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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 2 April 1925

IV PJ DEBATE WITH PHILIPS COMING DURING APRIL SENIOR PERSONALS OP THE GAME John Paul Gibson Senior and Bur- ton Coffman Sophomore have been selected to represent Abilene Christ- ian College against Philips University In an Intcr-colloglato debate here Fri- day night of April 17. They will de- fend the affirmative side of tho ques- tion Resolved That Congress should bo given tho power to override by a two-thirds vote decisions of the Su- preme Court that declare Congres- sional Acta unconstitutional. Gibson and Coffman need no intro- duction here as debaters. Although they lost to Harper College last year in a heated discussion it was only by a close vote. It Is expected that they will show much improvement over last year and should handle the affirmative side of this question with credit. Philips University has a repu- tation for putting out strong debat- ing teams and tho discussion this year should bo interesting. They wcro de- feated by Morris and Adams and will be back this year...

Publication Title: Optimist, The
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 2 April 1925

WUfmffHmtnmtrmm90mm9mmtjfi IMHWHMVM mmmwmM)ij!j&mmMmmiHWiwmmtwmmwniimnmHiiMn mmtmimMmmmmmmmmmmm MummiMtMnwnm WJWHHIW TWIN SIX PICNICKERS GO TO LAKE ABILENE Tho many recent Indications of the coming Spring were fully confirmed to tho atudent body of Ablleno Christ- ian College last "Monday morning when the Twin Six fared forth on their usual picnic to Lake Abilene There was tho usual difficulty in get- ting started Harry Logan arrived on the four oclock train and was aroused just in time to make the riffle; the truck as is the custom with these vehicles was extraordinarily tardy in nrcscntinir itself and it scorned for a timo as though the picnic was to ho hold in front of tho gymnasium. Finally everything was in readi- ness and tho meeting adjourned to a moro suitable locality while a sad farewell song was boing sung for the benefit of Miss Nelson who had come out to see that no ono was left and to tell everybody to have a good time. Though nothing noteworthy occurred on tho out...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 9 April 1925

i. DON'T WAIT TOO LATE STUDY MOW V rijp' 1 '" VOLUME XII. ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE THURSDAY APRIL 9 1025 NUMBER 27 rmCOME TO OWt SE1WOK GMEsrs r Spring Meeting J. N. Armstrong Brother J. N. Armstrong president of Harding College at Morrlllton. Arkansas will begin the annual spring meeting of the College Church of Christ here Sunday. The meeting will bo only cfght days In length closing on Sunday night of April 19th. The church here has Indeed been for- tunate In securing such a man as Brother Armstrong for work here this spring. Known throughout the brotherhood for his great faith In God he was closely asso- ciated for many years with the late Jo. A. Hardnlg who was one of the great pioneers In the Church of Christ In Amer- ica. Brother Armstrong comes to the church here as a man not only of great faith but as ono of great sincerity In pur- pose and with a conscienccness of his re- sponsibility io God. J. N. Armstrong is but a synonym for Bible Schools having been connected with ch...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 9 April 1925

U Published Weekly by the Students of Abilene Christian Collcger Office Administration Building Room 6 J . v Subscription Per Year. ...a $1.50 Address all correspondence and make all Monoy Orders Payable to THE OPTIMIST ABILENE TEXAS. Member of Texas Intcr-collcgiatc Press Association JOKES Statistics. Killed by gas 5172. 32 Inhaled it. '140 lighted matches in it. 5000 stepped on it. BURTON COFFMAN Editor-in-Chief HENRY T. HOGG Business Manager Raymond Symcox. . ...Associate Editor Alvin Brown i Assistant Manager l.ealie Ncill Circulation Manager Elwyn Bcdichek. .....Assistant Editor Forrest Baker Assistant Editor Jewell Young -.. Assistant Editor Ellis McGnughcy.......". .'....... Religious Editor Houth Clements.................... .. ..... Assistant Editor Lula Lawrence. Assistant Editor Jean "Who was it said 'I thank God I am not like other men'?" Lefty ''Somo bachelor." G. C. Jr. "Mother there U some one at the front door." Mrs. Morlan-"Who it it?" G. C. Jr. "I don't know but Ti...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 9 April 1925

