The Optimist (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 9, No. 27, Ed. 1, Thursday, April 13, 1922 Page: 1 of 4
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"Though lie slay me yet
will I trust Him."
Naught but God can sat-
isfy the soul.
ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE THURSDAY APRIL i:jt 1022.
ZELLNERS WIN FROM
HARDINGS IN INTER-
SOCIETY TRACK MEET
CIRRIE IS HIGH POINT MAN
WITH NINETEEN; POINTS
GO H6 TO 27.
MUCH INTEREST IS AROUSED
Lctllow Is Second Willi Eighteen
and Jnp Parmer Third
On Thursda) and Friday April 6-7 the
Zellncrs met the Hardings in a track meet
at the West Texas Fair Grounds. The
meet icsiiltcd in an 86-27 xictory for tho
Zcllncrs. Individual liunorg of the day
wcic us follows: llrnce Currie high point
man with 19 points Harvey Lctllow 10
points Jap Partner with 11 points.
The schedule of records and events were
100 yard dash Lctllow (Zcllncr) first
Jackn (Zellmr) second While (Har-
1 mile run Fox (Harding) first Wil-
liams (Zellnci) second Kcnlcy (Har-
22U low huidlc Forfeited 1 liar-
dings. Consideration third plate.
Shot put F. Nolc (ZcIIiht) first Dc.il
(Zcllncr) second. Ashley (Harding) third
distance 32 ft. 10 in.
110 anl dash Partner (Zcllncr) first
Currie (Zcllncr) second Yciry (Zcllncr)
Discus thmw Currie (Zcllncr) first
Ashley (Harding) second. Sanders (Zcll-
ncr) third distance 107 ft. 7 in.
880 yard run Williams (Zcllncr) first
Kcnlcy (Harding) second r'ox (Hard-
High jump Currie (Zcllncr) first Led-
low (Zcllncr) second I. Kingcr third.
Height S ft. :i in.
220 yard da-h Lcdlow (Zcllncr) first
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"PEGGY" PET COLLIE DOG OF
THE COLLEGE MEETS DEATH
HAD BEEN CONSTANT PET OF A. C. C. STUDENTS FOR TEN
ypars WAS A CHRISTIAN DOG IF SUCH A THING
"Peggy is dead!
That was the 6ad news which spread
over the institution Saturday evening after
the Society debate. "Peggy" the old Col-
lege pet has passed into tho dog's heaven
fur "Pennv" was a very good dog. She
was the beautiful collie which had been
ulmost the lifelong comrade of Jcs.ie Mac
Sewell son of President Sewcll. She suf-
fered tho crushing of the bones in two
of hci legs when an automobile which was
ill i en by an unknown party ran over
her in the street near Shady Dell Presi-
dent Scwell's home. It was necessary to
chloroform her in order to stop the in-
For ten ears since President Sew ell's
administration began "Peggy" had been
a constant inhabitant of A. C. C. She
knew and loved hundreds: and hundreds
of the former students of the College. For
several )cars the old pet had been almost
blind caused from a growth on her eyes.
Peggy lived in Daisy Hall from the time
tho building was built until eighteen
months ago and was alwa)s on the alert
for any stranger who might roam near tho
building in tho still hours of tho night.
She spent her time partly at Daisy Hall
her old home partly at the home of
"Father" and "Mother" Sewcll and partly
ut Shady Dell.
To those students who had come to be
known by the dog it seemed that she too
had absorbed some of the spirit of A. C. C.
It seemed that Peggy was a Christian doB
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ART STUDENTS PAINT
SCENERY FOR STAGE
MISS TATE SM'ERVTSES WORK
WHICH IS PRONOUNCED
OF FIRST RANK.
Miss Clair Talc Instructor of Painting
in tho Miilcnc Christian College School of
Fine Wis and her pupils have just finish-
ed the new curtain and wings for the Au-
ditorium stage. The old tropical scene
has heen discarded and a beautiful forest
scene of the real Anurican t)pc has taken
Many of those who have seen llic scenery
have expressed the opinion that it is the
most beautiful thing of its kind which
the) hae ever seen.
