The Optimist (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 11, No. 34, Ed. 1, Thursday, May 29, 1924 Page: 8 of 8
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History oi Athletics in A.
C. G. Shows Development
(Continued front Pago 1)
Weldon Russell at halves; with "Big Boy"
Childers who died with the flu during the
war at fullback.
The boys played two games with high
school teams and lost 'em both. However
on that very team was some of the best
material ever found in a small college.
In UB-'W the year of the S. A. T. C.
SENIORS ENJOY THREE 1
DAY TOIP TO DEAD MAN
One of the most enjoyable and In the
minds' k outsider most successful Senior
Weeks in the hlatgry of A. C. C. came to
a close with o fishing trip that began
Thursday and lasted until Saturday of the
weekt The dignitaries and their guests
logetllqr with Professor and Mrs If. L.
-Schug chaperones arid Johnny Schug left
the campus directly after lunch Thursday
twenty-third for the Alexander ranch near
Nugent. They camped on the bank of
Dead Man's Creek about a mile and half
south of the ranch home. A large flat
truck a Ford truck and a Fold touring
car carried the plcnlccra.
The place chosen for the outing was
especially suitable for the occasion. The
Little Hole which was near the camp
furnished and abundanco of sport for
fishers and those interested in the re-
freshing past tlmu of the "ole swimming
Breakfast dinner and supper were served
a la campflre with a few modern delicacies
on the sldo. Fish bacon Swift's ham and
onions wcro all consumed in abundanco.
Tho most successful fishing was done
by Johnny Schug Walter Adams and Del-
no Donoho and Wendell Bedichck. The
first mentioned each caught large cats
while Bcdlchek caught a long string the
last day of the trip. Thoso enjoying this
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teams of the past two years. Eck Curtis
Chili Adams Will Scott Red Williams nart of ScnIor fes.iv:tte. wcre.
Palmer Craig A. C. Hill Dick Kenley Camilla Yarbrouah. Delno Donoho Rebec
DR. H. A. SWAN
Reynolds Cantrell Eldon Sanders and Carl ca McKay Alberta Allen Juanita Allen Office over Compton Drug Co. No. 1
Ettcr were the members of tho team. Lorcne Wright Eunice Turner Geraldine
Meridian and Midland were defeated. Can- jjrookerson Alice Horrell Ua Duncan
yon Daniel Baker Howard Payne Claren- Thelma Tolleson Jewell Eiland Ima
don College University of Dallas won from Fuchs. Messrs Earl Brown Walter Adams
us. Wendell Bcdlchek Don Morris Rupert
In basketball things went great. The Watson 0. K. Alexander Lewis Smith
Adams boys Cantrell Noles and Brice Dee Huffines J C. Brown Jesse Mac
Curric new men came in and set a pace Sewell A. C. Hill Alvin Brown and Ray-
that was reallv hot. The Canyon Buffa- mond Symcox.
there was no athletics until after tho armis- ioci tpyit wjt U8 jy ono p0nt margins Tho Seniors wero accompanied by Mr.
tico was signed in November. Wo had a Meridian and Trinity University all lost and Mrs. II. L. Schug and Johnny.
good basketball and baseball team. In 0 U8 while lho TexM A and M pMi ' o
basketball Bernard Boone the best clown 08t n a flve minute play.of at DaUa8 $n CREW OF SUB T-16
athlete A. C. C. ever had wa. forward with lhe Somh(m A A tj. meet at Dal!a8 by TO SCATTERJJQTsliVEiS
Lee Coffman Emerson Shepherd and some lwo poinU 18 t0 jo. JfckZTmB THF SUMMER
others; Tom Wilkinson from down at Eddy In baebal 21 lhe ba8cbal lMmJIffj. UKlI.fi SUmmHK
wa. center; and HollisManley local in- good HfeUj? ayon The crew of the Sub T-16 will be scat-
surance man and Loyd Campbell from n-r.s.1 nv.r r . .. n t. . . . j 1 .l
. ...v. """unia outers rnupou ueuau terea 10 tne seven seas uuruig mo auuuuci
Hill county wero guards. They were a a r ji!V.. .. ... . . ... . . r..i .i .t i.
