The Simmons Brand (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 17, Ed. 1, Saturday, February 17, 1934 Page: 4 of 4
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THK SIMMONS BRAND
IN ABILENE IT IS
Feted at Parties
Welch and Hill Honor Doell;
Albany Exes Have
Clara Welch of Mary Frances hall
and Gcrnldlno Hill were hostesses to
a group of friends last Saturday night
in Mary Frances hall with n party
honoring Miss Ella Doell of Mason
Texas who spent the week-end in
At a lato hour refreshments of
cakes and sandwiches and potato
chips wero served to the guests who
spent the night at Mary Frances.
Those present were: Flo Harper Llla
Fern Martin Mona Leo Spencer the
honorco and tho hostesses.
Party at Albany
Ex-studcnts of Simmons living in
Albany Texas wcra entertained with
a party at tho home of Misses Vir-
ginia and Bobblo Craighead in Albany
Thursday night February 8.
Each guest brought a book of some
silver to go to the Simmons library.
After games had been played cake
in purplo and gold Simmons colors
and coffeo were served.
Thoso contributing books were:
Misses Mnrybcllo Taylor Johnnie
McDonald Hazel Best Lucille Bur
rows Maurino Coffee Mrs. Wyatt
Lipscomb Mrs. Floyd Clouse Mr. and
Mrs. Marian McCluro Mrs. Byrdn
Dilk-r Mr. Bailey and the hostesses.
MiM Dorothy Boydstun
Wdt Oklahoma Man
Mr. and Mrs W. D. Boydstun an-
nounce the mnrrlngo of their daugh-
ter. Miss Dorothy Boydstun to Mr
Herman Harper of McAleslcr Okla.
the marrlago taking placo Saturday
January 20th at the home of tho
brick's sister Mrs. S. L. Stokes in
Miss Boydstun is a graduate of
Balrd high Bchool. After finishing
Baird school sho attended Simmons
for two years. Miss Boydstun then
transferred- to Kid Key collcgo nt
Sherman where flho graduated.
Barnctt and Eplen Go To
Semi-Finals In Men's
Students Give Program
At University Church
Robbie Windham Hubert Toombcs
and Carl Pratt took part in a one-
act play "Deceiver" presented Tues-
dayevening to n Sunday School party
of University Baptist Church seniors.
Harold Haley student director in-
troduced tho cast. Mrs. Etta Flem-
ing Harwell was with the players.
Their program was supplemented
with a comic skit by James K. Polk
and John Paul Rudd. Rev. Virgil
Reynolds Trinity Baptist Church
pastor and Mrs Reynolds presented
a novelty musical program.
Fayo Tartt Barfoot was in chargo
of the entertainment for tho evening.
More than 150 were in attendance.
Dear Sirs: "Though I have took
three cans of your corn syrup my
feet is no better than when I started."
Mrs. A. S. Deter Writes of
Mission Work on Brazil Field
Curityba Jan. 5 1034.
This is tho last night of tho old
year and in about two hours a brand
new year begins. I think one of the
happiest as well as the most fright-
ening occasions of the cntiro year is
New Year's Day. Happy because all
the mistakes and sins of the past
year are over nnd wo always kid our-
selves into thinking that we are going
to bo so much better and accomplish
so much moro in the new year. Some-
times we do do more but generally
we do not. I always think that a new
year is frightening becauso it holds
so many responsibilities for us and
demands that wo get busy and do
everything in the world that needs
doing and in our hearts we feel weak
and know that in all probability we
shall leave thousands of things un-
done that wo should do. Is it not a
glorious thing for us that Ho under-
stands everything even tho things
that wo "meant to do" and forgives
us all when we really ask and gives
us new opportunities with each new
I am wondering tonight how many
of you have been as happy and blessed
as wo have been during tho year that
is coming to a close. Dick Junior
and I aro all well and happy; what
more is there in reason to ask for?