A rising olc of thanks mas made by
the student body and the faculty of the
College on Wednesday morning to Miss
Talc .mil iier pupils for the work done
on the sccner).
Miss lll.iiu c Williams Freshman '21
and Miss Emma Jean Spikes Junior '21
bolh of Ilenjamiu surprised their many
friends ill Daisy Hall their old school-
home and also the scores of friends which
llic) have among the entire student hod)
b dropping into the Hall Saturday eve-
ning. Illancho and Jean were livo mem-
beis of the Daisy famil) last )car and
Jean has been in the school several years.
Miss Savior's is the name of the Bct
Chocolates made. Biekford's Corner Drug
Store has them for sale. It.
I.ocile and l.orainc Scgrisl Fre-hiucn
'21 are attending John Tailclon Agricul-
tural College. 'Ihcy won state tenowii as
forwaids on this season's girls' basketball
It.i) Johnson '21 is now at his home
in Abilene. He is walking on irtitdies as
the result of his foot being broken by a
falling tinibtr in the Cisco oil fields.
ORCHESTRA AND MINSTREL
The mcmbirs of the college orchestra
together with the principals in tho cast of
tho Press Club Minstrel departed from llic
College about four-lhiity Thursday after-
noon for Guion where the) assisted in tho
program which was given there by the
students of the public school which was
headed this )car by J. Lee ColTman '21.
'the Guion Modems staged u fuur-act
play the On-lit stra and band rendered
sevfial numbeis and iho black-faco art-
ist staged a fifteen minute program which
was very heartily received by the on-dii-iicu
which overflowed tho assembly hall.
It is expectctl that the minstrel will
be stagetl there in full in tho near future.
A short romp was enjo)ed by the
) mincer of the crew while enrouto to
Guion. Paul Witt Karl Brown Walter
McDaniels Wendell Ucdichek Herbert
Sikcs J. Mac Darnes and Dock Macon
climbed a mountain rolled a few boulders
down tho mountainside and then pro-
ceeded on their journey. A sumptuous sup-
per was devoured when the party reached
their destination. Of course the chief con-
stituent was an angel food cake baked by
Miss Compere a requirement of all the
lunches which are taken on the Orchestra
Alta Mae Baker Sophomore '21 is teach'
ing in Van Ormy Texas.
IG TRACK MEET
One of the biggest event of the vear
in the line of College athlctits will come
Monday when iho Triangula) Track and
Field Meet is to be held at the West
Texas Fair Giniiml. Howard Pane Col-
lege Simmons College and A. C. C. will
K.ich College pocscs some cr good
talent and I do affair should be i vcr
both conlc-ted one. 'I he Howard Pauio
men arc noted for their flcelness on f-vol
not onl) on the eiudir path but on the
gridiron court and diamond also. Sim-
mons i expelled to be comparatively weak
hut m i) spring a hi: surprise.
I'.verv student is ixpcttcd to turn out
loi the Meet ami help the Wildcat men
earn olf the largest number of points.
WILDCATS HOLD ABILENE
EAGLES TO CLOSE SCORE
FINAL COl NT IS .'i TO '5 HOYS
SHOW GRET IMPROVE-
HILL GETS ONE OVER FENCE
Pilchiiif! Ace Hold Learners Score-It--.
flcr the Finn lit
It war a inighlv good exhibition of the
ii.ilinn.il pastime that was shown bv the
hilcne (.hi i-ti.in College Wildcat ami
I he Mnli'iie Wel 'lexas League team at
the 'lit Pee Park oterilav afternoon
'I he final count of the game was ." to .1
with the Faglt's holding the big end. A.
C. Hill went the whole mule on the mound
for tho Christians anil made a good recortl
foi himself. In addition to his jam-up
pitching lie poled a long fl) over the left
field fence for a home run.
Ilarr) held the Wildcat a!mot helpless
foi the five innings that be winked. White)
Whitehead started with the bat for tin
r.agles getting tluee single in four trips
to the plate.
