The Simmons Brand (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 14, No. 9, Ed. 1, Saturday, August 10, 1929 Page: 4 of 4
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THE glKMQftt WIAWD
Texas University Libraries Each
Year Receive Magazines and Other
Periodicals By The Thousands
AUSTIN July 0 Publications
numbering 2443 ranging from small
religious bulletins sent free of charge
to highly technical scientific Journals
costing as much as $20 per copy are
received yearly In tho serials and
binding department of the University
of Texas library according to Mrs.
H. E. Williford supervisor of tho de-
partment Of the total number 1350
magazines are paid subscriptions
125 are gifts from tho United States
70 are historical quarterly exchanges
and 898 nro other gifts and exchanges.
Tho paid subscriptions include
magazines such as "Country Life"
"Harpers" "Printers Ink" and count-
less other serials of literary value.
All United States bulletins and pub-
lications which appear in serial form
are sent as gifts to the department
and the Texas Stato Historical As-
sociation located in Austin gives all
its exchanges bulletins which it re-
ceives from other historical associa-
tions in return for its own to tho de-
partment. Similar exchanges and
JOURNALISM CLASS PAPBR
gifts add 808 to the aggregate num-
ber of serials.
Twenty-two por cent of the total
publications received each year are
distributed as soon as received to the
various departmental libraries on the
university campus which include a
botany and zoology library a chem
istry library an education library a
physics library a philosophy library.
a pharmacy library and a geology
library. Tho publications so dlstrib
utcd aro subsequently bound into
volumes. Adding tho bound volumes
In the main library thero aro now
1440 permanently bound sets in the
Tho three officials who attend to
tho workings ot tho serials and. bind-
ing department which includes bo-
sides checking up of perldoicals tho
rcbinding of nil badly worn books of
all campus libraries are Mrs. Willi-
ford Miss Ellen Claire Kuchne se-
rials and binding assistant and Mell
W. Fleetwood of Terrell student assistant.
Make-up of the Brand this
week was engineered by the
journalism class in copyreading
and headline writing Journalism
315. The class has been writing
headlines for the paper all sum-
mer but this is their first attempt
During a part of the week tfie
class has been writing heads for
tho Brand and during tho rest of
the week they havo read and
headed copy of the Associated
Press furnished through the
courtesy of thd Abilene. Reporter-News.
The Round Up
By Joe Mima
Just as tho air clears itself of
St Louis Robins and' Bennla Foxes
and evcryono thinks long disunco ef-
forts havo ceased tho Graf Zeppe
lin comes to tho United States and
announces a flight around the world.
This flight began Wednesday and
it began without some fool trying to
rido the flagpolo or trying to stow-
away in a trailing basket Most re-
markablol The wrold is about fed up on theso
marathons and will likely welcome a
cessation at least for a while.
It is Umo for a general exodus of
students .to go homo by highway
(sometimes called "ankle express")
for there is just one moro week of
There is an art In catching rides
a very very fine art The writer has
gono 8000 miles by "student express"
the lost two 'years In Simmons once
to North Carolina and return.
'The first point to keep inraind is
neatness. One should dress as trimly
as though he expected to catch tho
5:15 Sunshine Special. Tourists and
drummers hesitate to stop fdr tramps
or untidy pedestrians.
Tho next point is to smile when
a prospective car approaches. Any-
body can smile and besides-a smile
is like a drop of honey- It indicates
to the driver that you are a pleasant
agreeable type of fellow.
thought it was Johnny. Say I could
ca't 'stewed shirt buttons. If we" make
New Orleans tonight we're going to
treat ourselves to a real swell feed."
Another extract 600 miles later:
Wo slept here in front of 'an old
old wooden church. Johnny made tho
remark that wo had slept everywhere
but in a cemetery. I told him ho
would sleep there if ho were sleopy
and tired; but ho said1 no. Tho next
morning wo found that wo werewlth-
in fifty yards of a negro "graveyard."
To pass or not to pass that is the
Whether 'tis nobler to endure
Tho hard questions of outrageous
Or to refuso such trival nonsense
And by opposing end it To fail to
No more; and by an P to say wo end
The heartacho and the thousand bad
That we aro heir to 'tis a consum-
mation Devoutly to bo wished.
Maybo Shakespeare never repeated
but then one must remember that he
was not twins.
Things That Do Not Happen:
Fred McPhcrson working at Fer-
guson Hall in a tuxedo.
Mr. Arrant wearing a red go-tee.
Mr. Ford riding a Shetland pony
Abijono having a big rain or-flood
A week passing without some kind
of a marathon.
Tho university throwing a big
Watermelon feast beforo'school is out.
It is just not being done that's all
Have You Heard It?
Ted Lewis' Latest Record
"Walking Around In A Dream"
LEE-REESE MUSIC CO.
(Continued irom Pago 1)
William and Marys Collcgo at Wil-
liamsburg Virginia. Tho college was
one Of the first founded in North
America. And at tho present
is bolng restored by John D. Rocke-
feller. The students of this ancient
institution aro awakened each morn-
ing by tho tolling of a large bell
as was tho custom of all colleges
several centuries ago. In every other
respect tho college is truly modern
and stands aloft as one of America's
premier educational institutions.
A similar trip was made 'by this
family fivo years ago; and when
speaking of tho changes Dr. Richard-
son remarked "America is on wheels
everyono is traveling which was quite
uncommon five years ago." a
Tho vico president stated that he
had enjoyed tho summer very much
but was gla'd to be back and was
anxiously awaiting the opening of tho
fall term September 17.
Miss JfCuykendall Gives
Spanish Party Sunday
Members' of the 153 and 173 Span-
ish classes Were guests Sunday after-
ndon of Miss Edessa Kukdendall in-
structor of Spanish in Simmons at
her home on Pine street Tho group
listened to a Spanish program which
is broadcasted from WBAP every
Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock.
