The Optimist (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 8, No. 19, Ed. 1, Thursday, February 17, 1921 Page: 1 of 4
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ABILENE TAYLOR COUNTY TEXAS THURSDAY FEBRUARY 17 1921.
BIBLE LECTURE WEEK
BEGINS HERE FEB. 20
FOURTH ANNUAL SERIES OF
LECTURES TO BE ONE
What sill undoubtedly lie one of the
gicuteat of A. C. C.'s lllblc Lecture weeks
wilt begin next Sunday morning ut eleven
o'clock. Tlie Ulldo Lecture Week is an
annual alTair in Abllcno Christina College.
The speakers un tills year's program arc
from every pait of the country and re-
present some of the strqngest congrega-
tions in the brotherhood F. W. Smith
of Nashville Tenn. will he the principal
speaker. He will deliver a scries of lec-
tures on The Holy Spirit. All the patrons
and friends of Abllcno Christian College
are invited to attend thce lectures and see
A. C. C. in action that they may have
the opportunity of teeing their college In
action and meet the student body in the
class room on the playground and in
Tho program for tlio week Is as fol-
lows: Snndav. February 20. 11:00 A. M
Speaker t be supplied.
Sunday February 20 7:3U r. ii
David L. Cooncr. Harper. Kan.
"The Need of n Trained Leadership."
Monday Kwruary 21 7:30 1'. M.
Karly Arcencaiix Wichita Falls Tex.
"The Promises the Law uml the Gospel"
Tuesday February 22 9:45 A. M.
A. H. Holton. Thorp Springs Texas
Subject to be supplied.
Tuesday February 22 3: IS I M.
Lid Sanders Lockney I'
"The Family the State and the Umrfli."
Tuesday. February 22 7; JO P. M
A Lclloy Elklns Ada. Oklahoma
"Cod Hath Spoken."
Wednesday February 23 9:15 A. M.
John T. Smith Lubbock. Texas
Subject to be supplied.
Wednesday February 23 3:15 P. M.
G. II P. Showolter Austin Texas
"The Held of Religious Journalism.'
Wednesday February 23 7:30 r. JM.
Smith. Nashville Tcnn
The iioIy"iirit !n'Lreaiioii.'nt1ieininiuiT.ilonlcr1beclTiiTrTTnTOS1
Thursday February 21 9:45 A
W G. Malcomson Detroit Mich.
Thursday February 2 3:15 P M.
G. C. Ilrewer Austin Texas
Subject 16 be supplied.
Thursday February 24 7:15 P. M.
F W Smith Nashville Tcnn.
"Tim Holy Spirit In Redemption.
Friday February 25 9:45 A M
Horace W. Ilusby Fort Worth Texas
"An Open Door."
Friday February 2.5. 3:15 P. M.
W. W. Storncs Dallas Texas
Subject to be supplied.
Friday February 25 7:30 P. M.
F. W. Smith Nashville Tenn.
"The Holy Spirit In Conversion."
Saturday February 26 9:45 A. M.
Speaker to be supplied
Saturday February 26 7:30 P. M.
F. W. Smith Nashville Tcnn.
"The Holy Spirit In Witnessing Sonshlp.
Sunday February 27 11:00 A. M.
F W. Smith Nashville Tenn..
The Uaptlsm of tho Holy Spirit."
Sunday February 27 3:30 P. M.
G. C. Vincent l)a)ton Ohio
Sunday February 27 7:30 P. M.
F. W. Smith Nashville Tenn.
"How the Holy Spirit Leads the Chil-
dren of God."
A. C. C. ACADEMY QUIN-
TET IS UNDEFEATED
"Dad" Noles Academy basketball team
von their thirty-sixth strulght victory on
Tuesday evening at six. The game was
staged against the team from Tuscola High
School From the first blast of the whistle
it was a Ilattle HoaI. Hoth teams showed
excellent team-work and the outcome of
the game was never decided until the last
whistle was blown. When the first period
was ended the Acadcmltes held tho big
end of the score 10 to 8. The lineup was
somewhat altered because of slight in-
juries which Watson and Cantrell suffered
in the game with Ovalo. Kibble and Ar-
ledge were at forward Ixmgucre in tho
center and Ileale and Williams at guards.
In the second period Watson was put in
at center and Cantrell went In for Ar-
lergo The Huby Wildcats ran up a six-
point lead immediately after the second
perled began and retained a lead through-
out the period the game ended with the
rore 19 to 15
The results of the games plaed by the
cudem to date follow:
Academy 21 Ovalo 18.
