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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 9 October 1924

4 ! 'At . AS . !a 'vv !" ': $ 4: '' JSK a i: j rv'; . K4y "''.& X tMrtCLZ L'AJ ..if t rc.ttsi; .''. a. t' S i P&i mvkx W&.1 i 'i WIIAT DO YOO T1IINKT College students hoar bo often from tho chnpcl rostrum that familiar state- 'mont "You students represent the cream of our youth" or "America is looking to tho col lego men and women of today for tho leadership of tomor- row" that It is only natural for them to" regard themselves in a very gratl fying light That there is anothur viewpoint on tho matter and n great deal of very real doubt as to whether the college en and 'women of today arc worth the tlmo and money that is being spent on them Is ovidonccd by tho flood of editorial sarcasm that is be- ing turned upon tho "average college student." Tho response to this comment has been left largely to tho editors of coi- tion nnwanauerti. and for tho present tho editorial pages of these publica- tions aro concerned with llttlo else Tho Knnsan of K. U. in a recent issue puts th...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 9 October 1924

FODXTED PER80HAL8 I JL Ity P.rtxy Anderson Tho rulca of ettlquette read by Miss Arledgo recently havo caused a great deal of speculation on tho part of those who cat at tho training' table most everyone wanting to know what it was all about. Ell Thurman says all theso rulca ard too tamo for him and as head of his end of tho festive board bellovos it his privilege and duty to havo the following rules printed for use at that particular table: (1) Keep one foot on tho ground when tackling the potatoes. (2) Elbows in when cutting food; if in n fitting posturo you nro unablo to operate without flopping your wings then stand up. (8) Don't take mora than six bites beforo passing food which has been called for (4) When there is ono piece of ham left look at it only out of tho corner of tho eye before reaching for it as someono may anticipate your motive and beat you to it. (5) After having tho im- portance of keeping your eye on the ball stressed so much on tho football field. Ell thinks it...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 16 October 1924

:t fry'.? r TUGmmvifxo . OYER 1 - - j v. t . h ife&C.lMSJtfCOJtD - ENROLLMENT ti n ob XII. ABILENE CH RISTIAN COLLEGE THURSDAY OCTOBER 16 1924 Number 5 a ; K' T) ; GYM RALLY GOES OYER AS COMPLETE SUCCESS FINANCIAL REPORT SHOWS NEARLY $6ft60.W NOW ON HAND. s FUNDS ARE STILL LACKING Expression Head and College Quar- tette Help Entertainment to Raise Money. At one of tho largest and most en thusiastic rallies ever held in tho in- stitution the "A" Club reported to tho student body Thursday night tho ox- act financial standing of tho gymnas- ium campaign entertained them for about an hour and served punch to those that wcro present. In the fi- nancial report that was read by Hollis Manly chairman of the "A" Club building committee it was shown that in tho last year tho student body has pledged and paid a little over $3000. The "A" Club has pledged and paid in the samo length of time a little over JJ2G00.00. With this much there is still lack- ing nearly three thousand dollars of the...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 16 October 1924

mm IBJfttjfei! PublUhed Weekly by the Students oil Abilene Christian College. SMILE. Office Administration Building Itoom 61 Subscription Per Year ......$1.50 Address all correspondence and make all - Money Orders Payable to THE OPTIMIST Abilene Texas. POINTED PERSONALS Member of Texas Intercollegiate Press Association. AUDHA D. DANOWSKY ' Editor-in-Chief HAROLD" L. ANDERSON Associate Editor if. . fly Prexy Anderson The old bell at iho northeast corner of tho Ad building got Its first chance to speak this year last Thursday; which is to say that tho Wildcats -won a victory over the Dreckenrldgo Elks that day. For tho benefit of thoso who do not know wo will explain that this bell which used to servo In placo of the present electric bell system now Is rung only after victories of A. C. 0. athletic teams and should remain silent on all other occasions. And what wo mean is that it will probably bo heard about onco a week from now till tho closo of tho baseball season next spring. HENII...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 16 October 1924

