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AMBITIOUS FROSH QUIZZES ZOO EAGLE [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 23 November 1927
AMBITIOUS FROSH QUIZZES ZOO EAGLE Faculty To Doff Dignity For Student Entertainment King of Sky Becomes Enraged At Attentions of GreenCapped Student . It was dusk at the zoo . The roaring lions had finished their roaring for the day , and the cross old bears had stopped their grumbling . Even parrot gossip was subdued . Beyond the woods whose trees were all arrayed in autumn modes of brown and yellow , that huge red ball of chilly light , the mid-November sun , was sinking , and long black shadows were invading the zoo . But even when the ground was dark , a brilliant ray of light from the western horizon shone upon the loftiest branch of a tall and leafless tree where an eagle perched silent and majestic—the ruddy sunset light a halo on his venerable , gray head . Hey , you , up there ! said a voice somewhere in vicinity of the eagle cage ; and the majestic bird roused from his meditations and peered down into the shadows . He immediately saw something green , and below the somethi...
SHRUBBERY AND TREES TO BE PLANTED MON [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 23 November 1927
SHRUBBERY AND TREES TO BE PLANTED MON DR . LOVEJOY SPEAKS TO A . U . PROFESSORS Inquiries Received From Prospective Students Gifts of J . C . Letts and L . U . Straussburger , Landscape Architect of Phila . One thousand dollars worth of shrubbery and trees , the gift of John C . Letts , president of * _4 he board of trustees , and Louis U . Straussburger , president of the Outdoor Arts Company , of Philadelphia , will be brought to the campus next Monday for planting this fall . Mr . Straussburger is the official landscape architect of the American University Campus . This gift includes seventy pin oak trees . A number of these trees , which were planted after the war , are already on the campus . The A . U . Chapter of the American Association of University Professors held a social meeting for members only , in the parlor of the Women s Residence Hall , Tuesday evening , November 16 . The guest of honor , Professor Arthur Lovejoy , of the Department of Philosophy of Johns Hopkins U...
Republicans and Democrats Muster Forces For Campaign In Spring NOTED MEN INTERESTED [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 23 November 1927
Republicans and Democrats Muster Forces For Campaign In Spring NOTED MEN INTERESTED KEEN INTEREST IN MOCK CONVENTIONS Keen interest has been evident among the members of the student body in the prospects of mock Republican . and Democratic National Nominating Conventions , followed by a presidential campaign and election . Since the spring is acclaimed the logical time to hold this function no definite action has yet been taken in forming plans , although the proponents of the plan are gathering ideas . Judging from a recent response in the political science department the Republicans in the college are considerably in the majority . It is hoped that a number of those without a strong party preference will side with the Democrats so that the student body may be divided practically even . No prospects of a third party being formed have been evident so far , although the progressive states such as Wisconsin are well represented in the student body . A number of faculty members have ex...
INT . REL . CLUB MEETS TO ELECT OFFICERS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 23 November 1927
INT . REL . CLUB MEETS TO ELECT OFFICERS The International Relations Club , sponsored by Professor Taylor , met and organized last Friday evening in Hurst Hall . The club voted to meet every other Friday at 7 : IB . At these meetings open forum discussions will take place and noted authorities on international affairs will be secured to address the club when possible . The officer s are as follows : President , Hugh W . Speer Vice-President , Pauline A . Frederick Secretary , S . B . Brooks , jr . Treasurer , Dorothy Buchan The faculty invited nineteen students vitally interested in internaternational _affaairs to form the club . Additional members to the number of twenty-five will probably be admitted to the club . The charter members are : Sarah Roher , Roland Rice , S . E . Brooks , Pauline Frederick , Dorothy Buchan , Hugh Speer , _Rowunnetta Allen . James Begg , Margaret Buley , Marion Cross , Randall Penhale , Alice _Hetsel _, Janie Scantlin , Mary Jane Stewart , Jacob Snyder ...
EX-SENATOR TO SPEAK _i ~~ i Congressman Burton Will Appear At Chapel [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 23 November 1927
EX-SENATOR TO SPEAK _i ~~ i Congressman Burton Will Appear At Chapel Hon . Theodore E . Burton , former United States Senator from the State of Ohio , and at the present time Congressman from the 22 d Ohio District , will speak in chapel , at the American University on Tuesday , November 29 . Mr . Flemming , debate coach , was instrumental in securing Mr . Burton for the occasion . Senator Burton , despite the fact that he is seventy-six years old , is regarded as one of the most active and aggressive men in public life today . He is considered to be one of the most effective speakers in Congress at the present time . He was permanent chairman of the Republican National Convention that was held in Cleveland , in 1920 . He has represented the United States on the Interparliamentary Union since 1904 . Senator Burton holds a unique position in American political life and is freely consulted by men high in the political life of the nation . His address should prove to be of unusual inte...
HOCKEY _JHRLS LOSE Close Season With Defeat By Holton Arms 11-0 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 23 November 1927
HOCKEY _JHRLS LOSE Close Season With Defeat By Holton Arms 11-0 The A . U . girls hockey season ended on Saturday , November 19 , with a defeat for the local girls at the hands of Holton Arms , the final score being 11-0 . The American team worked hard , but were unable to score against the prep school girls . Four tallies were made in the first half by the winning team , while they piled up the remaining seven in the last half . Two other games have been played by the A . U . girls previous to the last one , both of them being with George Washington . Although the local girls were defeated in both of these contests , they put up a plucky fight and succeeded in making a goal in the second game through the playing of Kay Severance .
