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FACULTY APPOINTMENTS CONFIRMED [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
FACULTY APPOINTMENTS CONFIRMED /\ ( Continued from _inuje out ) / Miss Sallie Bell Kappes , librarian , completed her A . H . course at Northwestern University , then studied library work at the New York State Library School . Her extensive library experience includes the organization of a newlibrary , which gives her special fitness for inaugurating the work ot our library in the new building . For the past four years she has been librarian at Drexel Institute . Miss Elizabeth Stewart , who comes to the college as resident nurse in University Hall , is a registered nurse , graduate of the Jefferson Medical College Hospital in Philadelphia . Dr . William A . Haggerty , assistant professor of philosophy and religion , received his Ph . D . at Boston University . Dr . Haggerty has been prominent in Methodist Church circles for a number of years . Helen : So you imagine you know as much as your prof . ? Bill : Well , he just told me that he couldnt teach me anything . Speer ( in a diff...
MOTHERS HONORED AT CELEBRATION [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
MOTHERS HONORED AT CELEBRATION One nf the must beautiful traclitnnis started ( liis year is that of a special celebration on Mother s Day . It is a day tender in its sentiment and altogether a day o _( special import to students away from home . Invitations were sent to the mothers of all the students of the college to attend a dinner and a service in their honor , on Sunday , May 9 , 1926 . The dining room was most attractive and the pink rosebuds at every plait- lent a distinctive touch . The dinner itself was one such as only Mr . Millard can serve ; and the hour was spent most enjoyably . The service following was appropriate in every detail . An opening welcome by Dean Brown in which she explained the purpose of such a tradition on Mother s Day was followed by a selection by the men s quartet — Carlisle Christie , Courtney Hayward , Arthur Gerth , md Fred Barnes . Mary Wailes read Mother o 1 Mine , and Mr . Barnes , accompanied by his wife , sang Take Me Back . The scriplure le...
EXCELLENT _PROCilUM FURNISHED AT MEETING OF PI MU KAPPA [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
EXCELLENT _PROCilUM FURNISHED AT MEETING OF PI MU KAPPA A very shocking meeting _,, ( I In- Pi Mu Kappa was held in the physics laboratory , April 21 , at 7 : 30 p . in . President ( _Jertli called iJic assembly to order . During the regular course of events it was proposed that the organization have a regular reporter to the American F . ngle . Miss Ruth Ely was unanimously nominated . Then the fun heganl Willis Delplain with the assistance of Dr . Shenton gave some thrilling demonstrations of convex and concave mirrors , prisms through water and rainbows . Dr . Shenton suggested that there was an end to these rainhows not so far off . Everyone wonders what he meant ! Next Seeley Gray explained tht workings of the electrical discharge . His most interesting experiment was the moving of electrodes through nitrogen and carbon dioxide . Hugh Speer brought the program to an end with his Cartesian Diver stunt , the characteristic 1 rush discharge and an explanation _nf the theory of rad...
STUDENTS MAKE PILGRIMAGE TO MT . VERNON [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
STUDENTS MAKE PILGRIMAGE TO MT . VERNON On Saturday , April 24 , a number of . students of the college went to Mt . Vcrnon in a specially chartered ( irey Line Bus . On the way a _; l opnver was made at Alexandria , where the driver conducted tht • arty to the Ramsay House , the oldest house in Alexandria ; the headquarters of the fire company of which George Washington was a member , the War Monument , and various other points of interest . The party then proceeded to Mt . Vernon , where a long stop was made . Here the crowd scattered , each one visiting the rooms _whicfi appealed to him most . The flower gardens with Martha _Waghingtons old box maze were especially interp _-. ting . Before leaving the students gathered together for a picture on the lawn in front of the mansion . On the way back a short stop was made at Christ Church , where Washington worshiped . Included in the party were Miss _Penningtott _, Dot Mehring , Alice Ransay , Lucille Imlay , Courtney . _Hnyward , ose ...
