The Handout, Vol. 14, No. 8, Ed. 1 Friday, November 15, 1929 Page: 4 of 4
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MAGAZINES IN LIBRARY ARE FOUND Enghgements Do j Various Opinions
TO BE INTERESTING AND HELPFUL
"That engaged girls do nrtt apply
themselves as much as those-who are
By LENA MOORE I about nearly "everything under the
Magazines — what a fascinating sun" consult the Literary Digest, Cen-
. *-ftVd. It brings to mind pictures of.tux.y, Forum, Harper's Outlook and
hundreds of pleasant hours and ex- Independent, Scribner's, Review of not," seemed to be the opinion of-the
pectations of as many more. Within j |>t,vjew,,, Atlantic'Monthly and several majority of the students and faculty
the covers of the multitudes of cur- others which are available simply /or members who were interviewed on
rent magazines you can find every 1 the asking in the library. Some of the. ^ subject.
imaginable subject discussed in every ; interesting articles appearing in cur-! „ ,, _ ,
,, . . , ., . • : Mrs. r. M. rorbes t-ays she knows
conceivable waj. rent issues of the above magazines j
In the last edition of the Wilson are; "What Makes Teachers Cranky ?"j
Bulletin, a magazine for librarians, J "Mussolini's American Empire," "Ox-
this striking statement is found: j ford, Mother of Anglo-Saxon Learn-
"Save the magazines—let the books jnjj," "Young Goldsmith," "Poor Lit-
iurn." John Drewry, professor of j ^j0 Texas" and "South America's
journalism in the University of Geor- j Hope."
gia, says: ' T£e magazine is perhaps. There are numbers of magazines on
the greatest single institution in | jftodem education in the library, which j J°rity of women , do not, they do not
America today, because it is a power- interest students. These include! see the need of studying. Th$y think
ful factor in the education of a great ^Educational Review, Elementary j more of establishing a home than ^hey
commonwealth and is one of the chief | SchoQl 3ournal( School , and Society, | do a career.'
Elsie Scott Latimer, Fort Worth, is
of the same opinion. She says, "they
Such magazines as the Scientific
"American, The International Student,
thinks that they should be lengthene
gradually and not so suddenly as the
have been recently. She further status
that the individual types should
taken into ^consideration a* all ypes
"Long skirta," decrees' Fashion,' cannot wear the same lengths and
and every woman is making a care- j styles.
e Expressed On
New Style Whims
Across from campus
ful effort to carry out this latest
whim of the powerful ruling force in
the femine world.
In the dormitory, irt the dining
room, and on the campus we hear ex-
pressions of individual tastes of stu-
K°lnK ' dents concerning the new styles. A
including several types of
methods of entertainment. j jjormaj Instructor and Primary Plans
When campus life seems to over- j am) others,
•whelm you, forget it for a while by j
gliding away on Alladin's riig in the
covers of your favorite magazine. ,
.... . . i American Childhood, The Etude, Mu-
There are enough of ,vem m the. col-, . '
■ t i sical Quarterly 'are essential in their
lege library to- satisfy any sort of. ■ *
.. ■ - special fields of science, music, etc.,
fancjf-you m&y possess. y , . •. , 1 ,
n -• , „i„„Jyet every one would gain a broader
^-•-Perhaps you find life commonplace;'. . ' ., , " ... ...
, , ; ", , ,, . , i viewpoint if at least familiar with
and drab; then you should take up' r
a few minutes in glancing through the
latest issue of National Geographic,
seeing there all the beauties of Fland-
cr's fields eleven years after the
Many of the magazines contain
short stories. Some are given almost
wholly to entertainment of various
from experience that they do not, be-j(
cause they have their minds on VheTr I
boy friends; and if they are
to get married they think "What is
the use of studying anyway?" Un- j survey'
less they intend to work, and the ma- Texas Woman's College girls shows
that opinions are divided among the
"I am personally in favor of the
new dress styles," says Carolyn More-
land, junior, Roswell, New Mexico.
"The^ are more complimentary, and
long graceful lines are more con-
ducive to feminenity. They are be-
coming to more types than the
shorter dresses. We have worn loose
and shapeless clothing so long that
j Most of the other girls, who revolt
at anythin-g that hinders freedom of
i movement, dislike them. One of thi*
| type was heard to exclaim, "Oh, they
. are alright for the quiet, dainty lit-
tle girls, but for me, oh gee."