n'T 1 ft. &; a. r.i. TV L'"Tr V r jvs ABILENE HIGH PEP RALLY HERE THURSDAY Thursday night thp High School will hold u pop rally at tho A. 0. 0. auditorium. This rally in to bo held on tho ove of tho gamo with Cisco High School. Last year Cisco was tho only team In tho stato to cross tho champions' goal line. This year tho Abilene coaches havo admitted that 'Cisco has ono of tho best teams In tho ta'te Tho question as to whether it is better than tho Abllcno team will be 'settled on Friday evening at Fair Park. 'The high school band which is un- der tho direction of Ivcn Hcnsloy di- rector of tho Wildcat band will play a loud and noisy part in tho pep that It is hoped will help put Abilene over for tho victory. It is understood that somo of tho A. C. C. men who havo practiced with tho high school band Will assist in tho music making. Abllcno is well acquainted with tho way that Abllcno High puts things over and local students will perhaps' havo a chanco to learn a few things when...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 16 October 1924

1- 17 ' tf- wwyr WifW'" ytjw tf Kh MORLAN COMPARES ; GRADES WITH SUCCESS In a chapel talk on Suturday morn- ing G. C. Morion head of the depart- ment of psychology and religious edu- cation devoted the time in annlizing statistics that showed the comparative chance of success the student who makes good grades haB with tho stu- dent who makes poor grades. In open- ing his talk Professor Morlan stated that questionnaires that havo been sent out to students all show that tho opinion of students is that grades In Bchool havo no reference to futuro success. Ho proposed to consider tho subject under three heads: (1) Docs success in high school forpenst success in college? (f(2) Is success in college a guaran- ty that ono will succeed in a profes- sional school? school indicate that ono will bo suc- cessful in their life work? In considering tho first question he quoted from a book by a well known American psychologist which showed that in a number of high Bchool stu- dents 80 percent of t...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 23 October 1924

mmm muwmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm f J - i rt. HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL SAT- r WILDCATS ARE OFF IN T. I.A.A. A MUMy fK '? i. If i Vol. XII. ADILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE.JflURSDAY OCTOBER 23 1924 Number 6 SENIOR CLASS TO HOLD HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL PAGEANT TO BEGIVEN IN THE AUDlTOltlUM FdR STUDENTS. TO BE GHOSTLY CELEBRATION Symcox Elected to Record Content- pornry History at Meeting Wednesday. At a meeting of the Senior Class on Wednesday night a report from the finance committeo of the class was heard with regard to a Hallowe'en Carnival to bo held In tho college au- ditorium on Saturday night follow- ing Hallowe'en. Tho report af the committee which made Lowell Wim- biBh generalissimo of tho affair was accepted by tho class and plans for this carnival were begun Immediate- ly. As yet there Is no program that can bo announced but efforts aro to bo made to make this carnival excel tho celebration held by the Zellners last February. Whilo tho Senior Class Is to spon- sor tho movo tho affair Is planned to be ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 23 October 1924

iHMtW fcs hPB( TttMfittilt of Published Weekly liy tliu Students Alil'cne Christian College Office Administration Uullding Room 6 Subscription Per Year $1.50 Address all correspondence and niako all Money Orders Payable to THE OPTIMIST Abilene Texas. Member of Texas Intcr-collcgiato Press Association. AUD1U D. DANOWSKY Editor-in-Chief HAROLD L. ANDERSON Associate Editor HENRY T. HOGG Business Manager in n small town educated in a small town and who spent tho early yearn of his maturity in tho same small town. He did not go to tho city or some other place to neck his fortune. Ho sought his fortuno at home. Tho result was that after ho had had time to prove himself fortuno came to his home seeking him and he wus made assistant superintendent of cdu- cation In Texas. Fiom this place his trail led to tho presidency of what be- came under his guidanco ono of tho state's greatest educational Institu- tions. No greater example could bo presented a Texas boy or girl of the opportunities tha...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 23 October 1924

wtommmtwmm VvrMMnv mmmamwm mmm'hwmtiflmL.nmmimiiiKtefm' samw&a&wmiiMrx&tf ' ' S& !w. S r ! A TRUSTEE'S OPINION OF CHRISTIAN COLLEGE The following: is n clipping from the Fjrm Foundation and was writ- ten by one of the trustees of Abilene Christian College who was present for the nineteenth opening. It ex- plains why men and women are will- ing to sacrifice and glvo to the bup- port of n college at Abilene that per- f hapfT they havo never seen or nt least seo only once or twice n year: Abilene Christian College. As one of the trustees of Abilene Christian College it was my prlvllego nnd pleasure to bo present on Sep- tember 17 1024 tit the opening of said school for its nineteenth year. It was a great and inspiring sight in- deed to sco five or six hundred boys and girls from the homes of Chris- tian parents throughout Texas and ad- joining states assembled for the pur- poso of obtaining a higher education and thereby improvo their condition ' ln MP- By looking nt th...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 23 October 1924