Academy 54 Nugent 4.
Academy 64 Drauglions 12.
Academy 19 Clyde 17.
Academy 41 Ovalo 12.
' i Academy 19 Tuscola 15
Total Academy 218 Opponents 78
WILDCAT NINE WHIPPING
INTO GREAT SHAPE
candidates" for all posj.
tions are working
hard for jobs.
Coach Kal Segrist' 1921 baseball ma-
chine Is beginning Its second week of stiff
workouts. During the latter part of last
week the Coach allowed the pitchers to
cut loose with a little curve stuff and he
states that as soon as they gel their dope
under good control the staff will be ready
to go. There ore prospects for the Great
est Infield In the history of A. C C. Ath
Wolfe Middlcton Smith and McCas.
land are working in tho backstop nosl
tlon. McCasland and Smith are showing
up well. Segrist states that Smith will
bo used in the box and that McCasland
will be used in the outfield when not
catching unless some one Improves enough
to beat them out. J he Loach savs that
he will not pick his team until tho first
of March. Lrabtrco and Lewis are show
Ing up good at first base. Emmett Jones
and Shcphard are both looking good at
the keystone sack. Segrist says that the
occupant of the position will bo decided
by the hitting qualities of the aspirants.
Jack Ucllnli is without an opponent at
third bate but he is covering it to a fure-
thcc-well. Glenn Terhunc and Shephard
arc engaging in a hot contest ut shoit-
stop. Doth are showing up veil. In the
outfield there Is Phllpntt.Arlcdge Craig
Clarkton lluchanan Cotton Matthews
and scteral others who have the qualities
for-w real outfield. Flavil Collcy Aubrey
Watson farrid Wells LeRoy Williams
Virgil Smith and Wendell Ilcdichek com-
pose the pitching stuff. Colley and Wat
son are looking good the former havi..cj
Improved cry much.
CHAPS IN CHAPEL
Thursday February 10
Dr. Klingman at tho Dean's request
showed what he could do "on the snur
of tuning a piano and ended with the pica
that the "llltlc three string notes" adjust
themselves to the great things of Lcctuie
Friday February 11
'1 lie Violin Quartette entertained with
un unusually fine program. Through the
combined efforts of Dean Speck and Miss
Malane they were almost robbed of their
Satnrilii) February 12
President Sew ell talkeil on the 'types
of men who Compose the Ijw-.Making
Body of Texas.
DOINGS OF THE DAISIES.
Was Ha ever seen .watching lire (son)
from the west window.
If ou don't think 'that the radiators
get hot in Daisy Hall ask Jack.
Jack and Dump drop their shoes
on the floor Vera thinks it is a thunder
Jack likes to get her social privilege
taken because HE always brings her a
box of candy
Wanted A make-up that can be applied
nil at once. Willie Pritchett
Wanted A horse and saddle all her
own. Ivtliel Jones.
Ask Wendell why honest confession is
good for the soul.'
Ask Dad; he knowsl
Wanled New shades for Miss King's
studio Inez Norton
AH the girls lost their ribbons and tics
the night before Susie wore her hair in
Whv did Jewel co to the stuify hall Mon-
'day to write her theme?
Wh) does Jo Insist on painting her chin
If you need any plumbing work done
go lo Miss Huby Hayes.
Willie is learning the tailor trade.
Always lake the girls from Daisy be-
cause Daisies won't tell. '
Jo Hill "Ethel how long does it take
a man to die ufler being hung?"
Ethel "Three minutes I believe. Why?1
Jo "Well I was jus't wondering why
Ihornlon Isn't dead. Ho has been hang
ing around Daisy Hall for two years."
I- is fur the fame we will have in the
K llic rough places which come to all
E is for the oxamplcs that we set for
S Is for Sophomores of our life the
H Is for the honors that conic thick and
M Is for merriment that we love In
A for our answers w h I c h never
N for our numbers galnst which none
BY MISS VIRGINIA REA
MUSIC LOVERS OF ABILENE
HAVE TASTE OF REAL
'Ihursdi) night February 10 at eight
o clock Miss Virginia Ilea appeared be-
fore an audience of music lover In the
Abilene Christian College auditorium.
Miss Ilea came here under the auspices
of the Hall Music House. Harwell Music
House and the A. C. C. and Simmons
College L)ceum managements. Her num-
bers were greatly enioved. because slu-
sang with freedom and beauty of tone and
fineness of stIc The program was one
of variet) and the applause to eaeh mini-
nc ii spontaneous.
