The Optimist (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 24, No. 6, Ed. 1, Thursday, October 15, 1936 Page: 1 of 4
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. GOt A SEAT IN THAT
IN THAT NEW STADIUfti?
Shade thrown to tho top glass
curtains to tho side full view
'out a many-pnned window pyor
'thoicrls-crossed paths and walks
of tho Lair:
'CLARENCE BlRCHlTT swol-
Joa Jaw somowhnt dlmlntshod
stalking from post offlco front
brim or hat flopping loV dvor his
lrowv Business Manager SLOAN J
l'mmaculfttol. attired; carrying rf
roll of prospecilvo ad copy
RHODA COPELAND'8 mincing
walk radio blues singer ...
Lovoly. dignified PAT MA-
vTO . 1.. ...i.ii nnp miittu
J.ONE all in whlto-DpO MILES
with tho noriHJtual brlof-caso
DUDLEY FAVEH striking In th -
llt l.-llllnM Otifnnturnlnn nivnnlnr I
" ". ;:; An.iEniTV
groon tlo and shirt MAUOAIIET
EIIUBSMANN In that shade of
frcen peculiar to. her JOHN
S03EDEE. In green trousers . . .
COltA KAYE YATErt'B ojlvo
"beauty reminiscent ot Santono
Latin. Btreots WANDA MAY-
FIELD campus stylist whose
qulel vivacity needs no fashions
" JOIIN C. 8TJSVEN.3 whose bash-
ful freshaslc appeal of two years
ago has given way to a awaggcr-
. Ing. carefree colleglsm OWEN
MAItCHANT In a now ruUplbf ed
dress rushing toward the fine arts
studios . . .
LEON HENTHORNB. Missouri
demonstrator whose parts ot qu'al-
Ity are not hidden behind shell-
rlgs'aHd cute brogues MARY
ANN whoso last noma welll never
know 'rushing from store to car-
fivJm car Jto store efficiency
lady emlnatlng -Uepend'ablllty
stability confidence . . .
MQONUCK KANO oriental
alncJrltV; carapwii visitor' BOB
fiTQNE afmoit tod-coiJscloua oth-
laflo WCTlLMf- VAtJ; meek.
lo'o'Sink. ni-h W"1 freshman
trom Tenftloi-LEATHERS pe-
icullar frown which never nppoars
la pictures" nor In Mose's presence
OLADY8 ARLEDOB always
Hmlllng. always "starchlly" neat
iii.inir toward the dining
'hall . . .
.and' a HJat COTsage;
tlfiil thoughts -
sho has boau.
tir. 1 Ihniithtu a L.UL.A. maw
8TARNBS whom you'd novor con-
noct with Trine pleasantly un-
sophisticated HOPE REED who
doesn't ko out ot her way to like
or dislike you; she can well af-
ford' to lie herself MA'S BALEY
(Continued on Pago 4)
Cox Adams Leave
For School Meet
President James F. Cox and
Dean Wnltor H. Adams ot Abilene
Christian collogo left yesterday tp
'attend tho ninth regional moot.
. Ina of tho Association ot Ameri
can pq.ltc'ges nt Jackson Mlaslsslp-I
lil October 16 and 17.
Themo of tho n.lnth regional
meeting Is "Change and P?rman.
onoy in the Llhorai Arts qo'leget"
Dr. Adams and Prea.- Cp will at-
tend all of the Bcsalons fit Jhe
meet. Tho n.lnth region Includes
colleges. In tho South and South.
oat of -the Unid Sjttes..
txr-r wwwArf - 'ir
Trnfote" Cast Cooplele; Open
Goes Tbrough Three Peiforaaaces
Dallas Hamlin College Scenes of
Gilberf Sullivan Presentations
"II. M. S. Plnaforo" Ollbort-
Sulllvan opera In rehearsal by. the
college a capelln chorus will be
prosentod three times according
to Leonard. Durford dlroptoV Sl
First presentation Is scheduled
In Sowoll auditorium on the night
of Novomber 21. Novomber27 It
will be presented at theoxas
Centennial exposltloni Dallas tl bo
broadcast over tho Quit It of I Deify
hook-up and on Oecembor 9 jII'
win no laKon to Hamlin ror the
Ifhmlln MllQln rlii1i
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Complete casting wns done this
. assistance ot Mar.
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direct dramatics of tho "produe
tlon. Cast and characters uro:
Omar lilxjor tho Right Honorable
Sir Joseph Porter K. 0. n.: Ervin
Drisklll Captain Cocoruni Paul
Edwards Ralph Rackstrawj 'John
uurknart Dick Deadeye; Roy
Stephens BUI Bobstay; Mrs. Wal-
ter H Adams Josophlne; Mar-
garet Ann Williams Hebe; Edith
Koutx( RJittercup; and -Jimmy
Wlmras Boatswain. A-V' S
Tho opera second presentation
of its kind in thepast three years
will be on tho largest scale work
from the fine arts department In
recent years. Combining n chorus
of fifty from the voice depart
ment work from tho speech de-
partment orchestra' from tho v'lo.
