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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 14 January 1927
EAGLE SCREAMS Necking with your girl friend _ia faith , with a new girl is hope , and with a co-ed is charity . Dickinsonian . Auto Tourist : I clearly had the right of way when this man ran into me , and yet you say that I was to blame . Local Cop : You surely were . Autowt » Why ? Local Cop : Because his father is mayor , his brother is chief of police , and I go with his sister . Bison Vern : What were Archies last words ? Vance : I had the right of way . Epworth Herald . She : Meet me at the library night at seven o clock to what time will you It : All right ; be there ? Minn . Ske-U-Mah Mother ( to much battered son ) : So you were fighting again ? Didnt you stop and spell your name as I told you ? Son : Y-yes , we did ; but my name s Marmaduke Algernon , and his is Jim . My wife explored my pockets last night . What did she get ? About the same as any other explorer—enough material for a lecture . Guess who Battered motorist ( waking up ) Where am I ?? Where am I ? Nurse : Thi...
FRESHMEN DANCE To Be First Dance In New Gymnasium [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 February 1927
FRESHMEN DANCE To Be First Dance In New Gymnasium _AUCOJLA CHOSEN AS NAME OF ANNUAL Fifty Couples Will Attend—Gym Beautifully Decorated for Occasion . The first annual freshman dance , tonight , is the first to be held in the new gymnasium and promises to be one of the most brilliant social events of the year . The entire student body has been invited and over fifty couples of American University students and their guests are planning 1 to attend the dance , which is to begin promptly at 8 : 30 o clock . The freshmen , endeavoring to set a precedent for other freshmen classes have done much work and are spending no little amount of money in an effort to make the dance the moat successful one of the year . The gym floor has been cleaned and waxed , while the gym has been attractively decorated with class colors , maroon and grey . Music will be furnished by Bran Hughess orchestra , which is regarded as one of the best in Washington . Dr . and Mrs . Shenton , Mr . and Mrs . Springston...
HONORS GIVEN 19 STUDENTS Women ' s Scholarship Is 14 /< Higher Than Men ' s College Average C HIGH HONORS TO RICE [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 February 1927
HONORS GIVEN 19 STUDENTS Women s Scholarship Is 14 /&lt; Higher Than Men s College Average C HIGH HONORS TO RICE NEW PLANS MADE IN FACULTY MEETING Class honors for the first semester were received by one senor , one junior , six sophomores , and eleven freshmen . Roland Rice , sophomore , won first place with a straight A overage in six subjects . Ivy Norton , freshman , and Cecilia Sheppard , senior , tied for second place having one B and the rest of their work A . The complete list of . those winning honors follows : Freshmen , Mary Chadwick , Elizabeth Deakins , Rosalie Dimmette , Laura Everett , Margaret Fleming , Alice Hetzel , Elizabeth Hill , Winston Manning , Helen MacLeod , Ivy Norton , Katharine Severence ; sophomores , Dorothy Buchan , Courtney Hayward , Roland Parrish , Roland Rice , Helen Roher , Sarah Roher ; juniors , Gordon Smith ; seniors , Cecilia Sheppard . In the summary of the grade average in the college for the first semester the standing of the women...
DR . KINSMAN'S TEXT BOOK PUBLISHED [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 February 1927
DR . KINSMANS TEXT BOOK PUBLISHED $ 5 , 000 . 00 IS GIVEN TO ECONOMICS DEPT . Dramatic Club To Produce Has Written Other Economics Books—Drew Up Wis . Income Tax Law . Dr . Delos O . Kinsman , professor of Economics , has just received from the publishers a copy of his latest text book , entitled , Economics , or The Science of Business . The text , written for high school use , is being published by Ginn and Company , Boston . In writing the book , Dr . Kinsman , from his wide experience in teaching , has endeavored to correct many of the common faults of economic textbooks , and because of the book s exceptional organization and content the publishers predict great success in its adoption by high schools . Dr . Kinsman , well known aa an economist , has written a number of other text book * mr _&gt; 4 _beakt m * economic problems . Dr . Kinsman is also the author of the Wisconsin income tax law wh ich has proven so popular that many other states have patterned after its co...
