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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 14 April 1927

it WTf HiTji" ... .1111- 'J 1 ii JlJiiu.. .oiML in. i v?;- ; ' '; i-' --r& '- -;'s llliflrt : i ; . i .. . s- 1 ' m ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE WHERE) TRUE HEARTS SHALL LEAD THEM Vol. XIV. ABILENE TEXAS THURSDAY APRIL 14 1927 CHRISTIAN PLAYERS WIN HIGH HONORS IN TOURNAMENT - . & sffiSniSrm j ' miM WwLiM Lm I abilene christian college w K( hi lrw"1Il 11 1 HP IWf 1 1 I'll 1 mm I T where true hearts -.m 113141 1 Ir w te ILilLlLlLmJLJtTEJL ' shall lead them ' I T jtI jmv -! - - n :Kwrr-T ' M-i i l-ij t-tti . wjwj No. 25 Jff i .. .... .I .i - jcWM 7 rvf 'V w '.' . r 9oi Orchestra and Glee Club to Go to Wichita Arceneaux Doing Powerful Preaching in Church of Christ Spring Revival The Spring Meeting which began last Sunday morning at the regular eleven o'clock service is being held by Brother Arceneaux. The attend- ' ance has not been an indication as to the success of the preaching. So far there has been no response to the invitations but the success of a meet- ing can nover bo judg...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 14 April 1927

rWBP?" uflar-i-iiK SCBC?rB3EBiWSyS3iik StTts WffrT "' f F?fls"&5a . rs --"- wf ?... Pago Two THE OPTIMIST L 3$ wW IP iWWBWSICTWiwJ : ?..Ju.uf. ... ''I li I it " IM H I I. m u 4- HA Published Weekly by tho Students of Abilcno Christian CoIIese. Office Green Building Boom A Subscription Per Year- -$1.60 Address all Correspondence and make all Money Orders Payable to THE OPTIMIST ABILENE TEXAS. Member of Texas Intcr-collcgiato Press Association BURTON COFFMAN Editor-in-Chief CHARLIE DAMRON Business Manager ROBERT COFFMAN Associate Editor EUGENE KRANER LOID WILMON -Religious -Assistant Editor Editor SOCIALISM SOPHS WILL HOLD PICNIC DURING MID- TERM EXAMINATIONS Socialism is an absurd doctrine that would have those people who own two nics kivo one to that nciphbor who happens not to have any? No! This is not modern socialism. "Socialism is that policy or theory which aims at securing by the action of the central democratic authority a better distribution and in duo subordination ther...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 14 April 1927

fH R7V l'l WILI'J "W"!"P"aHHBSBB ili in mm iiHi '"' ' guraa. . .jr.-gz fcg f .iTrTPW - :. wrgMBeraEEiFTO t "T7 W 'WW i lii THE OPTIMIST Pgo .Three t . w . r V . v r " 'i k c . ft. ut : v . t r x 12 i r t t i r A Lost Sense of Responsi- bility Our Supreme Peril There have been many efforts made to account for the jrrcat aftermath of tho war and its fearful results. There have no doubt been many con- tributing causes but I am suro one of tho greatest of these is a lost sense of responsibility on the part of our people. It is not difficult for ono to sco that in :mnny relations of life there has been a letting down of the high ideals of tho safe standards which have prevailed In tho past. Not to bo too comprehensive I ven- ture to suggest that there has been n lost senso of responsibility upon the part of many of our people as to: 1. Authority. Tho groat revolution which has been raging in tho realm of tho moral and tho social and tho political world has also reached tho religious worl...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 14 April 1927