Iln and piano departments and
sconery from the art classes all
phases ot fine arts in the college
will be represented.
DAVIS WW PREY
"Curtis LeoADay8 was ejected to
Bucfced'tyeldob Benqett as presi-
dent ot the South Plains Club at
the. first mooting of tho cub for
the current season Friday after
noon. - 1
Pther officers are Raymond
Kelsy vice-president: June Mc-
Knlght secretary; and Elizabeth
Studonta from tho barren rol-
ling plains making up tho mom.
borshlp aro Annie Laura Lewis
Mattlo Jo Qracey Alma Forn
Qrcon Edith FoUtz Glenn Davis
Nclta Prltcbott Woldon Bennett
Joyco Black and Eto Whlto.
Hosca Lowls of the collego fac-
ulty was clocted sponsor.. Mr.
Lowls Is from tho squth plains
Freshmen Get Themselves Orientated Along With Upperclassmen In The Art Of Being
Lovely To Know; School Customs Undergo Femarkable Change In Next Few Days
Ilencoforth boys ot ACC will bo
seen politely preceding tho girls
down tho aisles at church; girls
n turn will walk sedatoly along
with hands to side. For In or!
ontatlon class Monday morning
Mrs. E. C. Smith student counsel-
or of Ablle.no .High Pchool. ad-
dressed freshmen pa tho genoral
subject of mnonors.
Vlth "Lovely to Know" aser
theme Mrs Smith gave the fol
lowing as tuflclamontalB o.f lia.ppy.
Jiving; Good personality gopq
character good .manners aiyl
good Engllaii. Character ranks
first said Mrs.' Smith. It you
- ' ihris "c 'm l Mil" 'I1 'M '' l ' . n ' M'l
"A GLAD HEART MAKETH
Abilene Ghristiah Gollege Abilene Texas'
French Domesticity Is
Theme of L'Alliance
Mayfield. Orr Speak;
- Vaughn DirectsSkit
on French Family
L'AUIauco Francalso campus
French- club will feature a skit
at tho noxt meeting of tho or-
Lorganlzatlon to bo held Tuesday
evening of noxt week according
to O. II. Tallman president.
Everyday French manners will
bo tho thomo of tho ovonltiK.
Characters of tho playlet will bo
Arlene Small Athel Miller El.
eanor Danlelson Ileno McReyn-
olds and O. C Morlan. M. L.
Vaughn Is directing the action.
Talks will bo presented by Wan.
da Maytlold and Forrest. Orr. Miss
Mayfield will speak on "French
Exaggerations" and Orr will dls-
cuis the French cinema.
Mrs. Clarenco E. Baley Is spoti.
nor of tho club. Students who
havo had high school French are
Invited to become members.
Fifty-four girls gathered In
room 27 last Friday night to hear
Miss Lylian Arledge speak on
"Tho Ideal College Olrl and Some
of her Problems."
Beginning: with an analysis ot
an Ideal girl not a perfect girl
but one wUh a neat appearauco
and a pleasing vojco and ready
smile; an ppoh mind wlll'powor'
gqoc judgment honesty ' choer-
fulness and dignity she led
through her probloms to this con-
clusion: "Personality Is the sum.
total ot all our .actojis."
Oue of the greatest problems
among young peoplo she gad is
tho choice of friends. And .from
our friends we choose our lite
Tomorrow night Mrs. Garrett
will speak on "The Ideal Teacher."
Every girl Is Invited to be present
to hear her talk.
Ideas aro mora important than
porsonal appoaranco. Mrs E. C.
possess tho others without charac-
ter you aro Just a beautiful shell
Asking For a Date
There aro many correct ways to
ask for a date. It you know the
girl woll you may ask her In an
Informal way. Always maljo datcr
as. early as possible; but do not
tali to make ope Just because
you waited lato. Never ask a glrlc
"What are you doing tonight."
It's nono . ot your business
Rather: "If you are not dolng
.something else tonight I'd like
you to go to the show with
me ... "
In refusing dates always give
A CHEERFlfL COUNTENANCE" PROVERBS 15.13.
loigti Is Nearing
Final Lap In Motion
For Wildcat Stadium
EX-STUDENTS ASSOCIATION LENDS
COOPERATION IN RECENT MOVEMENT
Sixteen hundred1 cx-studonts of 1
Abilene Christian College were
being contacted lit the homo lap
of the campaign tojrnlso $7200.00
ror the new stadium on tho alma
mater campus according (0 Btato-
inent8 made by officials of tho
movement yesterday afternoon.
