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Frosh to Challenge Sophs in Athletics [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 24 October 1929
Frosh to Challenge Sophs in Athletics To Celebrate Fifth Annual Dad s Day ( Continued from page 1 ) Betty Hancock and M _. tx Shaul will officiate as temporary secretary and treasurer , respectively . Mr . Shaul has begun to collect the class fee , which is $ . 50 per semester , and he requests that all members of the class pay their dues as soon as possible . In compliance with the wishes of the upperclassmen , the freshmen have passed upon a self-imposed rule whereby they will wear the green berets and dinks until Christmas . However , in the event of a freshman victory in the contests , the headgear will probably be discarded . The class has lost its temporary chairman , Blake Espey . who will assume his new duties as president of the junior class . ( Continued trom p . tpe 1 i committee consisting of Martha Bricker , Orrel Belle Claflin . Olive Rodgers . Carl Levin . Keeler Faus . and Robert Baker . This committee is in charge of the regular Sunday evening vesper services held i...
Chemical Society Sponsors Frosh Essay Contest [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 24 October 1929
Chemical Society Sponsors Frosh Essay Contest College Students Enjoy Foundry Church Reception The American Chemical Society is holding its annual essay contest , for university and college freshmen , for the purpose of encouraging students to acquire a greater familiarity with the science of chemistry . The subjects offered on which to write are liberal , and in various fields of chemistry ; the essays are not to exceed 2 , 500 words . The prizes range from $ 500 . $ 300 , $ 200 , for the first , second , and third best essays respectively . A bibliography of references is available ; a list of subjects and further information _concerning the contest may he had from Dr Hnlron The Foundry Methodist Church gave a very enjoyable reception to college students on Friday evening , October II . A . U . was well represented . Among the features of the evening were a greeting to the students by Dr . Harris , rector of the church , several musical selections , a contest in collecting the name...
Record Enrollment In Graduate School [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 24 October 1929
Record Enrollment In Graduate School ( Continued from page 1 &gt; ogy , which is taught hy Dr . Dunlap . who comes to American University from Johns Hopkins , has also found favor with many . Next to Psychology . History has received the largest quota of students . A new teacher has made his appenrancr in this department in the person of Dr . Irvin Stewart , lately of the University of Texas , who instructs classes in Constitutional Law and Government . The Department of Philosophy and Religion has also received many applications . Likewise , the new course in Statistics , which is taught hy Miss Lewis and is the only course of its type offered in the city of Washington , has already become popular . Another new member of the faculty is Dr . Correll , whose specialty is the history of Economics and technical German . Dr . E . C . Stowell , an instructor in International Law , has returned from a year s study abroad . Dean Splawn , who recently has had some trouble with an ey...
W . 0 . Woods Speaks to Economics Class [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 24 October 1929
W . 0 . Woods Speaks to Economics Class United States Treasurer Outlines Functions of Treasury Department The members of Dr . Kinsman s class in Money and Banking made a trip to the U . S . Treasury on Friday afternoon . October 11 , and were addressed for about fifteen minutes by W . O . Woods . Treasurer of the United States . Mr . Woods explained the constitutional provision for , and the relations of . the three main branches of Federal Government , and told of the position of the Treasury Department within the Executive branch . The organization and functions of the Treasury Department were explained . Mr . Woods told of the responsibility of the Treasurer , and the methods of receiving and paying all government funds . He then explained the kinds of currency—coin and paper money , and the function of the Treasury reserve . He gave a summary of the Federal Reserve system and its method of securing elasticity in our currency .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 24 October 1929
Cercle Francais Opens Season by Giving Two French Plays The Cercle Francais started a new season on Thursday afternoon , October 10 . with an open meeting . The program , which was in charge of Rosalie Dimette , consisted of the singing of several French songs in which every one joined . Two one-act plays were presented by members of the club . The first , Mardi Gras , was a farce . The personae were : page , Helen Goodman ; prince , Otis Fellows ; Pierrette , Helen Tucker ; Pierot , Carlton Ayers ; pirate , Warren Collison ; Domino Rose , James Quick . The second . Experience Dangerous , was a short play , which , through a misunderstanding , threatened to end disastrously for the characters in the play . The characters presented were : Josephine , Dorothy Darby ; M . Maurice , Arthur Murphy ; Mme . Helene . Mile . Delonglee ; Mile . Lucienne , Delsie Appel .
