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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 February 1929
COLLEGE JEWELRY OF DISTINCTION HARRIS &amp; CO F St . at Eleventh Medals — Favors — Trophies Cities Service Company Cities Service Straight Gas Cities Service Koolmotor Oils and Gasolines W . C . Allard _, Jr ., &amp; Bro ., Prop . Formerly WU . Ave . Service _SUtion Tire _Balei and Repairing Battery Sales and Repairing 4326 WISCONSIN AVENUE
Eagles Finish Season With Two Victories Lose to Duquesne & Juanita In Close Games ; St . John ' s And Catholic U . Beaten [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 March 1929
Eagles Finish Season With Two Victories Lose to Duquesne &amp; Juanita In Close Games ; St . John s And Catholic U . Beaten Holy Week To Be Observed In Chapel The Flying Eagles closed their season March 1 , when they took into camp the Catholic University five on the A . U . floor to the tune of 29-22 . The game started out at a rather fast gait but both defenses were so strong that neither team could manage to get an advantage . This tension was finally broken by the Eagles when they swished several tallies through the hoop to take the lead , which they held throughout the remainder of the sessions . The cardinals had a defense that was rather hard to penetrate but the Orange and Blue resorted to long shots and at the half they had a six-point lead on their opponents , the score being 12-6 . In the second session the Eagles came on the floor with a more determined manner of offense which made the Catholic U . dribblers sit up and take notice . This period A . U . broke thro...
Coach F Produced ighting Teams G . Baillie Springston Leaves A . U . After Four Years As Men ' s Athletic Director [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 March 1929
Coach F Produced ighting Teams G . Baillie Springston Leaves A . U . After Four Years As Men s Athletic Director Special Leaders Address Chapel Dr . Soper Of Ohio Wesleyan , Representative Hoch , And Dr . Randall Gave Talks In place of the regular buaineas meeting of the student body on Wednesday , February 20 , American U . students were addressed by Dr . Edmund D . Soper . Dr . Soper is president of the Ohio Wesleyan University , where he was instructor of missions and comparative _religions for a number of years before his recent unanimous election to his present position . Following his introduction by Mr . Flemming , who it himself a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan , Dr . Soper gave _ui a very vivid description of the social aspects of Christs life . He showed us a Christ that was humanly social as well at intellectual . The next day , February 21 , it was our privilege to listen to Representative Hoch from Kansas , who gave an address in honor of George Washingtons birthday . Mr . H...
PRINCETON BOWS TO A . U . DEBATERS ; NEW YORK U . LOSES Men Win Hard Decisions ; Women ' s Team on Trip to Boston and New York [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 March 1929
PRINCETON BOWS TO A . U . DEBATERS ; NEW YORK U . LOSES Men Win Hard Decisions ; Women s Team on Trip to Boston and New York New York and Princeton Universities bowed to the undefeated American University team , composed of Roland Rice , Blake Espey , and Willis Delaplain , in debates held at those universities on February 28 and March 1 . The same team will combat Western Reserve College on Wednesday , March 6 , arguing the negative of the question : Resolved , that the principle of complete freedom of speech and press on political and economic questions is sound . In the debate at New York University , the team representing American , upholding the affirmative of the question of freedom of speech and press , carried the decision of the judges by a vote of two to one . At Princeton , American University argued the affirmative of the question : Resolved , that American civilization can not advance under democracy . The decision was made by the audience , there being eight shifts of ...
Mr . E . L . McAdam , Jr . To Join Faculty [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 March 1929
Mr . E . L . McAdam , Jr . To Join Faculty Mr . McAdam Has Brilliant Record ; Will Be An Instructor In The _English Department Here The selection of Mr . Edward L . McAdam , Jr ., of St . Paul , Minn ., as Instructor in English at the College of Liberal Arts was announced this week by the administration . Several more new professors , it was stated , will soon be appointed to take care of next years increased enrollment to maintain the standard of small classes and individual attention . Mr . McAdam will teach sophomore and freshman English , working with Dr . Harold Golder . He comes to the University , according to Chancellor Clark , well recommended and with a brilliant record . He is teaching this year as assistant in the Department of English at the University of Minnesota , and will receive his Master s degree from it this June . He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and of Pi Delta Epsilon , the national honorary journalistic society . At Carleton College , from which he received ...
First Of Speech Contests Held [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 March 1929
First Of Speech Contests Held Leo Alpert Of Baltimore And E . Gullion Of Western High Are First Place Winners Mr . Leo Alpert , of Baltimore City College , holder of first place ; Miss Evelyn Decker , of Pennsylvania Avenue High School , Cumberland second place ; and Miss Agatha Alexander , of Boonsboro , third place were the prize-winners in the Extemporaneous Speech Contest for Maryland conducted by the American University and the United States Daily on February 22 and 23 . The contest -for the District of Columbia took place on Saturday , March 2 , and the Pennsylvania contest will be held on March 8 and 9 , in Hurst Hall . The finals of the contest will take place at a later date . The six speakers in the contest for the District of Columbia were as follows : Mr . G . Griffith Johnson and Mr . Walter K . _OLaughlin , from Central High School ; Mr . Walter Glass and Mr . Edward Gullion , from Western High School , winner . A banquet in honor of the Maryland contestants was held i...
