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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 1 August 1912

THE OPTIMIST Hio World Is Pull Of Deauty. Open Your Eyes And Sec- The World is Full Of Good. Cheer Up. Quit Knocking. r v m VOL.1 ABILENE TAYLOR COUNTY TEXAS. AUGUST 1912. NUI8EB 1 CHRISTIAN EDUCATION. With all our progress in educational lines education is still trreatlv in an experi mental stage. In seeking' .for the best the educators are constantly changing from the old to something new. Education is a drawing out a development a prep- aration for life. Yea it is a part of life. It should draw out and develop the best there is in us thus fit- ting us for life's highest and holiest duties. True educa- tion therefore is the full and harmonious development of all our powers physical in- tellectual and moral' and spiritual. The neglect of either is an iniurv. and the education tbatj"ails in amLThinkihg men are beginnin oi -These lis defective. r "to'-recognizo'thls.- The Bibl foundation in a proper un- derst? nding and appreciation of true spiritual relations. The old adage that hon...

Publication Title: Optimist, The
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 1 August 1912

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 1 August 1912

mn Hi 'ijJiW"infrr-MaPi:iwijjDpagrtyv'..-ri..g.. MMmAUMtipimmm m ''J I ninuMnj MUSIC We oan supply all your wants ill the music line. Sheet music and musical instruments of all kinds in stock. r We handle the best. Gall and see us HALL MUSIC CO ABILENE TEXAS. namJI Brethren will not mistake in supporting and patronizing it. It has a strong faculty of Christian men snd women and is better prepared to do successful work than ever. G. H. P. Showalter Austin Texas. " This is an age -'of intense activity and wonderful a- chievement. The contest is open to all the rich and the poor from the city and from the country; and the final result depends only on the willingness and ability of the individuals to make the preparation for and to do the work necessary in order to Buccess. The world is thinking and acting today in religion in morals in sci- ence in philosophy in the jirts. in sericulture in com merce IN EVERYTHING as never before. POSSI- BILITIES AND RESPON- SIBILITIES ARE DAILY INCREA...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 1 August 1912

tLM. JJ 4 I. L THE OPTIMIST Published monthly by tho students of Tho Abilene Christian College Application made for Second-class postage rates. Subscription Per Year 50c EPirOR-IV-CUIEF " t (Totaselccted.) .ASSISTANT- EDITORS (To'be ooloctcd.) Assistant BubIiicss Manager (To bo selected.) Business Managtr Arthur plater Address all correspondence and make nil money orders payable to tho Busi- ness Jrtunager at Ablleno Texas. your A Word to Yon This is the first issue of The Optimist which will hereafter appear monthly. It will be issued so as to reach subscribers about the middle of each month and will be edited by the stu- dents of the school. We feel sure that we can give you your money's worth in every issue. JVe are. going 'fo'make it a success from JJJl&lmffiRci&tl" r&SUU -.! "Y T" V f "fw operation in aenum? iruyour-subscnptionand-also the subscriptions of your friends. The life of this journal de- pends upon its subscriptions and its advertisements. If you are in s...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 1 August 1912

ftvwwwvvww'wwww rvwwwwwwnryyvww m"wW irvv-vvvvvvvvvrvrvvvvvvrvvvvvvvvvvvvv t TO TTTT1 STTT"nP.TVTTS A TUT PAHTTTTV ftp TWE 4 CHRISTIAN COLLEGE You are invited to make this store your trading home in Abilene. We offer you. a $100000.00 stock from which to make satisfactory selections. Our store is equipped with all modern conveniences and can serve you in the best possible manner. We buy in large quantities direct from the largest and best markets which enables us to ciuote vou the lowest possible orices on everv item. We handle only standard quality merchandise and you run no risk of selecting shod- ' i uysiuir nere. we can supply you wnn every item 01 wearaoies mat go to maKe the correctly dressed lady or gentleman. Come End let us show how we can serve your best interests. Minted Dry Goods Company "Abilene's Progressive Store." till !" In ': bn w.'m' ' t ' W VAbJJWWWArfWyMWWANftAW MSSAAiAAA'SAm.M - ' ' ii'iS'iiMVLAAA.iVAAAftAi SOME ENC0D1AQESENT F01 BOYS AND QI8LS . In this age of...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 1 August 1912

