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ACTIVITIES GIVEN FORMAL RECOGNITION IN CHAPEL [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
ACTIVITIES GIVEN FORMAL RECOGNITION IN CHAPEL ( Continued from Page Three . ) Dr . Woods followed his speech by tangible recognition to those who had helped get these organizations under way . Small felt letters , orange A . U . on a dark blue background , were distributed to those men and women of the college who had participated in the athletic activities of the college . Those who received letters for football were : James Atkinson , Donald Bittinger , Garth Beaver , Samuel Bilbrough , Arthur Gerth , Seeley Gray , Carlisle Christie , Kenneth Pratt , Fred Reynolds , James Sullivan , Roland Parrish , Louis Young , Preston Spence , Hugh Speer , Archie Van Hise , Dexter Beasley , and Charles McDowell . In basketball the following men and women received letters : Sam Bilbrough , Donaid Bittinger , Carlisle Christie , Arthur Gerth , Fred Reynolds , Archie Van Hise , Courtney Hayward , James Sullivan , and Seeley Gray ; Aileen Vivash , Lucille Imlay , and Beulah Widstrand . After these ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
STOP—LOOK—LISTEN . He was speeding in his flivver , Running eastward by the river , He was giving lurching lizzie all The gas that he could give her . But he stepped , upon the brake , Making lizzie snort and shake , BUT the train came rushing or him—He had made his last mistake . He got stalled upon the track , Hadn t time to start or back , So he made heroic efforts to Abandon his old hack ; AH too soon he breathed his last ( For the train was much too past !) He was greeting old St . Peter by The time three coaches passed . Never more hell speed his flivver , LVge it eastward by the river , Never more will he give lizzie all The gas that he can give her . For when he was struck that day , rte soon STOPPED , but people say rhat hell never LOOK or LISTEN Cause he s too darned far away I
Page 6 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 21 May 1926
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LIBRARY & GYM AMONG CAMPUS ADDITIONS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
LIBRARY &amp; GYM AMONG CAMPUS ADDITIONS Grounds Improved In Appearance In Summer ADDED EQUIPMENT To bepin with we ll mention the library , which some of the more observant of you may have noticed in the course of construe ion . This course is just about completed and occupancy has begun , T » a few days its doors will be opened for the hordes of studious studying students storming to read the many _mtereatini books on calculus , philosophy , eta , which _, t will contain . The ground floor of the building contains stack rooms and a targe vault in which will be kept * e many valuable old books which the university own » &lt; ik 1 which are at present kept in a vault in the Dean s office . On the first floor im \ _- the main reading room , on the shelves , _t which will be placed the . general reference books and all special reference books for current courses . On the same _^ , Moor is the librarian s office , a seminar room ( consult _dictionaries and uppeJr classme...
FOOTBALL TEAM STARTS YEAR WITH WIN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
FOOTBALL TEAM STARTS YEAR WITH WIN Emerson Defeated In Short Game ; Score 20-0 BLUERIDGE IS NEXT Oct . _9—lilue Ridge ( away ) . Oct . j : _i—George Washington . Oct . 23— Slienandoah Collegiate Institute ( away ) . Oct . 30—Maryland freshmen ( away ) . Nov . 6—Gallaudet . Nov . 13—Bridgewater ( at home ) . American University crushed Emerson Institute 20-0 in the opening game of the Mason played on St . Alban s field last Saturday for its first football victory . Only the extremely short periods kept our men from running up a tremendous score . Emerson was unable to stop our backs at any time , and they found our line aa a stone wall when they attempted to gain . The teams appeared to be about even in weight , but we quickly showed our superiority in strength and speed . The day was just about right for football and a large crowd was on hand to see A . U s first real football game . Practically the entire student body was there _ta _^^^ _ujs _^ a _^ _MK _^ _Ua _^^^^^ a _^ _MiL _^^^...
ENROLLMENT IS NEARLY TWICE LAST YEAR'S [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
ENROLLMENT IS NEARLY TWICE LAST YEARS Students From 18 States and 4 Countries 67 MEN &amp; 67 WOMEN Tin- enrollment for the . second year of the College of Liberal Arts shows a sev-enty-five per cent increase over that of last year . Eighteen states , ranging from California to Virginia and from Minnesota to Alabama , and three foreign countries are represented . Although over eighty per cent of last year s students returned , the new students are in the majority . It is a well known fact that a house ¦ _livided against itself can not stand . Howiht _, bitter contention lias been going on between men and women students for supremacy of num _-ers . For some lime tlu-co-eds held their lead but at present the house stands equally divided with sixtyseven in each camp . In the representation by states , the District of Columbia leads with forty-one students . Maryland claims a close second with thirty-nine . In a contest for points made by the product of the number of students an...
