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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
Mr . Flemmmg Pays Tribute to Late Senator Barton The chapel service on Friday , November 1 , was a tribute to the late Senator Theodore E . Burton oh Ohio . Mr _Flehuorag , who knew Senator Burton personally , gave the eulogy , commencing . with a very effective description of the- , funeral service-held last Wednesday _, and continuing with an account of Ms life in public service . Senator Burton entered the House of Representatives in the time of William McKinley . and he remained a member of the House for twenty years . He declined President Taft s invitation to enter the Cabinet ,. believing be could do more for his country in the position which he was then holding . In i 920 he returned to . the House , of Representatives , and served there until about a year ago when Ohio elected him Senator by an overwhelming majority . At . the funeral services on . Wednesday , Senator Fess paid very high tribute to this other Senator : from Ohio , but tribute was also given . him in life . ...
Brecky Club Holds Halloween Dance [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
Brecky Club Holds Halloween Dance Appropriate Decorations Lend Atmosphere of Enchantment ; Dtoghmrts and Cider Served Witches and goblins havb may e een stalking without , but inside the gymnasium on Saturday night , November 2 , the Brecky Club dance made gay with music and fantastic step . The formal Tuxedo rubbed elbows with costumes from more than one trunk upstairs , and now and then with an unassuming plain white shirt . All in all , it looked very much like a Halloween party . Orange and black streamers , with now and then a lantern peeking through at discreet intervals , formed the overhead . The orchestra , under the name of California Weavers , was another very justifiable expense . The stage was ruled over by a massive white figure , which glowed from within as if his dinner had been of phosphorus . This grotesque symbol of the season leered down on the shifting crowd , his grin acknowledging the toasts to his health which were drunk in generous quantities of mellow cider...
Sophs Pull Frosh Through the Water [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
Sophs Pull Frosh Through the Water The boys pulled ; the girls screamed ; the water streamed ; and the faculty laughed , while the sophomores scored a second victory for the class of 32 over the freshmen in the annual _tug-of-war Saturday morning , November 2 , When the sophomores finally arrived , the two teams , clad variously from track suits to tuxedos , lined up on each side of a powerful stream of water from a fire hose . Lambert anchored the end of the victorious team , while Weeks weighed down the freshman line . And then they tugged . For a brief space of time neither side gave way , then Johnson of the frosh began to skid into the muddy path of the hose . After that , all was up for the dinks —each succeeding tugger skidded into that wet barrier until at last Weeks , the last man , slid through in a more or less supine position . The teams gave their respective yells , the multitudes dispersed , and the tug-of-war was over for another year . However , a postdiluvial specta...
I FRATERNITY NEWS J Alpha Chi Gives a Rush Picnic [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
I FRATERNITY NEWS J Alpha Chi Gives a Rush Picnic Bridge Party to Be Held Soon ; Sorority Pin Being Selected The first of Alpha Chi s rush parties was held in the form of a picnic on tbfy rock * in the woods between Cabin Joh and Glen Echo , on Saturday , November 2 . Delsie Appel was chairman of the picnic committee . A bridge party will be given on the evening of Saturday , _November 7 . Mar * garetta Moore is chairman of the committee in charge of the party . Aside from these two events ,, the rushing will ,, be only individual . Those being rushed are Betty Hanr cock , Mary Elizabeth Hartshorn , Betty Jacobs , Cornelia- Kirby , Anne- King , Genevive Spence , Grace Hart , Sally Marian , Agatha Varela , and Betty Brundage . A committee is at work selecting . designs for the Alpha Chi sorority pin . _. The choices will be submitted to the Other members for a vote .
I . R . C . Hears Talk on China ; New Members Initiated [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
I . R . C . Hears Talk on China ; New Members Initiated Present-Day China and the Nationalist Movement was the subject of the regular meeting of the International Relations Club on Wednesday , October 3 P . The subject was presented by Messrs . Winston Manning and Arthur Murphy . Mr . Manning gave a review of the life of Sun Yat Sen and the beginnings of the Nationalist movement in China , while Mr . Murphy spoke on the . present-day problems of China and her relationswith foreign countries . It was announced that through the effor t * of Dr . Tansill , the club s _adviser , Dr . Hummell , the curator oi the Chinese collection in toe Congressional Library , will be the speaker at the open meeting on November 13 . He will speak on the Chinese situation . The meeting will be held in the regular meeting place—room 108—at eight o clock , and- all student * and friends tie invited to ttte&amp;d . On October 23 the foHowmj were initiated into the organisation : Myrtle Ciemmer , Ma...
