The Optimist (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 25, No. 16, Ed. 1, Thursday, January 20, 1938 Page: 1 of 4
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"A Glad Heart Maketh a Cheerful Countenance." Proverbs 15:13.
ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE ABILENE TEXAS THURSDAY JANUARY 20. 1938
It's called various things vnrl
ous places. But in ACC it's u
timo foi bouquets nor hothouse
nosegajs are they . . .
l'or months now wc have
watched the budding and blos-
homing of our blooming fac-
nlt's season of planting and
watering And now we'reabout
to be pickid well it had bit-
ter be posies from the living
than . . Hang it! (lure's
that botanj mixed up with
the practice teaching again.
Bouquets'' have ou sten Monti
Suh? (We nlwavs get faculty
members whose names me haul
on the linotypist) We'le looking
foiward to hearing her even if
she docs get the Optimist office
for a studio.
Jobs . r .
fefe K3atffiwtew j
coNTEsToreNiThirtcen Speakers Chosen For
Any s.uctaEigbk Tc Annual Lectureship Prosram
bnter All Divisions
Abilene Christian College's lo
cal wi Iter's contest will begin the
fltst of Fcbruaiy nnd will con-
tinue thiough the month of Fob-
luury. Any student is eligible to inter
as mnn of the contests us he
-! Dean Adams Attends "JESUS OF NAZARETH CHRIST
r: . mi SON OF THE LIVING CiUU" 1 HLMh .
uiiiagu otuuui liieci
From Harding Trip
Kinst Wolff Is now the onl ox ' sical intelligenci tv.th brilliant vo-
ponent of art songs who gives cnl abllitj and thus biingng unity
I conceit peiformances to his own bitween oico nnd instiumcnt
' accompaniments ombming u mu s.mctliitig mul ichicvcil
ERNST WOLF YOUNG GERMAN
BARITONE HERE JANUARY 31
I)i Wnltei II Adams dean of
tudents of Abilene Christian col
wMus Following is a list of con- Kkc is In Chlcngo attending thu
ioi .ii.ii.. !.. .. .i..t nnnunl nice tint; of the Ameiicau
stcrj serious sho.t stoiv formal' Assoclition of Colleges of which Piesidcnt James r Cox icturn-
esu informal essay ulito.ial ACC is n member oil fiom Sen.cy Ark-win. Satur-
feature store poeti. nnd oni-act The session will eontmuo thiough duv after appearing on the lee
Ihuisday and Fiidny turc piownm of Harding College
I)i Adams nttenilcd ineetlngs in miuuiim m- .
of the national confeunce of signment on the program. He
church-i elated colleges Tuesday rcke Mondn night in the nb-
ond Wodnesdnv He spoke tit two sencc of C. It Nichol.
Clutches of Chi 1st in St. Louis At thu request of ono of the
en routi to Chicago last Sunduv "' teachers he cntirtained
Next Sunday nfteinoon Di. l'ndii evening with three ien.1-
Adnms will nddiess n mieting of ing
Chuuli of Chiist membeis in Chi
ingo At the 11 ocloi
Suitnble prizes and lccogmtion
w.'l be giin the wlnnars (n inch
diMsion Winninv aitiilcs will bu
piblishcd in The Optimist 01 Fick-
wukcr ucioiding to their indi
Aside fiom tcpilsmtlng ACC In
the state-wide TIIJA mieting cnih
winnci in the local contest who is
Thiitecn speakers have been des
ted to appear on the 1938 Lec-
tuicship program whose theme
has been announced as "Jesus of
Nazareth the Chiist tho Son of
the Living God."
tebruary 20 will mark tho open-
ing nddress with the last session
scheduled foi February 25
Spiakeis and thcii topics for
discussion nic as follows:
"God So Lovul the World That
lit Gave His Onlj Son For It"
A Dewitt Chnddhk Houston;
"Chiist Our SiMor" Cecil E.
"l hi 1st The Fulfillment of
.. . .... . i .
Plosident Cox states that he "is rropnecy. uoi cc cnose...
....... .. i...l t h. Ifnrlln Collet "II"-' R'n U1"n ol
Singer Appears In Two
Recitals Between Terms
Kinst Wolff oung Gcimnn
bniitone will be fcntuicd in two
lccltals in Sew ell Auditoiium .Inn
unr; 111 nnd I'ibiunry 1.
