The Prism (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 15, No. 15, Ed. 1, Thursday, November 11, 1915 Page: 1 of 4
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BUOWNWOOD TEXAS NOVEMBER 11. 1JI1S
'.Itlll'llnf I. Turn fiKlll III !!
ll.r Von tt.-tl Keile
TAYLOK BROS. STUDIO
PICNIC FOR CHRIST-
. W. C. A. (o Entertain Y. M. C. A.
With an Excursion to the Hsiyou.
Realizing: the truth of the old adage
that "all work and no play makes Jack
a dull boy" the Cliristiun Associa-1
lions try to maintain the social as well
as the religious side of their work. In '
the rush attendant upon the opening
of the school year the social side has
been somewhat neglected. For this
reason and also because they know
well the helpful cllect of a few hours
in tli woods the Y. W. C. A. invites
every member of the Y. M. C. A. to
accompany them on a picnic at the
Bayou next Monday afternoon.
All girls and boys uniting with the
associations between now and Monday
will have the benefits of this picnic.
So let every Association member try
to enlist all the new members possible
during the next week. Then let every
inc be on hand Monday afternoon and
laying aside all care let us enjoy our-
selves so much that on our return we
may take up the battle of life anew
and with a cleared mind solve every
problem to our entire satisfaction.
We had a very intcrer.tmg meeting
last Wednesday in the Y.W.C.A. Each
brought up her part and we were fa- mines the relative value of all these
vorcd with a reading from Miss Sims positions in the college world accord-
The interest in the Y. W. C. A. is ing to the responsibility attached and i
growing rapidly and we are taking in to the time necessary to fulfil the du-
ncw members all the time. One thing ties. By means of a card catalogue a
we have done is to discuss the point record may be kept of the number of i
system in our Association and we points held by each student through-
are hoping that we may be the means out his college course."
of getting the societies and all the I hope that our students will take j
others organizations in the college to notice of this point system and that
use this system. we may be able to establish it in our
There arc a few students who be- college. Cccile E. Lancaster Report-
cause people have discovered that they or.
are capable and responsible arc given
most of the responsibility and of
course most of the work; and then
there are many who are given very
little work and responsibility and who
of course have very little interest in
these activities which they are sup-
nosed to sunnort enthusiastically. A
sense of responsibility a greater ease
in nxnip'ssmir themselves in nublic.
more lrecuoin in meeting pcopie an
come to students through holding of-
fice in the literary society the Christ-
ian Association or as a member of the
staif of the College paper or year
"It is to remedy these conditions i
which exist in cverv college and uni-1
versity that the point system has been j rams we have had so far. We discuss-
adoptcd by many of the loading col- ed "The College Educated Girl a
leges usually by the Student Govern- Home Maker." Every girl left the
ment Association. By grading each hall feeling that her time had been
office in the student organization a well spent.
certain number of points and then. We feel that every girl in school
setting a limit to the number of points i should be a member of a literary so-
which a student may hold at any one
time It is possible to decrease the ac-'
tivities of the few and Increase the
opportunities for development and ser-
SANITARY BARBER SHOP M. J. WETZEL PROPRIETOR 106"
CHAPEL HOUR GIVEN
OVER TO STUDENTS
Organized Students Council Electing
W. K. White President.
Friday morning Dr. Baton gave the
chapel hour to the students for the
purpose of organizing a Students
Council. Mr. F. W. Taylor took the
iloor and called for nominations.
Hut little society spirit was shown
to see which society would furnish the
President for place of highest honor
in the student body. The result was
.Mr. V. R. White of the Thcophilian
Society was elected president; Mr. F.
Alexander of the Thcodoric Society
vice-president: and Miss Oscc Macdg-
tic of the J. S. H. Society secretary.
There was much enthusiasm manifest-
BROWNWOOD OPTICAL CO.
DR. HALES "KNOWS EYES"
WE GHIND OUl! OWN LENSES.
oil and indications were that the stu-
dent body will heartily co-operate with
vice for a far greater iiumbei of ttu-
dents. "The management of the point sys-
tem is better if placed in the hands of
a committee of students which deter-
J. S. H. SOCIETY
flic J. S. H. girls feel that the time
spent this year in our work has not
been wasted. The interest in the lit-
erary work and the way the girls have
brought up their parts on the program
show that there is some
thing to the work of a literary socie-
ty. All the programs have been in-
teresting so far and the program
committee is trying each time to make
out a program that is different and
yet beneficial and interesting. The
program Friday the 5th was one of
the best if not the best of the prog -
' ciety and we will be glad to have the
girls in school who have not joined
either of the literary societies to come
and visit us.
Week in the Font Hall
Trinity U. 0 T. C. U. 2G.
i.onghorns '2.7 Sowaneo 0.