STUDENTS VOTE FOR COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
STUDENTS VOTE FOR COUNCIL Composed of Six Upper Classmen And 1 Frosh Plans fur a student cnniicil were deliI _tfitely started at the student s chapel o i [ Tuesday , October n . Mr . Jacob Sny _itpmsmat-irt-Ax * mat * _o&amp;uj&amp;rtioij _fffrnHiHft flat addled Jar- _MKemmmthrth * _&lt; i * rJ _fotw&amp;sfljf a plan for * _flounefl . A-mo-Ion was finally _jpfe tort each of tid three upper classes elect two council members and that the freshmen be represented by their president , thus forming a council of seven members . The freshmen showed an active interest in the work and some expressed their opposition to being denied a second representative . However , many of the freshmen sided with the rest of the student body and the motion was passed by an overwhelming majority . It was decided to let the formation of a constitution become a gradual and evolutionary process , progressing as the needs arise and definite steps can be taken . For the present a p...
PRAYER GROUP IS GROWING [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
PRAYER GROUP IS GROWING E _* Students Holding Noon Meetings very Day Toward the cloy i &gt; f _JaM year a _groufg j f our students who are so _ctaejafc $ || g | trrwted in Christian work « at tfor _frJiH c « _n&amp;crued tfteififlfSrtil _fCWTB-fRP and plan for a bigger and better arape * life within the state * _fetdy . Thfe ga | kV _erinjr grew _wltty _^ _tt _iftnly _nttfjnffhM _pnfG ? circle which was eagerly welcomed by many of the students and heartily sanctioned by the faculty . At the last meeting in May officers were elected to carry forward the activities of the prayer circle this year . They are : Jacob Snyder , president ; Courteney Hay ward , vice-pres-ident , and Catherine Edwards , secretary . With these officers in charge the prayer circle began its meetings with the opening day of school this year , and each week-day an earnest group of young people gathers at 1 o clock for a brief period of quiet , sincere fellowship and prayer . Members of the group ...
CONVOCATION [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
CONVOCATION * Add _J ress Made By _^ ) r . Robertson &gt; . ¦ r &lt; -s |» . f &gt; _-il &gt; i . , _ , « i , _i ( _lu- students for the •* _cputatv &gt; m and scholastic standards • if _Aieir _cfle _^ e was the keynote of the coiAocation _address delivered by Mr . D : ivid A . Robertson , associate director of the American Council on Education , at the opening chapel exercise of the College of Liberal Art * on September _3 &gt; _- Preceding the address Dr . George B . Woods , dean of the college , formally presented the new students to _Clianotllnr Lucius C . Clark , who welcomed _tjbe nap , students and expressed his » _tisfirtii » n _tfe the large percentage _tffii UudfM &gt; _, wha returned . Special musical numbers wem _ngtoajl by Mrs . Roland H . Rowe . anM _^ y j Mr . Hermaft R . Hoffman . vtm _^ fo : Jl # j | i / the U . S . Marine Band . The Jtev . _fruM * I L . Farnluun of Cleveland ft * _dfMJp I gational Church , the...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
LEGAL NOTICE Freshmen Required To Obey Rules TO ALL IT MAY CONCERNOctober 4 lh was Freshman Day , at which time all rules given in booklet form some days ago , became effective . It is the command ( if you please ) of the Gosling Court that each and every Freshman com ? pry with these Freshman Rules , but if there be anyone who should take them lightly and fail to live up to these very _patent requirements , woe to this unwise pers . nu The rules as laid down are very lenient in our opinion , but the penalty of a breach will not be to easy for the _violator , for the committee will see that the . rand Goose impose ! sentences severe enough to quell any violation * whatsoever . It is not our * to predict just what the future will bring forth , but the Gosling Court enters the Seat of Justice twice each week at which time the Grand _Goaat _will _spreed Its wings and mete out justice to kit . We aren t quite sure that _atty of « W tfRfgly Freshmen will hear Mother Qpote rimes within th...
CLASSES ELECT [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
CLASSES ELECT F Dorothea Mehring I Senior President The Senior Class held their first meeting ot the school year Thursday morning , September 30 th . Mr . McDowell , president of the class of 1927 for the oast • v T y _«» iV opened the _meeting for the nomination of officers . Miss Dorothea Mehring , of Harrisburg _, Pennsylvania , was elected to the office of president . The other officers were elected as follows : Miss Vera Stafford , of Washington , D . C _, vice-president ; Mr . Charles . McDowell , of Washington , D . C , treasurer , and Miss Catherine Edwards , of Westminster , Maryland , secretary . Rftilt Junior President The Junior Class held a short meeting Monday noon , October 5 th , for the purPOM of electing their president for the _pretant year . Mr . Howard W . Rath , of _Oofflayawood , New Jersey , was chosen to head the class of MM at president . The clan dittoed to elect the other officers at a later meeting when representatives to the student government will also...