The program was as follows:
a. Caro Mio Hen . v . Gtmttni
b. The Las willi the Delicate Alr. -kite
c. Lo Hear the Gentle Lark... Ithhon
"Una Voce Poo. Fa" j Rossini
I-e Filles do Cadix . . .Drlibes
L'lleurs Exqulsc Holm
1 1) mil un Snhiel -Rimsky-Koriakaw
1 1. Lu Port Ida
... .... .Alvarez
. . ...Renedict
"Oh. Fors e' Lul
In the latter part of the program how
ever more familiar songs were given in
the places of the ones on the program.
Encores were constantly demanded;
therefore several extras were given.
Miss l.urile Auten was the uccompanit.
A GOOD DEED.
l a meeting of the Daisy Hall self-
government on last Monday night Miss
Norton made the pleasant announcement
that the girls might now enjoy an amuse-
ment which has hitherto been practically
forbidden. On Monday and Saturday af-
ternoons all girls ma) attend "movies"
under ihe ihaperonage of a teacher or
council member. This action of the facul-
ty is greatly appreciated by ihe Daisy
Phillips U. 29 O. C S. Normal 22.
Ilaylor U. 25-35 Rice 19-24.
Uaylor U. 31-29 Southwestern 19-28.
Southwestern 4241 Howard Payne 14-15
Kendall 61-18 Austin College 16-37.
Southwestern 25 S. W. T. Normal 23.
S. M. U. 19 T. C U. 18.
The Foreign Language Club will
render the following program in the
Auditorium this evening at seven
1. French Poem. Margaret Sanford.
2. German Yiddish Simultaneous
Speeches. Dr. Klingman and Prof.
3. Pianu solo. Alta Wood.
4. Lathi Expostulations James Chll-
5. Spanish Oration. Douthiil Wil-
6. Mexican Customs us ten Ily un
ex-Student Vera Ray.
.MitslEula Kirtlcy will read the book
entitled "Seventeen" 'In the Auditorium
at seven o'clock evening ofaturday
HALTOM LOVING CUP
HARDINGS DEFEATED IN SEC-
OND SUCCESSIVE GAME
What nas by far the fastest basketball
game staged by the girls this season was
witnessed on last Friday evening at six
thirty. It was the second of the scries
of games between the girls learns of the
Literary .Societies. The Zellners having
won the first of the scries by a large
margin caused mucii Interest In the out-
come of this game. -The score was close
during the whole game ilie score stood
1 to 0 for the Zellners at the end of the
first period. Loralne Segrist having rung
a Irce goal In the second period the
Zellners showed their superiority in nil
points of the game although llic Harding
girls fought In the last minute. Nanabcl
rics rung turee baskets uuring tins
period. The defenders of the Gold and.
While staged a conuback during thefal
period which barely fell short of victory.
Through superior guarding the Zellners
nosed out by the score of 17 to 14. Many
new plovers were introduced in this game
and all of them showed themselves to be
real basketball players.
The line-up for the game:
liuherger Edna c.
Smith Allic f.
Jones Iliiih f.
Givens Lucy c
Mcltvain Minnie g.
McDufflc Irma J. g.
Segrist Loraine f.
Owens Beatrice f.
lllack Thclda c.
Dennett Fay c
Segrist Locille g.
Travis Connie g.
Substitutions: Estes for. Owens Moore
Field Goals: Smith 5 Segrist 4 Estes
3 Jones 1.
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The basketball team of Cl)de High
School came over Wednesday afternoon
and played a return game with A. C C.
Academy. Immediately after the game
began the Clyde bos acquired a lead
of 4 to 0. It looked for a time that the
time had come when Dad's bunch would
be defeated but they began to fight and
soon gained the lead. The game was the
fastest )ct staged by the Academy bo)s.
This game brought their total number of
victories to seven with no defeats. It is
hoped by the student bod) that a match
can be obtained between the Academy
and the team of Abilene High School.
The final score of Wednesdays game was
26 lo 17. r
It is evident that A. C. C is growing
a thriving crop of athletes. These bo)s
will some day constitute the College team
and if they set the pare for colleges us
they aro setting the pace for High Schools
many will bcthe victories' that will come
to A C C. in the future.