KHfli fvvovvl"l"l"f""1llfl'''l"l""'"J'"' " "" -i"i-i- immii'nmrfmimr "viir-oroi"iivi-vviv""i(v; vyvvvvwwwwvwnw THE PEOPLE'S STORE ANNOUNCE THE OPENING OF THEIR AUGUST CLEARING SALE With final close-out prices on all remaining summer stocko. Advance showings also of new fall styles J Dress Goods Wash Goods and Garments. Unmatchable economies in all the family will need for the 5 I Sp coming season. J. W. BOGAR & CO. The People's Store. Abilene Texas. .iii ! IUAAAAAAAXtlJAtAAAiLLmAAAAAAtA .AAJ t. iVVWWVAAAlLI'U1rtjVWAlVluUl themselves colleges when they are not good high schools. The Abilene Chris- tian College does not claim to be perfect. But it does claim to not misrepresent and will do just what it says it will do. It claims to be one of the best junior colleges in the land. It aims to develop into one of the best colleges but at present it aims to do thoroughly what it sayB it will do. It 7s -a practical live and pro- gressive school with a very bright future. It will be reco...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 1 August 1912

T' . 1' ftiM M 'i Wl fc rtl. Mtto FOB SALE OR EXCHANGE Farms Ranches wad City Property. T. A. RUSSELL. J. T. Lessen Bldg. Abilene Texas V.- M.n.i.'nnnmr . ...... . IF YOU WANT A HOME ' In Abilene or elsewhere or have Real Estate for sale or exchange get in touch with W. A. STAGNEB Leeteit Bldg. Abilene Texas. -- ATRETICS The value of physical exercise and especially Ita value to students la so generally recognized that an article upon that phase of the subject would be of no interest and little worth. I think no reasonable criticism can be bade agalnet our use of Athletics and bo I refrain rem any defenee as un- necessary. As fa clearly stated In our catalogue our work in this line is a meana to an end. To ua rihletlca means systematic physical exercise and sorely "every eoneitleMte person will -. JjJvwuf vi m ammnr hmi inn i the eblef mevna by which God an awera our oft repeated prayer "Blew u with health and strength and the right exercise of body and mind." My purpose in this art...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 1 August 1912

MMMMlHMlai I i uaaasaaamiM yvyyvywyvwvvnfff'vyv''vvvv fnr nnrvs CAMPBELL'S ABILENE'S FAVORITE SHOPPING PLACE WHERE YOU CAN ALWAYS BUY THE BEST OF EVERYTHING FOR THE LEAST MONEY. II f x3fl u This economy means much to the patrons of this store. With our large stools ox Jury goods motions jxeaay-xo-wear warmenxs ana anoes to select irom you can always get what you want and at the same time have the advantage of the lowest prices. Doing things better and better each year is characteristic of this store's progress and enterprise. It's planning to supply just the goods the buying public requires it's liberal policy to it's patrons In that it has won in a marked degree the favor and enthusiasm of it's patrons. If you are not already a customer we want you to visit the store and let us show you how well we can serve and please you both in the goods and prices. Express Prepaid We prepay ex- press charges on orders of $5.00 or over. Campbell's ONE PRICE THE LOWEST Mail Orders Promptly filled...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 1 October 1916