Wolff is suit out by the Amcii-
can Association of Collcgis undei
tli ducctlon of the Artists Con-
cul Course to lending cpllcgis
And people can be missed foi f"m Nn Scotin to Cnlifoinia.
vauous things . . . Miss Vuughun Kinst Wolff Ins h.id an ex ep-
Of Course the Optimist staff
might use the auditorium pro-
idcd the) inocd the heats
Forensic Teams Go
To Waco Tourney
Craig Cogdell Advance
To Semi'Final Round
not a member of the .ess Club rZ he l. speT'to the and the woik it doing. The fine Z$
will become eligible fo. mombu- tm of whuh W- Wcst tl.ent bo was vcrv .esponsivc The feonsh.p of Jesus IcsteW
sh I. the writers' organization. AQc nm facuUy to m IectulM- J P SewelK San Anton o
For futther information concern- member is minister
ing the contest Sce Mnilin Cm-
luth or Samuel tllackwell
Pfocc riiih Inviroc
i iNorvei i oung v isus
ch.ist i iiis.hie but not I..- ACC On World Tour Weven New Member?
accessible It. C. Hell
F1m out of six dieislons in the
de Late touimimoit was the ic old
piiliniinai lounds of the Ilijloi
Goodby To A
abicnco of a certain sunny pres-i cone-crt pianist ind accompanist
cnic in the women's mending ae-
partment . . . Brother Hailey
well he's filled n distinctive place
in our curriculum in oui lives
of now and of the future. Happy
.we that it wus during our sojourn when diiecting the
hern that ho was here too
l.litltffit Will lu. ntaaltrv n ti
made by the A and B men's tennis milini campus figuio next week world eruise
foi seven. While in Abiiene Young spoke
uctoi in the at chapel exercises Forum meet-
assume full time ine and sccral classes climaxing
with the 'with nn Alnhii Chi Chanel honor.
giving lecitals and appearing as "'" "" '- Jligninna Church. ling the scholarship societies of
soloist with orchcstins At the use ". 'T "' ! W '"cs"on "- Long legaided as a "swell fcl- Haidin-Slmmons and McMurry.
of 23 he was appointed musical ? 7 J . L natlPnnl 'labo1 .low" Hailey has been popular Young tinnsfened hcio nt the
dhector of the School of Opeia "h0U cmPwcf'1 to CH both with students and faculty end of his sicond car from David
.. f- If . r . .. '
in- iiuimiou eonseivaiory Here
of Mozaits "Nozzc Hi Fitrnio."
Wolffs talent was l cognized by
u mlH fm hpr vi?rv nuictneu. tlonal cmeci Uoin in Badcn-Bnden
- " i u mi ti . . . . last weeK end une came thiough whin Homer Ilnllev
and unmistaknblo guarantee of 'n the Black I orcst and ti allied ... ... . .... .... wnen iiomer nniiej
... w i in iin.iin .. i . t.' i t . .L l"- ' " Hv i'"'" "in non to Dccoiuo one scmesteis Bible Insti
ccnuineness . . . Miss Moore's nb- in Berlin nnd nt Frankfort on the ... sunesius uion insti
ce wd.be felt in the coincident Main he began hi cane. ". t J"-'" - -'"-
" ' UUHV-J 111 LWIIIIL'CIIWI
Christ A Teacher Come From
God" Hulen Jnckson San Saba;
'The Mind of Christ" C M-
'Jesus the Manifestation of
God in tho Flesh" Boy Lanier
"The Sinless Life of Jesus" W-
W Ote Ciane;
' Histoiic Kvidenecs of Jesus as
tin Chiist." C. II Hoberson Abl-
Noicl Young eluss of '3G was Kleen studints weie gken lcm;.
