The Optimist (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 11, No. 17, Ed. 1, Thursday, January 31, 1924 Page: 4 of 4
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Introducing the New
There nro just enough new costumes here to satisfy the curiosity
that weeks of anticipation have whetted. So come and see them
while you may for pretty clothes like good news go fast.
SUITS are the most non-chalant things. One flaunts a
bolero jacket another a balkan blouse and a third is bizarrcly
embroidered in Indian motif.
WRAPS arc used this season to cloak a variety of styles of
which cape-back coats and topcoats predominate. Stand up col-
lars and many soft grey shades are fasion features.
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SHEPHERD SPEAKS ON
CHURCH AT THIRATIRA
A SERMON SERIES ON REVELA
TION LETTERS IS
MIXINGS AND MINGLINGS
Zellncr Hall lias a new inmate tn Miss
. Vlress McDuffle of Bend. Texas former
. . student who entered school t'i!s week.
Brother Shepherd preached last Sunday
Francis Lambeth visited homo folks in
Winters during tho past week.
La Vida Harrcll at home because of
illness will not be in school until next
Brcckenridgo relative received a visit
morning on the subject of "Tho Church at
Thiratira." Ho took as his text Rev. 2:10-
19 and with it proved how easily a church
may fall into degradation.
Brother Shepherd took up tho words
sanctified and devoted and showed that in
their prlmo meaning they signified being
set apart. Now tho church Is supposed to
bo sanctified (set apart) for tho Lord In from va Robinson the past week-end
the spiritual sense of the word. However
wo are not to draw ourselves away from i Coffman '21 principal of tho school
the world physically in our evcry-day walks at Gulon was here Sunday. His basket-
for that would thwart our most valuable jjaii tCam met tho A. C. C. second team
means of converting sinneis. As Brother ilcro Saturday. Abilene High and Gulon
Shepherd aptly expressed it Wo aro not pay Gulon Friday for the county cham-
supposed to rub souls but shoulders with pJonship.
our fcllowmcn." .
When a man or a church begins to Vera Hays of Gatesville was called home
strive after worldly things It Is worldly by telephone for an l.idefinlte period Tues-
To Illustrate this fact Brother Shepherd day morning because of tho illness of her
compared Christ and Adam the first "of mother who underwent an operation at
whom said "Not my will but thine be raco yesterday
done" and the second of whom said by his
actions "Not thy will but mino bo done." "Fats" Ferguson of Fort Worth who en-
Now the church at Thiratira had let tercd school here last fall but withdrew
worldly teaching come into her and Christ visited campus friends Saturday and Sun-
rebuked her severely. Sho had done this day. Ho is traveling for an automobile
to accommodate herself to tho world or to accessory firm
sanction the things of the world to gain .
certain people to tho church. Even so Clarence Thurman was at homo in East-
today many denominations and perhaps land Sunday
churches of Christ are weak along this
Tho Z. II. B. Club had an unusuall meet- same line. Noble Forrester of Trent was homo for
games with the local colleges have an ing Saturday night Miss Eunice Turner en- Now to tho souls and the churches who th0 week-end.
even percentage having won two from tertaincd. Tho members of the club were are set aside unto Christ this question pre-
Austin and lost two to Denton Normal. sure enough alive. Talk about your -good senls itself shall we conform to tho world Gladys Agncw went home to Rising Star
The Commerce Teachers scheduled to old days of long ago but that" night far to gain members or shall we stand fast in for a visit with friends and parents Satur-
meet Austin this week has played only four excelled any times gone by. In years to the Truth to gain favor In the eyes of God I aay. l
Basoball Season in T.
I. A. A. Waxing Hot
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Denton with tho Eagles.
The Sam Houston Teachers of Huntsvllle Z. . B.
who will be seen here next week in four
Abilene games losing three of four.
The standing of the teams:
San Marcos ...
Sam Houston .-...
come the members of this club will look God's desire is that we set ourselves apart
back on these entertainments with as fond and stand In the strength of his might
recollection as our grand-fathers and "
grandmothers now recall tho memories of -
tho old fashion square dance.
Howard Payne ....... 0
Trinity University and Daniel Baker Col
ego are not playing basketball.
After all the members arrived and were
seated comfortably around the little eas.
.666 gtoye which all Imagined was an old time
.600 fire-place delicious fruit was served. Nat-
500 urally that mado all who were feeling good
mUU f1 tintfikr nnrl tliAftA wlin wrn fepMntr lip.
tcr felt best; so now all were ready to go
Can you guess what happened? Ima
Fuclis came in with an old crooked handle
popper and a sack a big sack of pop
SOWING THE SEED
Acton McColum went to Clyde his home
for a visit Sunday.
Muta Yeager Winters ; Otto Miller Gor-
man; Bonnie Taylor Merkel; Mattio Fay
Rcid Winters; Clco Manley Nugent; all
visited at home for the week-end.
COLLEGE NINE BE BUILT
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the old popper call on Mable; she will tell . . . T .
to .t . - El s McGoughcy and Lester Fisher went
yoE-aV'K8?'1'?1 "! popped? HWeU' k ...V'j... n..i. .j1 .
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JMEMBERS-OF 1923 TEAM after It was -popped too. 'Cause Essie- .th$l ""gregatlon.
