The Simmons Brand (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 10, Ed. 1, Friday, December 15, 1916 Page: 2 of 4
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THE SIMMONS BRAND
Tbe Wekly publication of Simmons
College Abilene- Texas.
Application for entry as second class
matter .at the Post Office Abilene
k 1 ; i
Subscription Price (with the Quar-
'teriy Supplement "The Corral")
' the year .......... ........ .$1.50
Subscription Prlco tho Year!;. $1166
Member of the Texas' Intercollegiate
Press Association' -
Staff Selected from. Student Body 'on
Merit Basis. '
Office Third .Floor "Library. Building.
Mildred Paxton.. Editor-in-Chief
Mamlo Goodnight Associate . Editor
It. W. Foy -Business Manager
Horace Blackwoll.... Asst. Bus. Mgr'
. Advisory Editors
Dr. O. H Coopor Prof. P. W: Williams
" Dr. W F. Fry
RL L. Hopsori ... News
J. V. Hodgos . ... General Activities
It. W. Foy .....'.: Athletics
Margaret Goodnight .'....; Specials
Florence borrow personals
Ruth Barkley ............. 'Fine Arts
Merltt Clemens ............. Special
Claud Lloyd Editor "Corral"
Reporters for This Week:
Anna Morris "W. p. Martin D. Q
Riddle Katl.e. Foy Josophinq Gpode
Myra Barnes Walter Jennings C. A.
Lamb A.' C Miller Cecil Conaway
Royco Gllllland C. E. Nicodemus
Graco Jlord Jack Woocuf.
Tars aew copy R Bot later than
Taessay to Reporter office or plume
417. to "call far Hew cepy."
Wht la: that elusive "Christmas
Spirit" of -which" wo hear bo much?
With xexams hanging in tho air It la
perhaps a little hard for us to catch
a vision ot It? but wo know that a
few dreams of homo and 'thoughts of
the holidays will bring a tingle to ones
body a smllo to one's llpe and a. Joy In
one's heart. Wo Jcnow thero is a. feel
ing In tho air a suppressed excite-
ment a glad unutterable Joy on tho in
side. We know that tho holly and tho
mistletoe breath forth a subtle spirit
of "cood things coming."
But did you over stop to 'think ot
the deeper meaning of the "Christmas
Spirit V . It is tho spirit vhlch be
longs to the founder of the glad day
and should it not belong especially to
that day of "days?1
The spirit Is that of forgetting self
In doing for others. If you havo miss.
ed. the Christmas spirit try this and
see if you can't find it. But Just to
start tho glad old echo ringing Here's
a ''Merry merry Christmas" to you
and a Happy Beautiful New Year."
Duo to exams and the approaching
holidays this will be the laBt issue
of the Brand for 191&-rtho end 6f the
initial t.erm of its existence. It has
been an enjoyable term although a
tr.ifle Btronuous. Ab YOU nave put
something Into it YOU havo mado It;
as YOU havo subscribed for it YOU
have mado it possible. As you have
dono neither 'you havo In reality cast
a slur upon it. Tho Brand can' be only
what the students of Simmons make it
Those who havo put valuablo timo and
effprt into it shall bo recognized as a
real part of tho Brand for 1917.'
But It is hoped that every student
of old Sim will feel that the UraiW Is
1HS paper a field for his best efforts
and a true mirror of the collego life.
Tho Brand received tho usuai en
thuslastlc applauso fortthe selections
rendered in chapel Tuesday morning
which were well-deserving' of such
hearty approval; but referring to Dr.
Cooper's speech again wo would re-
inind you that It did not rpcelv.e tho
proper' response in that other "hand
f .-motion!" The Band Is one of the
things that puts LIFE into Simmons
ypu qaa not afford to be lacking in
. year loyalty to it and in your support
oVwW r -will propee
Thf firl lwmmy Sfrt' ei F?
I ! !r Jbriry 1wt ! '
mi of LfPUM
SfcHIDTJMS FQlt EXAMINATIONS .
Exams will be held as follows:
I-8:30 to 9:30 'classes will be
Tuesday morning Dec. 19 9;00 to OF COURTESY TO THE CLASS for
12:Qo o'clock. nny Sonior to aHdw or pormit any-
Ilr-9:30 to 10:30 a'clock classes will ono other than a Sonior to wear his
bo examined: official class sweater." This means
Tuesday afternoon Doc.jlO 1:00 to that any underclassman or OUTSID-
4:00. o'clock. ER whomsoever' In wearing a Senior
III -11:00 o'clock to 12:00 o'clock sweator of tho '17 class not only pub-
classes will bo examined: listies tho fact of his own lack of
Wodnesday .morning Dec. 20 9:00 pride but also Bays plalnlKthat the
t6 12:00 oclock. ' porson to whom tho sweater oolongs
IV 1:00 o'clock' to 2:00 'o'clock clas- '? discourteous and practically a trait.
scs will no examined:
1:00. to 4:00 o'clock.
YI 3tOQ to 4:00 o'clock classes wll mons monogram and a '17 on 1t should
be examined . l4 10 on" t n0 niarks of a person who
Thursday afternoon Dec. 21 .U.Q0 will In Juno 1917 bo honorod by a do-
to 4:00 o'clock. jgrco from Simmons; and slfould not
All conflicts 'and citra examinations moan that somowhoro In tho dim back-
win "bo specially arranged; see Dr. oll Brund thoro urks an undignSicd
A FISH'S LETTER TO SANTA CLATjg
(BY WALTER CALLAHAN) .