MOLSTADS LEAVE Miss Olsen Succeeds As Registrar [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
MOLSTADS LEAVE Miss Olsen Succeeds As Registrar Mrs . Barbara Van Tuyl Molstad , who has been registrar and secretary to Dean Woods since the opening of the _college la _* t year , left on October 1 for New Haven , where her husband , Mr . Melvin Moisted , has accepted an instructorship in chemistry at Yale . Both Mr . and Mrs . Molstad are graduates of Carleton College . Mr , Molstad worked in the Fixed Nitrogen Laboratory last year . The students and faculty regret the loss of an efficient registrar , and feel that the college has lost two good friends . Miss Maenette Olsen , B . A ., Baylor University , of Waco , Texas , has been appointed to succeed Mrs . Molstad . Miss _Plsen has had secretarial training at Columbia University and has been working In Xew York during the last year .
DR . DAWSON IS ILL Must Spend Winter In Florida [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
DR . DAWSON IS ILL Must Spend Winter In Florida Dr . Joseph Dawsrm , Bible instructor , i i &lt; iiiiieratinfc from a serious illness that ilc _\ clii |&gt; c ( l from the la grippe which be iitracted while at Mountain Lake Park _ihiritiK the summer . Dr . Dawson was relieved of his suffering by an operation at Sibley Hospital when the surgeons drew off two quarts of blood and water which _Uad formed around the lungs . Upon the advice of his physician Dr . Dawson expects to spend the winter in Florida where he can best regain his strength . The Eagle wishes to express regret for _Ae illness and consequent absence of mf . Dawson from the University and hopes that he will soon be able to return . Dr . B . R . James , professor of history , is now _condmtiiiK Dr . Dauson _ s Bible class .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
MR . C 0 RB 1 N NEW ENGLISH PROFESSOR The discussion as to whether or not Miss McrrelU is to teach English this year has been closed hy the arrival of _Pofessor William Lre Corbin , of the Smithsonian Institution , who has been engaged for _fhis work . Professor Corbin received his A . B . degree from Amber * and hit M , A . from Yale . He has completed work at Harvard and Oxford ( or kp Doctor s degree , except for hit thesis on which he is now working- _Ht * M » formerly on thr faculties of Wells and Rollins Colleges and later a Professor of English at Boston University .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
CHANCELLOR CLARK ATTENDS INAUGURAL Chancellor Lucius C . Clark , of American _University , attended the inaugural exercises for President Homer Ethan Work . West Virginia Wesleyan College , BikkhanMNt , W . Va .. on October l . an offered prayw at tfce service . The inauguration was held in Atkinson Cbjpat of that College .
TO THE PIONEERS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
TO THE PIONEERS GROWING year FRESHMEN LEARNING HUMILITY |? i _^ M : Those pioneers , they hewed an Eagle * 4 i _^ Ms From the tree of knowledge in a new land . _^ y _K- They hewed it , started it on its flight through the years . _!§• • ¦ _»!&gt; . • Started it in a new land , directed its course for a time . j _^ JJK , We come finding an Eagle , young but willing . k ; ; _TR : We come to help it in the great flight begun last year , _^ M To help il fly into hi _£ her ether larger worldSl newer realms . _^ Jit ; But we would not forget the pioneers . _^¦ . ipp- . Those noble ones who started such a flight . ¦ mt FRESHMEN—WELCOME ¦ _ft _Ih behalf of the upper classmen the Eagle extends a most cordial _wH&amp;ome to the freshmen and other new students . In choosing the American University you have won our congratulations , by entering into tne spirit of its ideals you are winning our honor and respect , and as feUbw students and friends you may feel assured of a courte...
IN WHICH I INTRODUCE MYSELF [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 8 October 1926
IN WHICH I INTRODUCE MYSELF _Zijt _Spectator Joseph Addisnii . _s pioneer periodical , the Spectator , ha * stood as an example for journalists and editorial writers for two hundred years . Addison s satirical , clever , and often humorous way of reforming manners has never been surpassed for its interest and effectiveness . It is the purpose in these columns to deal with questions arising in the American University , and also matters of general interest to college students , in much the same manner in which Addison wrote of the current topics of his day . The American University can justly claim a close association with Mr . Addison , for at one time the grounds now making up our campus were owned by a cousin of his , who was born in Maryland , went back to England to attend Oxford , and then returned to America and settled on these grounds . His daughter , Nancy , after a colorful romance , married a son of General Murdock and was given the home as a wedding gift . With this histo...