Prickly Pear, Yearbook of Abilene Christian College, 1916 Page: 79
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Ihe College Year
The tenth and most successful year in the history of A. C. C. is rapidly drawing to a close. We are I
ments we have attained, the battles we have fought, and the victories we have won. We are neither dismay
the failures that are ours for we realize that disappointments come into the lives of all who are not cont(
are, but strive to nobler things, for "a person's reach should exceed his grasp, or whats a heaven for?"
We are glad-very glad, that this has been such a successful year for us: yes, the most successful si
C. C. Our congenial and cooperating teachers have ever encour aged us to aspire to nobler ideals. Our s
drudgery to us-for we have been inspired to work for the love of working.
Realizing, that "all work and no play makes Jack a: dull boy," we have entered with enthusiasm in
been provided for us at the proper time and in'the proper kind. Receptions, society and class parties and soc
spirts all have a very fitting place in the lives of A. C. C. students.
This year is passing into history and we hope that its successes and failures may prove examples
stllifdents of future veara that thpv may -AA +their nrir-n t, +, . ,
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THE "HARVEST HOME" RECEPTION by Wal
The Harvest Home Reception, given November 2nd by the excited
A. C. C. girls, was one of the most delightful social events of the to put
year. The dining room of Daisy Hall was appropriately deco- were a
rated in Autumn leaves, vines and berries. With characteristic cloth, t
verses on a liie, the girls fished for partners from the second rather
floor. Soon a laughing mob of couples were madly trading beans cook t'
for pieces of paper dolls, which they were trying to put together. when v
The prize finally went td the couple who had the most beans! was th4
A tongue dance followed, in which the girls made the engage- course
ments:' The next contest, which proved very amusing was the affected
guessing the companies represented by familiar advertisements. When
The refreshments consisted of a delicious salad course served Vincent
with hot chocolate. creek a
"THE CHICKEN ROAST" body re
Every one felt so free and happy that exam. week was passed DI
without any serious injury to anyone's brain, that we all decided Coll
a chicken roast was the appropriate way to express our feelings. b
Chickens, potatoes and fruit, with many other good edibles were We are
procured, and we sallied forth Saturday morning to spend a day won vic
in following thee phantom frolic. The air was crisp and cold.
In fact too cold for some of our imbeciles, who remained away.
When we reached our destination-the creek-Brother Speck The
and Claude Sikes immediately dug a big hole in the sand, with togethe
Miss Adams and Brother McQuigg directing. We, who were Lytle li
standing around to see what would happen next, were not couples
surprised to see them build a fire in this hole, and later to see kodak.
Miss Adams coming around a bend in the creek, closely followed home."
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[ter, each carrying a bucket full of
,however, when we were inform<
the mud on the chickens to coo
played when we saw that they
then in paper and the mud was p
discouraged, however, when we
wo or three hours. But it was
we did get some of it-about three
ere will tell you it was the best tt
during all of this time some of the
i with puppy love were wandering
everything had been eaten, and
t Sikes with his partner walked
and asked very innocently if din
ached home about five o'clock, ve
EBATE WITH CLEBARRO CHRI
ege spirit ran high the evening oi
et the Clebarro boys to discuss the
not discouraged in the least becE
etory, but only resolved that they
THE TEACHERS' PI(
Teachers' Class, desiring to haI
r before they should separate,
ike. The crowd of girls along ha
to pose for pictures, when ther
After a delightful supper Miss \
proud of the accomplishyed
nor disheartened by
ent with things as they
ince the beginning of A.
chool life has not been
ito the play which has
ials, picnics and athletic
and warnings to the
mud. We began to get
3d that they were going
k them. But our fears
were .first wrapped in
ut over that. We were
learned that they must
worth waiting for, for
o'clock, everybody who
hey had ever eaten. Of
children who are badly
around taking pictures.
all were feeling good
around a bend in the
ner was ready. Every*ry
tired, but happy.
f March 18th, when our
cause they gained a hard
shall not do it again.
ve one more jolly time
went for a picnic to
,d much fun getting the
e were no films in the
Vagstaff "brought them
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