J. W. Treat Hollls L. Manly
Sterling Parkor and J. B. Collins
officers of tho Ex-Students Asso-
ciation wore heading tho move-
ment of "exes" In co-operating In
the last round of tho campaign
Tho fund hnd reached opproxi-
mately JG.G00 Wednesday nftor-
Display for Latins
Roman Skit Enacted
By Language Group
Articles from Naples Rome
Pompeii capreo Venlco Florenco
wore displayed for SPQR campus
Latin organization by Mrs. Clar-
ence E. Baley guest speaker fqr
the club at Its ffrst meeting It
the year last Thursday evening. '
"I Came I saw 1 Blundered"
skit written by Thomas Campbell
1st consul of SPQR was enacted
by Campbell Ruth Iris White
Woldon Bennett and Mnrlln Car!
ruth. Lona Johnson gave- a brief
history of tho organization for
the past three years.
Assistant officers for tho 1st
consul were elected at
ciay s meeting. Carl Spain Ope.
Ilka Alabama Is Second Consul;
Katherlne Robprson Abilene Scrl-
ba; and Richard Gibson Wash.
Ington D. c Quaestor.
Hot cocoa and. sandwiches were
served at a( refreshment period
following the business and enter
WAITRESS SPEAKS; IRONICAL?
I wonder students do wo np-
proclato the efforts the football
boys aro making? And I use
"appreciate" In Us finest sense.
Over the campus wo find written
things that aro well not com.
pllmentary. The general attitude
ot the studonts toward our boys
flavors ot disgust. I Just wish
you who say that they do not try
your roaaon. It It conflicts with
your ethics don't Justify lt.Thoro
Is never reason for being ashamed
to havo a pro-arranged date with
Dickens or Lrngfellow.
Three Times Limit p
Boys call tor a dato three
times It refused .courteously; then
It Is her movo to Invite you to
dinner if she Is really Interested.
Atter all It Is to her credit to
havo another date once In awhile.
Concerning the matter of hold.
Ing hands; it Is not good man.
ners. However It a boy wants to
and the girl doesn't object tho
point 'is the girl should object.
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AT LEAST HERE'S ANOTHER VIEWPOINT
Thursday October 15
noon following tho receiving of
sovoral substantial pledges tho Int.
tor part of lost week. Tho com-
mittee wan considering bids on tho
steel construction at the time ot
going to press.
Final pledges on tho campaign
aro expected within the next ton
Tho stadium will bo located on
tho twelve aero tract of ground
Just east of Bennett gymnasium
on tho oast sldo of tho campns
giving to Wildcat football trnck.
and tennis competitors tho first
homo playing field since moving
from tho old campus.
Savage Crass Win In
Gav'el Club Dispute
Dorm Matrons Dowell
Decide on Question
Announcement of the Inter
collegiate debato question for tho
coming season was made at the
regular meeting of tho Gavel on
Monday evening by Don H. Mor-
ris debate coach. It Is Resolved
That Congress Should bo Empow-
ered to Fix Minimum Wages and
Maximum Hours for Industry
Morris gdye a brief discussion
of tho Importance of the question
and announced the Intramural de-
bato tournament to be held soon.
A debate was held on the sub-
ject Resolved That Double Stan-
dard Regulation for Boys and
Girls In ACC Should bo Abolished
Thurs-lLuthor Savage and Manera Crass
affirmed while Wanda Mayfield
nml Weidon Bennett upheld tho
Mrs. B. H Codgdell W. M. Do.
well and Mrs. Oro McFarland.
judged and rendered the decls.
ion In favor of' the affirmative.
Joh.i Stevens now president of
the Gavel presided.
that youwould stay with me Just
one night and see thoso boys
come In to supper.
It Is amazing what they do to
to me I am almost angry at
them for being so late these
stragglers. But when they como
In there Is no room for auger
then. They nre so tlrod. Thoy
(Contlnjuod on pago three)
Got acquainted with the mind;
hands may interfere
On Saturday nights a boy and
girl can read talk pr discuss cur-
rent oventa. There aro throe
levels of conversation: peoplo
evonts and Ideas. Ideas aro tho
' A girl Bhould not give a boy
her pjCture until he gives her the
ring A picture Is a very person-
al gift. The boy should give his
picture first. This of course does
not refer (o snapshots which are
an Integral part eyen ot fresh-
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Complete Enrollment Figures For
New Session Tota591 Resients
Texas Represented by 193 Towns;
Kansas City Largest Out'Of 'State
Who's Who in ACC To
Be In New National
Baxter Howard Faver
Minchew Molloy Reed
Kjomlnatlons from Abllono
Christian College for the third an-
nual yearbook of "Who's Who In
American 'ColIegosand .UnlversM
ties" wore mntlo by a faculty
commltteo Wednesday of this
Chosen on a basis of character
und aasot to tho school and possl.
blllty of future usefulness to
business and society ACC's noml-
nos3 are: Batsell Barett Bax.
tor Dudley Faver Morris How-
ard Doris Minchew Hope Reed
and Kathryn Molloy.
