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"Nice Goin '" Plays Before Full House Soph Original Musical Comedy Is a Hit ; Goodman Willis , Avers Take Leads [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 April 1929
Nice Goin Plays Before Full House Soph Original Musical Comedy Is a Hit ; Goodman Willis , Avers Take Leads Nice Goin , a musical comedy written , directed , and produced by members of the Sophomore Class and was presented by American University students in the Gymnasium Theatre on the campus Friday evening , April 5 . The book was written by John M . Houston , adapted from the story by S . Carlton Ayers , with a prologue by Betty Jaeoby . Clair Altland composed the musical numbers and Houston produced the lyrics . Helen Goodman , Doris Willis , and S . Carlton Ayers took the leading roles in the story of a boy who was engaged to one girl and in love with another . The trio acted their parts well and their acting in the ensueing situations made the plot most interesting . The story , necessarily light for a musical production , was of such quality as to bind the various parts of the play into a coherent whnlf _) The comedy parts of the evening featured Carol Rigby , and her two desp...
Unanimous Decision Marks Last Appearance of Rice and Delaplain for A . U . [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 April 1929
Unanimous Decision Marks Last Appearance of Rice and Delaplain for A . U . American University debaters defeated Princeton University for the second time this season , on Saturday , April 6 , in Hurst Hall , arguing the question : Resolved , that national advertising as now carried on is both economically and socially harmful . The American University team , composed of Blake Espey , W . Willis Delaplain , and Roland Rice , won a unanimous decision for the negative . John E . Thiele , William W . Haynes , and Karl H . Kreder upheld the affirmative for Princeton . The judges were Professor Earl C . Arnold , of George Washington University Law School , and Mr . Lyman S . Hulbert , of the Legal Division of the Department of Agriculture , both members of Delta Sigma Rho . In the absence of another judge , the audience cast the third ballot , polling a large majority for the negative . Mr . David Lawrence , president of the United States Daily , was the presiding officer . The debate wit...
Ohio Wesleyan Singers Here [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 April 1929
Ohio Wesleyan Singers Here Musical Club on Tour Visits College and Gives Delightful Program in Chapel The Singers Club of Ohio Wesleyan University accompanied by their own ensemble entertained the college at the assembly hour Monday , April 8 . The chorus , which was delightfully well trained , is touring the country in a large bus . The program was composed of five groups : Tell Me Not of a Lovely Lass - _ . Forsythe Cape Cod Girls , Sailors Chantey- - Arr . Bowers The Singers Club and Ensemble Pan and the Birds _ Manquest ( Suite for Flute and Orchestra ) Charlet Cellars and the Ensemble Irish Folksong -Arr . Bowers So Soberly and Softly ( Norwegian Folksong ) __ -- Arr . Christiansen The Singers Club ( a cappella ) Ballet Music from Faust Gounod The Ensemble Wake Thee Now Dearest ( Slovak Folksong ) __ __ Arr . Taylor The Women s Group Christ in Flanders _.-Ward-Stephens The Men s Group The Song of the Marching Men Hadley The Singers Club and Ensemble As an added number , the Clu...
Princeton Debaters Again Lose Decision To A . U . Team [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 April 1929
Princeton Debaters Again Lose Decision To A . U . Team Merchant of Venice Date Set for May 17 Dramat Seeking Out-of-Town Engagements for Play The date for the performance of The Merchant of Venice has been set for May 17 . This performance will probably be preceded by several out-of-town performances during the preceding week . It has been definitely determined that the company will open its season on the Monday , May 13 , at _MJllersville , Md ., where a performance of Twelfth Night was given last year before an extremely appreciative audience . Regular rehearsals are being held on Tuesday nights in the gymnasium . With most of the lines learned it is now possible to get down to strpniinns _rehearsal on business .
Annual Cherry Blossom Dance to be Given April 13 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 April 1929
Annual Cherry Blossom Dance to be Given April 13 The annual Women s Student Government Association Cherry Blossom Dance on Saturday , April 13 , bids fare to be the biggest success of the year . A number of novelty dances and surprises have been arranged . The bearer of the lucky number will receive a prise and there will be souvenirs for all . Unusually good music is to be provided . The decoration _oommittae plans to transplant the _danewrs fM « a awn to a bower of sptis # 4 bM .
