The Optimist (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 11, No. 12, Ed. 1, Thursday, December 6, 1923 Page: 1 of 4
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DEDICATED TO CHRIS-
THROUGH A GREATER
A. C C.
ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE THURSDAY "DECEMBER 6 1923.
DILLINGHAM ELECTED STATISTICS DISCLOSE COLLEGE MALE QUARTET A. C. C. REPRESENTATION T. I. A. A. MEMBERSHIP ACTUAL WORK ON GYM
CAPTAIN OF WILDCATS STRENGTH ON GRIDIRON CHOSEN IN TRY-OUT HERE AT TEACHERS MEET LARGE BEINGJPPLIED FOR BEGINS HERE TUESDAY
MEN CHOOSE LEADER AT STAG ONLY FORTY-ONE POINTS MADE WITT WALLS BROTHERS AND NINE FACULTY MEMBERS ARE A. C. C. APPLIES FOR ADMIS- LONG LOOKED-FOR BUILDING
GIVEN BY KO-JO-KAI BY OPPONENTS IN JACK MEYER COMPOSE IN ATTENDANCE AT SION IN CONFERENCE TO- IS NOW IN COURSE OF
MONDAY. 15 GAMES. ORGANIZATION. FORT WORTH. DAY AT DALLAS. CONSTRUCTION.
SWEATERS BE GIVEN PLAYERS ti.0 football .eason which wa. closed LARGE NUMBER MAKE TRIALS HONOR BREWER AND MORLAN Dean h. e. Speck and coach Victor RESULT OF 'A' CLUB CAMPAIGN
last Thursday with the loss to the John Payne left Wednesday morning for Dallas
Certain Trustees Donate Money For Tarleton College marked tho end of tho Size of Audience and Intense Inter- Report Profitable and Pleasant Trip where they will attend the annual meet- Students Again Come Through Willi
Rewards For Abilene Chris- second very successful football season for est Is Very Encouraging With Much Good For lng of tho Texas Intercollegiate- Athletic Task That Is First Called
tian Eleven. Abilcno Christian College. to Singers. College. Association to bo held thcro nt tho Oricn- Impossible.
- Since Coach Victor Payno began his tal Hotel today and mako formal applica-
At a stag dinner given to tho members work as head Coach of Wildcat teams the Hy a unanimous decision of tho judges Abilcno Christian Collcgo was reprc- tion to the organization for admission to About four o'clock Wednesday after-
of tho football team with tho Director of football eleven has engaged in fifteen con. Will Walls Walls and Meyer "made" scntod as well if not better than any dc- Its ranks. noon ome verT llaPPy W Picked up picks
Athletics the Coaches and the manager tests with only tlirco losses. During the the Collcgo Quartette at the try-out last nomlnatlonal college at iho Texas Stato For tcycta ycarg guc a move bag bccn and novc!" arul teBfln digging the exca-
by tho Ko-Jo-Kal girls dormitory club two seasons A. C. C. has scored 274 Monday evening at 0:00 o'clock in the Teachers' Association and the votes repre- conlcmpialcd and bag bccn trongly urged vaion8 for he foundation f n new build-
at Daisy Hall dining room Monday eve- points to opponents' 40. Twenty-eight of chcpel hall. Roberts Oliver Kaufman scnted by members of the local faculty in . gtudcnlg Financiul conditions have '"8 r ' ' ' '10 actua' wo"c on "
ning Captain Matt Dillingham was re- the points scored against the Wildcats and Willis wcro chosen as tho Second the deliberations of the college section prevcntc(i n tmcs nnj Hm conditions Gymnalum Elding money for tho con-
elected to lead tho team next season. Dil- were in 1922 and thirteen this season. Quartette. were enough in number t" carry with them mve comb)ncd l0 prcVent the action but Mrucl'on which has been raised in a
llngham had almost decided definitely to In nine of the fifteen games the enemy was T)0 lry.out wag ono 0f ie outstanding some influence. now t ha8 Lccn proven that A c C8 caompaign waged by the A Club of Abl-