First Glee Club Concert Wins Honor For A . U . Mt . Vernon Church Hears 1 st Public Performance of College Music Club [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 March 1929
First Glee Club Concert Wins Honor For A . U . Mt . Vernon Church Hears 1 st Public Performance of College Music Club The first public appearance of the American University Glee Club , off the campus , was made on Wednesday , February 27 , in the Mount Vernon Methodist Episcopal Church , under the auspices of the choir of that church . The program consisted of four groups , containing eight selections , by the club , two groups of numbers by the quartet , and solos by Barrett Fuchs and Ronald McLaughlin . The program closed with the singing of the new Alma Mater song , of which the words were written by Pauline Frederick ( 30 ) and the music by Professor Shure . About three hundred people , including many A . U . students , attended the concert . After the concert , the members of the club were guests of the Mount Vernon Church Choir , in a social hour . Encouraged by the success of this concert , the Glee Club is making plans for giving several more of them here in Washington , in ...
Six Football Games Scheduled For 1929 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 March 1929
Six Football Games Scheduled For 1929 Three Games At Home Planned ; Final Date Still Open The American Eagles will play six football games during the 1929 season if the proposed schedule is adopted . Three games at home and three games away are planned , and the schedule is arranged to have the final game played in Washington . The final date is at present still open , but a worthy opponent for the game will be signed . The games for 1929 will probably be : October 5 _Shenandcsh at Washington . October 12 George Washington at Washington . October 19 University of Baltimore at Baltimore . October 26 Loyola College at Baltimore . November 2 Washington College at Chestertown , lid . November 16 Open ( Will be pUyed in Washington
College Party To Be March 22 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 March 1929
College Party To Be March 22 Dramat To Give Pirates ; Athletic Contests And Dancing To Be Features Jimmy Johnson , social manager of the American University , has recently announced that plans are being made for an All College Party , to be held in the Gymnasium on Friday , March 22 , at 9 : 00 o clock . It promises to be a most enjoyable affair , featuring a one-act play , The Pirates , presented by the Dramat Club . Rumor _hai it that the night s diversions will include an athletic contest between the faculty and students . The American University students also are promised a good floor and good music for dancing , — and good food . Many little secrete are up the sleeve of the social committee , to plan to enjoy a knockout party that is _diftrtntl
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 March 1929
THE AMERICAN EAGLE Published every two weeks by the Student * of the College of Liberal Art * of the American University , Washington , D . C . Subscription Price - $£ . 50 a Year Entered •* _aecond-claia mattct , October 8 , 1928 , « t the post office , at Washington , 0 . C , under Act of March 8 , 1 S 70 . EDITORIAL STAFF Editorial Board arah Holier , SI amuel C . Bllbrouth , *» _tatherynt Severance , SO targe L . Sisbey , 10 _ttynond Spaeth . M HmaM MeUmhlln . 10 Reporters Annie LouiM Fl . lg , J _9 Laura Btrrttt , SO William Wolowiu , M Htlen Goodman , M lytnan Lewie , SI an * Lytle , SI oha Houston , II athryn Heath , SI Mar Crayen . SI - Charlotte lamieaon , It . _Itic Frledhelm , M : Kiel Terrell , SI . « Gwendolyn Foltom , IS i &gt; . ¦ : Irooke Bright , SI f Dak Haworth , SI Audrey Belt . SI : We Sandberg , IS Joaepb Carter . _»» Special Contributors Jane Wee , M Carol Rigby , SI Angelo S . _Tedeaco , SI BUSINESS STAFF Business Manager Norman S . Cramer , SI Advert...
"RULE OF THREE " [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 March 1929
RULE OF THREE The basketball season of the Women s team closed with their victory over Fairmont on February 26 . Thus , by the rule of three , the season is ended . Just as the team had discovered the secret ot winning games , just as they had become able under the excitement of actual contest to work together to win , the rule of three quietly went into operation , and there were no more games in which to use and perfect the skill they had attained after constant and hard practice . What is the rule of three ? Any girl interested in basketball could tell you . It is the rule which limits women s intercollegiate athletics to three games a season , only one of which may be played off the home court . What is the purpose of the rule of three ? Ah , that is harder to define , for a halo of _vagueness surrounds its purpose . Of ceurfee , it is a compromise , and a rather poor one too , since it does not do away with the objections to intercollegiate activities nor does it permit the rec...
Coach Produced Fighting Teams [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 March 1929
Coach Produced Fighting Teams ( C _oiitltiutil iiutll 1 _iiKi 1 ) Springston s gridders won only 1 out of 6 starts in the 1927 season , and 2 out of 7 in 1928 . All three years the team has been hampered by the lack of an adequate field to practice on . It is hoped that this handicap will be removed by next fall with the completion of the new athletic field now under construction on the campus . Opening with a 21-16 win over Maryland in the new A . U . gym , Springston _ _s Eagles have swooped down on many a large prey since their notable debut in December , 1926 . At the end of the 1926-27 season , the Eagles had a record of 16 wins out of 20 games . George Washington U ., New York U ., Gettysburg College , and Maryland U . were among the bigger trophies . In the 1927-28 season , the record was similarly good . With 21 starts , the Springston men came out with 16 wins . In mid-season four regulars left the squad , making it neces ¬ sary to break in a virtually untried team . This w...