The Simmons Brand (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 17, Ed. 1, Saturday, February 14, 1920 Page: 1 of 4
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12 pwrV-teei -k jj.uu.Bm i8juoi;xjj&.
P WORK ON THE BEST
OF YEAR - BOOKS
all staff wdftkwG earnestly
"ON BEST ANNUAL IN HISTORY'
The 1920 "Bronco"' is to be the best
UV raV UIVIIUU iO lF JU !-
annual ever published arSimmons to!
Judging from- the material already in
and the efforts of the staff.
"" Editor Johif McWboher s!and Business
Manager Newman ably assisted "by a com-
petent staff are working steadily at the
various duties connected with -the publi-
cation of a college 'year-book. The various
pP.rt5P!H ft heJnWWtBM'n4 mfo
ready for their publication by the. depart-
gtafti !?ta- t . e . .
' The photographer has finished his task
of printing the pictures of the student
jdy and .a large number-of te acetic
pictures. A few athletic and club -.pictures
are to be made as soon as it is pos-
sible to do so. However several thousand
prints have been received at the Bronco
$taff office. Many cuts tiavo'been!" received
from the engraving company . at - fort
JYorth and a large. number of prints are
now in the engraving company's Hands.
. The beauty contest wbich was held this
week enabled the staff to begin to "Work
on this department. It is to be very elabor-
ate and unique excelling' any similar sec-
tion in former "Broncos."
The cartoonists and artists are producing
some excellent Inch-class drawings and
gaintingif Wbe' usea'tnroughout the'boolc.
The snapshop anft'lfodak section willbedVril educated atmcsphWimquH -hive an
source of of feat ancT amusing memories to'
ill students 'who 'see them after the publi-
cation of the 1920 edition in May.
" The student' Body is backing the staff
in every way possjble as is shown by the
fact that the "Bronco" subscription drive
resulted in the sale of over 500 annuals to
the student body. . This active interest
will enable the staff to. put out a book
grger an more erestin than gger be;
tures an'd b"y the 'class of snapshops and
drl worlc. ! The "Bronco this year: will fulfill I
all requirements for the success and value
of such an annual.- " . !.
ORATORICAL CLUB MEETS.
The Oratorical Club met Friday night
with .a small attendance r .
"It was-fJci4ij;idp tlje club gto
three divisions namely first .secpnd and
third year divisions. Each one shouula
gjve three programs. The divisions mak-
vvfEJh? ffwtiirpHw4Brii8'ilw:yMi tM
be entertained by the other two. The
Men division to worc in conjunction with
- After the business session the following
progragj was cnioyedj . . ? fa
Ht I: 7 .- Ti.'.J.
Reading Miss Davis
Reading Erma Coleman.
Reading Willie Ray MccDonald.
Poem Sam Malone. T'Y't'V
PRESS CLUB MEETING.
The Press Club Pressed into the press
om Friday night February 6 1920.
lie meeting' Ws' called ' to "oVder 'by- the
President at 6t46 p.- m. The ; Secretary
Jjhig.aheet; Mfc Mattip Cooaycax ac.t?4
Pro Tern. Minutes of previous meeting
were read and aiopM (Kfjrifd fo;
business session i'Bgpi l auiK
oommitteea were 'given ana accepted oy
the house( Program was discussed for the
Texas'lnter-CoUeglate I'roM AssociaioR
fhich is to bo neld at Simmons sometime
i Apfjk r - .. n i .
This ending he program a motion and
second was made to adjourn. r
... Jettle tee Green who 'spent a part' of
4 pMtwtiftT ABhoM)5hut returned to
.take up ber school work.
inc vaiuc ui an uimuui is iu ua iuuscu
- -xl diluiUl.i'i 15 a-OS..----
by the number and quality of its pic-
r lilt tlllll'll Ull-i lHl-irr f I lt twi
tures Tiy the1 arrangement of these pic
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1-1T- j-xaua.ua wj as t -
About twenty enthusiastic. Juniors met
The first matter that came up was 'a rp-
pot'.tfrpni fhe ch.-iirnan'pf the Junior-
Senior banquet committee who reported T(
arrangements well under progress.
gate the Senior sweaters for next year ad-
visability of ordering this year color etc.
The class discussed and planned great
things not only for the class but for Sim'
ber as a. Junior class. and a liviller Senior
.class" was thway onq.mcmljer exp.exj
the sentiment of the Juniors..
After adjournment of business meeting
the Juniors indulged vii ar.-social hour
which was enjoyed by all. Each and every
member expressed themselves as having
a wonderful and profitable time thanks to
Miss Dawley also! Miss Ramsey who 'aided
in entertaining. jA delicious salad course
WtyAX. WILL THEY NAME HIM?