leave college at the close of this year but unable to cross the Wildcat goal. Tho mus!cal cvcnlg 0f no ycar jf onc may Those from A. C. C. who were present eamg are entirely 0 gort of le"e LhrBn. College has begun. Iho
his teammates urged that ho remain in points represent six touchdowns two field judge by iarg0 and enthusiastic au- for the convention were President Jesse get by f I A. A. teams and that she V" ' 1 i 8! '.? art
school and at tho same time play his fourth goals one safety and five goals after dicnco wblch wag prcscnt. Sixtccn young P. Sewell Doan II. E. Speck Grover C. mcrg lace the assoclati0. le Bm and Wonde' if Iey w'11 suro
year of collcgo football. Ho has a Jong touchdown. Tho only team which has been mcn contcgcd for tho honors and each Morlan H. H. Lewis Miss Willie Bcntlcy enou8 uuiI(l both answered
record of superior work as n football play able to make more than one touchdown in quartctte made a showing to' be envied. W. Earl Brown Charles It. Brewer James II wa not !l0UB1"- ''a' ""X opposition The building will be 05x70 and will be
cr in Abilene with the High School and n game was Clarendon College who scored The ongs ugcd wcre "Invctus" by Huhn F. Cox and L..G. Kcnnamer. wouW be made 0 A- C C entrance a built of brick. Ample space will be af-
Simmons College for one season. 14 points in the game here on September ..Jusl Vecn Wond'ring" by Canning and G. C. Morlan was elected as vice-chair- ' athletic are conducted upon almost forded for commodious locker rooms and
Dean H. E. Speck Director of Athletics the SOih 1922. A L0 close Harmony" by O'Hara. man of the newly forme.l Religious Edu- " '' a h of he rBanIla- J1'"8; A plendld basketball court will
announced to tho men that he had re- Tho Wildcats' score represent 37 touch- Migg Dunn (0 )0 congratulated not only cation section of the Association while C. tion. Several members of the conference bo the future and other gymnastic equip-
celved word from some of the member of down 7 field goals 3 saf.le. and 25 goal. on 10 ipIendId tralning whIch ho con- It. Brewer was chosen for tho same of- "y informed those connected with all- men wilt be included when the building
the Board of Trustee to the effect that after touchdown. lcstantg gIlowcd but nUo nn 16 excellent fico in the Speech Arts section. L. G. lc" that they would favor her en- Is finished and completed. The cost of
they would buy for them o present of any Tho following men have just completed music wjcb iey Mng. Kcnnamer lacked one vote of election as trance. lll cnlirc Project will be about 15OUU
kind that they might wish. It wa. voted the third year in football: Curtis Wll- T . d Misg Tict Mrg chairman of the Geography section while Tho newg from 10 mecn ig anxiouiy " """J. . ... .
by those present that sweaters bo awarded 11am Hill Sco Cantrell Thomas JG Tcd g am M all A C C representative were proml- "nX due if 'Lit
and the Dean announced that he thought Vaughan J-wn Banow ky D ngham DuJcy T08e hldet those nen 1 ir ajar o the ;-'" cnranco l0 Z conference a. the cul- gTn dS S " he havVvanTt-
it possiblo to have tho sweater hero be- nave played two seasons. Itic onc ear . f . d ..conA nuartctte. dent Jewell lead the tight tor tlio election . .. . tr ..- .
foro the holiday.. men are Bond C. Brown Stcyens Kerr W" Z 1 T t TT .i ' of Cark Galnsville a. president of mination of two year of athletic success Hod through the day. Holll. & McCa-
Th fol owinacnioved the extremely an- V- ""'' "' ' ' " T " Association losing by the small mar- here. la"d' are "le conlracl0" for ho budine-
The following enjoyed the cxtrem ly ap Smii( phillipgi Ei8 McCauglley of 51 vQ(e; m Thc atler lg an cx.gludenl of tho gchool.