1&?'? JT - txjpy.- - ll9IUj9L . ' hi 1 n 'jiiii ihim i ii '" i" litintn ii"''f ' ' grpy;l' T f THE OPTIMIST 'V. I ' ft .. i i"n i it"iirnJ-iTillrtrMi1irrniiin i n in r- it. . -- Ai.ztc"&ij'- mi'.. r . -.1. ....' . '. -...-.. ..... .... v . -- m nni" v V.TIW.- ' . W .. " ' . . ' wmmmmmmmafmmm aUlfc ' J f VmnLnFTaha v. r 'i- .. t t f ' ti ii r ... i s -i ."' iP'i w fni i.' i" tt. fj.'jj1 ?umt i . . .. "''; " t- - ;mi aLAi w '. ...w .- vvr.tsyy11 j'i.ar.i-iifv HMMMMWMWM V 'TW'TBP-''"' '' ' -.'T'P"V'.K'l "1.1 nr ' . Pago Four i ' h ! U' ' y v i '? '"kk MISS BETTER SHOD: Just a littlo tip for you on the style that is new for Easter. SANETT You will appreciate the distinctiveness in this beautiful Parisian Sandal. YES EXCLUSIVE? YES. Cinderella Bootery 228 Pino St. CHRISTIAN PLAYERS WIN HIGH HONORS (Continued front I'uga 1) presented by the Simmons University Players of Abilene. Directed by Olivia Hobgood. Tho Cast Mrs. Aldrid Agnes Caldwell Mr. Aired Eugene Surface Mrs. Hampton H...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 21 April 1927

w ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE WHERE TRUE HEARTS SHALL LEAD THEM fc ?" Vol. XIV. ABILENE TEXAS THURSDAY APRIL 21 1927 I . ' s -r J I Tife ' Jpt . cr I I 'Sun! SkSKFI r. Lf mMX&gwLM MAAr'l'fm I ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE JH " m!m& Irwill ill IIP Irill 1 n iSwl T where true hearts mm WHNI 1 Ir PW ILIllLILMftlLAXILIL ' shall lead them Ml - n -r- i No. 26 -"' ' - " - " "- - i. ...... ;. .. f J . mj. ri--r- rif.. -. .... ".- . "".jij jjg ANNUAL JUNIOR - SENIOR BANQUET IS BRILLIANT AFFAIR Arceneaux Battles Denominationalism in Closing Sermon Sunday '1 .-v ' 0 3' .. A: ' ""! iv - H '27s VELMA BARRETT Vclma cnmo from Thorp Springs whcro shp made an unusual high rec- ord Sho was born nt Ranger whcro she received her high school training. At the close of her eleventh year sho received her diploma togthcr with Salutatorian honors. Upon entering Thorp Spring Christian College she served two years as secretary to tho president' of that institution. Finish- ing! Thorp Spring Christian College...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 21 April 1927

U'VaMSSflJ" -iN SSki'kii gB3BBWiJi"WgiaP5l Aaw mk'k a .u.v:.. ji3K '.. V ' i ffFf vM '..-V.f 'V THE OPTIMIST &.. : . r.4'MHHHMK90B.u& lulu 1 1 li if . if-fffTS5ManigiBglwutTl Wli'WlffH Pagtj Two. I ' ' K ' p. I 5-1 ; f. ) j i r?' ffo I Published Weekly by the Students of Abtleno Christian CoHeg. Office Green Building Room A Subscription Per Year .$1.60 Address all Correspondence and mako nil Money Orders Payable to THE OPTIMIST ADILENE TEXAS. Momber of Toxbb Intcr-collegiato Press Association r - BURTON COFFMAN Editor-in-Chief CHARLIE DAMRON Business Manager ROBERT COFFMAN Associate Editor EUGENE KRANER LOID WILMON -Religious . Editor -Assistant Editor OUR SYMPATHY It was with the deepest regret thut we learned that one of our students Miss Lois ltobcrts received news that an aunt and cousin were killed at Kockspriugs in n recent cyclono at that place Miss Rohcrts has just returned from there and she says "It was much worse than the papers wore able to give it." Ilcr aunt Mr...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 21 April 1927

