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College Plans "Ministers ' Retreat" for Last of April [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 April 1929
College Plans Ministers Retreat for Last of April Special Speakers Address Chapel Ministers of all denominations within the capital area have been invited to a Ministers Retreat to be held on this campus April 29 , and 30 . The ministers will be addressed by Dr . Rufus M . Jones , of Haverford College , and Dr . Arthur J . Jackson , of this University . A special dinner will be served to the visiting ministers on Tuesday evening , April 30 . City Pastors Conducted Holy Week Chapel Services With Timely Talks The Easter holidays were preceded by a series of Chapel addresses , delivered by visiting speal . ers . The first speaker , Monday , March 25 , was the Rev . Earl Wilfrey , pastor of the Vermont Avenue Christian Church . Rev . Wilfrey chose for his central theme the fig tree that God cursed , and he brought out the fact that many Christians are like that fig tree—they are all leaves and no fruit . We , as Christians , need faith and to gain it we must both live and die , and suff...
• While Waiting For Waiters " [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 April 1929
• While Waiting For Waiters In order to realize that situation which the title suggests , one must first of all be in search of an establishment whose chief aim is _preeum ¦ ably to satisfy that characteristically human craving for food . I am not referring to the type oi restaurant however , whereupon inserting a small coin in a slot , one immediately receives the desired piece of pie which he may now carry off in triumph to a porcelain topped table . Nor do I mean the cafeteria where a column of impatient and hungry people , jostle one another in an endeavor to snatch food from a counter running parallel with them . Instead , I have in mind that resort which one never enters without feeling at least two or three crisp bills in the depths of his pocket . The dine-and-dance restaurant is the paradise of the waiter who leads a slothful existence and thrives on the tips of those ever anxious to Impress him with their wealth . Perhaps it is the fault of the place itself which makes you...
A . U . Represented At Conference [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 April 1929
A . U . Represented At Conference Dr . Clark , Students , and Alumni Attend Annual Session of Baltimore Conference Chancellor Lucius C . Clark and a number of students and alumni represented American University at the Baltimore Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church , held April 2-8 , at the Foundry Church . The University also had two exhibits at the conference . On Thursday morning , April 8 , Dr . Clark gave a short address before the meeting of the Laymens Association . The Tuesday night preceding he presided at the meet ¬ ing celebrating the anniversary of educational philanthropic enterprises of the church . The Qualification Committee , of which Dr . Clark has been a member for several years admitted William C . Warner , an alumnus now attending Drew University , and Robt . B . Wierer , a senior here , as members of the Baltimore Conference for a trial period of two years . In addition to these two , other former A . U . students who attended the conference were ...
Mijor Paul Wellei is Guest Speaker at French Club [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 April 1929
Mijor Paul Wellei is Guest Speaker at French Club Major Paul Welles , brother-in-law of Miss Mary M . Gait , assistant professor of French at the College , will ¦ peak to the French Club this afternoon , at 5 o clock , in Room 108 , in Hunt Hall , on his personal impressions of the current situation in France and Germany . Major Welles has just returned from a trip to Europe and is well acquainted with the present status of affairs in those two countries . His talk will be in French . Mis . Gait will then entertain the Club at afternoon taa in honor of her brother-in-law . Light _MfrMhmtnta will b * _Mrvad . not be ruined by anxiety for they are accompanied by attractive young ladies obviously not their wives . The lovers are probably as interesting a type as any that one observes . With softly glowing eyes they smile across the table at one another . The girl is so very winsome and the boy so attentive . When the music commences , the scene of interest changes to the dance floor . ...
Banquet Given Basketball Men [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 April 1929
Banquet Given Basketball Men Letters Given at Dinner in Honor Of Successful Season Presentation of basketball letters and gold emblems featured the banquet given the members of the basket ball squad by the University last Monday night in the private dining room of the Womens Residence Hall . Gold basketball emblems , the joint gift of the administration and of the Student Council , were presented to Coach G . Bailie Springston , who has finished his last season s work at A . U . after four successful years _, to Jimmie Johnson , Manager of the team , and to the nine regular members of the squad—Bruce Kessler , Dave Lichliter , Jack LaFavre , Dutch _Schloss , Forrest _fiurgess , Lee Field , Hubby Elliott , Carl Levin , and Bill Washburn . Letters and certificates were presented to Manager Johnson and the five regulars—Kessler , Lichliter , LaFavre , Schloss , and Burgess . Short speeches were made by Chancellor Lucius C . Clark , on behalf of the administration , by Dave Lichliter , ...