Neither team scored until tho third in
nning when the Lagles ran across the plat-
ler three times with the aid of White-
bead's single L)all' triple and a walk
given to Gideon. Hill held the profes
sionals scoreless afltr the fourth when
- ngislcietl Ihe other two runs by
means of a couple of singles ami an error
b) W . Attains.
Hill held the F.agles to eight hits six
I singles a double am! a triple llic Col
lege men iegitered five knocks. Hill got
a homer ami a single and Terhune Smith
and Isaac Kingery got a single apiece.
Hill's blow came in the fifth inning with
tho bases vacant ami no one out. Tel-
lium' li icd to stretch his single into a
bomerun when Gideon missed it but was
out at the plato on a clne decision. The
college bo)s scored twice in the seventh
when .Smith Hill ami Kingeiy rapped out
single anil Cuius ami dams diew walks.
WILDCATS LEAVE MONDAY
FOR SIX-GAME TRIP NORTH
Tho Wildcat baseball team will leave
Abilene Monday 'for Caii)on City where
they are scheduled to meet the Cati)on ynQ M iim(eni Callahan County. These
Normal Buffaloes in three games. They fMniylei mo een represented in the stu-
will go from Canyon to Clarendon to en- (cm )0(y of ll0 College since the first
gago the Clarendon Bull Dogs in three (j). o ig cxglcncc Walter spent four
eames' )ears as a student in A. C. C graduating
Both of the Panhandle Colleges are .( 9n 0 rcccimi le dCgreo 0f Bach-
strong and some very close games are ex- tor o Arg from Simmons College of this
pectcJ. city j June 1920 after acting as minister
Tho line-up in the first game will prob- ( (c Church of Christ in Brownwood
ably he us folluws: fr a ear
Curtis (captain) catcher Hill or II.
Kingery pitcher Indiana Martin first base standard tpewriler for 6ale. See
I. Kingery second base Glenn Terhune Edwin Martin. 27-lt
shortstop Emerson Shepard third base '
W. Adams left field Smith center field Ma)bell Parmer Sophomore '21 is
Craig right field. teaching near Sweetwater.
TWO GOOD SERMONS
HEARD HERE SUNDAY
LOE OF Till III" AND "THE
RESl RRECTION OE
On last Suuda) morning llrothcr W. II
I'ne Tieasurcr for llic A. C. C. congrcga
tion of llie Church of Christ made his
moiiihh rin.iiici.il icport. Ulcr his report
Itiothir Klingman talked for a few mill
ales do " 1 he Line of the I ruth.
"1 lit Evangelist spnke in part as foi-
I lows; "'Hit re aie two elements in truth;
love and belief. Some ee the truth others
see it but lefuse to believe it. Some are
ignorant of th truth but when the) see it
the iii'li lo it. Some turn away fiom
Irulli when the) see il.
".Some pieachers will not pi each the
Until because the are afraid that the)
will be their pl.ii cs or that they will not
gel an audit nee (audience means to heir I.
n fool who can amuse people can get
a tiimd but when one preaches the Gospel
it is hauler. Tiulli suffers more from
( hrilian than from au)one else. "Search
for the liulli if il costs jmi )nur life."
Iliolhci klingman delivered a er edits-
ing sermon on .Sunday evening on "'Hit
it-uireelioii of Jtsus Christ from the dead.'
Hie substance of the sermon was as fol-
lows: We aie raised from the dead through
( hrisl all hail forsaken Christ. The
apostles eviii rtfusetl to believe. Wc have
trials simil.ir to those which Christ stif-
fen d but lhe come in different wa)s. A
i rovtil of women went In llic grave but
Christ was gone. 'I hey thought that he
hail been moved but two angels told them
that ho hail ricn. Marx went there ami
Christ appcarctl to her. She went and told
the apostlis but they refused to believe
3 c weni ami loiu lie aiioucs inn
.1 f I . !.!:-. I. n.. .1.-
wicy icittscti to nciiutu net. vjii it m m
itvtttiDUfil mi iiitgo four)
HARDINGS WIN LOVING CUP BY
DEFEATING ZELLNER DEBATE
nrpniMn INTPR -SfiriFTY MSflKSinN IS WAN UNANIMOUSLY
BY ERISOPHIAN MEN WITT
KANSAS INDUSTRIAL COURT
..lrrinml .- 1tlIlrrri
CONDITION OF WALTER
SIKES CONTINUES GOOD!