Dear Santa Claus:
4 X would Just bo tickled to death If
ypu would send .me all I ask. for. Ban
tu i nave au.uu.-u uuru uuu icuiu u .
l could this ; I nave got f
strappings this turm Jut that doot
signify notning santa. umy a Duncu .
Of boneneaas but mat's between me
and you. Yon kno I'm not no succkor
Santa. Please send me a Jumping
Jack (you kno what I mean a pony
forwy lesseon. I am'studdying a lin-
go thoy call Laten. 'They ain't nuthing
too It mutch only bus and um and 1
guess I will bus out if I don't get a
pony) I wood also like to havo ono
ot them things tbat call capacltio or
some sutch name as that 1 guess
they wood bo tho trucko If a fellow
had ono fromo what thoy say.' I want
a chappol tlkket and a cbappel dic
tionary so's I can understand wbat
Prexy says in chappel. t wood bo
delighted to rccelyqa pair of 'padded
britches because I will need them If
r come back here after Christmas.
You might thro in some gopd Sox to
put them things In I ain't got but one.
nnra nnfl thev both Kot wholes In
them.- - ..-
'.' . FRITZ.
(With Apologies to Kipling)
If you can go to ypur classes Regu-
larly and absorb something which you
can ubo every day.
If you can work tot gain knowledge
instead of meaningless- "crodlts."
If ypu can attend chapel each mor-
ning and get a new thought you did
If you can help Simmons without
asking Simmons to do all tho helping.
If you can sing your college songs
and mean what thoy say
If you can take tho "Brand" to learn
moro and help build more on to Sim
If you can attend Students' Recitals
and encourage tho toiling pupils
If you can put Into practice each day
what you learned In your English Do-
mestic Science or Blblo class
If you can help- some ono with
your enqouraglng words instead ot
hindering with unkind words
If you can smllo and mako others
Bmllp when you really want to
If you are Interested In your class
enough to yell for it sing for it prniso
it have your pictures made for it
If you can put into your society what
you expect to get out of It
If you can do all these dear stu-
dent you will got an education!
You must up and bo doing '
Your studies pursuing
If you hope to get by on oxam. '
If your brain is quite muddy;
If you'ro short on your study
"Then cram cram cram I '
Cramming Is a device which is often
used to advantage when preparing for
an examination; well-directed hard
study ia an acquirement which to a
great; extent eliminates the necessity
Tbe qaeetioa Ib ?
Wbat IS -tae Jnatter v" with JVjstsr
aoi & bis nerve ye hpe? The
proverb says "Faint Ilaart.ae-ar
DOES THIS APM.t TO TtOU?
We. have Been Informed that the tol-
as lowing Is a rule of the Senior class:
"It shall be considered a BliBACH
or to the. high standards which tho
class seokB to maintain.
A whlto- sweator with a grcon Slm-
Senior who does not know how to ap-
prcciato his Soniordom:
Just .before S"enion pictures were
Ruth: "I surely .hope1 thoy' let mo
stand behind .Someone."
Anna: "Oh don!t you Ihoughl"
And j q t
088 flows around our incompleteness
rosUcB8ncsBt hls rCat
- j. BpoWNlNG.
We are now showing the .
largest stock of quality '
.In fact everything to be found jn
a modern jewelry store. Wrist'
Watches' Brooches Necklaces
Bar Pins "Rings. Solitairs Stick
Pins and all that is' rtew in dif-
ferent designs arc on display here'
in many varieties. A visit to this
store will convince you. this is the
place to select your Gifts. Spe-
cial attention given to students
of Simmons College.
Drugs :: Jewelry
- 140 Pine Street
Dr. W. L; Anderson
V H0 N ;E'S:
Office 133 ites.365-r
Dr. GEO. H. SANDEFER
Physiciin and Surgeon
Olllc Over Corner Orm Store
From 5 to G P. M. at Anna Hall Sim
PJioiin mt All Places
P; . ' : flooo ' -
owd r Yw NUnv AmIc
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Etiquette Says "Must
Whatever liberties a man may take
with tho; style and cut of his streot
or outing clothes he MUST wear
Dress Garb ot irreproachable correct-
ness. An awkwardly cut or imporfect-
ly finished "Swallow-Tall' or Tuxedo
Jars on the social sense like a shrlek-
of laughter in tho quiet of the drawing
room. For perfect security and super-
lative dress precision buy Men's and
WYpung Men's Clothes at a
A Man's Store'
Every item of Christmas Toggery for "Him" Something "different."
MINGUS BROS. & CO.
Men's Quality Outfitters
Ed. S. Hughes President.
Henry Janies Cashier.
Farmers and Merchants
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;".' WE IlVlTE. THE ACCOUNTS OF THE STU- '
. . ' DENtS1 .AND FRlENDg .OF gtMMONS COL:
' . ' tEGE .PROMTSISG- EVERY1 COURTESY -ASP
C'ONyENHSNQE OF A'FJRST CLASS BANK. '
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OOO K B R OS.
Whose' Drinlcs and Candies Bear tlhe.
"Simmons Brand "
Now Under NoV Management
" Invites all Simmons to come and sec us.. .
Prompt an.d; courteous servifce with a menu -".
. . that compares with the Simmons Standard.
A BANK ACCOUNT
Is a Decided Asset
No Young Person can Afford to
Lightly Regard the
Advantages of a
We Offer High -
' 'F; y?. James Vicc-Pres. .
W. S Geeblc 'Asst. Cashier.;
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