S 0 CET [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
S 0 CET Mr-- _si _. iIC . mI . iimI Mks Vera M . ilhnl iiciimK ( iitcTt . _iincci Misse _* \ nnc . m &lt; l Mice Williams , sHidenti il ( _irorgr Washington , over tht week-end . Miss Sylvania Nagle recently • lent a short time visiting Miss Laura White in University Hall . Miss Dorothea Mehring , Miss Alice Ramsay , and Mr . Archie Van Hise were guests of Mrs . Ely and Mrs . Joyce at Millersville . Miss Dorothy Q . Smith gave a tea for the Senior Class at her home mi Saturday , May 1 . Mrs . Smith , Miss Smith , Mr . Stebbins , Miss McDowell and Miss Merkle were in the receiving line . Miss Ruth Ely , Miss Helen Roller , and Miss Alice Ramsay assisted in serving . Mrs . Lucius C . Clark gave a tea in honor of the wives of the bishops of the Methodist Episcopal Church . it her home on May 6 . Mrs . Woods , Mrs . Stafford and Miss Brown assisted .
SENIORS FETED BY JUNIOR CLASS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
SENIORS FETED BY JUNIOR CLASS ( Continued from _/ _in / fr our ) The blessing was pronounced by Chancellor Clark , whereupon everyone sat down to enjoy what soon proved to be a chicken dinner followed by strawberries and ice cream . In the midst of the dinner all were startled to hear the voices of a number of Freshmen on the outside raised in harmony to cheer the progress of the dinner . After they had given several yells the cause of their interest was disclosed in their song : Four years from now Well eat that chow . The dinner then continued peace fully to the end . A short program of speeches followed . Dorothea Mehring , representing the Juniors , gave a toast to the Seniors , and Mr . Hunter , president of the Senior Class , gave the response in their behalf . The program was completed with short talks by Chancellor Clark , Dean Woods , and Dean Brown .
THE FIRST YEAR [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
THE FIRST YEAR ilM 1 ! The first year of the college closes today . Front _thost intrepid souls who first conceived the idea of the Americat 1 University we received high ideals of Christian service ; and these ideals we have , _during this first year , moulded ink a strong and practical basis for further building . With pardonable pride we survey the achievements in which the progress of the college is manifest . In seeking aesthetic values we have organized and maintained a Choral Society , devoted to music , and a Dramatics Club , the recent success of whose premiere was unprecedented . In the field of public speaking we have produced from our ranks an undefeated debating team , and we have given much attention to tiie success of our oratorical contest . In athletics both our men and our women have shown a vigorous desire to enlarge our college through their teams . Finally , in the line of scholastic accomplishment , we have set standards of scholarship—both for faculty ami stud...
CLASS DAY AFFORDS AMUSEMENT ( Continued from Page One . ) [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
CLASS DAY AFFORDS AMUSEMENT ( Continued from Page One . ) portion to the crime , hut true justice is indeed difficult to obtain . Kor the purpose of passing down _i record of this memorable historical event to our posterity , we give herewith a list of the crimes with which that lawless gang were accsed . Dr . James—Murder . Dr . _Bentley—Violation of ( the Volstead Act . Miss Brown—Endangering lives if students . Mrs . Zucker—Robbing the cradle . Mr . IJorens—Ruining A . U . cafeteria business . Dr . Shenton—Using profanity in class . Dr . _Hutchins—Instigating improper class conduct . Dr . Kaufman—Maltreatment of _lefenceless students . Mr . Varrelman—Developing a new species of homo sap . Dr . Woods—Staying out so late that he slept in chapel during Senior week . Dr . Guernsey—Neglect of child . Miss Pennington—Causing close association between women stu ¬ dents and _dumbells . Dr . Collier—Insulting women members of his class by constant reference to a strange woman . The Sophom...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
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YEAR'S ATHLETIC PROWESS REVIEWED [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
YEARS ATHLETIC PROWESS REVIEWED With the end of the first academic year of the college romes a review of the achievements in extracurriculum activities as well as in scholastic lines . At a meeting of the men of the college in the latter part of September , it was decided that the Colleg * of Liberal Arts of the American University should be represented by a football team . Some twenty men answered the call and practice was begun at once . Out of the twenty there were but five who had ever had a football in their hands , so the outlook was indeed dark . A game with George Washington University was scheduled early in November as an incentive for hard practice and a real interest in learning the game . Without enough men to make two teams for scrimmage , Coach Springston whipped a team into shape which , after a bad first half , played George Washington to a standstill and chalked u _|&gt; six first downs against a team outiveiffhinK them forty pounds to the man . The top-heav...