.? mmm fiiJiiiirni i 1 1 ii &8 PI W fW-'" " .' tf TTaTvi ' rfifc. t - ' . I THE OPTIMIST Pago Three rf ':"' ' g-w- ' i w I'1 ft ?' J t. ' 1 V- V if ?v .fc M 4 ! h 1 1 : F ' - ..! i "LUCKY THIRTEEN" IS HOST TO AILEEN SHOWALTER MONDAY Tho Lucky Thirteen Club entertain- ed Ailccn Shownlter last Monday af- ternoon with a Burpriso birthday party. Tho occasion was tho nlnteenth anniversary of this brilliant member of tho organization who will receive her B. A. degrco in Juno. The party was given at tho homo of Orblo Grlmsloy Junior student in the college. Cream and cake were tho principal features of tho menu. A red motlff was carried out in the decorations rod roses being arranged as favors for tho guests. On Ailoon's pinto was found a beau- tiful llttlo remembrance coming from her sister club members as a token of their best wishes. Those present were: Misses Oma Cure Hnttio Mario Harris Alcen Hampton Ruby Powers Ona Fay Rose Vclma Johnson Orblo Grlms- loy Ailccn Showalter Anico and...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 21 April 1927

"!iSS -tt is! nyijim '!'.? jut . "f-f'TifT jjPTTi W7 . "fiC5. i MMMftrrr Cw ' . - i ii 1 1 in TiprrTrtirniiotTniiiii'iitMiiiiiiiMi m m wpmrwsTOr 1P5 1 B ' ' K !' E ' 11 I W. . IT ' rr- ii V ' I . BV S'. 1 J 1 I E . L I i i ' T t I' J r (! .; - ''. E i n 5 '-r-i- m. THE OPTMIST 93CS3SK3B MISS BETTER SHOD: Just a little tip for you on the stylo that is new for Easter. SANETT You will appreciate the distinctiveness in this beautiful Parisian Sandal. YES EXCLUSIVE? YES. Cinderella Bootery 228 Pino St. MARTIN ELECTED T0HEADA.&M. PUBLIC SCHOOLS POSTPONED FOOTBALL REFORM MEETS WITH SEVERE CRITICISM College Station The ejection of Edwin D. Martin formerly of Lub- bock and lator of Mineral Wells as superintendent of the A. & M. Consol- idated School for 1927-28 has been an- nounced by C. H. Winkler president of tho board of trustees of the school. The A. & M. Consolidated School for children is located on tho Cam- pus of the A. & M. College of Tex- as. Half of the pupils are ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 28 April 1927

w ' ""fr ..1 .... - : ' : :sii&zvi' I" ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE . SSSril X 'f illPwS 1 xl .j-i-l M-Jf I ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE JJI wSi irUAnT5TS in f Iff nl IIP I ill I VI mm I T where true hearts iM SHALL LEAD THEM iMlllIf F fe 111 jIJRIIBJIJI'J SHALL LEAD THEM . ; .. .. W I Vol. XIV. ABILENE TEXAS THURSDAY APRIL 28 1927 NOi 27 BS MORRISMEN TAKE TWO STRAIGHT FROM BUFFALOES r-v tone-Nebon Wie Seniors Win Class Edition; Sophomores BEDICHEK JUDGES ALL FIVE EDITIONS "I cncloso my decision nnd criti- cisms on tho class editions of Tho Optimist. "This has been an arduous task. It was difficult to decldo between the various 'editions in each of tho six departments on which the ranking was made. "The Seniors take first place but not by a walkaway. Their editorials features news and scopo and make- up were tho best of tho lot. They fell down In hoadline writing and to some extent in news style and form. "Tho Sophomores with second place have tho honor of carrying off first honors in...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 28 April 1927

y '. V11 i lf' S ' ' ' ttjB-'--r SSPJ!!"1!1 F r JUft?4W1 .- -& T v e& ff iFaffa Two THE OPTIMIST I 4 f I I ' E'J ' t Ji J -' '?. i .&; k. -'r.i .'MK s K fif iOfiwBTt NMhM Weekly by the Students of Abilene Christian Collere. Office Green Building Room A Subscription Per Year $1.60 A4drM all Correspondence and make all Money Orders Payable to THE OPTIMIST ABILENE TEXAS. Member of Texas Inter-collcgiate Ptcsb Association BURTON COFFMAN Edltor-ln-Chlof CHARLIE DAMRON Business Manager ROBERT COFFMAN Associate Editor JSUQENE KRANER LOID WILMON -Kellsioos Editor -Assistant Editor 'ATHLETICS IN ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE' By Paul Southorn. Throughout America today thero seems to be an increasing de- mand for tho abolition of athletics in our colleges. Especially is this true of the Christian schools of tho land. Complaints from parents patrons of the schools have been so numerous in tho past that many college presidents have either had to abolish athletic games entirely or restri...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 28 April 1927