Arlington A. & M. Hold Wildcat Eleven to Tie (Continued from page one) over tho goal nnd It is tho Wildcat's bull on tholr twenty yard line. Bcall failed to gain nround Den nett'a end then made four yards around end. Adams hit left tackle for three yards. Joppln for Green. Pow- ell punted thirty yards to Hamilton who signalled for a fair catch Thomp son could not gain over right tackle. Bcall intercepted a pass on his own forty yard lino and ran tho ball back to mid-llcld. Dermic could not gain thru the lino and A. C. C. drew a penalty for offside. Powell got off a punt that went end over end down tho fiold and over tho goal. Tho ball was brought back to tho twenty yard line from which Ham- ilton smashed right tacklo for a flvo yard gain.t Holmes made an even yard thru center whero Dalton Hill was going strong. Powell fumbled Hamilton's thirty fivo yard punt but Bcall recovered. Bcall lost n yard thru right tackle but Richards was right on an end around play nnd gain- ed eight y...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 30 October 1924

WWWMtIM IHWMMW MUHIHL.i MMMMAintm '( wi '?Ti"jUXjW: rggB"'? JS'MSP5!M'!gHMfci o-juk. ji .-.- Vr. .tra(smtMu' 'm-. A -V i nn'av ..-' r tu-"'(' -.. .M -"i HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL SAT-$.- MliW POSTPONED rw tykccirs 4R off v t. i:$i jijip vlTIOlllli ' t . i II ; Vol. XII. ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE THURSDAY OCTOBER 30 1924 Number 7 & IVI I !"tf W A 1 WILDCATS DROP FIRST! I. A. A. GAME TO EAST TEXAS NORMAL BREAKS AID LIONS IN THEIR VICTORY ENTIRE LINE PLAYS THE DEST GAME OP SEASON THUS FAR. After a long: trek into tho black lands of Eaist Texas tho A.C.C. Wild- cats lost their first T.I.A.A. gamo Friday to .the East Texas Normal Lions. Tho score at tho end of the long hard fought gamo was 17 to 7. A.CC.'s touchdown camo in tho fourth quarter after Beal who was then play- ing at fullback carried tho ball from tho fifteen yard lino across tho goal in seven successive plunges. Tho East Tcxans took advantage of n fumblo in the second period and were able to get tho ball clone enough for Holley...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 30 October 1924

1lfftrJf)uTm$ of Published Weekly by the SludcnU Ahl'cno Christian College. Office Administration Hulldinp Room 6 Subscription. Per Year $1.50 Address all correspondence and make all Money Orders Payable to THE OPTIMIST Abilene Texas. Member of Texas Inter-collegtato Press Association. ( AUBRA B. DANOWSKY Editor-in-Chief HAROLD L. ANDERSON Associate Editor HENRY T. HOGG Business Manager .Burton Coffmnn Intercollegiate Editor Forrest Baker......... Assistant Editor Elwyn Bedichek .. Assistant Editor Jowoll Young Assistant Editor Lillian Rice Assistant Editor Alvin Brown Assistant Manager ouirht to bo. Within four years time if (ho prcsont advnncomont continues. Abilene Christian College will have nn enrollment of ono thousand otu- denls In tho department of Arts and Sciences. Abilene Christian College Is advanc- ing and becoming known to the four corners of tho United States and fur that reason It should not bo many years until the necessary equipment be obtained which would make thi...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 30 October 1924