isitoi on the campus hist week- membership in the piess club -The 1'ioof that Jesus is tho-
ind on his wnj to Nnshilli Ten-1 Tuesdu) foi outstanding woik oii Chiist" C C. Moigan Odessa;
following a six-months campus publications i 'Jesus in the Heiut of the
On the editorial staff of the Eaith." T II. Ethcndge Hunts-
Speaks at Forum. English Membership Given for
Class Chapel Alpha Chi Work on Publications
uded sU debates for eneh team
And were wc mad when wc
discoered that the S37 pages
of the 7 inch book we Just
finished (required English
000) (and Oh Oh Oh) would
reach (if placed end to end
etc ) from the front steps of
the ad building to the doors
of the gm . . .' Think then
what must have been our ac-
complishment when as ecr
sophomore knows or soon will
when we finished Conjbeare
That and si lot more knowledge
vnluable for post-exum activity
jwnilable fiom fourth und fifth
'ri.. k e "J in the preliminniies. To enter the
Clemens krnus conductor of the f ...
v n.i! . elimination lounds n team had to
I 'Hunt uviiiu iiitu itiunicn opeia
I who was then nssoclatcd with the
: "...." . P..-" . " .bC.C"mC " of John Stevens
iMiiuui-iur hi mis jnmeo house a
jeai later and continued to hold
that post until 1933.
Optimist nie new membeis Leon villi;
Jieriu.orn fiutuie wiiter nnd cdi- "The
toi of tho Pickwicker; Nolan rhiist.''
IJcsuircction of th
John T. Smith San An-
rce compulsoij urbitiation in all! mmu M uj. .b. .. i.inm Pnllncn H.. . mtlvn
I...1.....I.I Jt .- II ....... o. .... im nua I o- -- -
' ' ""I'""-. i vel Biaced these hnll9 of cal j. I in debate and religious and joum
ine ssiem 01 elimination pro . ulth .. nrnp. ulisttc activities. He enined senior
sincere admonition has been given! "I1; gmuate mcmuciship in Alpha
by any teacher; no teacher has Chi un was dieted piesidcnt of
nw AliuAiim.1 .... 1...i.. iL. rVin atiilnntsi' nanlnttnn nnd fhol P Mneltm nml Pnrn II tiKoL nf
I -! wuati vil IIIUl t llU3l!iy VHU ".- ' " .-.." v.wi. ..w . ...u. .(.. ....u ' .! v iiuuen vi.
.:.. ":.u1r.jre';p""p "paiciB what ie p cmb.
m.tnuamwilra t June Younir rece ved hs
nnd Itnnioiul .1 i.. a nn. cs.o !.
Kek defeated Denton Tcacheu ' ft ' '" ofrclC(1 Z LCOmZno. bv Jnmos Ba rd
.......- . . the nv tat on to lotuin nftnn . . . tlnl0 nccompanlcd by Jnmes Balrel
e-uiiiueuiufHi univeraiey oi L.eoa-
MnM T.mnnaonn T..v..u A .. .1 HI UUll Oftl'U
For his foimal nppeaianee the Stephen F Austin nnd S M U
loiiowing pioginm entitled "The n the nrelimlnnrlM.
Elbridge Linn Gives
Account of Japan
I rentage of Gel man Song" has
been ni ranged
"Die rechtc Stimmung" (Han-
del). "Welhnachtslled del Hlrten"
"Der Kuss" (Beethoven)
"Der Llndcnbium" Schubcit).
"Dei Muscnsohn" (Schubcit)
Gaston Cogdell and Nick Craig covctousness: And covctousness O
won ovei Stephen I Austin tls n monstious sin
Southwestim Cumberland Texas Malta
Weslcyan and Drury Collego of - m
Spilngfield Mlssomi The B team i
defeated S M U. and the A team
lost to the Spiingficld Teneheis
of Missouii in the fust elimina-
tion uiund The A team lost to a
vitunn Baylor team In the second
round. Maltha Copiland and Hlizt-i
both Nelson entered the women's
he has visited many foreign coun
tries including England Gcimany
I France Italy Palestine Eiypt
Excess of wealth Is cause of i jr(iin china and Japan
Followine. is un iicocunt of El-
bridgo Linn nnd his wife of lllo
in Japan ns missionaries. They
sailed from California lust Au-
gust. They are both exes of Abi
lene Christian College
From the tihiu we walked down
tho gangplank at Yokohomu un
til this piebent houi eeiy dn
Im Ithein im heiligen Stiome"i division but did not piocced be-
(I'i;nz). j end the pieliminniies
"Niemnnd hat's e.esch'n" Othn entiants in the touine
(loewe). I weic Fein Hoinb.ick pocti; Bnj-
'Die boldun Gienniliiie' Schu- riond Keley indio speech; and
mi.iin). j Gcston Cogdell radio nnd extern-
' I.olsi zieht dutch mcln Ge-
"7.wischen Beig und tifem Tnl."