Yes thesSeniors are going to present die
College with another animal of the canine
species. This will be done promptly at
the chapel service succeeding his arrival;
This one which comes inT6the midst of-
elucidating reception and it Teems very
probably that the Seniors will make quite
an ovation' of therielyqcqvu-d'oiije. "
jRit Uiere is g rneasure $f responsibility
Connected wth eyejy aftion Ka affects the
l future happiness of so distinguished a per-
I ' .1 . r li c? .
sonage as mai oi a college mascot oo
is almost with fear q'nd trembling that a
name is sought for this character.
Sample names are coming into the class
from ajl sources even from the most un-
ment'fof instance suggests these names for
conaicleratitui flo PK4)U' Pmnl W$ fi9?U
Hangit. It seems even a preconceived
fancy pf al the .College (hat 'his cjog
shall be named some familiar by-word but
.nhJe Kh 9igfet be rnatter of nvenlencg
for the preachers and all those others who'
in their1 hearts really want tdgive outwar
exjiresstoi oj n t profane impulses
and are too timid .to do so unless there u
a handsome opportunity o turn the blam
on a dog ij caighl ung syclj yrt the class
maintains that this dog's name. hall inot bje
a"'matter' of ' convenience but "wholly one-
Tim fa xw;St H sbra ftfHi )
rumored oyer the campus that Prexy
Sesiresthatithe"dog "shaH' be"chirstenfed
tatX'.cM Wither tnls'mee
with the approval of the class will comj
'PH1LOMARY E SOCIETY.
Tlie Philo-Mary E Societies met in the
chapel in joint session FTdyTFe&6;-
The societies first met in their respec-
re halls and after short business sessions
siaeTsociity the Mary El; in the chapel.
-ThePhilo president C. E.. Nicocemus
and' Mary E secretary "Willie Ray M-
nd' 0i mmm VtW& was given:
A Double Quartette Truett Walton
Ira Harrison J. Hf Garrett Lee Stulce;
Halie'Hogj;lalldDo'ris bk'niel' Blanche
Ward Lulu Mac Brunsoh. ''
Piano Solo. '
The feature number of the program was.
fftniM1Umdne(1 PelllnB Dee- ulCK nn'
inan important- business meeting at trfe
ifomTMiss Mafic awley'giT Sixth and
Victoria.' Streets laif Friday Sent. '
out in the due process ol. events nut "its
guclif ceinWjjIq4: fyMl shaj
notrbeHyirGolly" ''dee Wh?'" "Dog-
mfoiMMtdWilo Williams were the mean
boys of the school and could not be con-
trolled by the ha&boii&C sehablmaster
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THE BAYLOR BEARS
SIMMS DEFEATS BAXLM IN THE
- hp)rst&Ame fih-cbLLifo
Simmons trounced her ancient rival
Baylor in the' second game played on' thq
aS9 5?rt bv' I?0?.?5 9f ?? ? Ah
their disaster of tjif nlgjit before the Bay-
jqrites came back to all intents and pur-
poses to win. They came near doing it
The came was a tuV of war from the
first whistle to the last with both' teams'
apparently dividing the game. Twice the
Waco Baptists hacj the' ddge on 'the Cow-
boys and three times the score was tied..
minmo pf .play. t "
With the score 28 to 28 and but 50
basket from points near the center of the
court and Baylor's hopes died. Incident.
aimmons agony was over.
"Barkley the' tall Cowboy center con-
tinually got the tip-off from his opponent
and thus contributed in large measure to-
wards winning this game..' .
"DURN-IT CANDIDATE TO SUCCEED
The new candidate' for college honors is
nainqd "Durp-It. He is a .small red-col-.
ored'pup of uncertain lineage and un-.
tried manners hi present this candidate
Joes not seem to "possess" those ambitious
iraits that our friend "Damit" had upon
enieririg ' Simmons as .a1 Freshmai. i 7 -
There ' will be other' . candidates wild
will enter the contest in competition tO(
t le above named and it is desired that
lis most responsible' position be 'filled
fey i me
y the proper candidate. '' i v
Tuesday morning in chapel the beauties
for. the Bronco were elected. Miss La
yada Smith was cTiosen'as college beauty
after; a yejy close rae. '
The following'' class beauties were elect-
. Jeanette Edins Senior. S ;
'ic Mfc' &; ' - v X
Jeanne Jenpmgs Soph. 3
Kathhlene Douglas 'Fish. ?'.T
lo '4 f
Sensing a reality in .the romantic or hu-.
nan interest side of pxesenj day industry
:harle8-M.- Ripley he Gpnejal Electric
lompahyj' has4 written a book entitled!