THE AMERICAN EAGLE [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 April 1929
THE AMERICAN EAGLE Published every two week * by the Students of the College of Liberal Art * of the American University , Washington , D . C . Subscription Price - $ t . 8 O a Year Entered as second-class matter , October 5 . 1928 , at the port office , at Washington , D , C , under Act of March 3 , 1879 . EDITORIAL STAFF Editorial Board Sarah Rotor . &gt; M __ 8 amuel C . _Bllbrough . t $ Kathcryne Severance , M _Owrge L . _Blxbty , M Raymond _Spatth . 10 Ronald Mclaughlin , M Reporters Annie Louise Flaig , * 8 _» I &lt; _aun Barrett 10 William Wolowit _* . M Hritn Goodman , SO L _* on _ShlossSO Hyman Lewis , •! Jaat Lytle « John HoustonII _lUthtyn Heath . « -. _f R « f _« r CravenII ¦ _i- - Brie _Fritdheim , II : Daniel TerreU . II ; Gwendolyn Folaoai , M : ; v Brooke Bright . II Dale Haworth , * U f Audrey Belt . M EWe 8 andberg , II _ioteph CarterSI tercedes Jordan , IS Yule Fisher , 88 8 pedal Contributors Paul Hinckley . 88 Otis Fellows . SO BUSINESS STAFF Bus...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 April 1929
Kickers and Kutters Although the strenuous protests on the part of students to the present cut system may have _soma grounds , it is interesting to note that the hardest kickers are usually the habitual butters . Further investigation shows that almost without exception , the average grades of these _individauals showed marked improvement in the last grade reports over any reports last semester before the present cut system was established . Some day these kickers may thank the administration for making it harder for them to be kutters . And just a word : before you kick about the kut you krave but kannot kapture , look on the kard seeking to _diskover if your grades have not kum higher bekause you kouldnt kut so many klasses since this klever ruling kut off all chances for _PxkURPR . Comments of a Wanderer On March 21 , Dr . Golder gave a talk in chapel on the change from childhood to maturity . The main point seemed to be that when we reach college it was time that we put away our...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 April 1929
Parlor Furniture That furniture will wear out is inevitable . And if it is used by ten times as many people in one instance as it is in another , it must inevitable wear out ten times as quickly . Let us say an ordinary home includes four people . The furniture there , under the same kind of care will last ten times as long M it would in a public room used by forty people . That is selfevident . Seventy women live in the Womens Residence Hall . And every evening fifty or sixty men are allowed in the parlor . So the furniture is used , not just ten times as much as in an ordinary home , but several times ten . Thus , no one can reasonably expect it to last the many years it would in a home . The administration of the college have very wisely recognized that fact , and have placed an arbitrary fee on the students for the replacement of broken and worn-out furnishings . This fee is fixed at f 1 . 00 • student a year , and is deducted from the Students _Activity Fee . This year the fund...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 April 1929
I LOOKING THE I CAMPUS OVER I By Eric Friedheim FACULTY DISCARDS BAY RUM AND TALCUM POWDER FOR LINIMENT AND CORN PLASTERS With the advent of spring , the enterprising faculty is willing to swap a couple of good pedagogues for a decent pitcher , for they are going to lose their dignity and play baseball . There is a galaxy of stars among the lineup , including Versatile Varrelman and Whalem Woods , both star players , while Go Gettem Golder will discard Chaucer for the catchers mit . There is a good chance , however , of seeing some queer brands of baseball at any of the faculty games . One can almost picture Hairbreadth Harry Hutchins on second base . What ho ! Tis the horsehide that approacheth with a magnitude of celerity . _Howere Ill gather in the bounding sphere and despatch it to the initial sack and thus foil the purpose of the enemy batter . He , he , he . Or Mr . Varrelman in right field . Ah a rare species of fly ball , aero ballicus . Ill snare it and add it to my collect...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 April 1929
would be , and I found out that they went back to the old system . Later I heard that the school was ranked as an _A-l school . In the University of Hongkong , at Pekin , China , the dean thought it would be a good idea if the students refrained from playing cards in the gym or any other place on the campus . He also thought it would be nice if the boys did not play checkers during the time while classes were in session . It was thought by the large majority that the students should be given a place to play cards when they had the time . The leaders of thia movement were put on probation , and the idea abandoned by the faculty . As I went into the bookstore a few days later to buy a package of ciga retts , I saw the dean playing checkers with one of the football players . About an hour later I found out that the dean was beaten three to two by this heavy fullback , and had gone back to work . When I came back to the States I thought that it would be interesting if I visited some of ...
