Leroy
Brownlow R'ochostor; Joo Dlas
Mexican Mission Ablleno; Eugeno
Dement Leudors; Curtis Lee
Davis Acutf; Austin Varner
Noodle; and Silas Triplet Hopo.
He who concentrates his efforts
upon th0 accumulation of wealth
has missed the groat blessings of
labor. J T. Amis
The trouble with most people is
they "overlook" Instead ot "overcome."
"No one should fall below that
degree of self-respect that makes
life decent and. honorable.
IN STUDIO DISPLAY
Cluck's Studio Is featuring a
window display thU week ot the
presidents and deans ot the threo
Abilene Collogos togethor with tha
superintendent and principal ot
Abllono High School Pennants
ot tho respective schools add to
Another display will be mado
soon using desk pictures of Presi-
dent ' Cox vice-iPresldent Don
Morris and Dean Walter Jl.
Adams according to Batsell Bar-
rett Baxter editor ot the Prickly.
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