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Cities Service Company [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 February 1929
Cities Service Company PERSONALS Among the visitors who attended the basketball game on January 19 th were Miss Dalmar Baldwin , of Baltimore , Maryland , the guest of Margaret Woodward , and Mr . Rigby , the guest of his daughter , Carol . Due to the serious illness of her mother , Miss Beatrice McClung was forced to discontinue her studies at American University . Mrs . Prank Baker was the guest of her daughter , Frances , between semesters . While here she resided at the Grace Dodge Hotel . Miss Virginia Pratt was the guest of Miss Dorothy Haight of Annapolis , Maryland , on February 2 nd . While there she attended the hop given at the Naval Academy . On Thursday , Mr . Harold Riggle entertained at dinner in honor of his fraternity brother of _Dickenson Seminary . His guests were Polly Frederick , Jane Lytle , Ruth Edwards , Bernice Field , Carleton Ayres and Keeler _Faus . Miss Dorothy Borchardt , of William and Mary College , was the guest of Miss Leo _Friesleben between semest...
spot-lights _worleTnews [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 February 1929
spot-lights _worleTnews The most important step toward international peace was taken recently when President Coolidge and Secretary Kellogg , surrounded by a group of distinguished State Department officials , cabinet members and senators , officially signed the KelloggBrland peace pact , or The General Treaty for the Renunciation of War . The treaty had been ratified by the Benate two days before the signatures of the Chief Executive and Secretary of State were affixed . The House of Representatives will have a negro member after March 4 , when Oscar De Priest will sit as Rep ¬ resentative from the First District , Chicago . De Priest will be the first negro representative since Henry White , also a negro , who was a Congressman from Tarboro , North Carolina , from 1897 to 1901 . Alvan T . Fuller , recently retired Governor of Massachusetts , never accepted any salary for his eight years of governorship and lieutenant-gov-ernorship . Although he received checks totaling $ 56 , 000 ...
Lawrence Speaks To A . U . Students [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 February 1929
Lawrence Speaks To A . U . Students Fellowship Gospel Team Begins Work Editor of United States Daily Lectures On Trend 01 Times at Opening Convocation The formal opening of the second _Bemester of American University took place on Wednesday , January 30 th , 1929 , with the biannual convocation . Mr . David Lawrence , president ol the United States Daily and widely known political authority , spoke on The Trend of the Times , presenting the financial and economic condition * of the leading countries of the world , Known the country over for hit weekly radio talks on the political situation in America , Mr . Lawrence was well able to impress upon his listeners his ideas upon the probable trend of future events . Mr . Lawrence stated that according to his belief the next decade would be a decade of extensive distribution . Lightly touching upon the significant occurrences of the present , he presented a reasonable indication of increasing distribution , and gave to those present a com...
Business Office Sounds Warning [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 February 1929
Business Office Sounds Warning Student Practice of Writing Bad Checks Must Cease Says Business Manager A word of warning concerning dishonest methods of obtaining money through bad checks has been sounded from the business office . The law concerning such matters reads : . . . that any person within the District of Columbia who , with intent to defraud , shall make , draw , utter , or deliver any check , draft , or order for the payment of money upon any bank or other depository , knowing at the time of such making , drawing , uttering , or delivering that the maker or drawer has not sufficient funds or credit with such bank or other depository for the payment of such check , draft , or order In full upon its presentation shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and punishable by imprisonment for not more than one year , or be fined not more than $ 1 , 000 , or both . . . . Roy _Weston , writing in College Humor , declares that being well dressed does not involve a large expenditure of mone...
Checker ! Give Vent To Weary Students [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 February 1929
Checker ! Give Vent To Weary Students It seems that a new indoor sport is coming to be very popular among certain of our number , who prefer a pastime of brain work ( as Jim Speer puts it ) after lunch , rather than an idle philosophical discussion over the lunch table , or a stroll in the great out of doors with a fair young lady . After lunch time , one is sure to find a group of interested spectators in the dining room watching an exciting (?) game of checkers going an , on a checker board drawn with pencil on one of the unpalnted tables . The book store also Is a regular haven for the checker players , for there one will find complete facilities for the game , donated by some generous enthusiast . The addition of a few more tables and boards would make the store a _regu ¬ lar checker parlor in which all the intellectuals could match their wits without having to wait in line for their turn . Much spirit , satisfaction , pride , and disappointment are attendant in these deeply tho...
