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All Seemed Lost [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 10 October 1929
All Seemed Lost Trustees Approve Fraternities ( Special to Eagle ) They were to be married secretly at the registrar s office . Three hours before the wedding a long-forgotten lover turned up to claim the bride . The bridegroom was helpless . The bride thought it was her duty to sacrifice herself to keep her promise with the forgotten lover . All seemed lost . Suddenly , word was received that the main witness had fallen off her bicycle and was unable to attend . The wedding could not go on with only one witness . Then , very graciously , the lover , making a great sacrifice , withdrew his claim , gave up his love , and offered to act as witness for the bride and groom . Ah , what a sweet ending ! But it was just a try-out for Prof . Hutchins Dramatic Class . ( Concluded from page 1 ) at least one semester s residence in the College . 3 . Probation . A society will be placed upon probation when the scholastic average of the combined membership falls below 3 . 25 . A society that vio...
Students Reach High Mark of 291 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 10 October 1929
Students Reach High Mark of 291 Fellowship Begins Activities of Year Increase of 39 Over Last Year 26 States Represented The final total of students registered in the College of Liberal Arts for the 1929-1930 term is 291 , which is an increase of 39 over last year . The students according to classes are : seniors , 40 ; juniors , 58 ; sophomores , 66 ; Freshmen , 117 ; and special students , 10 . The number of men is 137 . and women 154 . Twenty-six states , the District of Columbia , and two foreign countries are represented in the student body . They are as follows : District of Columbia 124 Maryland .. f Pennsylvania 35 New York « New Jersey ** Virginia Massachusetts *••• 8 Connecticut _$ •••• ¦ * Ohio . vrv 4 Kansas - ; . _ - • • # Wisconsin .. _*&gt; 3 West Virginia , _^ .. » . 3 Rhode Island _•»•••*••? 3 Delaware r 4 - * * &gt; * Illinois ... » 44 ? _f 2 Missouri _m _^ _v-v , 2 California r ** _jtt • • • * North Carolina *; . . _»* _# ••• 1 _Alatwwtt • &...
1930 Aucola Staff Begins Active Work [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 10 October 1929
1930 Aucola Staff Begins Active Work I . R . C . Holds First Meeting of Year Largest Number in History of Club Apply for Membership The International Relations Club held its first meeting of the school year on Wednesday , October 2 , at 7 : 30 p . M . Miss Pauline Frederick presided and plans for the coming year were discussed . The membership committee reported that the flood stage had been reached in the number of applicants for membership . Several upper-classmen were elected to . membership in the club . The committee on programs presented an interesting outline of the year s programs . Open meetings will be held ev ¬ ery month in the parlor of the Women s Residence Hall , beginning Wednesday , October , 16 at 8 : 00 p . M . when Dr . James Riddtebergtr will speak on the tariff situation _af . home and abroad . Mr . Riddleberger is internationally famous , and has recently returned from a trip abroad after a survey of the European tariff situation . He is a member of the Tariff ...
Dramatic Club Plans Season [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 10 October 1929
Dramatic Club Plans Season Plays by Wilde and Shaw Will Be Given in First Semester ; New Actors Have Try-Outs A brilliant season for the Dramatic Club has been planned by Mr . Hutchins The major work of the first semester , Oscar Wilde s Importance of Being Earnest , will be given to the A . U . public sometime after Christmas . This year the faculty performance , Fannie s First Play by Bernard Shaw , is being produced in conjunction with the Dramatic Club . The Dramatic Persona ; have not yet been revealed , but it is hoped that there will be a GolderMarsh production to thrill the audience . Shakespeare s Midsummer Night s Dream will be the work of the second semester . Other plans are not yet known . The dramatic try-outs held on Tuesday evening , October 1 , in the gymnasium , offer new aisles of competition for 1020-30 . Two extracts from Lady Windermere _ s Fan were given—one by Jane Lytle , Blake Espey , and earlton Avers ; the other by Bettie Flemming and Bruce Aitchison _] A...
Brecky Club Holds Elections for Year [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 10 October 1929
Brecky Club Holds Elections for Year Yule Fisher Voted to Presidency ; Plans Large Social Program The first mctii ) _£ of ( he Brecky Club , an organization composed of former Central High School students at American , was held in Hurst Hall , September 25 . The election of officers and the discussion of the policy for the coming year was made . Dorothea _Belz , the retiring president , called the meeting to order . Yule Fisher was elected president , and Dorothy Darby was elected vice-president , Miss Rosalie Dimmette , secretary , and Bruce Aitchison , treasurer . Warren Colisori was appointed sergeant-at-arms . As has been the custom in past years , the Brecky Club will give an autumn dance . The affair promises to be as good as past Brecky Club dances , and will be a masquerade on Hallowe en . Those who attended the club s dances in former seasons will remember the good times . The attractive program arranged and the good music should bring many couples . One of our love-sick yo...
