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Cathedral Seen By A . U . Pilgrims [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 February 1929
Cathedral Seen By A . U . Pilgrims ( Continued from page 1 ) of the most impressive and distinctive portions of the cathedral . It is in striking Norman architecture and of a later period in design than the chapel of the Resurrection , which we next visited . This third chapel is a memorial to Bishop Harding and is situated beneath the South Transept . As the room now stands the walls are undecorated but in about six years ( the time required for the walls to dry , for they are 16 feet thick in some places ) they will be devoted to colorful murals which will depict Christ s victory over death . Going through many deep-set doorways , passing many half-lit corridors and finally climbing a flight of stairs we came up upon the floor of the North Transept . _Although half completed walls and stone works were on all sides the sight was enough to make us pause in the rain to look and admire for buttress and column sprang up ahead until they were lost in a maze of scaffolding high overhead ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 February 1929
Future Eagle Staffs The Editorial Staff of The Eagle has recently adopted a policy for the selection of succeeding officers on the staff which will do away with uncertainty in the organization of the editorial department of the paper . According to the Constitution of THE Eagle the editor-in-chief must be selected from among those who have held the office of associate or assistant editor . The associate editors also must be chosen from among the retiring assistant editors . The four assistant editors are appointed by the editor-in-chief in consultation with the associate editors , and it ib the policy of The Eagle that these shall be of at least Junior rating , and shall have either held the office before , or given at least one year of satisfactory service as reporters . Furthermore , reporters shall be eligible to advancement only when they have been regularly elected to the staff as reporters , and have given satisfactory service for the one year . Under satisfactory service shal...
_fHS AMERICAN EAGLE [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 February 1929
_fHS AMERICAN EAGLE Published every two weeks by tht _Students of the College of Liberal Afta of the American University , Washington , D . C . Subscription Price - $ Si 50 a _Ytar EDITORIAL STAFF Editorial Board _Strth R _^« L ,, W _w , _„ Strand C . _Bilbroujb , S 9 Ktthcryne _Severance , * M ¦ Q « oif _« I &gt; . _Slabty , SO _Rotttld Mctiughlin , fO _Jfffpofftftrs _Uttti Barrett . SO WiUUm Wolowiu , M H « l « n Goodman , SO _Hymtn _Lewii , SI Ju &gt;» Lyile , SI John Houiton , SI _Xathryn Heath 81 _f .- Charlotte _Jamiooa , M | tv ¦ Brie Friedhelm , $ » Daniel Terrell 88 Gwendolyn Folsorn , SS L . Brooke Bright , SB a ; - Date Haworth , 88 Audrey Belt , 88 Elsie Sandberg , St . Jeaeph Carter , • $ _» 1 Special Contributors Roger Cravento Angelo E . Tedesco , 81 BUSINESS STAFF Business Manager Norman S . Cramer , $ 1 Advertising Manager James E . Swan , 81 Circulation Manager Roger W . Craven , 81 EDITORS OF THIS ISSUE Katheryne Severance George L . Sixbey
Library Adds Economics Texts and New Fiction [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 February 1929
Library Adds Economics Texts and New Fiction Among the new books received by the library during the past week is Lewis Mumford s The Golden Day , which has been chosen by the English department as an outstanding recent contribution in that field , and therefore will be reviewed at the Chapel hour , Friday , March 1 . Notable fiction additions include _Bojars The Emigrants , and Memoirs of a Midget , by Walter de la Mare . Rolvaag s Peder Victorious , the sequel to Giants in the Earth , is another addition of interest . Kennard s Friar in Fiction and Thompsons Essays on Milton represent the accessions in the field of English literature . For those interested in economics , there are a number of new books , including the following : Brisco , Principles of Retailing ; Converse , Marketing Methods and Policies ; Dutton , Business Organization and Management ; Ellingwood and Coombs , Government and Labor ; Hoopingarner , Labor Relations in Industry ; Kleppner , Advertising Procedure ; Lo...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 February 1929