'JVUfcMgtLtrf. .Mtt; " " jsj -K-ss-M S ' r II &' i ftS .V r .V . ft IMWMr F4AT EXPRESSES HIS PERSONAL OPINION OF TOWN GOING RULES Willi by gosh you sco Just how It Is gang. Thero is a certain Inward motive In somo of us that wo can't repel and from all Indications It seems as if tho Dean has to help us subduo it In times when thora is great ex- citement. You will khow what tho old boy is talking about If you hap- pened to be In the bunch that saw tho Wildcats off to Canyon tho other night. Tho certain thing that we aro ) considering now expressed Itself in this way thero were some of us that could not lot tho Wildcats leave with- out giving them what wo term a send- off. We'll admit it might bo better for us to get permission to bo in town somo nights but in a time liko this wo only acted and didn't consider us- ing arbitrary means to got off. Now if you have a spirit liko this you aro either in luck or otherwise. Whether you aro that way or not we'll bet that last look Rod had ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 30 October 1924

- -I 1 j . . r- -jt. 3 KITCHEN CREW PA- NICS AND ORGANIZES On Monday evening at seven o'clock the Kitchen Crow left for Elm Creek for n welnta roast. After a jolly tlmo of various games tho feast began. Tho crew then organized itself into a elubo to bo named later. Tho motto adopted wns "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy." Tho follow- ing officers wcro elected: President Eugene Kraver. V-Prcsidcnt Frank Coalson. Secretary Nell Chlsm. Treasurer' Oglo Jones. Reporter Nell Chlsm. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. McKenzio of ficial chaperones. Charter members: Eugeno Kraver Frank Coalson Oglo Jones Clarenco Bryant Marvin Bryant Clarenco Nel- son Clyde Williams Leslie Blakney John McKcnsic Jr. Edith Little Earle Nelson and Noll Clilsm. o THE UNDERDOG In Hindu faith tho spirit asks "What is it makes a Brahman 7 Birth Deep study Sacred Love or worth?" Tho king in kindly terms answers "Nor study sacred love nor Birth The Brahman makes; 'tis only worth." Such is tho conccntion held by a heathen o...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 6 November 1924

mwmwiBiniOi him u inn i .sua). kmw5Simstosk& -.'.. jS-i.4: .'1 i'ifs lfi haveiyovk picture mM fc Vol. XII. . ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE THURSDAY NOVEMBER 6 1924 Number 8 PAY YOVR GYM PLEDGE jvwwwimhwl - 1? ' " V T. L A. A. RACE DRAWING DOWN NEAR SEASON END THE NUMBER OP UNDEFEATED TEAMS WILL BE PEW IN TWO WEEKS. With only n Uttlo over threo more weeks to go tho T.I.A.A. raco for the mythical football champloshlp is nar- rowng down to n few leaders and will bo narrowed more beforo tho season ends. Tho Southwest teachers have won three association games and from number of games played aro entitled to first place at present. Two mighty obstacles loom In their path In tho form of Howard Poyno and South- western University who are both scheduled for a chnnco at tho Bob cats. Canyon Normal may go unde- feated this season. After (winning two games thoy have only two moro scheduled. One of these Is with Dan- iel Baker and tho other with Denton Normal who may bo able to beat tho Plainsmen...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 6 November 1924

"aranttUAfOI -4 iM. Hi WW V i (tmtifi Published Weykty ty lhe .Student .of t Abllcne'Chrhtlan College. OITlce i Administration Dulldlng Room 6 Subscription Per Year .............$ 1.50 Address all correspondence and make all " Money Orders Pa) able to THE OPTIMIST Abilene Texas. WITH THE EXES Member of Texas . - i Inter-collegiate 'Association. . VJ Press WaUBRA-B. BANOWSKY - l " EditoAn-Chief tf IAROLD L. ANDERSON Associate Editor THE REFLECTOR By Wendell II. Bedl(chek) 24 ? HENRY T. HOGG ' Business Mana&er Burton Co(Tman........Intcrcollcglato Editor Forrest Dakcr. Assistant Editor Elwyn Bedlchek Assistant Editor Jewell Young... Assistant Editor Lillian Rice....... ...Assistant Editor Alvin Drown ....Assistant Manager Price Sanders ..Circulation Manager FOREIGN LANGUAGE It is sometimes strange how indi- viduals view certain things. The thing in particular the writer has in mind is the way languago is often times thought of. The general opinion seems to bo that if one can't lea...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 6 November 1924