Yesterday completed my second year
in Brazil and it seems moro liko six
months! It is amazing how time can
Christmas has just passed and we
are in tho very middle of our sum-
mer time. All the girls had new sum
mer dresses and new broad-brimmed
hats for 'Xmas day. On 'Xmas night
we had a lovely tree and program at
tho church. All of tho children took
part in tho program among them my
Junior. It was the first time ho has
had a part in a real program and it
struck me as funny to have my five
year old son standing up before a
largo audience and saying his first
Christmas speech in Portuguese.
Dick is out of town on a preaching
trip. I wanted to go with him but
tho trip was too expensivo and Junior
and I stayed here. I am speaking the
language fairly well now and am
teaching a class of fifteen year old
girls in tho Sunday School. I am
very happy to teach girls of this age
for I have always especially liked and
have had a certain sympathy with
I shall not write a long letter this
this time. When Dick returns I shall
ask him to write you a letter giving
you moro of the church news. He is
so much better at that sort of letter
than I am. So I shall close by asking
that all of you pray for us and the
work we aro trying to do here and
by wishing each of you a very pros-
perous happy and worthwhile New
Year. Let us all live closer to our
Saviour during tho New Year and
livo in such a way that when an
other year shall have come' to a close
we will not feel liko the year has
been wasted. .
Very sincerely yours
MRS. A. S. DETER.
Two colored brethren were bewail
ing tho hard times. "Boy" said one
of them "times is harder'n I ever seen
'em before. If sumpin' don't turn up
perty soon I'm gonna start prcachin'
I done that oncet an' I ain't too good
to do it ag'in."
CHORAL AND CLASS SCHEDULES
.Voice Class No. 111-121 (Girls) Monday 9:00 A. M.
Voice Class No. 111-121 (Men) Monday 3:00 P. M.
Town Girls' Trio Monday 1:00 P. M.
Edna Ardi9 Rosemary Malone Mary Alice Short
Girls' Sextet Monday 3:00 P. M.
Freshman Quartet Monday 4:30 P. M.
Pinner Gauntt Wilson Kinard
Ministerial Octet Monday 5:00 P. M.
Simmons Duo Saturday 12:30 P. M.
Rama Delle Robinson and Susie Tetis Stayton
Girls' Quartet Every Day 4:00 P. M.
Higgs Melton McClure and Doughty .
Boys' Quartet Every Day 11:30 A. M.
Davis Richards Shaw and Cagle
Voice Literature Class Friday 7:00 P. M.
All Voice students private and class must attend this class
weekly for notebook pedagogy and recital work.
University Chorus Friday 7:30 P. M.
For light opera oratorio general programs.
A Capella Choir .To Be Announced
Opera Mise En Scene Class . Tuesday 7:00 P. M.
For principals in light opera andother musical theatricals.
Fine Arts Ensemble Voice Violin Piano Wednesday 4:30 P M.
Private Lessons Scheduled by Special Appointment
CLYDE GARRETT Director.
Tho debate tournament held at A.
C. C. last Thursday and Friday was
a success for tho Simmons teams.
Simmons entered two teams with an
alternate team. Barnett and Eplen
composed tho first team. Barnes nnd
Polk alternated with Westmoreland
Barnctt and Eplen won their first
seven debates. They lost t Baylor
who won the tourney in tho eighth
nnd last round from Denton. Tho
alternate teams lost In tho fourth
round to Trinity.
The thrco teams debated eleven
times winning seven and losing four.
In tho oratory contest won by
Stnrnos of A. C. C. Barnctt placed
second and Kerr placed third.
21 teams .entered the meet. They
wore as follows: Baylor 2 Trinity 1
Howard Payne 2 Texas Tech 1 A.
C. C. -2 Daniel Baker 1 Simmons 2
Denton Teachers 2 Southwestern
University 2 Durant Teachers 2 San
Mnrcos Teachers 2 Southwestern
Teachers Wcatherford Okla. 2.