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 April 1929
THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY Chartered | iV Congress t 891 Protestant Co-Educational College of Liberal Arts School of the Political Sciences Graduate School Write for Catalogues Lucius C . Clark , Chancellor GUDES Flowers For All Ocasions 1212 F Street N . W . Also 1102 Conn . Ave . N . W 31 OJ 14 th St . N . W . MORGAN BROS . Drug Stores Store No . 1 Store No . 2 3001 P St . N . W . 4231 Wis . Ave W . 673 Clev . 6265 Real Drug Service BARBER &amp; ROSS . INC llth and G Streets N . W . Hardware , House Furnishings , Tools , Radio and Auto Supplies ThePrititinn House of James C . Wood NOTED FOR FAIR DEALING 2021 Nici . ols Ave . S . E Line 238 J . D . Milans &amp; Sons Printers Phone , Main 964-965 707 EIGHTH STREET N WESLEY HEIGHTS The Garden Spot of Washington W . C . and A . N . Miller 1119 17 th St . N . W . Main 1790 New Bond Ten Pay Service Pay $ 10 when you buy---the balance in ten equal weekly No interest payments or carrying charges Our Regular Cash Prices 25 35 ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 25 April 1929
Dr . W . M . Splawn to Speak at Commencement Baccalaureate Address Will be Delivered by Chancellor Clark Dr . Walter M . W . Splawn , the newly elected Dean of the Graduate School and the School of the Political Sciences , will be the main speaker at the Fifteenth Annual Convocation and _Commencement exercises of the University on Monday , June 3 , according to a preliminary announcement of the schedule for Commencement week issued early this week by the administration . During the Convocation , which will be held in the gymnasium-audi-torium at 8 p . m ., degrees and awards will be presented by all three schools of the University . The annual baccalaureate sermon will be given by Chancellor Lucius C . Clark on Sunday _^ afternoon , June 2 , at 4 o clock in the gymnasium . Other events for which dates have been decided are the first annual Glee Club Concert , on Saturday night , June 1 , class day Friday and Saturday , May 31 , and June 1 , and the meetings of the Board of Trustees ...
Shakespeare Library Given [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 25 April 1929
Shakespeare Library Given Aucola Ready In Three Weeks Women s Guild To Give Garden Party On May 17 Mr . Ashbaugh Gives Valuable Collection of a Thousand Volumes to the College On Tuesday of this week during the program of music presented in honor of Shakespeare s Birthday it was announcel that the University had acquired a notable collection of Shakespeareana totalling nearly 1000 volumes . This library was built up by the late S . S . Ashbaugh , a prominent attorney and ardent Shakespeare scholar ot Washington during the past 20 years and was secured for American University by Professor Kaufman from Mr . Ashbaugh s son , M . M . Ashbaugh , also an attorney of this city . In recognition of Dr . Kaufman s successfu efforts to obtain the collection , the university authorities have agreed to the suggestion that it be named as a memorial to his father , Rev . M . S Kaufman , D . D ., who was active in the Methodist ministry for over forty years . Commenting upon the library Dr . Kaufma...
Student Council Election Holds Much Interest [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 25 April 1929
Student Council Election Holds Much Interest Candidates Are Members of Junior Class ; Respective Records Noteworthy The most important election ol the college year will take place on Wednesday , May 8 th , when the student body will choose the President of the Student Council for the coming year . This officer will be chosen from among the four candidates who were nominated at the annual nomination meeting held on Wednesday , April 3 . The candidates , who are all members of the Junior Class , are Ray Spaeth , Jack LaFavre , Leon . Shloss , and Otis Fellows . Ray Spaeth hails from Saina _, Kansas . In his Freshman year , he was the president of his class , a member of the Student Council , and _u member of the college orchestra . He also has been Business Manager for the Eagle , and is now assistant editor of-the paper , as well as manager of the students supply store , and Business Manager for the Au ¬ cola . Jack LaFavre , from Hollywood , Fia ., has won his varsity A in football ...