condition of Waller W. Sikes in -
slruclor of I'nglish and Secretary to the
President of Abilene Christian College
is lepoiletl lo be much improved. Ho
ha been confined to the Alexander Sani-
tarium of this city for two weeks follow-
ing an operation for an abcess on the
Brother Sike is a vei) efficient teach-
er a goml prcachir ami is one of iho
main cog in the executive machinery of
the institution being President Scwell's
right band man.
Ho is a son-in-law of Brother Foy F.
Wallace Sr. well known gospel preacher
anil a broihcr-in-law of Dean II. F.. Speck
of A. C. C. He is a member of one of
. . i families of that name who
ELECTRIC SIGN TO BE
ERECTED ON THE CREST
OF THE MAIN BUILDING
LIGHT COMPVM MAKES GOOD-
SIZED DONATION TO
STUDENTS TO RAISE MONEY
l niU'ri Sliiilcnls' Organizations Will
1st Talent in Helping
To Rais-p Cash.
campaign was launched last week to
raise the monc) to erect ami operate a
large electric sign which is to be placed
on the crest of the Abilene Christian Col-
lego Administration building. Represen-
tatives from the bilcno Gas Water Light
& Ice Co. were pioent in the chapel ex-
eieisfs one morning during tho week ami
slatetl thai their concern would erect the
sign anil make a donation of one hundred
dollars toward paving for it.
The students of the College pledged
themselves to help in any plausible vvav
tovvartl raising the necessary cash.
It is probable that the operetta. "The
Gvpsj Hover" which was staged by th
I niled Fine Arts Organisation a shoil
lime ago will he produced a second time.
nother plan whith will surely mate
rialie is the staging of a baseball game
betwetn the "Fats" anil "Leans" of the
Faculty. Prof. II. E. Schug delivered a
challenge to the weightier members of
the administrator a few mornings ago
and it was readily accepted by the heav)-
vtfighls. Brother It.il-t'll llaxtcr acting as
'I he ign is to show in large letters the
winds " Uiileno Cliiitian College" am1
above them will be a large electric lighted
i-rn Siirlt .i sitMi will liritii nrireles
. . .
..I. ..rl i. miii. .lit ii. .1 mil.
to the Colb gc but
... . . . i .
to III Iv liMllli. Hit O.llPi . .IU I d. l.tlMIII'
as it is facing
IV vis & I'acilic i.tilroail right-of-wa).
f tin lie-t debates which has been
staged in . C. C. in man) mouth wa
helil S.itiiril.iv evening when the James A.
Hauling Lilerarv Socict) debaters Paul
C. Will ami Carl L. Ltler gained a unan-
liinou dociion over the M. Zcllncr Socielv
men J. Herbert Sikc and Lbner 1.
Ihe iiie-liun which was discussed was.
l!tolvi'd 'lh.it the Kauas Industrial Conn
law should be adopted by other stalls
I under similar condition
I men (Fiisophiansl alfinil
tioit ami the Zellnei men (Philos) denied.
Tho judge for the distussion wne
Judge F. M. Otershinei Prof. Peek of
hilciic High Schi
anil Piof. Cla)tou
All judges iciideieil
of Simmons College.
alliim ilive dteisions.
'llic chief points of discussion by the
ViTirmalivo weie ihe success of tho Kan-
sas Law ami a strict definition of the
lei in "similar conditions."
The main point b) the negative was
the introduction of a heller plan than the
Kansas plan which was a Federal Couil
s)stcm modeled after ihe Kansas Court.
One of the main factors in the out-
come of the debate was Mr. Witt's re-
buttal speech in which he teplied to the
Federal s)slcm argument of his opponents
ami showed that when the Kansas Court
was created there was no need for such
u court in other states but that he liar
proven that there was a need for it it
Kansas and that under similar condition
to those which existed in the state at tho
lime there would be a need for such a
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