I "Sell' leh dieh miin Heizen-
sliebehen" (Composer unknown).
"Und dei Hans schlelcht urn-
hot" (Composei unknown).
poio speech Don II. Morris conch
accompanied the speakcis
has filled our minds with new im
pre-bsions of the "Lund of the Itis-
ing Sun" and its interesting peo-
ple. In spito of the fact that I
had lead u numbei of books about
Japan had talked with sevcial
people and thought that I was
prepaied for this "new world" to
which we weie coming yet many
customs attitudes and conditions
aia new to me nnd some nie al-
most startling at f list.
It wns September 7 the morn-
ing after our arrival in Japan-
Brother Oivlllo D Blxler who
has done a great work for God
In tho Ibarakl Ken province nnd
I were driving through tho nar-
row crowded streets of 01dToko
Arpirent'l'i UP00 noticing my as-
tonishment at tho gieat burdens
borne by both men nnd women
and pulled In caits und wagons
Brother Bixlor sold: "Every tlmo
(Continued on pa bo four)
"Dei Musikant" (Wolf).
"Ithcinlcgcndchon" (Mnhlci ).
What's tho use of liming fi lends
if tl oy shirk their duty of show-
hit ou oui faults Whitewash-
ot I Freeman To Sponsor
Business Ad Club
THE OPTIMIST STAFF
CRAMS FOR FINAL
As is the usual custom tin re
will he no Optimist next week
because of the finals. 'I he staff
wishes to tunc this week off to
get their semester 8 work. As
was stated in an Optimist sc-
cral j cars back "The staff will
take the week off to attempt
to pa-s In one week what or-
ilinarllj tnkes tho acrage indl
lilual four und a half months
Publication date of the next
issue will he February .).
Hdtchcr sports w;itcr and colum
nist; Llod Bixlei editor of "On
Otrei Cumpi"; Ilobcit Kelly typ-
ist nnd news rcportci; Slla's Tiip-
lett religious columnist; Otis'
Gninei football commentator; nnd y . HT'll Alii J
Aub.ey Mercei news icpoiter.l DlFeClOr Will AlUMa
Iimscll Redman assistant business
mnnagcr also eained mcmbeishlp. '
Piickly Pear candidates were G
D W I rain director of the?
the edltoiial side; nnd Gaston Cog- wildcat Band will attend two
dell business assistant meetings in Fort Worth to be held
The old members arc: M irlin Fcbrunr -1 and 5
Cnrruth J. P Sandeis Samuel E. Hnrold Bachman of tho Uni-
"The Christ Today Our High
Priest und Mediator" G C. Brew-
Two Band Meetings
Blackwell Hope Reed O II Tull- elsity of Chicago will conduct tho
man Kathijn Molloj ( hnndn state Band Teacheis' clinic. At this
Brcwn Carl Spain Weldon Ben- samc tjme convention is sched-
nctt Flod Skipwirth Louio1 leJ for thc state Band Teachers'
Welch Ci still Blnnton Jo Bill
Duckworth Erma Owens John
Stcuns and Howard D.ims
Majors and Illinois In business
administration nie formulating
plans for thc oiganizntion of a
club to bo sponsoied bj Jnincs
To be foimed as a eoipointion iipului monthly
the club will hine a picsident vice Tuesduj evening
Fucult membeis held
nnd boaid of of thc gills' hull Thenv
On Monday night January 10-
the Gieek Club "Philo Koine"
their nut foi its second meeting Meet-
last lug foi the puipose of reviewing
pailois and adopting thcii constitution
of the the membeis were also given
ducctois I se non wns School Administi.i- lectuie upon the value of the study
Loe il business men will bo guest' tion of the Gicek lnnguage bv Charles
speakcis tlnoughout tho semcstei1 Don II Mollis piesided ovor the j Hobeison sponsoi of tho group
ml students will deiive practical n cctlng nnd spoke on the topic plans were made foi another sea
cxpeiicnce fiom niembciship in I ' Auministiation of the Cuniiu- gioii tho' fust week of February
tho gioup lum" a stud prupuied b De.m to have n vocnbulno drill over
Seniois vho me niajoiinu in Wi.lter Adams now In Chicago. the first ear grnmmni
this department nic Doiis Clonts Othei speakcis weie Lawienca
Howaul Davis Fiank rnimerj Sivith who discussed "The Admin- We cunnot all be masters nor
Otis Gainci Conrad Hays Bill istration on Internal Revenue" all nnsteis be tiuly followed.