i ':t GREAT OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE IN A C. C. EXTENSION DIVISION Brother Carter submits the Mowing article relative to the purpose and growth of the Extension Dept In A. C. C.) "Bible study Is an opportunity all should have. Abilene Christian College is maln talncd as an Institution of learning to foster the education of Its students in a manner acceptable to our Father We feel ' 'Pi that every one's education should bo ob JrJUjncd under Christian Influence and that no ono Is properly trained who docs not study God's word. Our Father has blessed us with an ex ccllent attendance In residence Wo wish to reach others who are not with us. It " is good to be here but many who ere far away have already availed themselves of our correspondence courses. We now havo available certain courses by cor- respondence. This co-operation In Bible sutdy Is open for all. The courses are offered In the namo of Christ as members of his church. They may bo taken with or without college credit. Any cours...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 9 April 1925

m DECLAMATION CONTEST n HELD ATER DRAMATIC w - CLUi LAST THURSDAY SLIME SUCKERS GO TO BREAKFAST APRIL 1 .The Dramatic Club met Thursday April 2 at 7:00 o'clock and the members were first called on to pay their dues for tho spring term. Everyone was requested to pay their dues by the next meeting in or der that the roll may be completed. Brother Brewer made a short talk about around tho front door of tho dining the term play "The Home of Mmmon" room waiting in eager anticipation J. E. McKonzio was host to a party of slime suckers early April Fool's morning at the front door of his dining room. The Fish thinking McKenslo would keep his regular ap- pointment with them for breakfast at seven o'clock began to congregate on which he is now working. The play for tho evening "$2000 Cash" was then announced and the cast read. Those tak- ing part In the play wero Altha Lcggctt Norcne Brown Rollins Cayce and Pug Brown. Every one enjoyed the play very much and those who took part In tho play di...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 16 April 1925

t tl ( " i! till . . MffM F0? MID-TERN i i- VOLUME XII. ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE THURSDAY APRIL 10 1925 4li NUMBER 28 "ATTEND WEMEETINGS MM & IfW-fl M f IlOTl iflflflfML I X . I ' ' : 2 L-!-! I IL ' ? T II . I I ...I... ! I I ' I Hir .V PRESS ASSOCIATION CONVENTION IS HELD AT DENTON LAST WEEK SEVENTEEN COLLEGES ARE REPRESENTED BY DELEGATES A. C. C. WINS FOVRTH PLACE Essay by John Paul Gibson and ono- nct Play by Lula Lawrence Win Places For A. C. C. Tho Abilene Christian Collcgo dele- gates to the annual convention of the Texas Intercollegiate Press Associa- tion that was held In Denton last Thursday and Friday returned to tho A. C. C. Campus late Monday after- noon. They report a wonderful trip and speak very highly of tho ability of tho C. I. A. girls in matters of en- tertainment. Although C. I. A. captured tho high- eta honors In tho association by win- ning six first places out of tho ten contests that were conducted Abl- leno Christian Collcgo has the dis- tinction of win...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 16 April 1925

liVjMjteii Published Weekly by the Students of Abileno Christian College Subi sen fMTirr. Administration Buildinrr. Room 6 ption Per Year. &1'50 Address all correspondence and mako all Money Orders Payablo to THE OPTIMIST ABILENE TEXAS. Member of Texas Inter-collcgiatc Press Association WITH THE EXES BUIITON COFFMAN ditorin-Chicf IIENHY T. HOGG Business Manager Raymond Symcox. dissociate Editor Alvin Brown ........ Assistant Manager Leslie Ncill .'....aa... Circulation Manager Elwyn Bcdicliek. .i.......5i....-..v..I:.w.r. .Assistant Editor Forrest Baker . .'. Assistant Editor Maymie Turner.... . .'. Assistant Editor Ellis McGnughey Religious Editor Routh Clements .'...." Assistant Editor Luln Lawrence. - Assistant Editor IN THE NAME OF MANHOOD Hollls L. Manly one of the most prominent insurance dealers o Abi- lene recently attended a convention of tlie Missouri State Llfo Company which was held at Havana Cuba. Mr. Manly was accompanied by his wife on tho trip. They wore routed v...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 16 April 1925