petliing feast given by Missc. Julia and DrfARFW HllWr CJ" Mac Scwcll A1en Johnon' and P' a very pleasant and profitable time inn CTIinEMTC UICIT The besinnliB of tlle buiIdlnB mark
Margaret Bishop Agnew McKay Har- W)l) KCtUIUid flUWU John pau GU)on pcm n le Kindergarten section. A. I. t. MlMNlb Jfloll '1" realization of a dream of many year.
rell Merle and Maxlne Allen Lawrence: IID RV RASKFTFFRS o o TUADD CDDlMfC fi! I VCV madc by hundred8 of t"dents. The A
Dean Speck Coach Payne Assistant UF DI DHl3IVI11ELIV0 CTIinrMTC TA TIUU UADniMP IVrBlIM IM 1HUKT arKlNW tULLfiUli Club must bo given the credit for launch-
Coach Kerchevlllc Manager Bcdlchek Bill ZT.pn . olUlifiNlO IU blYC IliUllJlWU LltCUiYl 1W ing the campaign and the student body
Steven Robert Vaughan Ited Williams REtPSAJS SUFFERED IN py . y AT WINTFRS FIRST FNf.AGFMFNT S0ME EX-STUDENTS OF THAT the credit for making it a success thus
Don Morris Moy Smith Herman Bond THITEEN STfSTS M WlWlUKa MLM fiNUAUfiinLNl INSTITUTION ItETURN far.. Somo pledge. -.rjll dueyjft k-
Matt Dillingham Esker CurtU.-Aurr lN 9 YEAR? tf I r Tv & ' 7 i & n V fnn T 1TOIri '" ' T0 OLDHAUNTSi tUght U.aToit of HlijpMM
Banowsky George Brown W Scot tf '.' "T- tL i ffiOUR-ACT DRAMA ALSO TO BE PROGRAM AT .GUION ATTENEl- I. - iL- i 4 'i6thrf'KoJlday. Tfc&&i?r9&Ufl
W and Eo; Kerr V - jStSS'ta TTKfREofilDAWWr' '' f telfiDAGATHEHING. : rgJt ritlt falEfp Spring. JLU of SrdSfe
o Ptycd ny "if? COle?e ?"? i .- T- 'u-n. ' Chfisilan bollege. Thbso in tho party A total of aiIttleWt1.ifi3o5j
these have resulted Li ten r.ctorie. for tho Tlte.ca.t of .the four-act drama Th The first trip made by" the Harding Ey- wcro odig MedlIn Richard WUhoit Monle plcdged at that timc Member. o tha A
Mrs. Jim Mason (nee Luclle Hairell) ot Purple and Vlutc. Tho teams which have winning of Latane" by O. P. Parker will ccum lhli ycar wag made Friday night. Wolford Loran Cottoni Malcolra Jackgoni club have donated a largo amount most
Cleburne visited her sister Alice in Zell- been defeated are West Texas State Teach- g0 0 Winters forty miles south of this wlc ManagCr Jack Meyer took a group and Roga Wilholt. iing here at nine ali llle lotal membership of fifty having
ncr Hall during the Thanksgiving week- crs College 1 Meridian College 2 Trinity cly Friday (tomorrow) afternoon to pre- 0f entertainers to Cuoln. o'clock Thursday morning they arrived given something.
end returning to her home Tuesday even- University 2 Cisco Christian College 1 lent lc pay hero at the High School A feaure of lc program wa8 ilc Aott n Scpllenvlc in imc 0 '. gome o he Don Morrigi presidcnt. Jc890 Mac Scw.