V.S ' iJWIfP:. -- :'" -"t-'y L - ' ... . -. -- L ' r . - f j Pago Three. . " ' ' jiii ii l l ii inn ii nn ii im f r s &v " r Track Meet To Be Held At Simmons U. Friday With the oncoming track meet at Simmons University Friday April 29th the Wildcats will again try to keep A. C. C. In the limelight of Texas athletics. Tho prospects for Abilene Christian Cftllego were indeed very good until unavoidable circumstances turned tho tables of luck on them. With tho team that is still In th0 race and tho two men that aro now out of tho meet tho meet was surely ours. A. .C. C. was about to realize some of tho dreams that some day will be true. Frank Coalson was tho sure winner of the quarter as was Dyle Vaughn tho winner of tho mile and half milo. With tho loss of these two men we looso at least fifteen points which throws tho spirit of tho meet tt a very low ebb. Tho following participants will en- deavor to carry tho Purplo and White over tho line for first place in the events named bel...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 28 April 1927

.'." -J JO .. ' :-:W 'MflKiV.'W. -GKfK2- T- i . .itMMM Mfc Tf Teme THE OPTIMIST IN ' fc I fcil y i r-' if I r ';of ii r ?rP i & BUy Words By Bill SLIPPERS TO MATCH YOUR HAT We have all the new shades Red Green Blue Orchid Rose And White Cinderella Bootery ' Where Shoes Are Different Young Men 's Meetings May 2 1027 7:00 o'clock. Subjtct: The Bettor Ministry of Christ. 1. A Bstter Sacrafice. Heb. 9 .-12. 2. A Better Priest. Heb. 9:11. 3. A Better Blessing. Heb. 9: 12. 4. A Better Guarantee neb. 9 :14. AUDITORIUM Leader Song: Leader . Reader . Prayer . -Loyd Nelson .. Leroy Baker .. -Cullon Willis . ROOM 7 ROOM 10 Homer Hailey Frod McClung. Roy Hufsteddler ..S. V. Colley. Lewis Norman - 1st Speaker Hugh Tiner -. 2nd Speaker Frank Etter ... . Srd Speaker Charlie Damron 4th Speaker ...Herman Charles . .Floyd Lawson Henry Hogg. Faculty . Brother Showalter Brother Nichols .. Brother Brewer . ..Luther Rogers .. . ..Foy Moody . . ... Rufus Porter .... ..Alton Wimbish E. B. Wallace ... U...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 5 May 1927

li-. Kl ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE ' ' '. 43&rw72 iflSTl 1T 2 jl Jm ' ' WHERE TRUE HEARTS JSK lrf I i I IlHWW I ('WWW'WnL 1 I ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE SHALL LEAD THEM SIOlUl 111 MPUW IIIIIIII 'vl T WHERE TRUE KRTS .- MSsJrMM.ML Sr Hi JftJLIEJLM ZKA ' shall lead them Vol. XIV. I ;ge "mm Hiv ABILENE TEXAS THURSDAY MAY 5 1927 v NO. 28 V f iff 'j. 'H p rt l REMOVAL OF A. C. C. FROM ABILENE AS LAST WILDCA TS SPLIT WITH TECH; LOSE TO CANYON CANYON Texas May 4 1927. A. C. C. naught Can- yon four. Fast game. Canyon mode eight hits four runs five errors. A. C. C four Hits no runs two errors. Pogue pitched for A. C. C. Strain tor Canyon. A. B. Morris. LUBBOCK Texas May 3. Poor base running and errors paved the way for victory by the Texas Tech Matadors hero this afternoon in the final of a two game scries with Abilene Christian College 7 to 3. Theo Powell pitched a stellar brand of baseball for the losers allowing but seven hits and striking out ten moru Tech was outhit 11 to 7. A. C. C. ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 5 May 1927