ELEVEN NEW STUDENTS HAVE ENROLLED [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 February 1927
ELEVEN NEW STUDENTS HAVE ENROLLED ASST . APPOINTED FOR EDUCATION DEPT . Dr . Shenton Leetures On _Napier s Bones All Classes Receive Members from New Group Representing Six States . Eleven new students have been enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts for the spring semester . They are the , following : Mrs . Mabel Cornwell , senior , from the University of West Virginia ; Lela Covert , junior , from Boston University ; Orton Karicon * , junior , from West Virginia Wesleyan ; Lucille Terry , freshman , enrolled from Central High School ; Margaret Cross , freshman , from Beacom College ; Vernon Briggs , freshman , enrolled from Devitt Prep ., and Otis Fellows , freshman , from Amherst College . Thomas De Armond , from Perdue University , is enrolled as a special student . Norman Golden , freshmen , entering from Colby Academy in Newark New Jersey . Edith Brown , entering from Hunter College , New York City . Mrs . Daisy E . Hall , former stud ent at A . U .. of Washington . Miss Jess...
EAGLES ARE SUCCESSFUL IN FIVE OUT OF SIX GAMES [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 February 1927
EAGLES ARE SUCCESSFUL IN FIVE OUT OF SIX GAMES Team Comes Back After Bowing To C . U . And Wins Five Straight From Lynch burg , Western Md ., Blue Ridge , New York University , and Gallaudet . VA . MED . VISITS TOMORROW - - G . W . MONDAY The American Eagle Basketeers have been continuing their triumphant march through the intercollegiate basketball world by adding five more victories to their previous list of eight . On the home floor A . U . has registered the following vicories : Blue Ridge 37—14 , _Lynchburg 36—21 , New York University ( Washington Square College ) 30—16 , and Gallaudet 39—17 . The Eagles als defeated Western Maryland 31—25 at Westminister . The 22—34 defeat by Catholic University has been the 6 nly setback in the season so far , making a tally of thirteen victories and one defeat . However , the Americans hold high hops for a comeback on C . U . when they meet them on the home floor , February 24 . Although the loss of Jim Birthright , center , who is out for t...
CANON STOKES SPEAKS AT CONVOCATION [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 February 1927
CANON STOKES SPEAKS AT CONVOCATION The greatest period in the life of a University comes when it is most earnest in its search for truth , said Ansel-Phelps Stokes , Canon of the National Cathedral , at the con vocation service in chapel February first . Truth is manifested in three ways , he continued , in fact , theory , and expression , and facts and theories are of little use unless embodied in some noble action . Truth is like a golden thread which runs through the whole of our college program . In history , in science , and in literature we have the different mediums of truth which are knowledge versus ignorance , law versus anarchy . The youth is beset by questions , he added , and frequent questioning is the key to wisdom . All truth it inter-related and is a manifestation of Truth which is God . Ye shall seek the Truth , he quoted , and the truth shall make you free . Canon Stokes was , for twenty years , secretary of Yale , and Dean Woods said in the introduction that he h...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 February 1927
COLLEGE CALENDAR ! Feb . 1 , Fri . Freshman Dance . | Feb . 12 , Sat . Valentine Dinner . Feb . 12 , Sat . Med . Col . of Va . i vs . A . U . I Feb . 14 , Mon . G . W . vs . A . U . | Feb . 16 , Wed . Shenandoah vs . &gt; A . U . 1 Feb . 19 , Sat . Visit Mrs . Brown- ! ing . Feb . 24 , Thur . C . U . vs . A . U . Feb . 25 , Fri . Faculty Women s Club entertain students . ;
_f MISS FREDERICK LEAVES [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 February 1927
_f MISS FREDERICK LEAVES HATS OFF TO HONOR STUDENTS MORE AIR-LESS SLEEP OPPORTUNITY IN WASHINGTON ing to take . The administration and faculty of American University reallie _tlit advantages that may be derived from the educational i The EAGLE very much regrets the loss of Miss Pauline _^ Frederick , associate editor , who was forced to leave college at _ijfhe end of the first semester because of ill health . Miss Fredfericks able work on- the paper has been very much appreciated &lt; by the staff . The EAGLE expresses the hope of the entire student body for her speedy recuperation ; all will look forward to her return to A . U . next September . Miss Frederick has consented to continue writing for the EAGLE . Miss Sarah Roher has been appointed to succeed Miss Frederick as associate editor . The nineteen students who received class honors for the first semester are worthy of the highest congratulations . They i » ve attained the most worthwhile and distinctive honor which H...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 February 1927
_SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOiIpW &gt; 4 _XXXXXXXXXX _^ _WXXXXXXXXXXXXXX ! _ _©©©©® &amp; ( I TIP _^^ _Sk TiPr _THrlis * v 1 _^ _fcU _IJ _£ S 3 _? _IPC-tldiUi- I Student n in Politim . The American College is vapidly becoming the center of political leadership in the country . The college professor has gained precedence over the lawyer as the most able politician , and the college students of today are probably more actively interested in current world affairs than any other group . The general public does not take an active interest in politics today , as evidenced by the small percentage of qualified voters who visit the polls , which was estimated to be only about thirty per cent at the last election . This lack of political interest is probably mostly due to the fact that there are no comparatively big questions at issue . The two major parties have trouble finding sufficient grounds upon which to build a platform , and then they are so similar that if a staunch partizan of a...