- u.u.ii if ! hniiiii h vo lima rw iu11 niinr n iiirrriiiiii hiiii 1111 iiiivii
Phono 816 and 197
real pair of guards too.
In baseball flollis Manly was captai
He was one of the fastest men in cj
neia mat ever pulled a glove j or A
C. C. And he was a eXn&.oU ma
at bat. The first balZ.u.A t .i. n..
ifUltWlbU M. U.U ..
Till. Virgil Smith Esker Curtis of 1924. Alter a
and Chili Adams Murl McCasland tho foam of tho Purple and White the
Lcftv Forrester and Flavil Collcy formed submarine has again come into port ond
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WE WISH TO THANK A. C. C. STUDENT BODY AND
FACULTY FOR THEIR SUPPORT THE PAST TERM
WE HOPE YOU HAVE ENJOYED AS SUCCESSFUL A
YEAR AS WE.
Wo invite all the new members of the 1924-25 term to make
our store your headquarters.
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170 SOUTH SECOND AND CHESTNUT
the Skipper his released his men to roam OiTicc over Compton Drug Co. No. 1
tlin lands wherever ther will
Nine members of the crew will travel for
the nucleus for the team
During the past football season the
Inam 1ml lillt nn. irfim.. (tint nil Thlinlffl-
KivinE Dav to Tarleton 7 to 3. Clarendon the Southwestern Company publishers oi
Rooms 6 and 7.
r - . -. niuanr inu in nriainn in .- .inipiniiiii -- --
game of the season tVT vnr nl imwooi .. ....... ... i. .... Nashville. Tennessee. Tliey will be lo
- against IIcW '" V " .. f . T T ! ca.ed in different par of the black land
a homer MTr ... ... ..... .. . " - " . . . T. T. nr wniiii
I Zfim Insido ho int ba line beaten.
If'jpfiyMigh the park gate. jje
team tor last year lost cut two
Thornton Arledge Weldon Russell and games winning five.
Loyd Campbell were other outfielders. A. C Hill Dillinghom Curtis Red Wil-
Loyd Campbell and John Green boie the Hams George Brown Reynolds Cantrell
brunt of the pitching. They turned in Frenchy Thomas Cliff Brown Bob
some good games. . Vaughn Chick Bond Earl Kerr Ben
Several new men had come in that year Daniel Bennie Beall Fats Collins Virgil
and they were real baseball players Roy Smith Francis Robinson Palmer Craig
Allison and Dick Moss from down close to peter Banowsky Milbert Moyers Bill
Cooper Texas where they grow a lot Stevens have been the chief men who have lm wllj Temam at A c. C. to finish their
of good ones were additions to the infield fought for tbe Purple and White in foot- work Aubra jjan0W8icy wm wotk for tho
incy were neavy nitters in laci mis was ban for the past two years lhey have Texahoma Oil Company Wichita FalU;
about the best hitting club we've ever had. fought with every bit of them and Curtis Prank Kercheville will teach Spanish in
Bedichek Lowell Wimbish Walter Adams
Sklpper-Elect J. P. Gibson Albert Walls
Ernest Walls Oicar Kclley and Don
Morris. In the same field will' be Henry
Hogg and Burton Coffman who have been
conscripted for the 1924-25 voyage of the
Other members of tho crew will resort
to different methods of existing ott tne
land lubbers. Rupert Watson and A. Cv
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Another new one was Leonard Watson at ie Browns. Williams. Cantrell. Thomas Thorn Snrlnirs Colleoe for the Summer. Lv. Abilcno 9:15 A. M. and 4:30 P
. w.. . ... .. ...... r -.- D ri.li! m.tn Tl t I e.v
tlrst base wnew now tnot Boy coma Banowsky and others will be back next He wiji B0 i0 coach 0f athletics there
cover that sack. It was a sight to behold. year t0 fight for their places. Training jBCfc Meyer the basso and fireman of the
And hit I He could do that. Emerson wm glart on September 10. A good eche- crew will sing (or meetings in Texas dur-
Shepherd played second base. It was in jue has been arranged and thing are sure Ing the summer months; Raymond Symcox
this year that A. C. Hill then in the to je good for the old teams in all sports will work on his father's farm near Cor-
academy mode a substitute pitchers place. next yenr. dell Okla.; and Jakey Brown he who is
That started him for good. He was then Scurggs and Morris are good in all sports the Captain of the head will probably bo
beating the high schools with the second anj tCy wj)i put ai they have into their in his father's mercantile establishment at
team. work. Lubbock.