ing. Lucile was making the first visit Howard 1 ayne College 2 lolin Tar clon 1. Auditorium in the ening. The trip will ta)k on A C. C. given by Mr. Bedichek. foolba gamc between A. C. C. and John ell Hollls L. Manley Weldon Russell and
here since her marriage in 1919. She and and Grubbs Vocational College 1. The be madc jn aUt0mobiIes. Manager Mecr slated that it was his in- Tariclon. From there they went on to Jack Meyer are among the local members
her husband were in school here during the losses have been one each to Tarleton Tlc gamB play will be presented in the leni0n l0 alwas feature these talks thus Thorp SpringJ( arriving lhere about eight who havo taken a very aCtive part n he
sessions of 1917 '18 '19. Texas A. & M. Freshmen and West Texas clU-go auditorium here somo time be- gjvng ti0 gci00l gome publicity. The and gaw an operetta wlch was staged drive.
o State Teachers College. The Aggie Fish forc lne holids. remainder of the program consisted of in he collcgo buiding. Richard Wilhoit The Wildcats will goon nave a home
Mrs. J. P. Sewell departed Tuesday defeated the local bos in 1922 18 to 20 Tie gamo aulor who wrote 'Better mu.Mi numbcrs and readings. Male inadvertaniy found his young lady that will do them justice. The student
morning for Dallas where she joined Pres- thc West Texas team the same season by Tia Cold" which wa given twice here quartettes violin solos clarinet solos and friend Siephenvillc and she accompan- body of Abilene Christian College can
ident Sewell. They are now is Austin and one point and tho Tarleton team last sea- lai )ear 8 ie writcr f ho play the vloIin clarillct and piano lrios and read- icd im tlle remainder of the trip. After hang up another record of having come
will remain away for i rest until thc son by the score of 18 to 11. icadillg characters of winch aro Robbie ngi )y Miss Mullican and Miss McKay he program that evcningi the parly be. through whh a task at fir calIe im.
Christmas holiday. Tho scores of thc game. pla)cd during Foster as Latane and Roy Cogdill as madc up a varjed and jnterestng program. came acquajnlcd witb many of thc T. S. possible.
o these two jears wcre as follows: Frank Efforton. .The audenco was large and unusually at- c C students Tho next morning the ' o
SIX COLLEGES BE MET Ir!n!y t A' S 0lher claracm aro Mr.cn.hion jack lemUe and eniiu.ia.ic. v:8i ;g wcre bonorcd b bel called pirTH R . v . rnMrnRT
nrntrpnVmo rn l" V It rr lr Mocr; M"' Ca8l"0" 0hrene "v'V5 106e maU"B "e lip wcrc: M"' Lewis' " "a " a"- to .the student body. KU1H KAY IN lUNlfcRl
IN DEBATE THIS YEAR !l0War1 U!C 33 A-C-: M ' S'"rr- L G- K""5 Jui Me. Duncan Fisher Bishop ' Jackson Four responded each expressing their ap- HFRE NFXT WEDNESDAY
(5 minutes extra time) Scan Noble Forrester; Ruth Spaulding. Compton McKay; Messrs. Sewell Oliver precialion of T S C C. hospitality and nE"D nLAl EUIi3Ui11
FORENSIC MANAGER ANNOUN- i!0"1 Pay"C " A r r S Kebecca McKay: TrU8ly negr CrVam' Arled8e SmUh HarVey' Mcyer Bedichek' elllnB them something of A. C. C. Loran rnrATFcT:AN vim IM
CESt GREATKTSCHEDULE Canon--; 33 A " -31 Enst Witt; a messenger Witt and Phillips. cotton spoke a. an ex-.tudent while ISICT.LKMAN VIOLIN-
EVER OBTAINED ( '"'''-") A story of love the underhanded work 0 h a 1ST IN AMERICA SNCE TilE
LVLK OU1A1NLU. Canyon 25 A.C.C 21 ()f le carg ani Sparr inter- ROy jNr HQN0RED BY speech and ended by pulling a very laugh- DEATI1 0F POWELL
A statement made by Forensic Manager A & M" ' ACC " " wo" wlh he balc f 1C yOU"g aem' PEOPLE OF WAXAHACH1E ablo joke on Mr. Skipper faculty mem- TI . 7. .... .