February Is Month Of Pop ular Saints [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 February 1927
February Is Month Of Pop ular Saints Two saints are especially populai in college circles . The Freshmen—because they are young and inexperienced have chosen Saint Patrick as their guiding spirit , and proudly do they show his color from the moment they reach the campus until they graduate from the infantile stage into the dignified standing of sophomores . The other saint belongs to every body . Freshmen , sophomores , juniors , seniors , and even an occasional faculty member are ardent devotees of the cult of Saint Valentine . At this time of the year — the early part of February — great anxiety is manifested among the followers of Saint Valentine . For soon approacheth the day wlien the righteous shall receive their reward . It is on the fourteenth of February that Saint Valentine gives his blessing to those who have devoutly followed him throughout the year— those who have strictly observed his commandment to love one another , the basic rule of the order of Saint Patrick . Well...
Freshmen Mistaken [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 February 1927
Freshmen Mistaken The Freshmen were misguided when thy were told that their s was to be the first dance held in the gymnasium . The first dance was unofficial as well as informal and impromptu . In fact , only a select few were invited and scarcely a dozen knew it had taken place at all . One day about two months ago there were several men at work on the roof of the newest building . Two of these men hit upon dancing as a good way by which to keep warm . They indulged . The dancing was not accompanied by music , neither were the latest steps executed . Any lack of skill , however , was more than made up for by the abundance of enthusiasm on the part of the onlookers as well as the performers , Needless to say a few of these onlookers were in class at the time and their enthussiasm received a decided check .
Gym Classes Begin [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 February 1927
Gym Classes Begin If Coach Springston _ s attempts are successful , by the end of this semester we will have sixty-five or seventy muscular , brawny men in the college . In other words , the Physical Education classes for men have begun under G . B . s supervision . According to the coach , the first week has been merely an introduction to his future plans ( ye stiff ones , take notice ) and was used principally for giving instructions . The rest of the semester s activities will consist of four types of work : First , calisthenics ; second , horizontal bar work ; third , parallel bar work , and fourth , games . The course will thus be well-rounded in both interest and benefit .