rVTrK3mm I f 'h H Mi "i Kit 1 "J' nrv Jfc V V 'V ft? fi JJi' V 3 3 P m SUMMER SCHOOL PROSPECT FOR THIS YEAR IS BRIGHTEST IN HISTORY OF THE SCHOOL The Slimmer School session of nine- teen hundred twenty-five promises to bo tho largest and bosb in tho his- tory of Abllcno Christian College. Kvcry day brings a host of letters - asking for information regarding the .work that is available and quite a number have already sent in fees re- serving rooms for tho summer ses- sion. Besides tho natural growth that viii be experienced by tho school in its summer quarter tho enrollment will also be augmented on account of a recent rovision of tho state laws regarding tho acquisition of a cer- tificate. Tho now law provides that tho summer of ninotcon hundred twcnty-flvo shall bo tho last summer in which teachers can build on the certificates that they already have. This of course will tend to increase tho number of students desiring to do work during tho Bummer session. Another reason that leads...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 16 April 1925

mm HADfflONARY WILDCAT BASEBALL AND A REVIEW OF BASEBALL HISTORY IN A. C. C. When tho fresh pea-green leaves appear on the mesquito trees and West Texas is slowly freed from the spell of winter; when tho number of "dates" at each suspension of the rules livens things up in general a sport which onco was tho most im- portant in tho school but which now holds unusual charms to a compara- tively few having mado way to tho col- lego sport' of sports football takes tho headlino position on tho recrea- tion program in Abilcno Christian College. Boy its baseball! Even though tho writer is srtonjr for football and like most everyone else finds n greater thrill in It than In other collcgo game he is also strong for baseball; for what sport after all could fit into tho spring season as it docs? Tho first A. C. C. football eleven that ever engaged in n scheduled con- test with a team from another col- lcgo was in 1010. Tho first gamo was played at Midland with tho now de funct Midland College....

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 23 April 1925

wjtittftfanii fcpjm u IMHB4MRIit!9MBllMVK'CHMHUi'pWIPriMtf'' 0''' A PAY YOUR EWRAVING BILLS 1' :JVV 517 i tf -'.'D U J' f T 1 f& VOLUME XU. ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE -THURSDAY APRIL 23 1025 NUMBER 29 ! K1U MXikk.MI &4k Iram HI Fllwwl"i'rMririr'iiKI J- " sumort e wildca1 1 1 -R 4 I ffftf"'"' ie? rva WILDCATS SCHEDULED TO MEET CANYON BUFFALOES FRIDAY AND SATURDAY MORRIS MEN ARE IN BETTER CONDITION THAN AT FIRST CANYON IS ANCIENT RIVAL Opportunity Is Given Wildcats To Rovengo Defeats In Football And Basketball When tho Abilcno Christian Col- lego Wildcats meet tho West Texas Teachers College Buffaloes here to- morrow it will bo tho re-engagement of an ancient and honored enemy. Comparative dopo on tho games this week-end is scanty yet from all fig- ures of tho dopo bucket tho Wildcats have more than a fair chanco to an- nex a couple of games to their credit in the T. I. A. A. baseball race. The Buffaloes have suffered de feat twico this week at tho hands of tho Simmons College ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 23 April 1925

I : ' - Published Weekly by Uio Students o Abileno Christian College. Offico Administration Building Room 6 Subscription Per Year . $1.50 Address all correspondence and mako all Money Orders Payablo to THE OPTIMIST ABILENE TEXAS. Member of Texas Inter-collegiote Press Association BURTON COFFMAN Editor-in-Chief HENRY T. HOGG Business Manager Raymond Symcox. Associate Editor Alvin Brown t .' Assistant Manager lxslio Neill Circulation Manager Elwyn Bcdichek. Assistant Editor Forrest Baker Assistant Editor Maymo Turner. Assistant Editor Ellis Mrfinnohnv - Religious Editor Routh Clements..-. ......... ...................... ........ .................Assislant Editor Lula Lawrence. -Assistant Editor POLITE LIES "Thou shalt not Ho." This is an explicit and positive statement yet how few are there who keep this commandment In tho spirit as well as in tho letter. Peoplo aro prono to think that becauso a statement is not actually false it Is justifiable even though it intentionally conveys th...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 23 April 1925