the above rule concerning the eligibility of reporters to advancement cannot go into effect in the election which is to take place in April . At that time , however , candidates for assistant editorships , to be chosen from among the present reporters , shall be judged by their services up to the present time , and , what is very important , by their services between now and April . The new Editor-in-chief will naturally choose for his assistants those who have proven themselves of most value to the paper . Beginning with next year all regular reporters shall have been elected to the staff , and only such reporters shall be eligible to advancement . Such reporters , to remain on the staff , must maintain a standard of satisfactory service as outlined above . Under this ruling , office holding will not be allowed to special contributors , but their contributions are solicited , and anything in the way of signed editorials , features , or news will be given due consideration .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 February 1929
_uniBfllinSIBIfflE _!^^ JAROUND THE WORLD IWITH WALLY itt _jmh _ti _m _^ i— _^^ iii _fi - -- - _» r _tw _^ _n _4 h _^* _«^ _ _^** _»™^ _*— • p _^ # _^^» Mt . Vernon , Virginia Where Little Genrgr _Washington Used to Live In one of the most beautiful spots in Old Virginny nestles Mt . Vernon . Snugly resting beside the lazy river , this gem of Southern estates is an inspiring sight . It was here that young George Washington lived and did things with his little hatchet . When one first gets off the sightseeing bus , he is struck with George Washington s foresight and business ability , for there is an admission charge of 50 cents . When all these 50 cent s are added together at the close of a nice , warm summer day , there are quite a few pennies in the total . This is quite a tribute to George , for even Babe Ruth would have a hard time drawing 50 cents per head for people looking over his apartment . The business ability of George Washington s father , on the other hand , is much do...
Eagles Capture Two Out of Three Swift Contests DuquesneDefeatsA . U . Quint After Hard Fought Game With Extra Period [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 February 1929
Eagles Capture Two Out of Three Swift Contests DuquesneDefeatsA . U . Quint After Hard Fought Game With Extra Period Aeronautics Attracts Three American Students DUQUESNE What proved to be the most exciting game of the season was staged on the A . U . floor February 11 , when the Flying Eagles dropped one to Duquesne University 40 to 48 in the extra period . Defeat in the extra period was hard to take . Playing a wonderful game throughout , the Eagles slumped at the last minute . Early in the game the local five had an eightpoint edge on the visitors , which dwindled to a two point lead , growing to a fiver before the half was out . The score at the half was 20 to 25 . The second period started off big ¬ ger and better than ever . Both teams were really on their toes and good basketball was the subject for discussion . Successful shots were made from almost every position on the floor and blocked passes were common . During the whole session the score was nip and tuck , American s l...
Classes Fight Last Battles For Prize Cup Intramural Tropby Contests Decided by Sophomores Winning Two Victories [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 February 1929
Classes Fight Last Battles For Prize Cup Intramural Tropby Contests Decided by Sophomores Winning Two Victories Events have been many and fast in the world of intramural basketball at A . U . in the past week or so . Ellsworth Tompkins , donator of the trophy , has appointed a committee which has been arranging the past few games and will make the final award to the victorious team . Bruce Kessler 29 , chairman , and Sam Bilbrough 29 , Wm . Wolowitz 30 , Collison 31 , and Brooks Bright 32 , captains of their respective class teams , compose the organization . In the Freshman-Junior game on Monday , February 11 th , a great riot was enjoyed by the college . The game can hardly be said to be marked by brilliant plays or smooth team work , but rather by intervals of hard fighting when class or clash spirit became strong . Fellows in scoring three baskets made the highest number of points for the Juniors . Wolowitz followed by making two field goals and two foul shots . The former gaine...