Dark Deeds Done or The Perfect Crime [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 24 October 1929
Dark Deeds Done or The Perfect Crime Late Tuesday night several desperadoes could be seen stealing across the campus . Between them they carried a large , unshapely bundle . The rain was falling fast , and no other sign of human life could be seen . An ideal night for crime ! The desperadoes made their way to a dimly lighted building . Ah ! It was evidently their secret meeting place . No further sounds were heard . Finally , another figure approached . The night watchman ! A rescue at last ! The cutthroats would be caught in the act . Suddenly , the door was thrown open . The desperadoes rushed out . Were they going to escape ? No , they were just five poor girls who needed to practice their play for dramatic try-outs and couldn t find the stage lights . The night watchman had come to their rescue .
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 24 October 1929
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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 24 October 1929
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Dean Hill to Speak at Armistice Day Service Nov . 12 International Relations Club to Have Charge of Special Patriotic Program [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
Dean Hill to Speak at Armistice Day Service Nov . 12 International Relations Club to Have Charge of Special Patriotic Program Fanny s First Play to Be Given Nov . 26 Bernard Shaw s Satirical Comedy to Be Presented by Picked Cast Dr . Charles E . Hill , of George Washington University , is to be the speaker at the special Armistice Day program which is to take place in &lt; chapel on Tuesday , November 12 , under the leadership of the International Relations Club . Dr . Hill has been instructor of Political Science at George Washington for thirteen years . He received his Ph . D . from Harvard in 1916 . He was a special expert for the U . S . Tariff Commission in 1917 , and was reviser for the Committee on Revision of Laws ( U . S . ) of the House of Representatives in 1920 . Dr . Hill is a member of the American Society of International Law , of the American Political Science Association , of the American Association of University Professors , and is a fellow of the Royal Hi...
New Rules Voted by House Council [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
New Rules Voted by House Council Late Lights System Changed in Favor of the Studious ; New Privileges Accorded In the last meeting of the Women s House Council , it was decided that the rules regarding the proctor and late _light system were not quite what was desired _, and an amendment was duly proposed and accepted . There is to be but one proctor foi the entire building per night . There are to be four proctors , one of whom is to serve one night in every four , and the head proctor to whom they are responsible . The late lights are not to be limited in hours , and the girls occupying the single rooms are to have two late lights a week just as the girls in the double rooms . Late Hghts are to be given by the head proctor , and are lim ¬ ited to two special lates a month besides the two regular weekly ones . There has been a resolution made which is on trial for a month , which is the proposal to allow all occupants oi the dormitory to go to the drug store for one-half hour provi...
Noted Biblical Scholars to Visit A . U . in the Spring Professor 'Moffatt and Dr . Steiner to Address Pastors ' Retreat Here in April [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
Noted Biblical Scholars to Visit A . U . in the Spring Professor Moffatt and Dr . Steiner to Address Pastors Retreat Here in April The continuation committee of the Pastors Retreat held on the campus lasl spring , of which Dr . Arthur J . Jacksor is chairman , announces that the second Annual Retreat will be held on the campus on April 28 and 29 . The purpose of the Retreat is to afford the ministers of every denomination in the Capital area , an opportunity to get away from their busy pastorates for a period of mental and spiritual recreation and fellowship . The committee counts itself most fortunate in being able to secure two of the leading men in the English-speaking world in their respective fields—Professor James Moffatt of Union Theological Seminary , New York City , and Dr . George A . Steiner . professor of Social Ethics in Grinnell College , Grinnell , Iowa . Professor Moffatt will be recognized at once as the noted translator of the Bible , both Old and New Testaments , ...
Madrigal Singers to Give Program Six Washington Girls to Sing Folk Songs of AH Countries in Chapel November 8 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
Madrigal Singers to Give Program Six Washington Girls to Sing Folk Songs of AH Countries in Chapel November 8 The students and faculty of Americar University will be entertained in chape ! on Friday , November 8 , by the Madrigal Singers , who will give a program oi pastoral lyrics . The Madrigal Singers are a group oi six girls from Washington who specialize in folk songs of all the countries . They always appear in seventeenth-century costumes . They have been giving concerts in various places in Washington for the past two years . The Madrigal Singers give a monthly concert for the soldiers at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington . This organization is under the direction of Mrs . Sylvester , of Takoma Park , fcfd ., who is herself a well-known musician and director . Three weeks ago , Dr . Splawn _, dean of the Graduate School , bad the honor of iddressing the annual gathering of the _American National Bar Association at Memphis , Tenn . Registration at the Graduate School is now ...