'W W. B "JIkKS-s I'V PRIZE WINNING ESSAY BEHIND THE SCENES IN CONGRESS (The following canny was ffivcn first placo in the T. I. P. A. contest this year. It rns written by John Paul Gibson). In our great democracy wo prido ourselves on our representative form of government where "we tho pcoplo of tho United States" may each have ourv voice In a "government of the pefcple by tho pcoplo and for tho peo- ple." Wo vote every two years for tho four hundred and thirty-flvo re- presentatives that we havo in our national legislature and every six years wo decido upon our ninety-six senators that wo send to tho Senate of tho United States. Tho great American sport is nothing moro nor less than our elections and it is here that wo listen again to tho usual pro- mises pleadings resolutions and bombastic oratory that characterizes tho usual type of political speeches and then wo vote as we and our fathers havo beforo us either Repub- lican or Democrat according to tho family traditions. Those ca...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 23 April 1925

- tusivmw rJUa- 9 ft . r Hretker AnHgtroBft Closes Meeting Last Simday (Continued from Pago Ono) Christian's Life." Ho said "I cannot concoivo of a Christian not wanting to bo a better Christian. The Bccrct of Christ's purity in lifo lies in the purity of his mind. So is it with Christians. Out of tho abandanco of tho heart tho mouth spcaketh and as tho heart of a man is so is ho. Man docs not know his heart until ho is tested as was Petor. Christ un- selfishly stood tho test ovon tho death on tho cross. Ho denied himself of all tho joys ofHcaven for our sake. We should givo up many of our joys and give Tnthor to tho cause of Christ. Tho life of self sacrifice is n happy lifo. It is a lifo of satisfaction. THURSDAY NIGHT As a discussion for tho Thursday night sermon Bro. Armstrong choso the subject of sin in which ho showed how God took our place in death by giving his son for tho remission of tho wages of sin which every man has earned. By referring to Romans tho lectur- er showed ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 30 April 1925

TOWWHWPBpPSWi -iaUVlAi! . jL. i -ft L&wLJMAJ&tfUSikrtfc!ifc nmwiWfpw uCOMETCMHEqEBATE VOLUME XIL ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE THURSDAY APRIL 30 1025 NUMBER 30 PAY YOUR ENGRAYING BILLS .. ' ;; . .' ''1. ri- 5 -". ' ; BrV 1i m m r MM m MbWj m - igMMr xffer JJIIIIII Tli ' 1 si- Efc fc ? FORMER COLLEGE BEAUTY MARRIES NEW MEXICO MAN MISS PATRICK WAS STUDENT IN A. C. C. IN 1919-20 HOME IS AT BAKSW TEXAS Announcement Was Received Here By A Local Ex- Student Announcement has been received hero by friends of Miss Mabel Patrick of her marriage at Carlsbad N. M. March tho twenty-fifth to Mr. Wil- liam Britt Rogers. Mr. and Mrs. Rogers are now living in Almagordo N. M. Miss Patrick was one of tho most popular young women who has ever attended tho school. Sho was honor- ed as college Beauty for tho 1910-20 session and attended school hero dur- ing that year and was a member of the first Freshman class of tho school uftcr it became a Senior College at the opening of the 1920-21 session. She ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 30 April 1925

mm b d n i.'1 i. si Published Weekly by tlio Students of Abilene Christian College Office Administration Building Room 6 Subscription Per Year $1.50 Address all correspondence and mako all Money Orders Poyablo to THE OPTIMIST ABILENE TEXAS. Member of Texas Inter-collegiate Pies Association BUHTON COFFMAN Editor-in-Chief HENRY T. HOGG Business Manager Raymond Symcox Associate Editor Alvin Brown Assistant Manager l.cslio Ncill Circulation Manager Elwyn Bcdichck..... . Assistant Editor Maymo Turner.................................................. Assistant Editor Ellis McGaughey. Religious Editor Routli Clements................... ....................... .... .......Assistant Editor Lula Lawrence... ...............................Assistant Editor COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS The baccalaurente eormon will bo delivered this year by Brother It. 0. Bell of Morrllton Arkansas. The address will bo given Sunday May 31st. Brother Bell was once a teacher in Ablleno Christian Col- lege. He made for him...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 30 April 1925