Dr . Walter Splawn Appointed Dean [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 April 1929
Dr . Walter Splawn Appointed Dean ( Continued from _1 _ _aRC 1 ) has been very extensive , his last position being that of professor of f / vroiliwu _UClllBj tuai . _« Ji | JIUlC 9 BUr UX economics at the University of Texas from 1919 , to last year . Since May , 1928 , Dr . Splawn has been referee in the office of the war claim arbiter , Judge Edwin B . Parker , who is also umpire of the Mixed Claims Commission and Commissioner of the Tripartite Commission . Dr . Splawn has participated in many cases involving claims against the United States totalling millions of dollars . Dr . Splawn received B . A . degrees from Baylor and Yale , M . A . from Yale , Ph . D . from University of Chicago , and the LL . D . from Howard Bayne College and Baylor Universities . He is the author of the following books : An Introduction to the study of Economics , The Railroad Commission of Texas , Consolidation of Railroads , and Government Ownership and Operation of Railroads . The latter is just off t...
"Nice Coin '" Is A Real Smash Hit [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 April 1929
Nice Coin Is A Real Smash Hit ( Continued from Page 1 ) dancos across in a style better than that seen on many professional stages . The members of the ensemble gave a real college atmosphere to the production , and their singing was one ot its features . Among the pleasing tunes were two which were particularly well received , Days That We Treasure , and You Are the One . Barrett Fuchs and Leon Bryner sang the first , assisted by the ensemble , and Carlton Ayers and Helen Goodman presented the second . The costumes , supplied by Mullane , were very effective , especially those used in the masquerade scene at the Heigh Ho Club , in the final scene . M . B . —Sinee you ve had your new roommate I think youve improved . J . L . —How have I improved ? M . B . —For the best .
Sixbey Is Elected New Eagle Editor [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 April 1929
Sixbey Is Elected New Eagle Editor ( Continued from I age 1 ) The editorial policy of the Eagle , according to an announcement of the new editor , will continue as it is , and there will be only a few minor changes in the staff organization . Mr . Sixbey also stated that the Eagle will continue its double function of being primarily a student informative organ and a representative college publication . In a survey of extra-curricular activities by the Eagle last fall , it was found that Mr . Sixbey led the student body , being the only one engaged in seven of the fifteen activities listed . He has been in dramatics three years and is now president of that organization . He has been in the orchestra for three years , and in debate for one .
Holton And Lumb-Coached Teams Clash In Last _Basketball Game of Season [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 April 1929
Holton And Lumb-Coached Teams Clash In Last _Basketball Game of Season American University is agog , students , faculty and administration , Groups of people may be seen in every nook and corner discussing with great fervor the momentoui occasion of last week , when a basketball team composed of American University satellities , _directed by Mr . Lumb , met and were defeated by an aggregation of stars compiled and coached by Willie B . Holton , professor extraordinary . The campus is still crowded by the mighty thousands who came hundreds of miles to see this great classic . Coaches travelled here from far and near to observe the methods utilized by Dr . Holton . The game was characterized by Coach Saily Bringston of the Eaglets as the fastest ever known . Some delay was caused at the start , when little Willie , discovering the specific gravity of the leather sphere was only 1 . 38 x 10-78 reciprocal ohms , and that the surface tension of the floor was only 7 . 394 _% xT * dynes , ...