I f The OptiMiST w The World is Full of Beauty. Open Your Eyes and Sec The World is Full of Good. Cheer Up. Quit Knocking Vol. IV ABILENE TAYLOR COUNTY TEXAS. OCTOBER 1916 Number 8 Fine Opening The Eleventh Annual Session of Abi- lene Christian College was begun Tuesday morning under most auspicious surround- ings. "All TTiuL tho Power of Jesus' Name" jva th(T opening hymn and the audience sang it with earnestness. Dean Speckof- rereu tne invocation alter which Presi- dent Sewell welcomed the students both old and new in a cordial fashion. Some of tho facts which Mr. Sewell stressed will doubtless come up at a later date for consideration by the people of Abilene. It was mentioned thi(t at this time there are more boarding students here than was ever in attendance at Abilene Christian College at any one time during any previ- ous session of the institution. Dr. Glenn Speaks. Dr. I?. P. Glenn was the next speaker He extended the students a heaiUy wel- come on behalf of the profession...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 1 October 1916

fe Special Invitation To the Faculty and Students of Abilene Christian College Looking or buying Yon are always welcome nt this store. COME here with nil your shoe troubles COME here for council or ndvicc concerning the sort of shoe you should wear. IP the shoes you have been buying have not worn well if they have not been comfortable or have been unsatis- factory in any way tell us your difficulty. WE'RE at vour service and our advice will cost you nothing. You will always receive a cordial welcome here. YAGER SHOE COMPANY MAKE OUR SHOE STORE YOUR SHOE STORE. Take a Look at Our Windows. . see or hear in him. He lived in a plain "box and stripped" house costing a Cew hundred dollars while he spent thousands upon thousands in the service of humani- ty in the name of his Savior. And the fine thing about it is that it was such a pleasure to him to do it. He always made me feel like I had done him n great favor when I called his attention to a place where he could spend a thousand or so...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 1 October 1916

Headquarters for All College Boys Our Handsome Now KAHN-TAILORED-CLOTHES and Over- coatsour correct shapes in Fall Hats and our many Choice creations In Toggery are awaiting your Inspection! Wo Invito you yes wo urge you to call to see our display of the Better Things In Men's and Young Men's Wear! The Style the Quality and the Workmanship shown in our Outfitting will appeal to you In a most forceful manner as the productions of Master Hands! MingusBros.&Co. J - ty i f (Men's Quality Outfitters.) MAY WE SHOW YOU? THE WORLD'S NEED. This tired world needs a sabbath: one full day Of rest and meditation 'neath the trees And out amid the flowers where the breoze Blows free would take much weariness away. The grown-ups need to see the children play Upon the lawn ; they need to join with these In that glad careless revelry that frees The mind from gloom and keeps us young and gay. If such a rest day came in every week And men would join the children in the game Of life we might have am...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 1 October 1916

THOUSANDS OF YARDS OF Newest Silks A showing of silks that Abilene may well bo proud of featuring patterns and weaves shown only at this store in Abilene which insures our customers exclusiveness and individuality of styles when selections are made here. Come in and see the shimmering Satins and Satin Fin- ished Silks Pussy Willow Taffetas in new colorings New Crepes New Stripes and Plaids New Satin Taffetas and Tub Silks for Shirts and Blouses. You'll decide this is the real place to buy your new Silks. Prices are moderate in every instance. THE NEW WOOLEN DRE38 FABRICS. Are Serges Broadcloth Novelty Suitings and Coatings Mannish mixtures now checks etc. You will find them hero in a splendid assortment ranging in price from as low as 60c up to $3.50 yd. IN STAPLE DEPARTMENT Early buying in all lines of staple Cotton Goods enables us to quote you Ginghams Percales Outings Suitings Linens Towels Domestics Sheetings Sheets and Pillow Cases Shirtings at practically old prices. Look ove...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 1 October 1916