EL..MWWWWB .if &$$ - -j jrr !' $ ;l ' TRW SX WOLDS MEEF OJV gtJVCS OF Ctf CLAW Following? a dormant period which has lasted for over a month the Twin Six camo to llfo last Saturday and convened at their regular meeting place located on Fclino Scratcher river. Surprise was oxprcsscd by Uiobo prcs- ent when a grand total of eight an- swered roll call it being n very rare thing In these days for tho entire membership of tho Royal Order of tho Double Half Dozen to attend n meet- ing. In order to carry out business of tho evening which consisted essen- tially in tho satisfaction of tho appe- tites of thoBo concerned Business Manager Banowsky managed to got together somo firo wood and in tho mcantlmo Legal Advisor Blakney sat back and advised. That which was brought along to satisfy said appetites was produced and immediately a ver bal attack was launched against Chairman of the Art Committee H. B. Porter and President Anderson purchasing agents for tho occasion by Kenlcy Riley and Mo...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 6 November 1924

WWSCSiSSSE; Wildcats Fail to Break Jinx (Continued from pago one.) nround end. Powell mudo 0 ynrds around end. Bcall mado 1 ynrd through line. Powell punted 35 ynrds to Burnon who was downed In his tracks on his own 45 ynrd line. Burson mnde 4 ynrds through lino. Blvlns mndo 2 ynrds through lino. Burson mndo 3 ynrds through lino. Burson fnllcd to gain through line. Mitchell punted 35 yards to Powell "who returned the ball to his own 15 ynrd lino. The Wildcats fumbled and Brown recovered on tho Christian's 20 yard line. Two line plunges gained three ynrds. A forwnrd pnss was Incom- plete. Burson scored n field goal from tho 17 yard lino. Curtis for the Wildcats rcceivetl and returned to tho 21 yard line. Wil- liams made 4 yards through line. Beall made 12 yards and first down through tho line. Thrco lino plunges by Williams and Bcall mado 12 yards and another first down. Richnrds mado 3 ynrds nround end. Burson in- tercepted a Wildcat pass and was downed on his 48 yard line. Bivins m...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 13 November 1924

n JNSiufcWMIbMlIiM- rHillWMKtu iiwiniMninigtiMjaatWeWWjtW - -mmaiirimtmiNBtm "r m "jfj; i " v .t HAVEWOVR PICTURE MADE V '.' TkSrFIx. iil BlTTX! tTTTTTr rAi WUK um FLEUGE (HV T R ILlB P 1111 1 If If l"ilR I L 5IS 3CJElliJM JIM 11JU ' ' ' b Rr-come i Vol. XII. ifoan Vice-President Dies at ffis Clyde Home M. L. HAYS WAS ONE OF THE OLDEST FRIENDS OF SCHOOL Brother M. L. Hoys 64 died at liis home at Clyde at 4 a. m. Thursday of heart trouble. Brother Hays came to Callahan county and Wcit Texas In 1002 and was one of Iho pioneer citizens. For the past fifteen cars ho occupied the offices of the presi- dent and vice president of the Clyde Na. tlonal Bank. He was a member of the Abilene Christian College board of trus- tees since July 1907 (date of orcanlza- tlon) serving as vice president. President Batsell Baxter of A. C. C. conducted the funeral services which were held at 2:30 Sunday afternoon. Burial was in the Clyde cemetery. Brother Has leaves his widow Mrs. Nannie Hoys three sons H...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 13 November 1924

SOWING THE SEED JOKES THE LUCKY COLLEGE MAN m bwiCb low Published Weekly by the Student of Abilene Christian College. Office Administration Duildlng Room G Subscription Per Year ....i $1.50 Address all correspondence and make all Money Orders Payable to THE OPTIMIST Abilene Texas. Delayed from last week) Dro. n. D. McDougald preached at Cisco Sunday. He reports fine crowds and Rood services at the morning afternoon and night hours. James F. Black filled regular appoint- ment at Noodle Sunday reporting good crowds and Interest at all services. Miss Nelson "Maxlne you stood oot on the porch qulto a while last night" Maxlne "Why" Miss Nclain I only stood there for a second. Mis Nelson l3ut I'm suro I heard n third and a fourth." Dro. Frank Kilhourne preached at Balrd Sunday where fine services were enjoyed by all present. He goes there each Lord's Day. Member of Texas Intercollegiate Press Association. AUBHA D. BANOWSKY Editor-in-Chief HAROLD L. ANDERSON Associate Editor HENRY T. HOGG ...

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