Only Junior senior or gradu.
ate students are eligible for
recommendation and their biog-
raphies will appear In the publlca.
tlon. Tho purpose of the "Who's
Who Is to afford an Incentive for
students to got the most out of
their careers to compensate them
for what they have already done
to afford a recommendation to
the business and social world and.
to offer a standard of measure.
ment for membership comparablo
to such agencies as Phi Beta Kap.
pa and tho Rhodes Scholarship
The publication of the Who's
(Continued on Page 3)
Ten New Members
Now members of Qoterle cam-
pUB musical organization were an-
nounced Tuesday ot this weok by
Price King president or the
Invitations were mailed to
Edith Foutz Wanda Roberts
Jimmy Wlms Marlln Carruth Ll-
la McWhlrter Omar Blxler Har.
vey Pendergrass La Nelle Car-
uthcrs Mlldrod Harp Paul Ed-
wards. Besides Miss King; other offi-
cers for the 1936.37 session are
MarJorle Adrian vice-president
and Mabel Morton secretary. Pat
Malone director ot flno arts Is
A boy should not watt for a
girl aftor chapel and classes. To
do so regularly mokes her con-
spicuous. Flowers books music and
candy aro always acceptable gifts.
Flowers are the best of apologtos
It you havo offendod
A boy should open the door; If
he doesn't the girl should stand
At Tlio Tablo i
The boy should always be at
the glrl'8 right at the table. Keop f
the napkin on tho lap with the
'fold toward you. Do not wave
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7200 IN TEN MORE ' '
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Two hundred slxty.flvo com-
munities In 19 statos tho District
Of Columbia and rinnnttn ....
tribute students to Abilene Christ-
ian collego this season according
to annlysis of enrollment by Mrs.
Clara Bishop registrar.
Five hundred nlnety-ono resi-
dence collego studonts wero reg.
Istercd Friday October 0.
Texas Jb represented at ACC
by 193 towns; and Abllono haa
14G otuilents-nr-seUbol. Other
Texas cities with numerous stu-
dents aro San Antonio 16;
Sweetwater 10; Dallas 9; Vern'-
on 9; Roscoe 6; Brownfield 6;
Clyde 5; Anson G; Breckon-
rldge 4; and the samo number
from Lamesa Louders O'Donnol.
Quanah and Ranger.
Kansas City sends five students
for the largest number from any
out of stuto city.
Oklahoma has 25 students Ton-
nessee 9 Alabama 8 New ilexlco
11 Missouri C Kansas 3 Arizona
2 Arkansas 3 California t Coio:
rado 2 Florida Georgia Idaho
Iowa and. Washington. D. C.
Ohio Michigan Kontucky ona
eaeh; Illinois 2 and OonUrlo.
According to classification 21
nre freshmen 1B3 Bopliomorea
100 Juniors and 79 seniors.
Forty.flve are enrolled as' special
students or graduates. '
NORRED SPEAKS IN
Bro. C. A. Norred minister of
tho Collego Church of Christ
leaves Friday morning for Nash-
ville Tennessee where ho la to
begin a two weoksgospQl moetlng
with the Belmont Avenue congro-
gallon next Lordty Day. u .
F. D. Ijrygley and H. S. Llp-.
comb who have charge ot taa.
Blnglng will assist Bro. Norrad
In this meeting
Belmont Avenue Church waa
established many yours ago under
the leadership of Bros. S. F. Mor-
row and David Lipscomb. At
present E. H. IJams former pros!
dent of Dayld Lipscomb College
Is the minister. Ho was preceded
by the late H. L. Calhoun.
Bro. C. H. Roberson will preach
for tho college congregation dur
Ing the absence of Bro. Norred
nex Sunday. The following
Lord's Day Bro. Cox and Bro.
Vaughn will rill the pulpit at tho
morning and evening services re
John Curry Djes
Word wns rocolvod on tho cam-
pus yesterdny of the death of John
T. Curry of BurKiiurnett. John
was a ministerial student ot Abl-
lono Christian Collogo last long-
session and had attended also In
A victim ot diphtheria tho
young man died early tbs week.
Funeral services wero held Tuoa-
day afternoon at Burkburnett.
Abilene Christian College joins
the friends who are extending
slncerest sympathy to Mrs. Curry
and other relatives
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