" you know her she already had dat butter ... . . .
Blue skies the springy feeling in the J. de knifo fore do poppinE began and Brother Cooper filed Ins regular appoint
atmosphere on these days when winter re- whcn that corn was turned out of the pop- ment at aunday.
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few hours and leaves West Texas in the
rapture of a true Spring day are setting the
hands of a large number of A. C. C. men
to itching for the feel of the old baseball
leather. Their hands long to grip the old
per she lost no time.
My you should have been there! Every Hamlin he reports two good services
sweet has its bitter so here comes the
bitter. The poor little fellow sufferers were
Noreno Brown and Bertha Weldon. They
Brother Carter preached Sunday
Clyde. He goes thero regularly.
war club and the resounding smack of the were blind-folded and led from Eunice's
old pill against the timber sends a faint to Irene and Julia's room. What did you
but soothing and thrilling feeling through say took place? Words cannot express It
every fellow who is a lover of or a player and unless you had known it you never
of the national sport.
Brother Key preached Sunday at Anson.
Brother Baxter preached at Sweetwater
Abilene Christian College has more than
an even chance to stand among the leaders
of the Texas Intercollegiate Athletic As-
sociation at the end of the coming base-
ball season for she not only will have seven
letter men from last season's fast club but
the squad will be valuably re-enforced by
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could guess it. At any rate the initiation a" aunua)f'
took place and the dose etc. was admin
istered but happily Instead of a crown of
John F. Wolfe preached' at Santo last
Brother O. E. Phillips preached at South
The letter men whd will try for their
old places on the team are: last season's
captain Esker Curtis catcher for two
years and a leading hitter of the team last
season; Noble Lelty rorrester captain
Verde Logan ex-'24 who is now teaching
at Gulon visited her family hero last weekend.
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thorns the two victims were dressed up y
Cat fashion. They were led to the minor
Ifl tA tf ttliav wnnlrt KifnirniTi. tfi.fr nun
... . .. i .1 . Side Church Sunday morning.
likeness and to their surpriso they yet '
looked almost as well as a dressed up kit-
ten. A beautiful piece of blue ribbon was
around their necks the gold letters Z. II.
B. on the front of tho neck and a big bow
on the back. They said thero vsas always
something to be thankful for and in thfr room as comfortably seated around the lit-
instance they were thankful that the rib- tie gas stove as if nothing had ever oo
. 1 bon was blue instead of red and that they curred. Cream and cake were served and
for two years a star outfielder and heavy ' . . .
l.. t i n 1 1 i. l i.u .u only have to wear it one week instead of following this was the very nest mine
hitter; Francis Robinson pitcher with the ' ..! ... a ... -. i.i. I. .
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on the sunny side of life. its strength but in this caso it is the hap-
Immediately all were back in Eunice's piness that all shared.
SEE US FOR
FINE BOX STATIONERY
PAPER BY THE POUND
LINE LOOSE LEAF
funny gait and delivery who broke into
A. C. C. baseball last season by letting
the Howard Payne Yellow Jackets down
jwhh three hits; Preacher Thurman pitch-
er who has the making with his high fast
"un and his easy but smoky delivery of
one of the state's premier twirlers barring
any mishaps; A. C. Hill the vettest vet-
eran of them all with threo campaigns on
the Varsity team and two on the scrubs
as an academy student to his credit a
man who can pitch a good game (espe-
cially in Brownwood) play the first sack
or the outfield as only a born baseball
player can do and a great asset to the
i team; Harry Porter the peppery third-
sacker of last season a wonderful fielder
thrower and base runner and a good hitter
fur an infielder; and Chili Adams and old
head a real infielder good at second base
or shortstop and a two year letter man.
Waller Adams letter man of 1922 and
who played the second sack last season is
expected to show the best stuff of his col-
lego career Herman Bond former star
pitcher slugger and outfielder of Abilene
High school is expected to try for the
team. Matt Dillingham formerly a star
first baseman for the local high school will
try out as will Bill Stevens known as one
of the ftstest shortstops in this section
when with Merkel High school and a
strong man on the Austin College team of
There are other men in school who are
expected to show real stuff as diamond art-
ists alo. J
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IN FRONT OF QUEEN THEATRE
Day and Night Phono jj
a Service 134 m
YELLOW CAB COMPANY . I
I BAGGAGE TRANSFER RENT CARS
1 1140 N. 1st. St. Opposite T. & P. Station H
Brother Brewer preached at Wichita Thelma Unscll a fall term student of
Falls Sunday. He reports fine interest and Winters visited school Sunday
Oscar Kelly is recovering from a case
Theodore Norton preached his first scr- which hlu prevented him from
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mon juuuajr al ncn m. ... J"' chasine ads. tor tho Optimist for two
BmWRay 'Lewis. '23 who teachers at
EurtJvisiled Ills brother Registrar II. II.
Lewj3jandJamily here the past week-end.
Rita Adrian received a visit from her
sister Mrs. McLeod of Trent last Sunday.
WE WELCOME TO ABILENE ALL
A. C. C. STUDENTS AND THE FACULTY
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Tea Garden Jellies and Preserves
We Solicit Your Grocery Trade
134 Pine Street Threo Phones 820
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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/m1/4/: accessed September 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.