The Optimist (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 11, No. 17, Ed. 1, Thursday, January 31, 1924 Page: 3 of 4
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" " HISTORY Jo Tnrlcton.
Hording Literary Society makes plans
Ten Years Ago. for Erisophlan-Ophclian Federation con-
President Scwcli received a letter from ventlon at A. C. C.
gives Opal Dalle serious soro throat.
chairman of committee on admission from
other colleges of the University of Texas
Informing him that A. C. C. graduates
would be admitted to the University with
Wo used to sunburn our tonslld looking f cmlil on their junior college work.
Two Years Ago.
Thirteen football letter men are awarded
sweaters In chapel
at the airplanes
won t even
In air travel No bumy roads no puna
Seven Years Ago.
College try-outs arc held to determine
Kathryn Christian suggests stopping
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Xou can "look down on your neighbors.'
'C. C. In three lntcr-collcglate debates
Friends can "drop in to see you.'
' You can bo a "high-flyer."
You can be "up In tho air."
. SI Perkins say that he doesn't caro how
high they take him just so he can keep
one foot on the ground.
i Your false teeth won't rnttlo so much
but it will tako more gluo to hold your
falso hair on.
Three Years Ago
Students raise $5500 to build
Park and challcngo trustees for
Iledlchck carries a "stiff upper lip" as a
result of a large boil.
One Year Ago
Wildcats split two gamc scries
Thclma Garrett went to church last Sun-
day night and says she is planning to go
again next Sunday night.
After social hour Saturday night tho
members of the C. A. T. A. Club met in
Ila Duncan and Jewel Young's room for
regular meeting. After lengthy discussion
of several subjects tho club was served
sandwiches tea and cherry cako.
So long as we love we serve. So long
with tho guarantco never to burn the hands. os wo nro loved by others I would almost
- " cay we ore indispensable; and no man is
Letha Roland Is playing tennis to reduce useless while he has a friend.?. L. SteV'
Opal Nicholas is impersonating Maggie? 0
Wonder where Jlggs Is? JJI11; "What makes you think Bullet
' was lit up last night?"
Eileen Whltlock says "Tell the world Opp.: "Well I sat next to him at tho
slic Is still gaining (pounds and beauty.)" movies and when they showed the news-
" reel he tried to set his watch by a clock
The thoughts of being a song director Jn ono 0f the street scenes." Life.
YOU COLLEGE BOYS-
Como in and take n look at more than 200 new Spring Samples
of Woolens in patterns that ofTer you colorings of the most
beautiful shades tho season ever produced made up into every
style that is good and at prices in reach of ALL $25 to $55
tho suit I
Yes nnd the new STETSON and TRIMBLE HATS and Caps
are here in profusion Hats $5 to $10 and Caps $2 to $3.
Phono 414 for Your Cleaning and Pressing
When you are sick radiophone tho doc-
tor stick your head out of the window
and open your mouth so he can drop tho
pill in as he flies over.
In case of an accident while flying No
doctor bills. The undertaker will use a
microscope to gather your remains.
Your wife will have a better chance at
your life insurance money.
Grocery boys can deliver by airplane and
drop your basket in your back yard.
P. S. Don't order eggs.
Buildings will have flat roofs.
Our prohibition agents
Moon for Moonshine
will raid the
We wil) take summer excursions to Mars
Wo wllL send our children to Abilene
Christian University by tho Transconti-
Eva Robinson was a visitor in Brecken-
ridge Sunday and Monday.
by "prexy" AmmSmM ; '
The final scorn -un Ihr. - ;1k
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ketball game Monday afteiaoou'vf 1M
12-7 or something. It Is certain however
that the Sophomores won thereby answer
ing that much mooted booted and dlspul-
question "Who would hive won had
he Sophs and Fish played last year?"
Guess 111 have to write Peter Clecre and
Gordon Kenley old standby of the Green
and White last year and spread the joy.
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Stars for tho Juniors were: Wil-
liams Banowsky Travis Wimbish
)Valls Curtis Gipson Symcox; for
tho Sophs: Carr Kerr H Logan
Dawkins Hill Kenley Thomas and
In spite of the high pitch of Interest
reached by rooters and players A. C
Hill diminutive referee escaped unscatheJ.
As Kercheville official broadcaster at
the fray says the holding of R L. Travis
"Fats" Collins old grid hero of
past years was back in the lolu lues-
day and proved as much of a mag-
net for lovers of sport as ever. There
was a group of from ten to twenty
boys centered around him constantly
listening to his tales of life and foot-
ball in California.
The "good old days" which wo hear
Juniors and Seniors refer to with sighs
and sobs are not entirely gone we are
forced to believe from recent develop-
ments. That "barking" In the Mulebarn
Tuesday night would have done credit to
Dick Krnley and Joe Lee Smith.
Jakey Brown and Red Williams are
both reported to have been arrested
Wednesday morning. Why? they
were nabbed in the act of electioneer'
ing within 100 feet of the polls.
Cooper ought to sprain an ear now and
make the record of the Wildcat sub list
complete. Steve has been declared In-
eligible by the T. I. A. A. while Porter
is out Indefinitely with an infected foot.
Thai's all right 1 Wildcats FIGHT!
- Sam Houston Normal is next but here's
hoping they'll be ab-normal by the time
our clawing quintette gets thru with them.
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The Optimist (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 11, No. 17, Ed. 1, Thursday, January 31, 1924, newspaper, January 31, 1924; Abilene, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth91280/m1/3/: accessed August 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.