_Frtthman Answers Sophomore [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 10 October 1929
_Frtthman Answers Sophomore ( Concluded from page 1 ) than developed , however , is self-evident ; since the sophomore pates are admittedly dormant in all other respects , there is no reason to believe that the swelling process has been of long duration . So dormant , in fact , seems this large , though by no means weighty portion cf the sophomore anatomy , that the only possible means of classification , in their case , is by geological periods . When regarded in this light , the genus sophomori may easily be divided into two divisions . The first division , which is so small as to be disregarded , would seem to fall in the Age of Fishes . The second , and by far the more important , obviously belongs to the Age of Reptiles of the upper Jurassic period . The question naturally becomes , Can anything be done to aid the development of this idle sophomore brain ? Nothing , we are afraid . If such a phenomenon is actually in existence , it can only be in such an embryo stage as to prec...
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Dramatic Class Works on Play [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 24 October 1929
Dramatic Class Works on Play Importance of Being Earnest to Be First One of Year ; Rehearsals Begun Rehearsals art now under way for the presentation of the play . The Importance of Being Earnest . This production by Oscar Wilde is to be given by the Dramatic class under the efficient direction of Dr . Hutchins . Those having parts are : Delsie Appel , Dorothy Darby , Rosalie _Dimmetfe , and Virginia Humphries ; Carlton Ayers , Blake Espey , John M . Houston , Carlton Skeggs , Henry Backenstoss . There will probably be no changes made in the present cast , and although it is expected that the play will be given sometime before Thanksgiving , the exact date of presentation will be announced later . This year the faculty dramatization will take the form of a faculty-student play . Fannie _ s First Play , by George Bernard Shaw , will be presented by members of the faculty in conjunction with members of the Dramatic class , and is also being directed-by Professor Hutchins . The tentati...
Alumni Association ' s Action Increases Circulation of EAGLE to About 750 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 24 October 1929
Alumni Association s Action Increases Circulation of EAGLE to About 750 Eagles Humble Copies of EAGLE Will Be Colonial Team n • j l ah ai And Win , 8-0 Received _^ AH Alumni The directors of the American University Alumni Association at a recent meeting voted to appropriate enough money to provide for sending copies of The American Eagle to every alumnus of the College , the Graduate School , and the School of Political Sciences . This action means that the circulation of the paper will be increased by approximately 350 . Four issues of The Eagle during the present year will be designated alumni issues . These issues will contain six pages instead of the usual four . The two additional pages will be set aside for alumni news . This news will be prepared by different members of the Alumni Association . In addition to these four issues , each issue of The Eagle will contain news of the entire University . The reporters on the staff of The Eagle will make every effort to keep in touch ...
To Celebrate Fifth Annual Dad ' s Day Sunday Afternoon [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 24 October 1929
To Celebrate Fifth Annual Dad s Day Sunday Afternoon Program Includes Service , Welcoming Speech , and Musical Selections The fifth annual Dad s Day ceiebration of the College of Liberal Arts of the American University will be sponsored by the Vesper Committee . Sunday , October 27 , at 1 : 30 o clock . Dad s Day and Mother s Day have become yearly traditions in the College , and to them we attach certain filial sentiments . The first part of the program will be a dinner in honor of dad , to be held in the College dining room in the Women s Residence Hall . Over fifty dads will be present , so the dining room will be filled to capacity . Dr . Mark Depp , pastor of Calvary Methodist Episcopal church , Washington , will be the speaker at the service to be held in tbe chapel at 3 . 00 o clock . Dr . Depp has spoken at the University before , and has won his way into the hearts of the student body . Ray Spaeth will make the welcoming speech on behalf of the students . Barrett and Robert...
Leverett Stowell Elected President of Anglican Club [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 24 October 1929
Leverett Stowell Elected President of Anglican Club At the meeting of the Anglican Club which was held in Hurst Hall on Monday , October 21 , at 8 : 00 p . M ., officers for the coming year were elected as follows : president , Leverett Stowell ; vicepresident , Jane Rice ; secretary , Elizabeth Hill ; and treasurer , Brooke Bright . Authur Murphy was elected chairman of the Social Committee . Mr . Hutchins was elected as faculty adviser of tbe club . Mr . Hutchins gave a short talk outlining the ideals and purposes of the newly formed club . Application is to be made soon for membership into the national organisation of college Episcopal clubs , which organisation has chapters in George Washington and Maryland Universities . Tbe membership of the local club now totals about 35 . Tentative arrangements are being made for a card party which is to be held soon under the au » pice » of the Anglican Club . All students oi American University are invited to join the club .