"cjfs.- .W TTvni?!T ii i In i ii i i hi tmmmmmmmmmtimmatmmmmmi1! i it'iiiiniiJb f i" v . . umik m$k .111111 n'v--"" Psa Two THE OPTIMIST "V-v 1 I "" i- ' ww m i I rfBsfiiiiiHMiiiiiiiaiwBi ' ' W.te&?SaJfW-ia5wrAg5H sjmmfa- --jWfc. -d 4. rf ...t . JtjitommtttMi Published Weekly by the Student of Abilene Ctiriatlaa Colfefft. Office Green Building Boom A Subscription Per Year. -- . 31.60 Address all Corrcnpondenco and mako all Money Ordero Payable to THE OPTIMIST ABILENE TEXAS. Member of Tozas InHr -collegiate Press Association BURTON COFFMAN Editor-in-Chief CHARLIE DAMRON Business Manager ROBERT COFFMAN Ai)Uiate Editor EUGENE ERANER LOID WILMON .Relljrlow Editor -AaslaUHt Editor AN IDEAL OR IDLE DREAM? Before the Mexican war clouds rapidly forming on the horizon of inter notional relations were broken by the Congressional resolution to arbitrate the question in regard to the Mexican land laws college professors stu dents and student newspapers all over the nation had arisen against...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 5 May 1927

;" ;t. ; y ' .''mmgs& BS V THE OPTIMIST "1 -- - ... . ". ': k.. II ... - J 'I r.wmm jMiiwi -ian.mnMawi V ILIB BIIWWWnnMMBHIirirWTlwrilMnrrrTTiiTrrTirV'i1' r ftii'fi' -i t i " ' ' ...3.ifilfr. BMH.- ('."' " v"wt.. JrW L iv fjl' r ; r V Simmons is First in Track Meet With A.C.C.and Austin Last Week; Nelson is Star 81ms Cowboy Vaullcr Smashes Con- ference Mark in Clearing Bar at 11 Feet 1; Nelson Docs Iron Man Trick Winning Mile and Two Mile. Improvement over former achieve- ments In practically every event of tho track and field brought tho Simmons University Cowboys; their most over- whelming cinders victory of history yesterday afternoon when they romp- ed away with Austin College and Abi- lene Christian taking eleven first places out of a possible fifteen. Simmons counted 07 points ndding seven seconds five thirds and six fourths to her long string of firsts. Austin's Kangaroos wore far behind with. 38 and Abilene Christian finished third with 28. Crews' Reward One Texas Confer...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 5 May 1927

i ' i ' . ' -rs- 1 - . -...vntt J mmtOft nin-I ill ilMiaiin i I n i n - - - - n . fit '- - '- ..'. . . MM w . y 'i..- -l . . . S Rfi I-. " p n P: til ' Yr ! m lu; ;4 ':''; I . : l .''v V:'n;A ' -Mr -- ' "- .f.'-.-a.v. .ar .ym. - . - c. & .ti;fflv ' t fcig.-ft .'. r:.g-:MwafciM--rWT-l1ITr-f ' a i in . i. i.i i iii ii i inn i iii mm iimi n mm j . i. i.- -.' - ' ..--.-- ... - - WG&--- --'-;'- - --.i-- - ' ' . ' ' in s--; " y ..' JW ' Pato Pour ; " . ' THE OPTIMIST ' I See the New ANKLET HOSE IN ALL THE NEW SHADES. 1 Cinderella Bootery Where Shoes Are Different "W" Members Give Annual Program Saturday Evening; Impersonation of Faculty is Feature of Program PENFEATHERS OF PEGASUS THE OLD HOME" It matters not where I may be Wherever I may roam I find that I am thinking Btill Of my dear childhood home. There la no spot on this green earth That means so much ot me. I love each nook on that dear place Each flower shrub and tree. I still can hear tho mocking-birds That sang so sweet a...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 12 May 1927