in me ran oi i a. u. u. naa me ursi T. . . ... ...
inter-collegiate track and field work in
history. In '22 Bruce Curric was high
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year we wo
team she ever had. That
l the first college football
game we ever played. It was against poim man of ho rangular mcet belween
Howard Payne Simmons and A. C. C.
The Wildcat men won third place in the
Last year the local boys took second
place in the same meet. Currie again
being high point man and Bob Vaughn run.
ning a close second. Estes Brown won
a good share of points.
The team did not go so well this year
without these three stars but contained
Midland college and the score of 42 to 0.
Two men who were as good as any foot-
ball men we ever played in Abilene were
the nucleus of that team playing at halves.
They were Ogle and Sewell Jones of Ros-
well N. M. Sewell served as coach also
being a Senior student. This was the first
year A. C. C. was a Senior college Boone
played quarter; George Klingman then
fresh out of the navy and hard as nails
Dad Noles and Charlie Walker at ends. 6omo mIghy pjomUinfl materia
waiiter was junncuy wiui me uiuvciouy
of Oklahoma. He came here from New
Mexico and was a real sure-nuff football
player. In the backfield were the Jones
Boone and Thornton Arledge who played
Baseball that year was good the team
consisting of most of the '18 team. Sewell
Jones and Arnold Empre a great south-
paw took up tho pitching burdens. Howard
Payne was beaten twice in four games.
Joanne Black What do you think of
mud as a beautifier?
Porter Well it has'nt.donc much
"Say ain't you de feller vat I met in
"Philadelphia? I ain't never been
"Veil neider have I. I guess it must
have been two other men."
Lack of space prevents the appearance of
Gordon Fry's name in this edition.
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HOLLAND CORRECTS ER-
ROR OF LAST EDITION
In last week's edition of the Optimist
there was carried a story of the election
of Ben Holland to the Phi Beta Kappa
International fraternity. The Optimist is
in receipt of letter from Mr. Holland cor-
Vjt Itirr I It la ctalnmnnl f If nllan.l ua
t t I ii a ! .t avivtsMffc ssiia eiMiisivsi t ssviiauu naa
uaueuuu neve opea graauauy ai nougu electcJ o m R na-
there wa. practically no intercollegiate lonaj educa(Jona fralernly of aLout lh(J
BamM- same rank as the Phi Beta Kappa. Mr.
In 1920 football was big. No games were oland was a0 eIece(J n preden of
lost. Victor Payne Buck Bailey Ogle he jocal chaper a Texa Unlverity
Jones Emmet Jones FaU Cranfill Eldon
Sanders Virgil Smith Calvin Dean W. R. olland wag aso eeced fl$ a fu n.
Smith Fats Collins Herbert Love made etrucor he D4partment of Edacntlm
up the worst looking eleven that ever strode of lho ijniverit.v. tj.i. wb. fli .
out. This team beat Howard Payne Daniel ror for le a$ only been off(.red B tu(or.
Baker Clarendou Tarleton twice were
In 1921 tho football team won two of
seven games. A new bunch of men came
in and formed the nucleus for the great
ship in that department with opportuni-
ties for further advancement.
Cecil E. Hill preached Sunday morning
at Carbon and Sunday night at Cisco.
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C. M. PRESLEY
209 Pine St. Abilene Texas
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The Optimist (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 11, No. 34, Ed. 1, Thursday, May 29, 1924, newspaper, May 29, 1924; Abilene, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth91297/m1/8/?q=Sewell: accessed November 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.