V & ATTRACTIVE PROGRAM IS GIVEN BY TWO SOCIETIES LAST SATURDAY EVENING TIE LITTLE SYMPHONY GIVES ENTERTAINMENT Last Snturday night despite tho threatening rnln a good crowd at- tended tho program prepared jointly by the Harding nnd Zcllner Literary Societies. Tho purpose of this benefit program was the raising of funds for installing a drinking fountain in the administration building. This need has long been felt but no dcflnito ac- had heretofore been taken. A -sized nucleus for this worthy catise was realized from tho program. Bro. Brewer opened tho entertain- ment with an illustrated lantern slide lecturo concerning his trip to tho literary shrines of Now England. This was interesting and inspiring as arc Bro. Browcr's efforts nt all times. Tho A. C. C. quartette was schedul- ed to sing but n provlous engage- ment momentarily forgotten pre- vented its appearance. The feature of this entertainment was n ono net play "Desert Smoke" which was presented by actors care- fully sele...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 30 April 1925

: v- '4 Id ! Hi MORRIS AMD KING losje debate WITH &ENTQN TEACHERS Tho second dobate of tho season was lost to North Toxas State Teach- ers College of Denton last Friday when tho Teachers wero given a two-to-one decision over Abner Morris and George King who represented Abllcno Christian Coll ego in tho forensic fray. Tho question for discussion was: Re- solved that Congress should be given tho power to ovor-ride by a two- thirds vote decisions of the Supremo Court that declare Congressional ac- tion unconstitutional. Morris and king upheld tho nffirmntivo side of the issuo. Tho main issues upon which the af- firmative argument wni based were that the present working plan of the Supremo Court is theoretically un- sound becnuso It is undemocratic and unconstitutional. Also tho present plan is unsound in principle in which a number of instances of tho corrupt deccsions of tho Supremo Court were related. It was further argued that the proposed plan is theoretically sound because it ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 7 May 1925

4- v f . t t . 1 .. tl PAY YOUR ENGRAVING BILLS . f Jtf iJt FOR THE -FINALS u. t j VOLUME XII. ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE THURSDAY MAY 7 1025. NUMBER 3i I y41 S. P PHILIPS WINS DEBATE FROM A. C. C. THURSDAY SUPREME COURT QUESTION WAS SUBJECT OP THE DISCUSSION A. C. C HADAFFIRMATWE Efforts Will Be Made To Secure 1 Another Contract Wttk Philips In one of the most elevcry fought foresnlc frays ever witnessed in Abi- Iono Farrier and Whitwcll of Phillips University Enid Okln. won n two-to-onc decision ever John Paul Gibson and Burton Coffman of Abilene Christian College. The question at (ssuo was: "Resolved that Congress bo given the power to over-ride by a two-thirds vote decisions of the Su- preme Court which declare Congrcs- alcnal actions unconstitutional." Gibson gained a good lead in the first affirmative speech nnd it seemed as though his proposed automobile il'ustration would carry him for a victory. In this comparison ho reck- oned the proposed chocking power of Congress over th...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 7 May 1925

iAwfa '-a-sul I w 3' i '-4 v t. r I ': IK'L ll VMwit Published Weekly by the Students of Ablleno Christian College. Offico Administration Building Room 6 . Subscription Per Year........ -.....1.50 Address all correspondence and mnko all Money Orders Payable to THE OPTIMIST ABILENE TEXAS. Member of Texas Inter-colleginlo Press Association JOKES "Woman is livlicst do BURTON COFFMAN ditor-in-Chicf HENRY T. HOGG ; Uusmess Manager Raymond Symcox k dissociate Editor Alvin Brown ;......Assistant Manager Leslie Ncill :'. .Circulation Manager Elwyri Bedichck. '. Assistant Editor Maymo Turner . Assistant Editor Ellis McGaughcy. - Religious Editor Routh Clements Assistant Editor Lula Lawrence. r Assistant Editor Gorman Kcnley tq her thirties." Miss Doty: "Thanks I mean you think bo?" A Quaker's ndvico to Ills son on his wedding day "When Theo went a courting I told thee to keop thy eyes wide open. Now that thee is married I tell thee to keep thorn half shut." Why is a watch like a river 7 Be- ...

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