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 February 1927
THE AMERICAN EAGLE Published every three weeks by the Students of the College of Liberal Arts of the American University , Washington , D . C . Subscription Price : Two Dollars a Year . B STAFF _Btthw-in-chief-. Hugh W . Speer _Wtfoociate Editor Sarah E . Roher _^ _Plttshiess Manager - - __ Roland M . Rice *?¦ Assistant Business Manager , David R . Morgan &lt; : Make-up Editors Roland Parrish , Samuel Bilbrough _% . Proof Readers Helen Roher , W . Willis Delaplain _^ Special Correspondent .. _ Pauline A . Frederick , ; , Art - Margaret Fleming • _fl _^ t hletics __ _n . _^ .,,,, James Sullivan - _^ ii _^ fSJagle _s Eye _-.-.-- _^ --. ii- _* Gordon E . Smith - _^ _pBttftor _-S _&lt;~ -.-Jl--. ~ Dezendorf . _^ _jgNiety _^^^^ 0 _Sr 3 _^ 1- Dorothea Mehring _ffftaiiatr _ii _ _ljjj : Mary Campbell _SEWr _™ Wr REPORTERS Witerine Edwards Florence Lyman fcothy Moore Margaret Sikes j | tymond Spaeth Howard Rash r f _s ; SPECIAL CONTRIBUTORS _Upsaline Dimenette Laura Everette<...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 February 1927
EAGLES EYE Good Morning Our Topic Today is Men ! And speaking of men , Lincoln has this to say , Gold is good in its place , but loving , brave , patriotic men are better than gold . To this added Emerson , The measure of a man is his apprehension of a day . There are differences in men I Uncle Zeke says , Yistday , ah drapped foah cents on de floah , and dey make a big racket . Ef dey had been foah dolta bills nobody would hab heard em drop . People is jest like money ; dem dat makes de most noise aint allus of de _mos account . here s the pessimist 1 The pessimist is a person who ia seasick during the entire voyage of life . Again , there s the optimist ! The pessimist puts two and two together and gets only four . But the optimist puts two and two together and gets twenty-two . Then , there s the friend ! A _fiiend , said Uncle Eben , is a man dat laughs at yoh funny stories , even if dey ain t so good , an sympathizes wif yoh misfortunes , even if dey aint so bad . But , listen ...
THE HIGHLIGHTS OF AMERICAN * HI STORY [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 February 1927
THE HIGHLIGHTS OF AMERICAN * HI STORY PQiXXXX &gt; _&amp; &gt; O 0 &amp;&amp;S 4 Just as the history of a nation i ? usually centered around several great events which serve as landmarks in its progress , so the history of American University has ita landmarks , separating the history _inio . stages . IThe next important landmark after the completion of Hurst Hall of History . was the erection of the McKinley Building , or Ohio College of Government , as it was originally called . A campaign was launcher ] in Ohio before the completion of Hurst Hall for funds to erect an Ohio State building on the American University campus _^ The idea of a state building was taken up in other states and movements were soon in motion to erect a Pennsylvania Hall of Administration and an Illinois College of Languages . To encourage these _movements the University Trustees engaged Henry Ives Cobbs , a Washington architect , to draw up plans for these buildings ....
victory by peppy cheering . American U . G FG P Sawyer , If . 2 16 Caples , If . 0 0 0 Schloss , rf . _ - 4 18 Christie , rf . 0 0 0 Birthright , c . 5 0 10 _Kossler _, Ig . 0 1 1 Banta , _rg . , — 6 0 10 Totals -,- _^ 18 3 35 Lynchburg C . O FC P McMans , If ( - _— 0 $ 8 Gray , If . -j-f 0 0 0 Rose , rf . U 8 0 6 Riley , c . 1 0 8 Grant , Ig . 4 2 10 Clark , Ig . -0 0 0 Rardon , rg . —— .- 0 0 0 Helseback , rg . 0 0 0 Totals — 8 5 81 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 11 February 1927
victory by peppy cheering . American U . G FG P Sawyer , If . 2 16 Caples , If . 0 0 0 Schloss , rf . _ - 4 18 Christie , rf . 0 0 0 Birthright , c . 5 0 10 _Kossler _, Ig . 0 1 1 Banta , _rg . , — 6 0 10 Totals -,- _^ 18 3 35 Lynchburg C . O FC P McMans , If ( - _— 0 $ 8 Gray , If . -j-f 0 0 0 Rose , rf . U 8 0 6 Riley , c . 1 0 8 Grant , Ig . 4 2 10 Clark , Ig . -0 0 0 Rardon , rg . —— .- 0 0 0 Helseback , rg . 0 0 0 Totals — 8 5 81 Western Maryland Overcome . Western Maryland Overcome . Overcoming an eleven point lead , secured by Western Maryland in the first half , American University forged ahead in the latter . part of the game to win , 31-25 , at Western Maryland , January 20 th . American displayed its usual snappy floor game , throughout the evening , but the Eagles were sadly off in shooting , missing many easy opportunities to score . Western Maryland presented a rangy , hard playing quintet that worked well together , Broil and Ellis sinking four baskets each from scrim...