Locke Bill Pope and Otis Win- und W R Smith who spoke on Othello
Better a witty fool than n fool-
ish wit. Twelfth Night.
SET FEBRUARY 10
"A Teuible Meek" is the title
of a religious drama to bo pie-
scntcd February 10 by Melpomc-
nenn Players campus dramatic
Fern Burcham is director of tho
piny. Tho cast of characters com
posed of a captain a soldier nnd
a woman will be announced nt a
It's a great life if you don't
woken II. T.
NORVEL YOUNG RECOUNTS WITH NAIEVETE HIg
SIX MONTHS' CRUISE TO FOREIGN COUNTRIES
"Integintion of the Fncultv and
Piesidcnt James F Cox icvlew l
cd his leccnt trip to Hauling Col-1
lege nt Searcy Aikansas Monn I
' Sieh new piano insti uctoi was in-
tioouccd at thc meeting also.
Mona Seih Arrives
To Assume Duties
Noivel Young told us of a world
ciuise with all thc nalevote with
which we would tell of out first
trip to Merkcl.
When an ACC gad takes his
M. A the year uftei leaving Abi-
lene and goes around the vvoild
nnd comes back and tells us just
the things we'd always wanted
to know not omitting tho blun-
derc and cmbairasslng moments
.wo got on tho boat and pulled
out with him on a vicarious trip
to Europo with all confidence In
Because Norvel Young didn't
read us the glamorous notes out
of his guide-books on Scott's lake
district nnd thc Ivy tendrils of
Oxfoid and Cnmbiidge Goethe
figuied little in the visit to Heid-
elbcrg Not vol's desciiptions ruim
true to oui own mictions.
Foi a tiip to Europe und back
tno long way as Norvel and his
cousin Jnmes Benid made you
thould have about a thojsand dol
larr upicce exclusive of heavy indul-
gences in souvenirs That amount
would suffice for un adequate tiip
to Europe. But "back tho long
wnj well It's more convenient
and fun to travel thiid class any-
Mona Sich of Edmond Okla
new member of tho fino arts fac-
ulty of A C. C univod In Abllcno
Sunday to begin work in the piano
and theoiy department of tha.
Miss Sich holds n B A degrco
pan. I wale quauei meniueis sung iioir cviierui ukiuhuihu jh
One of thu speeches wus devoted Tuesday evening ovei station Teneheis college and has done..
to n hastv lesumu of thc entire KRBC Numbeis inesentcd by thc guidunte woik toward a master of
tiip with Japan and Chlnn os the group were "Rainbow on tho Riv- nitr degreo In the University of
weie given exotii pictuies of the -. q -
six months toui thiough Scotland lUartet OlllgS UVer
England Geimany Italy Greece t-i. A i D
Egjpt Palestine Persia Arnbia V llie ArtS TrOgram
India Indo-China China and Ja-
vivid climax; two otheis gave ci" "Nola" "Ranger Song" and
stories of Pulcstlno; ono to a visit "On Wings of Song."
with ACC's Japanese missionaries; On the quarte1 aro Dean Kirk
and ono to scholarship and young. Bob Hombakcr Jimmy Wims
people in tho lnnds visited. nnd Bill Hatcher. Mrs. Weldon
Ambitions lecede nnd hopes Bennett is accompanist
Himmei but this week 80 stu-j
dents of Abilene Christian College A fiiend is ono that loves an-
During tho le.turcs mado by tho have visions of a trip to Europe othei' in splto of his faults. U
returned travelers ACC students ane' "back tho long way.
Oklahoma and for tho past fur
summers in Northwestern Univer-
sity Chicago '
Tor tho past eight and ono half
years she has been a director of
music in tho high schools of
Only tho poor knows tho grace
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