DR. J. D. SANDEFER
SAYS SPEECH BEST
IN SCHOOL HISTORY
(Continued from pago 1)
who decide whether we'll be winners
"The world has been created for
you. It would all be useless were you
not hero to enjoy it. There is no
limitation on you except the limita
tion you put on yourself. It's not what
ycur father' was before you. It's not
what circumstances you have had to
face. As long as you think these things
have anything to do with it you
won't accomplish anything. What has
gone heretofore doesn't enter the
picture; it's whot happens from here
on that counts."
Vision is necessary for success the
speaker said. "Without faith we're
nothing and can do nothing" ho said
"Money doesn't mean anything. We've
got more gold now than wo ever had
and yet wo think we're broke. Money
doesn't decide anything. It's men
Mr. Walker complimented the Sim-
mons basketball team but decried the
defeat of Wednesday night.
"At one timo last night I saw five
of as good basketball players as I
ever saw on the court" ho said re-
ferring to tho Simmons team. "But
what happened to the team in the
closing minutes? I'll tell you tho
student body laid down on the job.
And when it was over everybody
made a bee line for the door. You
lost because you wero not back of the
team. When they 'started getting be-
hind your enthusiasm cooled." But
he tempered his criticism a moment
later when he said:
"If I wasn't so ball headed I be-
lieve I'd register" said Mr. Walker
jokingly as ho complimented the bas-
ketball team the Cowgirls and the
band. "You have a great school and
a great spirit."
Mr. Walker has visited every state
In the union In Interest of the Recov-
ery Crusade. This crusade is a nation-wide
non-partisan movement to
bring back confidence and business
Ho is a national champion high
jumper and told of his experience
winning tho championship. "I won
in spite of my thirteen size flat
foot" he said "because I made up
my mind that somebody was going to
win that day and it was going to be
He has had several years of coach-
ing experience at one time organiz-
ing the first international games to
be held in China and coaching the
Chinese team which won that year.
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Band To Accompany
Cowboys To El Paso
The business manager announced
that the Cowboy band would accom-
pany the football team to El Paso
this fall. The two organizations will
go to El Paso on November 17. This
will bo the first tlmo that the two
have ever gone to the border city to-
gether Tho business office also announced
that the Cowboys will play in Waco
In 1036 and '30. These games with
Baylor have just been arranged and
no definite date has been set
"FASHION FOLLIES OF 1934" TO
BE SHOWN AT PARAMOUNT
SUN. MON. TUES.
Fan dancers stars and gorgeous
gowns ore thcattractions the Para-
mount offers In "Fashion Follies of
1034" tho First National picture op-
ening Sunday. This picture said to
be among tho most lavish ever pro-
duced stars William Powell and Bette
The story is a hilarious comedy-romance
based on a tale by Harry Col-
lins and Warren Duff. It revolves
about a high pressure promoter who
corners the Paris and New York fash-
ion markets. William Powell plays
the rolo of the personable promoter
whose ambitious although unscrup-
ulous schemes keep him one step
ahead of trouble.
"Fashion Follies of 1034" contains
some unusual spectacles in a gigantic
fashion show and a fan dance in which
200 beautiful girls take part Busby
Berkeley famous musical comedy di-
rector staged the fan danco number.
Others in the cast include Frank
McIIugh Reginald Owen Henry
O'Neill Hugh Herbert Phillip Reed
Gordon Wcstcott and Dorothy Bur-
gess. Besides the fan dance which
was staged by Busby Berkeley there
is an elaborate fashion show present-
ed by a score of jprctty mannikins dis-
playing the very latest in women's
Melodrama is rampant at the Para-
mount where "Fugitivo Lovers" the
new Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture
will play Wednesday and Thursday.
A new theme for Hollywood the
action in this exciting picture takes
place almost entirely aboard n great
Greyhound bus as it rips along west
ward from New York City.