_Skeleton Speaks to First Interviewer [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 February 1929
_Skeleton Speaks to First Interviewer Sent by the editor of this issue to interview the new member of American University s faculty , I entered the lady s classroom , nervously wondering what questions I should ask her . As I closed the door and rested my eyes upon her stoney countenance , I was startled by her pale complexion , milk-white in appearance , which served as a striking _background for her large , expressionless eyes . Her scanty attire embarrassed me , but seemingly unselfconscious , she flashed her teeth at me in a glittering smile and stood motionless , as if waiting for me to start the conversation . Madam , I said , I hope I shall not take up too much of your crowded time , but the students of American University would like very much to become better acquainted with you , and as a representative of The Eagle it is my purpose to obtain information which will make you well known to all . She said nothing , so I continued : If you will be so kind as to an ¬ swer my que...
tilery Walter Gives Lecture [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 February 1929
tilery Walter Gives Lecture Unusual Experience Proves Interesting To Large Audience At The Residence Hall Around the World on One Leg , was the subject of a lecture by Ellery Walter , the supreme adventurer , on the evening of Friday , February 8 , in the parlor of the Women s Residence Hall . Mr . Walter , who is only twentytwo years old , worked his way through high school in Seattle and was president of the class of 1928 at the University of Washington . After losing his foot as a result of an infection contracted in a rowing shell , he made his way around the world by selling insurance and stories of his experiences . In his talk Mr . Walter described his adventures in Honolulu , the Fiji Islands , Australia , India , Ceylon , Egypt , Italy , where he met Mussolini ; Switzerland , France , and England , where he chatted with David Lloyd-George . During his journey he was constantly suffering from the infection in his leg , which was operated on nineteen times . Mr . Walter s own...
LEARN THE PIANO IN TEN LESSONS TENOR-BANJO OR MANDOLIN IN FIVE LESSONS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 February 1929
LEARN THE PIANO IN TEN LESSONS TENOR-BANJO OR MANDOLIN IN FIVE LESSONS Without nerve-racking , heart-breaking Kale * and exercises . You are taught to play by note in regular professional chord style . In your very first leeson you will be able to play a popular number by note . SEND FOR IT ON APPROVAL The Hallmark Sell-Instructor , it the title oi this method . Eight years were required to perfect this great work . The entire count with the necessary examination sheets , is bound in one volume . The first lesson is unsealed which the student may examine and be his own JUDGE and JURY . The latter part of the Hallmark Self-Instructor , is sealed . Upon the student returning any copy of the Hallmark Self-Instructor with the seal unbroken , we will refund in full all money paid . This amazing Self-Instructor will be tent anywhere . You do not need to send any money . When you receive this new method oi teaching music , deposit with the Postman the sum of ten dollars . If you are not en...
Girls Basketball Team Meets Defeat [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 February 1929
Girls Basketball Team Meets Defeat Gallaudet Rum up Tremendous Lead in First Half of Game The womens basketball team met defeat in its opening encounter last Saturday , being vanquished by the fast Gallaudet sextette 41-23 at Kendall Green . The Silents clever forwards repeatedly sank long shots with deadly accuracy and at the end of the first half American found itself on the short end of a 23-1 score . The next session saw several changes in the line-up and the team staged a game rally but was never able to overcome the heavy lead of the Kendall Greeners . Irene Tippetts sensational performance at forward featured the game . The line-up : Severance—center Allen—side center Jacoby—forward Fellows—forward Marts—guard Flowers—guard Substitutes : Brieker , Tippett .
Lincoln Honored In Chapel Hour [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 February 1929
Lincoln Honored In Chapel Hour Freshman Class in Meeting Ratifies a Constitution William K . Cooper Speaks On Universality Of . Lincoln In Patriotic Program On February 12 , a patriotic chapel service in honor of Abraham Lincoln s birthday was held at 11 o clock . The orchestra was at its best that morning , for it opened the service with a medley of old-time _fawites which thrilled the hearts of every person present . Marching Through Georgia , Old Folks at _ffomo , and Dixie were each played followed by that selection which will always grip the souls of Americans everywhere — The Star Spangled Banner . The speaker of the morning , introduced by Dean Woods , was William Knowles Cooper , the general Y . M . C . A . Secretary of Washing ton . It is difficult for a man to make a speech on Lincoln and not give the same thoughts that have been give for years in practically the same way , but Mr . Cooper surprised us by starting his talk with an anecdote of which we had never heard . The...