JRomance ot a Great Factory." In it he
has pictured the curious spectacular and
awe-inspiring aspects of -the achievements
and Vife"ln"S ETgrn3ustriar plant and de-
scribes the sigh? and trdf of the thro
arid its men which he terms "a gTedt in-
((ustrial' orchestra.'. .
In an ittrodiiqllbji Dj. (.larjes 't. atelrj
fs far mm r?RlanP. ?P4 W&n th5n lefP
has ever been in the history of the past
tliM mn nf i
' s . - .- i- nM.i.- wt n
tered in the dusf ot past agea i
ELECTRIC 'TRACTION IQWLAfi Ui
Why Belgians want electric tra'ction is
brought outin a recent is'sue"'or'Ele'clrical
World The Belgian Government has de-
cided to start electrifying its railroads be-
ginning with theiine from Brussels to Ant-
werp. . comijjjaiy HIBTla?'. "
cheaper to operate tjian electric and the
installation costs are lower; hut w are
iJt'ntnnr' hV We nOSslblHtV! f rum
see the wonders of our dav In the mooj
em factory" says "Dr. 'Steinmetz "therp
but we must be living with it to ?ot and
undersand it. That s we must be living
wh'h themen of our century a"ndVt shel-
UeWtUclflc mrtbadsi 'f a- )f .
HELD IN MARCH
On Friday March 12 1920 the Camp-
bell Declamation Contest will' be hel'J'fn
Slmmoni 'CoTIcge under the supervision of
the"Drarorical"dn'd-Debating Council. 'Due
to the fact that the time is so hear at
hand the subject should be given imme-
diate attention by aHvtliose' students who
desire entrance to the contest.'
Thcro'-is a most beautiful medal given
to he winner of Ihis coritesj. Those de-
siring to ent'er (he contest have only four
AtAhTJ Zm .! !1. 'l- z . .
"m ihkii io prepare.
Rules regarding Declamation .contests in
Article VII Section" 1. Maximum
numb'er' of contestants shall be eight In
case of more than eight entrees the first
eight shall remain in the contest.
Section 2. Selections shall be from
standard literature or fanious speeches.
Section 3. Selections shall not be more
than twelve nor less than eight minutes in
Scctjon 4. Name of selection and pric-
ed copy of selection shall be submitted o
the President of the Oratorical and De-
bating Council . a east two weeks before
section 6. Contestants shall be graded
on essentials of expression selection of
pieces and effect-on'.audiencc.
Scraps ot breai njoy bo toaatec jn fc
corn hopper. " " "
1 to .tiVr ti
The Pope Society 'met' Friday afternoon
and"made- final' plans- fcr thwAinrnaHhe
ception which" will be given "February 14
1920. Jlans were ajso; ma.de for the
Philo-Clio debate. 'After which the fol-
lowing "progam was givet:
Debate: Resolved 'J'hat.a. cot is more
useful than a horse.
Affirmative Mary Patton and Lois
Woodfin. ' '" . .
Negative Blanche Couch and Lelia Pat-
toi). r"' A " ' ''"'" f' " ' '"
.The debate was won by the affirmative.
AGE OF WATER-POWER' DEVELOP-
MENT NEAR. "Y'
Many Developrtetf) Altq4Y Completed
The' Power o Water Analyzed.
Those whq look into th.e future witu
prophetic eyes predift that onqge of watej;
power is dawning. Tpey p9nj jvisely. on-
wards the great water power developments
already completed or in course of construc-
tion ovei? tlie'world from the rivers of
Mainer to the canyons of California rffroih
Xlaslca to Argentine and 'from the Kashmir
alle'v In India to "the' outlet 'of Victoria
ijlyanza In Africa. And they hack up their
arguments with the statement - that coal
will' lie exhaus'teoT early lii'the next cen-
tury and that mineral oil and' natural gas
will vanish with tlie coal
ttl vf .
Amid all this prognosticating and ar-
J rater power winch is to keep us from
reezing in the next century to turn the
III ll.fin I Tl- Fir ' t 11 ifc1 Irt
i8 8i 188 WSr.1? pc?arf u
; -x ui .tit: i.rtf tv -a i f
183? 188 0 P"l T WW- . .
rm so vssm xa ui m.
OilS or 11 t ftf I'rUji.t'
years ago- when steam power was still in
tuel. nuickly reached tne. practical stage
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and 'the old Sover-shot and uhdVr-sliol''
(water wheels were abandoned up to'fa
a ip pe uuiiieu on uie spot ana very
it !. Lr. atulu.o is ii'o firi a
nest water laiis were io-
lite trout prpo'x sporting uirougn tne
ws is lf!? nflK ans- is f aF.abs
nroducimr more or less nower. A hund
mi flirvteiis' 1ts s?hub tef th?