Miss Alvlrra Chaparro daughter
of the Spanish missionary in Abilene
sang several Spanish songs some of
which the group joined in singing.
Sho also brought several records ot
Spanish songs which wero played on
Before tho program Miss Kuyken-
dall had requested several selections
of .tho broadcasters. All requests
wero played one of which wad La
Paloma a song that is loved by the
American people as well as the. Span-
Following tho program tho hostess
served a dainty refreshment consist-
ing of fruit punch and cakes baked
as "sombreros" to tho following stu
dents: Alvlrra Chaparro Lucillo
Smelsor Vivian Smelsor Marian
Jay Eula Mao Ferguson) Cora Lee
Ferguson Nina Landers Charles
Grissom and Ifomer D. Shanks Jr.
a nephew of tho hostess who Is plan-
ning to enter Simmons this fall.
EXPECTED TO REACH
1600 AS .NEW MARK
RICH TO TEACH .
BUSINESS THIS YEAR
(Continued from Pace 1)
a private stenographer for three
years will have charge1 of the typing
and shorthand and the accounting
laboratory. Mr. Rich will have
charge of all tho advanced courses
(Continued from page 1)
ment has been granted a leave of ab-
sence for tho coming year while Dr.
E. B. Attwood will do full Umo work
in this department after an absence
of two years caused by illness.
As acting head of tho speech arts
denartment. Miss Willio Ray tic-
Donald will bo chief instructor in
An insurance agent took his small
son to tho zoo for tho 'first time. His
son saw a leopard and said: "Daddy
is .that the dotted lion you tell people
to sign when you lend them your
Biff: "My wife can drive" noils like
Niff: "You don't mean it?" -Biff:
"Sure I do. Lightning you
know nover strikes twice id one
No matter how rich a Yale student
may bo he is always willing to re-
trieve the dime which has slipped
down a pretty girl's back. .
LOOK AT YOUR SHOES
' (Everyone Else Does)
Workmanship Material and Service
SIMMONS SHOE SHOP
POOL LUNCH ROOM
933 3rd St
Chili Tamales and Hamburgers
Everett Grindstaijf Manager
Still other points are: Do not stop
at the bottom of a hill for the mo--"torists
always tries to gain velocity
before reaching inclines. It Is also
well not to stand near a clump -of
trees (for "this may suggest ambush)
but to wait on a part of tho road
which runs through an open field.
Of course such a place is very diffi-
cult to find in West Texas where tho
trees and undergrowth is so very
For supplies ono might iako a
pocket knife a few matches a
blanket rolled neatly and a small can
of peanut butter.
Name the place and you are off I
These trips are always full of fun.
In looking through a diary of last
summer one sees this extract:
"We caught a street car out of
Baton Rouge Louisiana. Faro -five
cents Johnny (Lovell) had a flye
dollar bill and a nlckle. The conduc-
tor didn't have any change; so he
'let the two of us ride for a nickle.
When we got off the car we bought
six bananas for a dime and then a
Bulck coupe td Hammond 76 miles
from New Orleans'. At Hammond a
loig wait oyer an hour-then got a
ride H Fonehatula. And then it
. 'rained for thirty minutes.
( "I saw a pooch hound long-eared
aiMr shabby it was so lrangry-1
LbbbLbbw SVi Bln m
Bouquet Ramee Talcum with the
face powder both for .........$1.00
Klenzo Tube of Gent's Talc "given
away with our Jumbo Tube of Klenzo
Shaving Cream both for 39c
With Cara Nome Face Powder (any
shade) one bottle of Cara Nome Per-
fume free both for $200
One pint purest Milk of Mag-
Pint of purest Rubbing Alcohol..49o
Pint of Peptona .7?p
Purest Aspirin Tablets box of 24
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GO TO SIMMONS SERVICE .
STATION FOR GAS OIL ETC.
Wfagg $ Higginbotham
TcL 3502 2181 Hickory
Save money by having your jhoes
re-soled and repaired. Visit our
RICHARD'S SHOE SHOP
North of Grace Hotel
4 Stores 4 Markets
It Pays"to Look Weill
Ask to See the Corona
The World's Champion Portablo
L. C. Smith and Corona Dealer
1173 N. 2nd St. Phone 7551
I STUDENTS ' 1
i WE HAVE APPRECIATED YOUR BUSINESS THIS SUMMER Jj j
H AND WISH YOU A HAPPY VACATION 3
b Be Back in September and Remember a
58 SIMMONS .BARBER SHOP 3
I NEW "COLLEGIATE" SLIPPERS FOR MISSES I
I JUST RECEIVED FOR FALL AT I
I MIMS I
' ON MIMS CORNER I
HAVE YOUR CLOTHES CLEANED
BEFORE GOING HOME
Tailbrs and Dry Cleaners Silks a specialty Try our sudden
service Call for and deliver.
BE BACK IN SEPTEMBER
LET "CHICO" AND "PREKE" DO IT
See us for Car Repairing Greasing Tire Repairing;
Gas and' Oils
HUMBLE SERVICE STATION. t.
Hickory and Second -
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C. M. PRESLEY
We strive to please with
Courtesy and Quality
Mail Orders Especially Solicited
209 Pine Sl Abilene
The Bread ThatJ3uilt the Cowboy Brawn
Printing and Stationery
Irving-Pitt Loose Leaf Books
Carter and Conklin Fountain Pens
Atkinson Drug Company
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If It's Good
If We'v Got It
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The Simmons Brand (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 14, No. 9, Ed. 1, Saturday, August 10, 1929, newspaper, August 10, 1929; Abilene, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth96733/m1/4/: accessed April 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.