Walt Adams f the S! "3 n. ? '"' is. Efforton to discover and preserve a cer- . Malcolm Jackson cu it sliort by My- The -ond number of the Abilene Chr.-
don "uelo eTl deb. ilth Harper ?T?" 1 nn" ain CCnical pr0CeS f' "e "'i0" DELIVERS THANKSGIVING SERMON ing hli genlimenlg hld nlready becn . "a" College Ljceum course w.l be pre-
tlon discloses tliat debates w ll Harper Meridian 13 AC.C 45 phogpute frol crude ore is the thread JN SERVICE OF ALL nd odi Medlln DeUnB iMt ex- tented liere next Wednesday evening when
Co S N IS t"; Sam I Ton "idia" l which is woven the story of the B0DIES. C M ft 2 midst. Mis. Ruth Ray America's foremost woman
xt .t t. e. . t i n ii t Jor'eton IU A.L.L U o- At he Thanksgiving service held at r..nnn.i-n. Srl.nnl In A C C conducted centiy maue ner ueuui in v-arnegie nan
Sn Phulip! uLXoEni okia Grubbs s A'CC 1B DRIVES IN DALLAS AND w"ahac"ie la" Thu"day h M "" J J"S S i tdC; S.1S.T- New ." i"ded CT of had
uemon llilllips unlversty ot tnld UUa. UlUVfiO 111 UUililW W fc j f R j 22 J ' metropolis shook off their indifference and
WowiU a 'bfnTet TZ th . JS T1' ""nCnS23" A'CC 7 FORT WORTH SUCCESSES Phed -he sermon i thjday. The Op- 1 Z a e wtd ind waS Z "? f "I "m T T'
wortii will ai too met in deuato this year Axcrage . 0 i8i A.C.C.33 ulw MV""' M tmIt i I receipt of a copy of the Waxa- .. llinkin he wag aclIn ln lhat ca. She received most of her musical educa-
by Abilene Christian College team when ca mad(j i 8(ja8on for ....rTTr m MONFY hachie Daily Light In which is printed the !"a "' oweve tbey wc t X d taj- ion in America- Her debut Wa' f10Wed
J. F 1 W r n T W ba8kc1a11 work "rce of he 1921 eam F0UAHJm0.wrNnF?FIVi?n text of the young minister' message which Vd wh UCCeM '" enemenii lhrouhout
held at Forth Worth -December tl 7.1 anwcr fiv(j of arg Mm AND PGES RECEIVED o ever Pointed. lhe Unilcd StalcJ uJig tecMt wh
when Don Mon is and Walter Adam will w b(j le larne8g f A Q Q f ad. IN TWO CITIES. on o R On Friday night he visitors were espe- CarU80 flnd appearance with the New York
represent the col eg. In a discussion with mUte( o le T A A todfl fco wd Tn00 for the ex- ''a. been doing a great work at Waxahachlo J'"f enl"'aied fh ento roat on Philharmonic Chicago Minneapolis and
the Texas Christian University team. The ca(g ave a Bood o The campaign for $250000 for the ex lhe bankg 0f he Bra o Plenty of ie Symphony 0rcheMrag
.ame institution will send a team here ba8ketba cha lonihI he firgt out. pansion of Abilene Christ an Co leg. J. Bood eat. and real hospitality made o Ry f fln of excepiona attainmentgi
during the first week in April for a dls- Q being waged now witli more effort than evening a very enjoyable one. The girls Kreat ciarm n ler palform manneri and
cussion. WII nf .- nKn .rpnjjn at any time since its inauguration in Sep- rArpMpN w . pTATT Wucu favor:d the visiting party with dates with u individuality.