AROUND THE WORLD WITH WALLY [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 April 1929
AROUND THE WORLD WITH WALLY Evanston _, Illinois ( Where Dean Woods went to College ) A second Paris in its relation tc the rumble of guns and the bombs bursting in air , Evanston is in constant fear of an invasion from nearby Chicago . The location , it would seem , is far more suitable for the Army War College than for Northwestern University . But there was a time , long before Prohibition , that Evanston was a quiet little town , and that Northwestern was a peaceful , college like University . Those were the days that little Georgie Woods went lo school . How different then was our distinguished present Dean . You would of mornings see him running to classes about three minutes late , eating an apple , and trying at the same time to memorize to be nr not to be . Between the bites of the apple , and not infrequent stumbling caused by his necessitated speed , one could hear him murmer to himself : to were or not to have was , that s the sentence . Heck , he would think to himself ...
Dr . Gilbert 0 . Nations li Feature Speaker at I . R . C . [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 April 1929
Dr . Gilbert 0 . Nations li Feature Speaker at I . R . C . April Fool Is Right On April Fool Night Dr . Gilbert O . Nations was the speaker at the regular meeting of the International Relations Club Wednesday evening , April 10 . Dr . Nations is Professor of Roman and Cannon Law in the Graduate School of American University . He has written many books on this subject and is considered to be an excellent authority . He ia familiar with every aspect of the field in which he specializes . Dr . Nations subject for the evening address was the Roman Question . Everybody is ready for a gooe last dinner before vacation closes , Even Keeler Faus is there at six instead of six fifteen because , you see , some fellow-joker had made him jump out of bed early and answer a telephone call . ( Let it be said , Keeler knew who was calling him but , somehow or other it turned out to be Mr . April Pool . ) Anyway young women are seen going down that steep decent to the dining room on the arms of young...
Variety of Books Placed in Library [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 April 1929
Variety of Books Placed in Library Miss Belt Plays Violin for Golden Rule Chapel Of interest to students , if not to faculty , is the newest reference work which has been acquired by the library , Emily Post s large 1028 edition of the book on Etiquette This gives the latest and most authoritive information as to the proper behavior , folkways , and customs of the species of animals known as humans . The International Relations Club adds to its shelf Stotwell s War at an Instrument of National Policy . The new reference works include : Who s who in American Education , two copies of Bellow s French Dictionary , and _Appleton _s New Spanish . Dictionary . Various departments , especially Psychology and Philosophy , are represented in the latest acquisitions , which include : Rusk , Philosophical Bases of Education ; Torrey , The Second Isaiah ; Spearman , The Abilities of Man ; Brown , The Improvement of Civics Instruction ; Thorndike , Adult Learning ; Symonds , The Nature of Conduc...
Checker Boards Take Count in Long Contest [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 April 1929
Checker Boards Take Count in Long Contest The many well-worn checker boards lying in several hidden nooks around Hurst Hall and the Women s Dormitory attest to the fact that there are a host of would-be checker champions in the student body . At any time of day in any kind of place , small groups of checker enthusiasts may be seen clustered around two active participants of the cracker-barrel sport . This is in no way an indication of the academic spirit of American University , but the fact that there is a checker tournament in progress provides an outlet for any energy that has survived over a semester of mental drudgery . Due to Raymond Spaeth s kindness in giving away a clock given to him , the winner will not have to be content with empty praise . At the rate the tournament is progressing , however , the clock will be worn out by the time the last match ia played . Time only will tell who gets the time-piece , but the winner may get the prise only by virtue of the fact that he ...
Faculty Succumbs to Baseball Fever [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 April 1929
Faculty Succumbs to Baseball Fever With the opening of the . basebali season , A . U . finds her faculty anx ious to help make her reputation famous . The Kitten-ball Team , composed of the following players : Dean Woods , Mr . Walter , Mr . Flemming , Dr . Dudley , Dr . Holten , Dr . G older , Professor Hutchins , Marsh , Engel , and Rouse , has just been organized . The six latter players were on hand for their first practice Thursday noon of last week , ami it is believed that they are the makings of a star team . It might be added that student onlookers were impressed with the apparent truth of Dr . Jackson s reference in his chapel address that morning to the existence of children six feet tall . But this need not discourage the team . As Dr . Ferguson says , The instinct to play remains with us always , and A . U . is wishing the Kitten-bailers a successful season .