Robert Montgomery in the role of
Porter is an escaped convict who
leads a prison break just as the bus
is passing the penitentiary. While
the firing causes the driver to halt
the bus Porter manages to climb onto
the luggage rack and hido under the
tarpaulin. Thcro he helps himself to
the clothing from an unlocked bag
and enters the bus as a passenger at
the next stop. Inside the bus a dra
matic story is occurring. As Lctty
a beautiful chorine Madgo Evans is
attempting to escape from the gang-
ster "Legs" Caffce who is riding
along In an attempt to persuade Letty
to return with him.
While the man-hunt for Porter
is on the daring escaped convict falls
in love with Letty. Then "Legs"
played by Nat Pendleton discovers
Porter's identity and conspires to aid
in his capture.
The picture sweeps on with quick-
ening tempo and a smashing climax
to a tremendous finish.
Paramount's "Search for Beauty"
?or which the studio staged an inter-
national contest embracing every
English-speaking country in the world
to find fifteen most perfect men and
fifteen most perect women shows at
the Paramount Friday and Saturday
The story of the picture was based
on a play by Schuyler E. Grey and
Paul R. Milton. The screen play was
written by Frank Butler" and Claude
Binyon. Erie Kenton directed.
The original story was written by
David Boehm and Maurine Watkins.
It chronicles the amusing mlsadven
turcs of two scheming crooks just
released from prison who immediate
ly open their eyes for further "deals."
They come upon a defunct health
farm and magazine. They contact
a couplo of Olympic champions nnd
by cloaking their shady business with
promises they secure the service of
the athletes to edit tho periodical.
Acting as front for tho crooks tho
two young people innocent of their
true activities get into somo amus-
ing complications. But with love a?
their prompter they turn tho tables
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Cagle Service Station
W. P. CAGLE Prop.
801 Pine Street
CITIES SERVICE PRODUCTS
Tires Tubes Accessories
on the crooks and bring the health-
farm to n successful conclusion.
Clara Lou Sheridan a delightfully
piquant young miss from Dallas ty-
ulcally modern was one of the fow
winners to know her own good points
without the experts' advice. A slight-
ly changed coiffure and just enough
moke-up to make her register b'eforo
the cameras was sufficient.
Alfred Delcambre also of Dallas
has a role in the picture.
The Queen opens the week with
"Eight Girls in a Boat" playing Sun-
day and Monday. A sincere and vig-
orous treatment of a daring story.
Kay Johnson Douglass Montgomery
and beautiful girls who won tho per-
sonality contest in leading cities
thrcughout the nation.
Tuesday and Wednesday brings back
one of the outstanding musicals of
the season "Too Much Harmony"
Bing Crosby Jack Oakic Skccts Gal-
lagher. Judith Allen and Harry
"Only Yesterday'" Thursday and
Friday the truly epic of life before
your eyes. By the director of "Back
Street" starring Margaret Sullavan
and John Boles.
Saturday brings the usual fast
moving western this time featuring
Tim McCoy nnd Evalyn Knapp plus
third episode of our new serial
"Fighting With Kit Carson" that Is
good entertainment for grownups as
well as the kiddles.
A man finds his ideal In one who
possesses virtue beauty amiability
loyalty affection domesticity com-
rndship and patience.
A woman finds her ideal man in
one who possesses mazuma kale cash
coin dough currency chink and
SIMMONS BARBER SHOP
Appreciates Your Patronage
Roy Watkins Jas. Pee
N. E. HICKS
GROCERY & MARKET '
A Red and White Store
Everything to Eat
Meats Groceries Vegetables
926 Ambler Ave. Phone 5755
THE WILSON CAFE
Where Abilene Dines
1080 North Second Street
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209 Pine St.
'I'm Telling You'
Gee I like those bargains in
School Supplies at Abilene
Printing & Stationery Co.
Thoso 280 page packages of theme
paper for 10 cents look good to
And those Schcaffer Pens at $2.00
just can't be beat.
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Opposite Queen Theatre
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