Bjeam engine with cheap wood and coal
isj m nyw
natural y tne vest
changed 3lj...1d m it poble o
U Ml ''I'
idays on last Friday evening Feb. 6th
in the auditorium wi(l a large number
present. ' Ju 'ls
' Every number as'weU as being en-
joyable showed 'carcfur Wpara.tioti; arid;'
sfudyf Tllls'lV'onl? ope of the seleral re
cifals which nave "been g'iyen an' others
that will be given by these departments
during the yean K' "" " .
The program was as follows
Piano Sol: "Rpse' petais" Paul Law-
son LouisoCoton . .
Vocal Solo": '"UritH.V Sanderson Stan-
ley f el ton. y t '
" licading: "When Yny& Boy" Will p..
VftSfi ena Kte lamwy.
yiqlin Solo: Famiisy (n Xheme from
prma" "Sensrarn" and "Elise d.
?ijJC ?$y a$dicaSMi to. Spring"-Bphp-r-Faye
Vpcal Splp: '"MiKhtv Lak a . Rose."
fyevin- "lien Toien Combs Ltda' Mae
g: "The Wind and the Moon"
Qeot .Mcponald pena Bejl jHatchett.
Vojin oips; .(a) eren.adcCzerwonky;i
(b) Mazura Ilynaky Jeanne Jen-
n6?- . """
ane-gql.0: 'VTo Spring"- pig B(uena;
Mqe Ioward. . (
YpcalSqoai: a) "Lullaby"-Vondu (pool;
0?) '"hw? W CmX. Ha8 nested"
Lohi Nell arraley.
Piano 019 rabesquey elger-Hel-mund-rfhelmg
Yiqlin Sql.o:: VSue'd'Araqre' Edward
Eliar rLpyd Broyvn.
tgiqpp ijojo. Gypsy Iondo Haydn
iegjingv "Rebecca's Journey" Floy
Eiaim Solo: Valse 5yriennet Wall-
l9upe Ermi Barrett.- . . . '
transmit this energy for hundreds of miles
without serious loss
.a he nower of water is creater than anv
one without experience can Imagine. For
:r.f tpiL '. ; t ... .r 'i . s-
a I'-l XI 1. nnu
A stream from
fireman's hose will
ck a man qqwn. The jet
zle in placer mining in the v
if ra 'j
I. ' rt'l . il li 7 . i -j ...
rav a laree niece ot land in a dnv and
toys with great boulders as if they were
heat of the sun and depositee
(ant mountains in the form of rain. Tins
III! llf l-fj r(N t ai 1 . .. t r
water spends this acquired energy in rac-
ing dpwnhill. back to the sea. Watejr
wheels are hut devices to 'catch and uiilize.
j VI 111 Uvx "Jr' -Nt v .j.... . .. .-r -.
this energy which ordinarily is wasted on
the unmoving rocks and stcnes. water
Ine wfVJsiJ wii t ; .i ' .
acts as a moving power either by its
weight which is c-ver sfxty-fwp" pounds to
Jo. ni irffirH iti - r.i 4i .-. . i ... r
HIS PW5S Pi a. IV! P. Wl
(.mi ti'j.m.-.i . .i .i iti -at i bi .k..
of falling water it is necessary to mult:
volume of flowingvaler' In cube feet
Pintite by its weight 0&5 pounds and
hs prpducf' ny" the' vertical 1
a 1 in feet. Thus a stream o"
ji l .in by n ri '.Mri "
lowing over a weir five feet
lL-!i.lUt ruin n r'.j i .!.
twenty feet develops 37.91 noi
uuci uy me vcjucui iicikiu oi iiio
eet. Thus a stream pfwater whe't
wing over a weir five feet in "width by
I-'VL?rJ k'x. .1.JI i.ith t-.u Jt
un a tan ui
Sp important Is' tne1 development of 'wa-
1 111" IWliltf.l) m .!. -.f o ' -i
ter ppwer in this country that the General
ter power in this country that t
B vyiy-i li'it f'Jui'i'i""n
feri I8W?MJ It
cal concerns maintain a large i
W .7-viVi "'"' "jMiiii""ii "- -i-'v-t-
life ve water no;
'. vsxt -J-mI - '
io pian io Harness
piany ai us nave wnen in swimming strilCK
the water a. sharp blow wnh the flat of the
hand or when leaning to dive struck the
water flat iils'feacf of headfirst'only to learn
that the Iinuid offered considerable resist-
1 1 ii-1
Water power represents heat energy. Tlie
iter is drawn up Into the clouds bv-the
o iiuui vi oy us uicsouiD ur luiptici.
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iter is equal to
rp jui trim m'A.Aio.f) j u ' s -gineers
whose duties are to examine pros-
wer developments 'lor en-
rivers and streams
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