"THE RIVALS" IS GREAT SUCCESS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
THE RIVALS IS GREAT SUCCESS Continued from Page I the smart little programs . He was unbelievably pale and handsome , and he sighed in a moat romantic manner . Jn fact , all of the girls who hadn t already fallen in love whh Art Gerth as Captain Jack Absolute promptly lavished their affections on Flaming . But the gentlemen in the audience got their share also , for Helen Edwards and Bernice Field , arrayed in those ravishing pearl and lace bedecked satins , and coquettish little Mary _Wailes in her gray , were charming enough to bring every man to his knees . The comedy element in any good show relieves it of any trace of monotony , and James Atkinson , Lewis Swingle , Willis Delaplain , Charles McDowell , and Sam BilbrouKh fairly tossed their bits ot humor into our mouths . California Bill promises to be a really excellent actor if some one takes him in hand and helps him to strengthen and command his voice . Jimmy Atkinson s newly acquired Irish brogue was not only convincing but...
CLOSING CHAPEL OF YEAR PROVES GREAT CELEBRATION [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
CLOSING CHAPEL OF YEAR PROVES GREAT CELEBRATION On Friday , May 21 , the final chapel of the scholastic year was held in the Chapel room of Hurst Hall . Dr . Woods spoke on behalf of the college as a whole , while Miss Mabel Merkle conducted the program which had been planned by the seniors . Dr . Woods called attention in his speech to the manifold signs of progress shown by the college throughout the year . He traced the development of the present coltege from the first hot days last summer , when the buildings and grounds were being put into good condition , down to the close of a successful first year . Student activities were given high consideration , and great stress was laid upon the excellent scholastic achieve ¬ ments of a number of students of the-college . His statement that this was the best year in the history of the college elicited much . mirth ; but it was followed by the tribute that this was the best year in his life . Notable among the achievements of the first y...
COMMENCEMENT HELD TODAY [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
COMMENCEMENT HELD TODAY Continued from l _ a _* e 1 Eleven o clock : _Meeting of the American I _niversity Women s Guild . Hurst Hall of History . Twelve o clock : Buffet luncheon to the students and their friends in the College Dining Hall . One o clock : Trustees Luncheon with the University Women s Guild as guests in the College Dining Hall Two o clock in the afternoon : Academic Procession . ( Starting from Hurst Hall . ) Two-fifteen o clock : Laying of the cornerstone of the Battelle Memorial . Two-thirty o clock : Annual ( onvocation with address by Dr . Edward T . Devine . Subject , Intrepid Scholarship . Announcing of awards and honors . Presentation of candidates for degrees , College of Liberal Arts , G . B . Woods , Dean . Graduate Schools , Albert H . Putney , Frank W . Collier . Conferring of degrees . Awarding of Fellowships . The Swift Foundation . Lowell Brestel Hazzard , A . B ., B . D . To study New Testament in Edinburgh , Scotland . The Massey Foundation . Edward...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
With practically all of this year s team returning for the coming year , American has high hopes for a winning team . Those who received the emblems with the letters A . U . for participation in men s athletics were : Football , Jimmy Atkinson , center ; Don Bittinger , left end ; Paddy Beaver , fullback ; Sam Bilbrough , right end ; Art Gerth , right tackle ; Seeley Gray , quarterback ; Carlisle Christie , left halfback ; Kenneth Pratt , left guard ; Fred Reynolds , quarterback ; Jim Sullivan , right halfback ; Roland Parrish , left end ; Louis Young , right guard ; Preston Spencc , right guard ; Hugh Speer , left tackle ; Archie Van Hisr . right end ; Dexter Beasley , fullback ; Charles McDowell , manager . Basketball , Sam Bilbrough , forward ; Don Bittinger , forward-cen-ter ; Colie Christie , forward and guard ; Art Gerth , forward and guard ; Fred Reynold , forward ; Archie Van Hise , guard ; Courty Hayward _, center ; Jim Sullivan , guard , and Doc Gray , manager .
Page 5 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
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