Sophs Choose Next Year ' s Aucola Heads G . Johnson and N . Cramer Elected Editor and Business Manager [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 25 April 1929
Sophs Choose Next Year s Aucola Heads G . Johnson and N . Cramer Elected Editor and Business Manager Gordon L . Johnson and Norman S . Cramer were elected Editor and Business Manager , respectively , of the 1930 AUCOLA at a ( special meeting of the Class of 1931 , last Monday morning . The new editor of the College Year Book has had considerable experience in the production of annuals , since he was editor of the Year Book of the East Greenwich Academy , East Greenwich , R . I ., before coming here . Last year he received a scholarship here , from that institution . Johnson , better known as Lud , triumphed in the balloting over Betty Jocoby and Nola Livingston , receiving twentyseven of the forty-six votes that were cast . Cramer , too , is experienced in the business management of publications , since he has been editor of THE EAGLE for the year 19281929 , and was recently reelected to hold that _oAos &gt; for next year . It will thus be the first time in the history ot th...
Murder Mystery Gives Thrills [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 25 April 1929
Murder Mystery Gives Thrills Victrola Shares In the Honors Of Evening With Competent Cast of College Actors Blood-curdling screams , mysterious shots , peculiar disappearances , an attempted suicide , sleep-walking , hypnotic trances , a case of sudden and violent insanity , and a half-wit who spouted _Shakespeare on all occasions offered a super-abundance of thrills and excitement to the select audience of about 250 people who were privileged to gaze upon the stupendous production of Cat O Nine Tales , in the Gym-Theater on Friday evening , April 19 . Before the play opened , the an ¬ nouncement was made that the victrola which furnished music before the opening curtain and between the acts had been presented to the college by Dr . R . A . Lambert , of Roaring Springs , Pa . The funds raised by the play which were to be expended for the victrola , are to be disposed of in some manner to be decided by the Student Council , which sponsored the production : Dr . Lambert is the father ...
Glee Club In Two Concerts During Week Both Programs Received By Enthusiastic Audiences ; . / Quartet Scores Hit [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 25 April 1929
Glee Club In Two Concerts During Week Both Programs Received By Enthusiastic Audiences ; . / Quartet Scores Hit The American University Glee Club , under the direction of Dr . Paul Kaufman , made its fourth and fifth public appearances at the Brookland M . E . Church and at the National Press Club Auditorium on April 12 and 17 , respectively . The concert at the Brookland Church was given under the auspices of the Epworth League of that Church . As usual , the features of the program , aside from the selections by the club , were baritone solos by Ronald McLaughlin , tenor solos by Barrett Fuchs , and two groups of numbers by the quartet . A most enthusiastic audience thoroughly enjoyed the program . At the Press Club Auditorium , the Gfee Club furnished a larger part of the program for the first annual concert of the North Carolina Society ot _Washington . Mr . B . C . _IfcNeiU was in charge of the eon- ( Continued on Page 4 , Cot . 2 )
Eagle Staff to Banquet May 6 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 25 April 1929
Eagle Staff to Banquet May 6 James L . Wright Obtained As Speaker ; Sixbey to Announce Staff For Next Year James L . Wright , Washington correspondent for the Buffalo Evening News , has agreed to address the Eagle Staff at its annual banquet to be held in the Women s Residence Hall on May 6 . Mr . Wright has had a varied career in journalistic work , having served as reporter for the Sioux City _Journal , the _Des _Moines Registrer and Ledger , and the Washington Times . He is a member of the National Press Club , the Gridiron Club , and has contributed to many of the leading magazines . He was with President Hoover on his South America trip , and is the author of several intimate articles about the President . All reporters and members of the Eagle staff are invited to attend the banquet at which time George L . Sixbey , editor , will announce the staff for the coming year .