Miss Power Marries Real Estate Man Last Saturday [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 February 1929
Miss Power Marries Real Estate Man Last Saturday Dorm _Gayly Prepared For Invitation Tea Sophomore Class Chooses Deeds , Not Words Motto International Relations Club Studies Cruiser Bill Miss Myrtle Power , secretary ol the Business Manager , was married last Saturday , February 16 , to Mr , Ralph H . Bangs , who is engaged in the real estate business in this city . The wedding took place at the home of the bride , 1414 Kennedy Street , N . W ., with the Rev . Godfrey Chobot officiating . The bride was attended by her cousin , Miss Dorothy Zahn . Mr . and Mrs . Bangs are now on their honeymoon at Atlantic City , and from there will travel north . They will be at home after March 1 at 1465 Columbia Road , N . W . Shiny clean windows , vigorously scrubbed floors , gorgeous Persian rugs , all bear testimony to the fact that a gala occasion took place in the Womens Residence Hall , Tuesday , February 12 , when the Women s Guild entertained 150 ladies interested in American University at...
Anderson Is Chosen To Plan Dormitory [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 February 1929
Anderson Is Chosen To Plan Dormitory Dr . Jackson Teaches In Training School Senior Class Takes Charge of Sunday Vesper Service ( Continued from pBge 1 ) erably , according to Chancellor Clark , on the progress of the fundraising campaign , which is now being carried on . The Board had stipulated that $ 50 , 000 , or one-half of the cost , must be on hand before construction begins . Tho nothing definite can yet be said , the Chancellor expressed the hope that the building will be put under contract in time for completion next fall , in anticipation of an increased demand for rooming accommodations for men due to larger enrollment . All of the newer buildings on the campus—the Battelle Memorial , the Women _s Residence Hall , the Chancellor s Residence , and the Gymnasium—were constructed with Colonel Anderson as architect . He is a member of the Board of Trustees . Kronberg Castle , Elainore , Danmark , the scene of Shakespeare s Hamlet , will be used this summer for the Fifth Inte...
Cercle Francais Has Musical Program [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 February 1929
Cercle Francais Has Musical Program Evolution Of jThe French Music Is Presented by Club Members The regular monthly _meeting of the Cercle Francais was hold in th &lt; Womens Residence Hall on Wed _nesday , February 13 , at 5 o clock The program , which was in charge of Mrs . Weatherly and Arthui Murphy , consisted of a short talk by Mr . Murphy , on the history ol French music , followed by instrumental and vocal selections which were given as examples of the music of the different centuries . The selections were as follows : Ah , Belle Blonde , a vocal solo by Ronald McLaughlin ; Avril _, of Belleau , sung by Dorothy Gerth ; Petits Moulins a Vent , a piano solo by Louise Murray ; Mon Coeur S ouvre a ta Voix , sung by Carleton Ayers ; LElegie of Massenet , rendered by Max Tucker on the violin , and the Seconde Mazurke , played by Mr . Ayers on the piano . The members of the Cercle thought this program to be one of the best yet presented before the club . Mr . and Mrs . Rand...
Y . W . C . A . Entertains A . U . Women at Sunday Tea [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 February 1929
Y . W . C . A . Entertains A . U . Women at Sunday Tea Two Holidays Given Students A group of young women students from American University were entertained at four o clock tea , Sunday , February 17 , by the Member-ship-Recreations Committee of the Young Women s Christian Association , at the new K Street Y . W . C . A . building . Following the tea , a number of the students stayed for the twilight music hour . Several George Washington University students were also present . The tea is an annual expression by the Young Women s Christian Association of their spirit of hospitality for the young women attending the universities of the city . Opportunity To Be Given To See Hoover s Inauguration As Friday , February 22 , has been set aside as a national holiday to commemorate George Washingtons birthday , classes at A . U . will be suspended until 8 : 15 A . M ., Monday , February 25 . Another holiday , which is being declared for the first time at American University , will come on M...