Wenzel & Kan-
Armistice. If that doesn't take you kinds. These are also in the library,
far enough away from the ordinary,
try Asia with its mystical atmosphere
gathered from alt the Orient.
If you are in doubt about some sub-
ject encountered in history, economics,
sociology, English," or most any other
subject, consult the Readers' Guide,
apd lo, as if by magic, the way to
find the very thing yo,U need is re-
vealed, The Jteaders' Guide is to mag-
azines what the card catalogue is t
books—it leads you at once t<r the de-
If you are anxious to know more of
Texas or of the South try reading
Holland's, the Texap Monthly, the
l>x€U5 Outlook, Southwest Review,
Southwestern Historical Quarterly.
For articles on world affairs and
arid offer a means of relaxation after
studying for that stiff math exam or
thinking so hard in psychology lab.
The writer counted seventy-five dif-
ferent magazines in the library last
have too many things on their minds,
especially their "boy friend."
Cassie Joe Ledbetter, Yoakum,
speaks as one who knows—she says
that to be engaged causes the victims
to forget everything else .regardless.
On being asked what good it did
them to think about the boy all the
time, she answered, "It doesn't do
them any good, and they are foolish has a,most ruined our flgrures" Ftf*
for not having more will power, but
nevertheless that doesn't keep it from
tiefng tljue. They are too much in
love." >• *
Eleanor Paddock said, "It seems to
me that girls who are engaged are
, more interested in their boy friends
week, and is sure that there are oth-; ,, ., . . , , .
j than they are in their school work.
ers she missed. Sixty-five of these
are on file in bound volumes and in-
cluded in the. Readers!, Guide. Several
of these files extend back to 1900.
Whatever you need most, be it in-
forf&atiojn, romance, adventure, poe-
try, song or story, you can find it
within the covers of one^-t f—t+ww
magazines. And, remembe/s, tha
more you read the more knowl
you will have on which to base future
knowledge, and thus the better edu-
cated you will "become.
mps R Al
Smart Thin^Fbr Women
701 Houston Street
Fort Worth, Texas
As a general "rule if they are not
•planning to teach, their school work
is not so important to them. Others
that are going to make their own
living must study hard, while the en-
gaged girl spends most of her time
wishing she could see hen boy friend,
nd she gets home&ick and blue."
On the other han<^ two people were
opinion. "4^. J. W.
Simmons su; I " I <irp t'*" ways
of looking at the question. If it is
merely a m&tter of infatuation, they
pay no attention to their studies.
Their mind is chiefly on the young
man in question. But if a girl really
and truly loves a man she will give
helself to the utmost to please him
through jrood work. If I loved a girl,
I would work my head off to please
her; otherwise I expect I* %ould
spend more time in day dreaming."
^ Op.al McDougal was very definitely
of that opinion because she said, "The
cjMUfed girl sees a definite end and
pui5 se and neccessity for doing~her
best work, while a great majority
of the other girls have not decided
definitely what they are going to do,
and have no purpose in their work.
This applies to the sincere type of
girl. I do not think it holds true
for the more frivolous type.'
ted clothing will tend to make our
carriage more., graceful, and induce
better care of our person in general."
She Finds Them a Bother".
"These long skirts worry me,"
said Thelma Leo Deen, Sophomore,
Wills Point, "Who wants them flap-
ping around their ankles and tripping
them as theyfcwalk? The first im-
pression I have when I see the long
lengths flopping in the wind is that
the wearer is attempting to flag
u"Oh, the new styles are a boon to
the short fat figure," eagerly ex-
claimed Ruth Bailey, sophomore,
Forney, when asked for her opinion.
Tlve long graceful- lines give length
and. sldnderness to the plump figure.
I am glad to see the long forsaken
curvos come into their own again."
Edna Hall, senior, Corpus Christi,
does not like the majority of the new
dresses. * "I do like the dresses longer
than the flapper length but I do not
think the extremely long ones, as are
now being worn, are at all pretty or,
graceful. The tailored and sport
dresses are espectelly unattractive
and inappropriate' in the new
lengths," she said. "They all hinder
freedom of movement and activeness."
• * • ,
Bonnye Thompson, sophomore,
Bowie, like^ the new styles if the
dresses are no worn too long. She
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Colvin, Thelma. The Handout, Vol. 14, No. 8, Ed. 1 Friday, November 15, 1929, newspaper, November 15, 1929; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth336829/m1/4/: accessed November 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Wesleyan University.