New Medici Prints Arrive at College [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
New Medici Prints Arrive at College Reproductions of Works of Old Masters to Be Studied in Course in Fine Arts Eleven new Medici prints , which were made available for the University by a fund anonymously donated , arrived at the College on October 28 . This Medici series is the most famous series of reproductions of the works of the old masters . Most of the prints are about 18 by 20 inches in size . The prints are to be studied in connection with Mr . Hutchins course in Introduction to the Fine Arts . The names of the works are as follows : . The Cornfield , by Constable ; Giovanna Tornaboni and the Graces , by Botticelli ; The Last Supper , by Leonardo da Vinci ; Bacchus and Ariadne , by Titian ; Portrait of a Venetian Nobleman , by Titian ; Hermes and the Graces , by Tintoretto ; The Artist s Mother , by Whistler ; The Witch of Harlem , by Frans Hals ; The Virgin and St . Luke , by Roger van der Weyden ; Dutch Interior , by Peter de Hooch ; and Classical Landscape , by Claude Lo...
Men ' s Dormitory Authorized by Vote of Board Trustees Plan for Dormitory to Be Erected Soon for Occupancy Next Fall [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
Men s Dormitory Authorized by Vote of Board Trustees Plan for Dormitory to Be Erected Soon for Occupancy Next Fall At the annual meeting of the Board of Trustees of the American University , held on Monday , November 4 , the construction of the first unit of the men s dormitory for the College was authorized . The building is to be ready for occupancy by next fall , and the work will be started as soon as possible . Colonel Peter M . Anderson has already drawn up plans for the new building which have been tentatively accepted by the board . It is estimated that the first unit will cost $ 50 , 000 . At this meeting officers were also elected for the coming year , the following people being re-elected : President John C . Letts First Vice-President William Knowles Cooper Second Vice-President _MflrtosvC Church Treasurer William S . Corby Secretary Daniel C . Roper First Assistant Sec y .. Sarah H . Dow Historian Albert Osborn Secretary Emeritus . . Chas . \ V . Baldwin
Blake Espey Elected President of Poetry Club [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
Blake Espey Elected President of Poetry Club Blake Espey was elected president of Omicron Bpsilon Pi , the Poetry Club of American University , in the meeting which was held on Monday , October 28 . Other officers are : vice-president , Mary Demnbaugh _, and secretary , Helen McLeod . The membership of the club , according to the constitution adopted last year , is limited to ten . Students wishing to apply for membership may turn in their names and samples of their poetry to Blake Espey . Freshmen are not eligible for membership . The club meets bi-monthly . At these meetings poetry is read and criticised , and reports are given on the lives of poets , [ t _| f the purpose of the club to create an appreciation of poetry through fellowship and study . The club was first organised three years ago . It it probsbly best known to the student body through _iti poetry published in Tw _Eagu last year .
Orchestra to Give Outside Programs [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
Orchestra to Give Outside Programs Opportunity to Wield Baton to Be Given All Members The orchestra has been working hard under the able conductorship of Doctor Leineweber in preparation for a program to be given at the local churches in the near future . The music for the council play , The Importance of Being Earnest , is to be rendered by the orchestra . The opportunity to lead the orchestra is to be given to each member sometime during the year . The prospective leaden who have led . and who will _douoUeai become famous in the future , ire Calvin Brown and William Loving
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
Magazines Accept Articles Written by Or . Harold Colder Dr . Harold Golder , head of the department of English in the College of Liberal Arts , had an article published in the August issue of Modern Philology . The article , entitled , Bunyan s Valley of the Shadow , is the first of a series of three , all of which deal with different phases of Bunyan s Pilgrim s Progress . The second article , entitled Bunyan and Spencer , is to appear in the near future in the publication of the Modern Language Association , while the third article , entitled Bunyan s Giant Despair , will appear in the Journal of English and Germanic Philology .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
Yea , Team ! Saturday five senior varsity football men will make their last appearance in intercollegiate football , when A . U . takes the field against Washington College in Chestertown . These five men-all have outstanding records . They deserve to win their last game . Pep up , gang ! Let La Favie , Olmstead , Field , Wallowiu , and Captain Crist , the senior varsity men , and the rest of Coach Young s fighting squad know they have a fighting college behind them . Intercollegiate Activity One of the outstanding developments of recent years in collegiate circlet has been the banding together of . student groups from two or more neighboring colleges for some specific student activity . Since the last issue of The Eagle , two groups on the American University campus have made definite contacts with intercollegiate-organizations . Representatives of the Auco a and Eagle stafs attended the Second District Collegiate Press Conference held at Georgetown where representatives of publica...