Vrf j. m?- w liL. l H CLUB EDITION tiree m TT ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE WHERE TRUE HEARTS SHALL LEAD THEM ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE WHERE TRUE HEARTS SHALL LEAD THEM IiK Vol. XIV. ADILENE TEXAS THURSDAY MAY 12 1927 NO. 29 WEEMSMEN TO VIE FOR HONORS IN T. I. A. A. CONTEST ' 'ttf'! .A :fJW' W'T.' M t Glee Club Singers Leave Sat. Mdrn; Orchestra Goes Sun. Eve. Both Appear on Program Final arrangements have about been completed for the trip to Wich- ita by the Glee Club and Orchestra. In-as-much-as the Gleo Club will havrf to sin? Sunday it was decided to send it to Wichita Falls on the train which leaves Abilene at 5 a. m. Saturday. It is intended that the orchestra will be taken up on the trade train which leaves Abilene sometime Sunday. The Glee Club will sing in a con- test with several other college glee clubs Sundav afternoon and the win ner of this contest is to receive a prize of $100. The songs to be used in this contest will likely be "The Old Songs" and "Invfctus." The former...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 12 May 1927

cu JS3u2i';.Aii SflMNMi i" j' W vwi 1 Pajo Four 7 THE OPTIMIST Xr PB- V 1 fy.. ivV) rt Bv . 1 1 ' p.- - . v I i 1 v : fiVJ(imi PabUshed Weekly by the Students of Abilene Christian College. Office Green Building Room A Subscription Per Year .$1.60 Address ail Correspondence and mako all Money Orders Payable to THE OPTIMIST ABILENE TEXAS. Member of Texas Inter-collcgiate Press Association BURTON COFFMAN Editor-in-Chief CHARLIE DAMRON Business Manager ROBERT COFFMAN Associate Editor EUGENE KRANER LOID WILMON -Religious Editor -Assistant Editor A CLUB EDITION GEORGE C. KING Editor PENFEATHERS OF PEGASUS "OUR PRAYER" DON'T BEAD THIS DON'T READ TI1IS or anything else you find in the editorial column. The editor only puts four or five hours in writing out tho material presented here usually and ho never has a point worth your time. True it is that the editorial section has been the strongest sec- tion of tho paper this year. True it is that a fair digest of student opinion can be found in ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 12 May 1927

sxzmmmmmmmmryiAimtjmji m .miL iiinniiiiwiii Milium m i1 .Vr-. & ' Wite. TIIE OPTIMIST PgThrea m 't; i.' - i w r"i pi -i' -x ; r. " j. . v i j j . .' .' - r t j i ' ' ' .11 . 11 .' 4' . . ft-. m & & -. ' m ir-t 5'Vii i . .' to. N V 4 i If I ''-. V' History of Abilene Christian College Gymnasium is Story of Sacrificing Efforts Started By The "A" Club On October 11 1023 in the columns of tho Optimist the question was 'asked "Why Can A. C. C. not Have a Gymnasium?" Today that question has been answered. It has a gym- nasium. In Abilene one has but to look once about him to sco many new buildings. But in all Texas there is no building into which there has been put more of unselfishness of loyalty and of unquestionable enthusiasm than in tho Abilene Christian College gymnasium. Somo institutions have pretentious buildings raised because n departed friend left his money to it. Loving friends outside the walls of other col- leges have pooled their donations to make college build...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Optimist — 12 May 1927

v r 1 "Oje3- I 1W." . I 9RLiii.-iS immU..' r r$& laBBiH TCQM&klXSrinvffiSfiLlsSfSfia .J.-lHTW."WW. ;.0 Preoiw THE OPTIMIST W?? Pi t - ! dV '. & ' Jl f j t i ? 'A' ' 8$' . We Have Just Received Several New Patterns in WHITE SLIPPERS Thnt Will Surely Appeal to You. Cinderella Bootery Where Shoes Are Different Two Effects From Heading A little while ago I read two books and I am writing concerning the ef- fects they had on me. One book dealt with the world's ruins. On its graphic pages those ruins that mock ambition's vanity and toll became picturesque even in their vanished splendor. With the author I visited ancient wastes and walked over desolated grounds beneath which lie buried tho magnificence of former ages. I went with him into distant lands and together we traveled over barren sands for whose control proud and opulent dynasties had waged de- structive wars. We visited temples that had been dedicated to religious devotion and had strango feelings as the passing wind...

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