Phi Beta Zeta Selects Design for Frat Pin [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
Phi Beta Zeta Selects Design for Frat Pin At the meeting of Phi Beta Zeta , which was held at the home of Richard Jarvis _, on Tuesday , October 28 , the design for- the fraternity pin was agreed upon . The pin is to be a shield , topped with , a crpwn , and set with pearls , qn a background of two crossed swords . It was decided that hereafter the regular , meetings of the fraternity will , be , held on the first and third Wednesdays of each month .
Jesters Glnb Give * a Halloween Dance [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
Jesters Glnb Give * a Halloween Dance The Jesters Club held a Halloween rush dance on Friday , November I , at the home of Fred Dieterich , 3701 McKinley St ., N . W . The committee in charge of the dance was composed of Lee Field , George Olsen , and Fred Dieterich . There were about IS couples at the dance . Decorations were arranged and refreshments were served in true Halloween fashion .
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
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Pioneer Athletes to Close Football Careers Saturday [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
Pioneer Athletes to Close Football Careers Saturday Five Senior Football Players Have Remained Constant Support of A . U . Teams Five rcpular football men take the field for their last game this Saturday , when the Eagles meet the team from Washington College , —five men whose graduation will leave a gap in the line-up that will be difficult to fill . Hard , clean fighters every one , they have given their best to the team and have been instrumental in blazing the trail that will some day bring the American University to the heights of football fame . Their work has been one of the important factors of the present season , and every j &gt; ne of them deserves a great deal of the credit for the Eagles victory over &lt; 3 eorge Washington . That victory was the goal for which they had worked during their years of playing here , and they will go down in the annals of the College as leading members of the team that brought American University the first victory over the C...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
AROUND THE WORLD WITH WALLY &gt; a n ¦ _j _ai ma _^ -a * _—a-Aa _&gt; By Eric Friedheim , Guest Conductor ( The author visits a meeting of some distant college faculty . ) Dean—Well , I called dis here meetin for de poipose of makin up some more rules for de stoodents of de University of which I is de Deen . I don t tink we got enuff rules . What say , gang ? Faculty—Dat s right ! Dat s right ! We want more rules ! Dean—Dat s de spirit , gang . We gotta have lotsa rules . Now which one of youse boids has got any idees for a foist rate rule which is coiton to git de stoodents good and sore ? First Professor—Lissen , gents , I got a swell rule which I figgered up all by meself . Faculty—Hurray ! He figured som pn out all by hisself . _Deanr-Htoy youse guys , cut out dat stuff . De next guy which talks outa his , tain gits trown outa dis here meetin . First Prof .. —Well my idee is dat we cut out basketball . Dat would make a swell rule Dean—I poisunally tink we could m...
Eagles Defeated by Loyola Team [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
Eagles Defeated by Loyola Team American U . Unable to Withstand Attacks of Heavier Team Record of Games 2 Won , 2 Lost A gallant Eagle eleven went down in defeat , 35-0 before Loyola in a game played in Baltimore stadium on October 26 . American University received the first kick-off and gradually fought to midfield . In the first quarter the Eagles held the heavier Greenjackets and broke up their much-praised pass offense . , In the second quarter , the Loyola regulars went in for the reserves , who were being worsted . Loyola s fresh strength was too much for the American gridders . By line bucks and end runs with perfect interference , Loyola carried the ball deep into A , U . s territory . Ryan carried the ball over . Kane drop-kicked for the extra point . Cannon intercepted an Eagle pass and scored the second tally . Ryan plunged over the line to make the scone 14-0 . In the waning minutes of the half , Koshinski scored again for Loyola . A forward pass . Curtis to Delaire , co...
Student Council Buys Furniture for Men ' s Lounge Student Council Play to Be Given on December Third ; Men ' s "A" Club to Form [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
Student Council Buys Furniture for Men s Lounge Student Council Play to Be Given on December Third ; Men s A Club to Form The principal discussion at the Student Council meeting on Thursday , October 31 , was again on the topic of furnishing the mens lounge . Milton Crist , chairman of the committee , reported that several suites of living-room furniture had been purchased , and also announced that a victrola had been donated to the proposed men s room by Yule Fisher . The . pJay to . be . giyen . by _. the _. Qramatic Club for the benefit of completely equippjftf this mens lounge has been set for jFriday , December , 13 , _QrreJ Belle ClaJ lin reported that the arrangements for the performance were well under way . Other important business presented it the meeting was the matter of adopting a college seal and the proposal to lave the large felt banner made soon . William _HamiltpA . _wAiawolitfe _^ to _. Ioo Into the matter of the _libjajral Arts _se » J . teen Shloss reported _^ t...