Rice 7 A. &. M. 0.
Baylor :! Scwaneo 10.
Daniel Raker 0 Southwestern 15.
Dallas U. 0 S. M. U. 7.
Yellow Jacket RescrvesO 1). I!. C.
Yellow Jackets 25 Stamford C. 0
There were two great eye openers
i'i this past week's foot ball results;
tile Dallas U. game and A. & M. game
with Rice. The Rice Owls have come
from behind and have placed them-
selves in first rank. No greater cha-
grin could have come to the Farmer
Camp than the defeat by Rice.
Captain Griggs was not in the Dal-
las U. game last week besides S. M.
U. played live iuolligiblos. A thing
'h.'-y cJU'iini. do ngai'i-'t .t.ssoeiat'cn
"KBffi" ON HE RUN
The Daniel Raker "Kids" are on the
run. l!y a mere accident they won the
first contest of the year over the
Young Yellow Jackets. Our men out-
placed them nine-tenths of the game
before but this last game was alto-
gether ours. The Bulletin reporter
says that D. IS. C. should be thankful
that they were not defeated by a good
Tlie Yellow Jackets not only have
developed a stubborn defense but are
develouing a brilliant offensive spirit.
Goodwin is becoming an alert ami
McHand and "Kelley" are going
good on the defensive work.
McHan received the only completed
forward pass for Howard Payne.
Judging from the way he gained with
this we would expect a strong offen-
sive man from him.
Ilai'ton and Russel were the star
plungers. With better interference
Ilai'ton can be counted on for substan-
tial gains on end runs.
The whole line did excellent work.
A lack of punch at the needed time
caused our men to be held to a scoro-
Are they going to have the punch
Monday? We think so. Let us see.
WHY SHOW AYODNC
WONAN GO TO COLLEGE
Muny people argue that it is a waste
of time and money for a girl to spend
from one to four years in college. If
liiwults ''' ill-
a girl goes to college she ill not be
likely to marry before she is physical-
ly and mentally mature. The counte-
nancing by modern society of the
marriage of young girls is a blot upon
uor civilization. She may have more
social ease than the boy of eighteen
but her judgements are no riper. She
may not have to earn the family liveli-
hood but she will have to bo respon-
sible for the way most of her hus-
band's earnings are spent.
A college education gives a girl a
wide range of occupational choice and
insures her against future dependence.
Necessity need not drive the college
girl into an uncongenial occupation
nor does she have to marry to escape
the heart rending toil of the industrial
worker. She can calmly decide where
she will cast her life and after the de-
cision is reached she has the same
freedom in working out her own suc-
cess. A college education make:; a woman
mistress of herself by training her in
self-control. It lifts her above those
petty frivolities commonly considered
a n. ark of feminity. The college girl
taught to respect the sacredne.ss of
scientific facts to think in logical se-
(Uience to admire intellect and to ap-
preciate true value exercises batter
control on her temper loses the domi-
nating love of dress which swayed her
in her high school days and by asso-
ciation with thinking women learns to
hold in greater respect learning in wo-
men. Aii.n.'M. .' ii uliee gir's nu'iuil"
matrimony in their plans for their fu-
ture lives but they are not so easily
swayed by the opinion or admiration
of the opposite sex. In the co-educational
school the young v.oman learns
by association how to distinguish char-
acter in mr.nhrod.
Then too a college c duration makes
a .v'irl more conscientious as to the dis-
position she shall make of her life. It
devclopeii her sen.'1 of p.T-onnl re-
sponsibility. In the right t))j of
college the eirl is tiiir.'h'. to ais.er the
propositi) n. i")i '. a ; to ivhat
she will do with the .-or :: iig..ed o1
elected by her lilt "wh.u 111 tnis ele-
cted or a' signed wi.rk do with me?"
She faces the propositi ;i of life in the
same fashion and if tli" Ideals of the
college in which she is u lying a ( on
a par with thus which liave typed Un-
American fill for us she will "Dream
dreams and s.'c visions" and he able
to make her dreams and vision;- be
come facts. Hence we find our strong-
est settlement workers most success-
ful reformers and our most conse-
crated missionaries coming from our
Life is short. Lot us therefore not
throw any of it away in useless resent-
ment. It is best not to he angry. It
is next to be quickly reconciled. .Sam-
A man should never bo ashamed to
say he has been in the wrong which
is but saying in other words that he
is wiser today than he was yesterday.
The dynamic that is to save the
world is a heart motor. Ex.
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The Prism (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 15, No. 15, Ed. 1, Thursday, November 11, 1915, newspaper, November 11, 1915; Brownwood, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth99958/m1/1/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Howard Payne University Library.