LEARN THE PIANO IN TEN LESSONS _TENOR-BANJO OR MANDOLIN IN FIVE LESSONS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 February 1929
LEARN THE PIANO IN TEN LESSONS _TENOR-BANJO OR MANDOLIN IN FIVE LESSONS Without _nevrt -riK-klng _, heart-breaking scales anil exercises . You are taught to play by note in regular _professional _riicinl style , in your very first lesson you will be able to play a popular numl &gt; t-r by note . SEND FOR IT ON APPROVAL The Hallmark Self-Instructor , Is the title of this method . Eight years were required to perfect this great work . The entire course with the necessary examination _Hlieeta , la bound In one volume . The first lesson is unsealed which the student may examine and be Ills own JUDGE and JURY . The latter part of Ihe Hallmark SelMnstructor , Is sealed . Upon the student returning any copy of the Hallmark SelMnstructor with the seal unbroken , we will refund In full all money paid . This umailng Self-Instructor will be sent anywhere . You do not need to send any money . When you receive this new method ot teaching music , deposit with the Postman the sum of ten do...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 3 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 February 1929
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Dr . Clark Gets Invitation To View Russian Education [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 February 1929
Dr . Clark Gets Invitation To View Russian Education Maryland Speech Contest Here Friday and Saturday Women s Debate Squad Wins in Two Contests Men Will Meet New York U . Here Next Thursday ; Trip to Boston to Be Maae Dean M . L . Brown Attends Meeting of Association An invitation to visit Soviet Russia during the coming summer with a limited group of American educators for the purpose of studying the conditions and facilities of Russian education has been sent to Chancellor Lucius C . Clark . Last summer , twenty-four Americans interested in world education , under the guidance of Prof . John Dewey , made what was reported as a very successful tour of that country . About twenty students of Maryland high schools will invade the campus Friday and Saturday to participate in the Extemporaneous Speech Contest conducted by the American University and The United States Daily . The speaking will take place in the chapel . The contest for the District of Columbia students will take place M...
Dr . Woods Reads Semester Honor Roll in Chapel Senior Class Heads List With Six Members Receiving High Scholastic Honors [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 February 1929
Dr . Woods Reads Semester Honor Roll in Chapel Senior Class Heads List With Six Members Receiving High Scholastic Honors Cathedral Seen by A . U . Pilgrims The Honor Roll of Students for the first semester was announced in chapel on Thursday , February 7 , by Dean Woods . It is as follows : Freshmen—Audrey Belt , Norman Fabian , Gwendolyn Folsom . Sophomores—Dorothea Belz , Pauline Frederick , Hyman Lewis , Mary Putnam , Carol Rigby . JuniorsLaura Barrett , Edwin Kelbaugh , Ronald McLaughlin , Janie Scantlin . Seniors—Rowannetta Allen , Marion Cross , Ida Belle Hopkins , Jane Lucas , Roland Rice , Helen Roher . The list includes twelve women and six men , making eighteen honor students . The Honor Roll for February , 1928 , one year ago , included twenty-three students , fifteen of whom were women and eight men . To obtain class honors a Freshman must have a grade index of 2 . 10 , a Sophomore 2 . 20 , a Junior 2 . 32 , and a Senior 2 . 45 . To obtain your own grade index , multiply...
P . M . Anderson Architect for New Building Dormitory Will Be First Unit of Group Which Will Form Quadrangle on Completion [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 February 1929
P . M . Anderson Architect for New Building Dormitory Will Be First Unit of Group Which Will Form Quadrangle on Completion First Book Review To Be on March Sixth Edition of Economic , Book by Dr . Kinsman Issued Plans for the new men s dormitory are now being drawn by Colonel Peter M . Anderson , architect , of this city , who was selected for the work last week by the building committee of the Board of Trustees . Though the plans are as yet in an indefinite state , the project calls for a group of four buildings—a dormitory quadrangle—having one wing on each side of a large double building . The structure that was authorized last fall will be the first unit of this , and the remaining units will then be added in later years . Colonel Anderson s duties are to decide definitely on the location of the quadrangle , to select the materials , and to draw up the plans and specifications . Since the completion of the entire plan is to be stretched over a number of years and will determine ...
Walter H . Young Appointed Athletic Director And Coach [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 February 1929
Walter H . Young Appointed Athletic Director And Coach New Coach former Star at Ohio Wesley an ; Coached High School Champions American University s hopes for a higher place in the collegiate athletic world were given decided impetus by Chancellor Clarks announcement on Wednesday , February 13 , that Walter H . Young , former Ohio Wesleyan football star , had been appointed as the school s first full time athletic director . He will have the newly created post of assistant director of physical education , and will assume his duties next fall . Mr . Young comes to American University from Chillicothe , Ohio , where he has been the high school coach since his graduation from Ohio Wesleyan in 1924 . During his five years coaching there , Young has produced football teams which have won the championship of the South Central Ohio League three times , being undefeated during the last two years . Last spring his track team was league champion and this winter the Chillicothe basketball five...