Student Council Weighs Policies [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 24 October 1929
Student Council Weighs Policies Propose to Organize National Student Council Association ; Also to Change By-Laws A proposal I lint a new amendment be added to the constitution of the Student Council was the principal item of business presented to the student association at its weekly meeting on October 17 . The suggested amendment was offered by Ray Spaeth , president of the Student Council . It provides for a suitable award lo those students who are outstanding in extra-curriculum activities . The various offices will be valued upon a scale of numerical points , and those obtaining a _cctain number of noints in one or two years will be entitled to such an award as , the Student Council designates . ( Continued on page 4 , column O
Record Enrollment in Graduate School [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 24 October 1929
Record Enrollment in Graduate School Many New Courses Offered ; Several New Teachers The Graduate School and School of Political Sciences of American University has broken all previous records for registration . Although the exact number of students enrolled has not yet been completely tabulated , it is known that last year s enrollment of 175 has been _eclipsed . The largest registration has been in the Department of Psychology . The new course in Psychometrics , taught by Dr . Richmond , has been especially popular among the students . The courses in Genetic and Abnormal Psychology , _offered by Dr . Bentley and Dr . Lewis , respectively , have also been subjected to extremely heavy registration . And the course in Racial and Political Psychol- ( Continued on page 4 , column 5 )
French Club Gives Two Plays at First Meeting [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 24 October 1929
French Club Gives Two Plays at First Meeting The Cercle Francais started a new season on Thursday afternoon , October 10 , with a reception to all the French students of the College . The _program was in charge of Miss Gait , Rosalie Dimmette , and Carlton Ayers . Entertainment was furnished by the presentation of two short French farces , Mardi Gras and LEpreuve Danstereuse . The casts were as follows : Mardi Gras , the page , Helen Goodman ; the prince , Otis Fellows ; Pierette , Helen Tucker ; Pierot , Carlton Ayers ; the pirate , Warren Collison ; and Domino Rose , James Quick ; LEpreuve Dangereuse , Josephine , Dorothy Darby ; M . Maurice , Arthur Murphy ; Mine . Helene , Mile . Delonglee ; Mile . Lucienne , Delsie Appel . Prospective members turned their names in to the secretary and will be acted upon in tbe near future .
Frosh to Challenge Sophs in Athletics [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 24 October 1929
Frosh to Challenge Sophs in Athletics Will Compete in Football , Hockey , and Tug of War That the freshmen will challenge the sophomores to a series of interclass games was decided at a meeting of the freshman class held on Wednesday , October 16 . If the proposed plan is approved by the sophomores , the traditional rivalry will be aired in contests of separate football games for the men and women , hockey matches for both sexes , and a men s tug-of-war . These will probably take place in the near future . A motion to have a class yell was also adopted , and William Loving was made chairman of a committee which he is to appoint , to look into the matter . (¦ Continued on page 4 , column 3 )
Men ' s Glee Club Elects Officers for This Year [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 24 October 1929
Men s Glee Club Elects Officers for This Year At a meeting of the Boys Glee Club held on Monday , October 14 , at : 15 p . M ., a re-election of officers took place . The re-election was necessitated by the fact that the men previously elected were prevented by unfortunate circumstances from serving in their respective capacities . The new officers are : Barrett Fuchs , president ; S . Carlton Ayers , business manager ; and Alan Blanchard , librarian . It was decided that no _Concerts will be given during the first semester . This decision rendered it necessary to refuse an invitation for a concert at Mount Veraoa M . E . church in November . rhe annual Christmas campus concert is , of course , an exception to the above statement .
Chancellor Clark Returns From Visit to Drew Univ [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 24 October 1929
Chancellor Clark Returns From Visit to Drew Univ Chancellor Clark has just returned from Drew University where he acted as delegate of American University at the inauguration of President Arlo Ayers Brown , newly appointed head of that Co lege . Dr . Jackson , who is an alumnus of Drew , also attended the ceremony . While at Drew , Chancellor Clark took the opportunity of visiting the eight graduates of American University who are attending the Theological School . These men have been given a floor in the dormitory to themselves . They are Courtney Hay ward , Howard Rssche , Willis _Debpfeia . Sam _Bilbroufh , Jake Snyder . Bill Warner , and Clarence Knapp .
Women ' s Guild Holds First Meeting of Year [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 24 October 1929
Women s Guild Holds First Meeting of Year In their first meeting of the year the ladies of the Womens Guild met from 11 to 1 o clock in the parlor of the women s dormitory , Tuesday , October 15 . - Business plans for the entire year were discussed , and arrangements made for a reception to be given at the home of Mrs . William F . McDowell in honor cf Miss Carol Chen , a graduate student of American University . After the business meeting adjourned _, luncheon was served for the ladies in the dining room .