The First State Banl of Abilene Texas The Bank: that Appreciates Your Business Invites you to open an account offering you all the facilities of a good bank together with efficient and courteous service. 4 Per Cent Pedd in Savings Department OSCAR PARKER Vice President W. H. FREE Cashier FACULTY KECITAL Monday evening at eight o'clock at the Abilene Christian College a program was given by Miss Orban Phillips head oil the music department and Mrs. GL C. Mor- lan head of the .Expression department. The Auditorium was filled to its capacity and the audience gave the very best of attention to every number. Several times it was necessary for 'the artists to respond with encores. Preceding the program President Sewell made a short talk. Miss Phillips in her usual manner de- lighted the audience with her vocal and piano solos. Mrs. Morlan proved equally entertaining with her clever readings and brought laughter from the listeners many times with several comical readings that she gave. Mis...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 1 October 1916

THE OPTIMIST Published Monthly by the Students of The Abilene Christian College. Entered as Second Class Matter at Abilene Tex. Subscription Per Year 50c THE OPTIMIST STAFF FOR SEPT. Vernon McCarland Editor-in-Chief Claude Slkes Associato Editor Inez Norton .Christianity Lorah Branch Social Life Myra Callaway Daisy Hall D. B. Rambo Boys' Cottage Walter "V. Slkes '-Athletics Oliver Dobbs Societies and Clubs Lyllian Arledge Fine Arts Mrs. Morlan Home Economics Lee Coffman Fun Address all correspondence and make all money orders payable to THE OPTIMIST at Abilene Texas. they criticized him very harshly and un- fairly for the course that he took with Germany in regard to the submarine war- fore. But we don't hear much about it now. They next lunded on him for not cleaning up on Mexico and then when he got ready to do it if it had to be done some one was cowardly enough to soy that it wos a political game. "Some how" recently wo haven't heard much from any of them. "Why? Because they hov...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 1 October 1916

Personal AttireisanExpressionofPersonalEfficiency Here Dressing Well Is Made Remarkably Easy Fall finds us ready in every way to furnish the newest apparel for men and women boys and girls at prices so reasonable dressing well is not a burden. You will find here for woman and misses a complete assemblage of Ready-to-Wear Garments Millinery and Shoes; for men and boys Clothing Hats Shoes and Furnishings. All at most reasonable prices. Abilene' s Favorite Shopping Place amp lMMMiyiMi3:JriraBylMtiYJEffi 'THE CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS. The world has been compared to a stage ui)on -which each of us acts his part and then passes off never to return. But meeting the activities and obliga- tions of life is no play. It is a fight. The world is a battlefield upon which each of us must fight. Shall we shoulder our guns and face the enemy or shall we be shot down with our backs to the enemy' Shall we wait to be conscripted or shall we en- ter as volunteers? Life is a conflict and he who is unfit peri...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 1 October 1916

cm NATIONAL ot ABILENE TEXAS BANK Capital and Suirplus 2090(Q)Oo0 4 Pen? Cent PaM on Saiwnmigg Deposit! GEO. L. PAXTON President Jf. 0. OTELTOJ Vice Piresidleinit FOE F. GAKMSON Casfoto E. CHANDLER Assistant asMr "UNION GIVES STRENGTH' A WORD PROM OUR MUSIC DEPART-MENT. The success of any enterprise or under- taking depends largely upon the co-opera-tion of the parties interested therein. That idea is couched in each of the following sentences : "Union gives strength" "United we stand divided we fall" and "In union there is strength." Every ono is quite familiar with the fable of "The bundle of sticks" which shows that in the home there are peace; pleasure and power if only the occu- "pants are really united in their common interests. Every one will vouchsafe the statement that with this unity in the soci- ety work success will crown their efforts ; otherwise failure will be their deserved reward. Even the advancement of this great school depends principally upon the harmonious labo...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 1 November 1916