Archery Equipment Arrives on Campus [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
Archery Equipment Arrives on Campus Archery and Hockey Will Be Features of Women s Athletics The fall program of Women s Athletics as outlined by Miss Wulf , will consist chiefly of archery and hockey . The archery equipment arrived last week , and practice started on November 4 . Although no particular pUuu have been made , it is probable that there will be a tournament in tile spring . • 1 For the fall hockey practice , all girls are placed on either the blue or orange side . From among the freshmen , blue and orange teams will be chosen soon . They will play a game to decide which team will represent the freshmen in _ tte interclass hockey matches . Since _Aere are not enough girls in the other classes to form both blue and orange teams , they will try out directly for their class teams .
Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
I EXCHANGE At the meeting of the Internationa ] Relation * Club of Davidson College , on November 8 , the major part of the program will be given over to a debate : Resolved , that the United States should become a member of the World Court . ? * ? On Monday , November 4 , began the annual interclass track meet at Davidson College . Each of the four classes is represented in this event by a team selected from the entire class . Distinctive and handsome trophies are awarded to the winners . _? * ? The French Club of Sweet Briar College has been admitted to the Alliance Francaise _, the national organization , which supplies all programs for its branches and requires that all meetings be conducted in French . ? ? * A revised form of student government by which executive , legislative , and judicial functions will be vested in different bodies has been drawn up and will be presented to the student body of North Carolina College for Women . ? ? * A flood-lighting system is being install...
Coach Praises Senior Gridders Senior Men Excelled in Spirit and Leadership in First Years of A . U . Football [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
Coach Praises Senior Gridders Senior Men Excelled in Spirit and Leadership in First Years of A . U . Football Declaring that they are the men who deserve the credit for whatever success the team has had this year , Coach Young paid tribute in a recent interview to the five members of the football team who will play their last game against Washington College on Saturday . The seniors to be lost by graduation are : Capt . Crist , Lee Field , and Jack La Favre , backs , and Don Olmstead and Wally Wallowitz _, linesmen . These men bore the brunt of athletic competition during the first four years of the College when the equipment and schedule arrangements were not the most favorable , the coach said . The fact that they have kept up their fighting spirit under such conditions speaks much for each one . Capt . Crist s ability at leadership has been demonstrated more than once during the year . By his regularity at practice , he set an example for the rest of the squad . He has been a sou...
Red Cross Conducts Courses in Colleges [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
Red Cross Conducts Courses in Colleges New Trend Shown by Contacts With Educational Bodies Addressing an audience at Harvard last summer , an official of the American National Red Cross observed that multitudinous forces were striving continuously to penetrate the surrounding walls of the country s educational system , to impress it in some way , influence its trends , or utilize it otherwise . The fact that these wells prings of education are so guarded makes it especially significant that the American Red Cross is accepted at increasingly numerous points of contact between its services and those of educational bodies and institutions throughout the nation . Today , in Physical Education depart ¬ ments of leading universities , the American Red Cross course in Swimming and Life Saving , and First Aid , is standard . Some of these courses originally were conducted by Red Cross representatives , and are now continued under experts trained and qualified according to Red Cross requirem...
Phi Delta Gamma Holds Reception [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 7 November 1929
Phi Delta Gamma Holds Reception Auto Fails to Disable Graduate School Prof Graduate School Sorority Gives Annual Reception and Dance on Saturday , November 2 The Alpha chapter of the Phi Delta Gamma sorority at the American University Graduate School gave its annual reception and dance for the students of the Graduate School and the faculties and trustees of both the Graduate School and the College of Liberal Arts on Saturday evening , November 2 , between the hours of eight p . m . and midnight at the Graduate School . The reception occupied the first two hours of the program . In the receiving line for students and faculty members were Chancellor and Mrs . Clark ; Dr . Splawn , dean of the Graduate School ; Mr . John C . Letts , the president of the Board of Trustees , and his wife ; Miss L . C . Rackstraw , president of the chapter ; and Miss Effie Ross , president of the national organization of Phi Delta Gamma . Music for the dance which followed was provided by an Orthophonic ...