Dramat Class Holds Final Rehearsals [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 February 1929
Dramat Class Holds Final Rehearsals Scene of King Lear To Be Given Before Shakespeare Society With try-outs for The Merchant of Venice well under way , the immediate efforts of the Dramat have been turned to final rehearsals of King Lear and The Pirates . The members of the King Lear cast are concentrating all their energies on making the one scene of this play which will be given before the Washington Shakespeare Society on March \ \ as nearly perfect as possible . This , will be the first occasion on which an A . U . cast hat appeared away from the gym before a Washington audience . An excellent performance before such an organisation as the Shakespeare Soet- &lt; Continued on page 8 , ool . 4 )
District Plans Circle at Corner of American Campus [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 February 1929
District Plans Circle at Corner of American Campus The establishment of a memorial circle at the junction of Massachusetts and Nebraska Avenues in honor of Gen . _Artemus Ward , Revolutionary hero , is planned by District government officials . The president and fellows of Harvard will erect a statue in the circle in memory of the Harvard man who became a general under George _Washington during the fight for liberty . The Commission of Fine Arts will advise the designing of this project .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 February 1929
ffl I _fatWtitif _* TUV \ s Livrv / _lvllivJ 1 fib s _isAMr Uu Is V ILK By ERtC FRrEDHEIM CAFETERIA CUTUPS Mr . Cokinos , docile proprietor of the Macomb St . Cafeteria , was peacefully engaged in counting up the day s receipts , blissfully absorbed in reveries of sunny Greece , and entirely lost in the pleasant reflection of returning once more to his native land , when suddenly the door hurst open and eight college men strode across the threshold , laboriously carrying in the pajama attired Mr . Lumb . Behind this group , followed a procession of thirteen more sons of collegiana , enthusiastically shouting derisive comment in response to the heated protests of the scantily clad victim . Twenty-two egg sandwiches , in a hurry ! greeted the ears of Mr . Cokinos , and while he flipped the embryo fowls about in the sizzling frying utensils , his boisterous customers created havoc by playing baseball with electric light bulbs and ginger ale bottles . After the motley crew had finished ...
Euclid Reviewed By Dr . Shenton [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 February 1929
Euclid Reviewed By Dr . Shenton Dramat Class Holds Final Rehearsals Many Rare Volumes Included In Collection Given College By Late Artemus Martin An illustrated description of the first published English translation of Euclids Elements appeared in an article by Dr . Walter F . Shenton , professor of Mathematics here , in the December 1928 issue of the American Mathematical Monthly . Dr . Shenton had previously delivered an address on the same subject at a meeting of the American Mathematical Association last May . One of the few existing original copies of the first English translation of Euclid s Elements , printed in 1570 , is in the possession of the Mathematics Department of the College . It is part of a valuable collection of approximately 10 , 000 volumes presented to American University by the late Dr . Artemas Martin . Although more than three and a half centuries old , the work , which is on exhibition in the cabinet in Dr . Shentons office , is still very well preserved . ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 February 1929
Athletic ! It is well known that a sound body and a sound mind must be had in order to attain the scholastic efficiency which is demanded of this college . Just how one must attain this efficiency is a question which may be asked by many . The answer is—by athletics . A student on entering college must remember that the college deals with the whole man and must have the whole man . He must remember that whatever builds up the body is essential to scholarship . The blood , circulation , respiration , and other functions are all intimately related to study and sound thinking . Athletics have a place in college life and training ; they belong to each student . In order for a student to get the best out of college he should participate in athletics . It is on the field that many lessons which , are not in textbooks are taught . It helps one to control his will—no matter whether he is winning or losing , his temper will never get the best of him . It teaches a man to see clearly , to hea...
Women Debaters Win Both Their Debates [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 February 1929
Women Debaters Win Both Their Debates ( Continued from page 1 ) ruary 28 , in which Blake Espey , Willis Delaplain , and Roland Rice will uphold the negative of the question on freedom of speech and press . On March 1 , the same team will debate at Princeton , arguing the affirmative on the question : Resolved , that America can not advance under democracy . This team will also meet Western Reserve University on March 6 , upholding the negative of the question on freedom of speech and press . Grit The month of February is known as the Birthday Month . During the month we celebrate the birthdays of some of the greatest men in history . These men all possessed a common characteristic which has contributed largely to the achievement of a place in the memory of the nation . That characteristic is commonly spoken of as grit . It is fitting that we pay tribute to George Washington on the anniversary of his birth . But , perhaps the greatest tribute we can pay The Father of His Country wou...