memmmfm!fa &j kif" "lif ' w are y s 'i 1 A aU-Sfk' V- l " i - The Optimist The World is Fm1 of Beauty. Open Your Eye and Sec The World is Full of Good. Cheer Up. Quit Knocking Vol. IV ABILENE TAYLOR COUNTY TEXAS. NOVEMBER 1916 ' 'Number 9 ZZ3XZS THE THANKSGIVING SPIRIT At this llmo In each year wo bceln to re- mil the tanny blosBlngs wo have received dur-" Ing the Immediate past and try In a measure to realize ouivunworthlness for such bloRslngs. Our minds are so prone to mechnnlzo every- Hhfng that man has oven sot apart n certain duy as a day ot thanksgiving. Let ub look at this matter a little deopor and soo it there Is not another side to consider. We have tried to realize somo of the thlngB Qod has dono for us; now let uh try to recall what we have done for Him. Shall wo bo content to bo recolvers and Hot givers? Shall our lives be so filled with selfishness that wo can only give thunks for things received? Can wo not see beyond our own welfare when we begin to look for ble...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 1 November 1916

" -Ww1- '?wTrWiV-"'wpT .11 I J JilgMCT m WHERE THE BEST SHOES COME FROM Collcgo Btuilcnts who Uiiow nro willhig jto pay for rood SHOES Thoy mmriiy want whitt they pny Xor nud get f it -vvhon -they como liero and pny us. $3.00 $3.50 $4.00 or $5.00. You ought to se some the Real Sport Styles we're showing for young Men and Women They're as good as they look. . . ':':'" : YAGER SHOE COMPANY'" "'' W W MAKE OUR SHOE STORE YOUR SHOE STORE. Take a Look at Our Windows .-4 J DAISY HALL. Tho Malay Hall bunch aro stilt hero on tho 'Bpot with all their fun and frolic. At times somo of us hava an attack of homesickness hut wo aro soon cheered up by tho bright sallies of our choery friends.- Wo aro doing somo Interesting work In our athletics. Wo have our physical culture vol- ley ball and tennis clubs. Every girl in tho Hall takes part In this work and wd are al- ready getting good results. A banket-ball club has been organized and as soon as tho court Is prepared we are expecting somo Interest-...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 1 November 1916

SOMB' BANKS ACCEPT BUSINESS The (ft A ' f " Url I '(i. - fVfi?Vf p" First State Bank: Invites andl Appreciate It e Extend to You Our Most Courteous Treatment while in Our City LIBRARY'AND LABORATORY. A now laboratory building has boon erect- ed and equlped. Now apparatun and material havo been received. Hundreds of now books havo boon added to the library and new onea aro bolug added dally Thcso things have cost a lot ot money and wo aro bMU moro than $1000.00 short on tho fund to pay for them. Don't you want fellowship in this work? We appreciate profoundly the gifts we have received and wo aro confidently expecting to rccolvo the entire amount. Ero. Sowell did not let tho school suffer but bought tho equipment needed on his own credit trusting the Lord to put it Into tho hcarta of tho people to help him pay for It. Won't you rospond NOW to that call you feel In your heart and send your contribution bo- foro you forget It again? Let us announce In the next Optimist that the entlro ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 1 November 1916

"SEgji; Bmi?tVS"'U&m; V THE OPTIMIST Published Monthly by the Students of Tim Abllono ChrlBtlon College. Entered as Second Class Matter at Abilene Tex. Subscription Per Year.. DOc STAFF FOR NOVEMBER. Vernon McCasland Editor-in-Chief Claude Bikes Assoclato Editor Inez Norton Christianity Jonnlo Weeks Social Life Thelma Meadows Daisy Hall Dee Hambo Boys' Cottage Claude Elliott Athletics Oliver Dobbs Societies and Clubs -llargarot Sanford Homo Economics Leo Coffman Fun Walter Slkes .Nows Notes Address all correspondence and make all money orders payablo to THE OPTIMIST at Abllono Texas. EDITORIALS Vernon McCasland. THE CONTROLLING POWER OF MAN. Animals are controlled by Instinct. This Is noticeable especially in young animals; but It Is shown to some extent by nil. A kitten be- fore Us eyes are open can swim; the baby colt or calf will detect danger and flee to Its mother roY protection. No experience Is necessary for tho venomous reptile to uso Its fangs with deadly effect. Carrie...

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