WILDCATS TO PLAY
Com 1 1 SegrUt announce thai at four
o'clock on the afternoon of Ttirsilu) Feb-
ruary 22 .he 1921 baseball team of AM-1
lene Christian College will make its inil-i
in! appearance in an exhibition game with
the Abilene Specials. 'Ihe Abilene Spe-
cials Is rnmposed of (he best lo be found
outside the colleges in Abilene. 'I here
will be an admission fee of lhhl)-five
cents required of all who ure not student
or leclute week visitors. This will un-
doubted!) be an exceptional!) fal game
as the Wildcats have the best siring of
pla)crs in the history of the College.
Every student should arouse his pep
from the snooze that it has been taking
and turn out lo support the bo)t. Re-
member this it not merely the team that
Is lo represent Abilene Christian College
but it is YOUR team Composed of bo)s
who are of your number.
Miss Dunn (calllmz the roll at Gler
Club-practice) "Mr Neve."
Paul W. "He's absent."
Miss Dunn 'Oh. he is married isn't
IBERIS FOLK HEAR
TVMLE MEMBERS OF HAHDJN(
Tuesday night the Hardings put on their
L)ccmn number nt Iberls to a large and
appreciative audience. That this mini
ber is proving to be a succejs is being
demonstrated by tho calls that lhi bod)
of students is getting for their services
as entertainers. This number was ihe
best that has )ct been stoged by the Hur
dings in spile of the handicap of falling
lo have a piano and consequently having
lo make up the program without lo the
aid of much music.
The Harding quartet received a heart)
applause at Ihe end of "Kentucky Ilaba"
-and the interest seemed to be assured lor
the 'evening. Their climax was reached
t.ll(t llijta m Mt' T f..t ti -
........ .n.j xaiiy mi o tame rrairic flow
cr" and "April and November." The)
also received many compliments when
they had ended the program wills "Carr)
Me Uatk In Old Vlrgiuny."
Miss Norton was easily the master of
the little folks and also received the
hearl) applause of the older folk. She
iippiwrcd on the program several time
and was very much appreciated.
Other chief attractions of this number
were: the Klingman trio tho mixed quar
let the batlle of words tho very interest
lug talk and song by H. Islilguro and the
Mrs. Morilson is leaching the school
at Iberis this year and the Hardings weu
very glad lo be nble to visit and enter
lain for her school us she is an old mem-
ber of ihe Harding Society here. Her
hearty cooperation and encouragemuil
made the program a success
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The following joung folks assisted In
Ihe program: Misses Olympia Marian
ami Lulu Mao Klingman Miss Norton.
Miss McDulTic ami Messrs. Wilt Etlcr
Sewell McCasland Coffman Ishiguro and
REPRESENTATIVE OF STU-
DEI J&yNTEER MOVE-
MENT SPEAKS HERE WED.
Mr. John Elder of the National Student
Volunteer Movement spoke to the Mission
Sludy Classes in a body Wednesday even-
ing at six forty.five o'clock. Mr. Elder
has rccenll) relurncd from Armenia where
he was engaged in the relief of ihe ihou-
sands of refugees who are fleeinc from
Ihe army of the Uolshevikl. He made n
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.-. -1T. . ma riuucnis o UulCllc
Christian College lo go Into the foreign
fields In the interest of humanity Ho
staled that one did not have to .make u
preacher to become a Missionary but that
there was an urgent need for doctors en-
gineers ami men from practically ever)
walk of life
ll was announced at the clpse of his
talk that he would speak in Chapel on
Thursday morning and that he wished to
sec every student that contemplated go-
Ing Into the foreign fields.
OVALO HIGH SWAMPED
nv ininA.. -.
BY ACADEMY QUINTET
Did Nole's crack Academy basketball
team met the team from Ovalo High
School on the A. C. C Floor at four
o clock Monday afternoon. The score was
comparatively close during the first half
During Ihe first stages of tho game the
Cads ran the score to eight before the
Ovalo bunch scored. Tho half ended
with Ihe score 10 to 14. When the second
period began Rlbble was shifted to for
ward in place of Arledge while Red Wil
liams went In as guard In nibble's pluce
Hie merry-go-round began with the first
Must of the whistle and the Academites
began to pile up ihe points in rapid sue
cession. Ovalo boosted her score to twelve
while "Dad's" bunch ran up a total of
forl)-one counters. Reynolds Cantrell
scored twenty-three points Watson scored
eight Hibble eight and Arledge two. The
scoring for Ovalo was six points by White
two by Williams two by Tucker and two
by Rush. Watson Cantrell Arledge Rib
ble Ileale and Williams were the Acad
emy plaers who participated In Ihe game
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