The discussion with Phillips University WlLULAl UCiDAILIvO tember. Tlie drive put on for the college LAUfcN WILL MAIU WMLN an C(uai number of T. S. C. C.' maidens
renowned for its able debaters will be IFAVP THK FVPNINf ln tlle cily of Dalla'' " Sunday' Novem WILDLAT CAGE IS MUVfcU fajr. The foremost critic say. there Is "no
held at Enid Okla. on tho 15th of Feb- LEAVE 11110 EYElllltU ber tbo 21th resulted in a total of more WET CROUND PREVENTS MOVING The next morning a special program wa. more interesting woman violinist on the
ruary. The same college will come here AMrTTrTAivtc nrn Tn lian 3'00000 in money and ped6e8 be" OF FLOOR FOR THE given tho A. C. C. visitor by the Thorp American concert stage" that her "tone
for a discussion in 1925. Three day. later MORRIS AND ADAMS OFF TO ing giveI1 . Tlie college and it. need were NW fim SprinBg gtuden. Iramedialely after hl of veyet gm00tbncgg and ghinlng clar.
the triangular debate with Harper and mt.L.1 UCUAICIW Ul paccd beforo cach congregation of the program they hit the trail for Abilene. . . . . . i
David Lipscomb Colleges will be held. T. C. U. church of Christ in the cily and ali re- Umil grolmd Jg dry enough t0 pre. The party arrived ln A C C. Saturday ity' er bowing is a B'0ry 0 behW' a"a
A. C. C. will send a team to Harper Har- w debated for the first In- iponded lil)eralIy- vent the trucks from bogging up the re- and Sunday some stopping at place along PlaX w "an andon and scintil-
per will send a team to Davis Lipscomb erK.ollegia0 digcUMlon of lbo year Don Tlie drive in Fort Worth has not been moval of the Wildcat Cage to a spot just the route home. luting verve" that "swept her audience
and David Lipscomb will send a team here. MwTjg and Wajter Adams wI)l leave to- completed as yet but two congregations north of the Chemistry building will be o along with her from the first stroke of her
Arrangement have been made whereby n . for where they will meet donaed S1'000 on la8t Sundar- A drive Pented. The Cage is now about half Mrs. T. M. Tolleson and two young m bow and .lproyed a genaonal
teams from the North Texas State Teach- Texa8 Q University team to- the whole county of Tarrant will be way between its original location and that daughter of Cleburne v sited her daugh- gucce3g..in fact( ..America need not wai
er. College will meet A. C. C. during the eveni digcug9ion of tho made shortly. .pot but .low progress is being made and ter Thelma in Daisy Hall during tho past t(j be proud of Rnlh g already
next two year. The first of these discus- o Un 0 lhe reuU 1$ that the lotly candidate for week-end. great mhu
.ions will bo held here during the first ' . . mmi nf i m NOTICE ' A. C. C. Wildcat basketball team will
wk 1 May. n nt IrT oT in.erSna ius o a. T U b 'or .everal more days. An old negro mammy stood sobbing by Single admission ticket to this attrac
No definite time hag been set for the de- . . . ' ' " All student who wish to apply for mem- Coach Payne will begin work In earnest tha grave of her dead husband. tion are on sale at the A. C. C. Bookstore
bate with the Sam Houston Teacher.' Col- " con"uueu- j" A- "en will Lerg!ilp fo !e Pn;gg cub on work do)e ag th(j Cage Jg r(jjllng on Ju Po. Rau I glual hopo he's gone or Phone 260 at one dollar. Student.
lege which will bo held here. " "" '" propo' on on college publication during this quar- ncw foundation. viar 'BPec ho ant" wno Paid only 150 on ieir ea' tickets
o T1ls ls le fir8t. of two ""elites to bo er win turn n tbeir writlen applications o o before the first numbmer aro informed
Bro. Baxter (In Zoology) What is an held with T. C. U. this year and mark to the one In charge of the department of Question What would prevent so many Economy hint to Prospective Wives: that the remaining J2.00 must be paid
oyster? the opening of forensic relations between the publication on which you did your divorces? Don't buy thermometer in the summer before admlssipn may be gained to the
Slude It. a fish built like a nut. the two schools for tho first time. work in which you have been employed. Answer Stop getting married. They are lower in winter. concert next Wednesday evening.
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