Soph Women And Seniors Lead In Grades [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 23 November 1927
Soph Women And Seniors Lead In Grades The first grade reports of the year were given out by the Dean to the students individually , the first of last week . The sophomore women had the highest standing of any one group . In addition the members of this group on an average are carrying slightly over the required fifteen hours of work . The rank by classes is as follows : Seniors , sophomores , juniors , freshmen . The Dean announces that the general quality of the grades was very satisfactory . The grades were tabulated by Dr . W . B . Holton .
I Z 31 _)* Spectator n _«^! _Wit _** i _* _iWHi _» _iMii »«» g | ii a ii ai B _. i n . _^< i _iiw _gtf _^^>^) _giig _. i _fMft _») j _. _iiWiiMii [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 23 November 1927
I Z 31 _)* Spectator n _«^! _Wit _** i _* _iWHi _» _iMii »«» g | ii a ii ai B _. i n . _^&lt; i _iiw _gtf _^^&gt;^) _giig _. i _fMft _») j _. _iiWiiMii _wmMMmBwmQwwBiwwweiwaeiiuieiw GRADES , GRADES . GRADES Seek fint _t _coltflfe education And ita _Icarnftif And it _muit follow aa the day the night That A a thall be added unto you . The first grade reports are in ; they have made certain impressions and have called forth the usual _good resolutions . The Department of Psychology might very profitably set up their laboratory at the exit of the Dean s office , on the day of his public reception to grade seekers , and there conduct a study of the perception of the symptoms of human attitudes , intentions , and emotions in the facial expressions . The subjects enter the office , anxious and trembling , and return registering . signs of mingled feelings of surprise , elation , satisfaction , or , some of the Ds , _dejection disgust , disappointment , discouragement , dist...
COLLEGE GIVES THANKS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 23 November 1927
COLLEGE GIVES THANKS CHAPEL SERVICES WOMENS ATHLETICS I dreamed of a _College of marble white , Of gleaming halls with a silv ry light That cast a shimmer , like starry beams , Down on the future s castled dreams . I saw that College , Thanksgiving morn , Look on those dreams as day was born , And listening , I heard that College say With grateful heart , as it kneeled to pray , Dear Father , for all I am thankful to Thee , For buildings , for funds , for prosperity ; But far more than these , Thou has given me here A wealth of young life whose course I may steer . To make or to break , is the power I hold , For the future has dreams that I must unfold . 0 , help me inspire , as I mold this life clay , A character stromr . —I earnestly pray . The speech of Dr . Day of Pittsburgh , in chapel recently , was one of the most instructive and inspiring ever heard by the student body . Securing more speakers of this caliber would be a big step in making the much needed improvement in the A...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 23 November 1927
¦ J _flj tk _^^ V l _^ y f % _Wf % _T _W _2 fif ni _^ _p _£ S I v I _^ _P _a _^ _% w _^ M w _^ nH _^ _Jj M _* U Mm _^^ IB ( Functioning in the classroom ) The latest edition of the creation story we have from Dr . Jackson , as follows : First a number of little atoms , floating around , came together , and then we had Adam I Judging from the varied types of descendants of the little atom combination wed say a lot can come in small packages ! Professor Bentley announces that woman is always the preacher . Probably he has come in close contact with the truth of the old saying : A man thinks he knows , but a woman knows better . Experience is a wise teacher . In view of such jawbreakers as Professor _Hutchinss anfractuosities , we are inclined to say ( with apology to KipUng ) , Shade of Webster , be with us yet—lest we forget , lest we forget . Apropos A . U . s recent football scores the following motto is in order : Ef you re beaten , never know et , Taint good policy to show et . T...
Worse And More Of It [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 23 November 1927
Worse And More Of It An American University Poultry Society was organized on Wednesday , November 9 . Courtney Hay ward was elected chief cockerel ; Hattie Teachout , leading pullet ; and Polly Frederick , food finder . Numerous other chickens were chosen for the flock . Dr . James and _Mg . _Varrelman were selected guardians of the barnyard . Membership can be obtained by squawking only . If You Scratch Poems we need , They re our feed ; For they also contain seed . Outside of thought , We have nought ; Come and join us as you ought . Can you poe ? Then we know You can join our cackling show . —Anonymous . The weather man has been freezing us lately . Let us heap coals of fire upon his head , by singing lustily ( all together ) : Whether the weather be fair , or whether the weather be not , Whether the weather be cold , or whether the weather be hot , Well weather the weather , whatever the weather , Whether we like it or not ! —Hallie Teachout .
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 23 November 1927
EDITORIAL STAFF Editor-in-Chief Hugh W . Speer Associate Editor Pauline A . Frederick News EDITOR Fred Carpenter SOCIETY , Irene Dezendorf ; Women s Athletics , Esther McVey ; Office , Rosalie Dimmette ; Reporters , Blake _Espey , Elisabeth Joyce , Dorothy Moore and DeLos _Piatz . Features Editor - _. ... ¦ --- - George Sixbey Eagle s Eye , Hattie Teachout ; Eacle Screams , Irene Pyle ; Writers , Marion Cross , and William _Wolowita . Departments EDITOR W . Willis Delaplain AWT , Gladys Maeafee , and M « ry Chadwick ; Debate , Jane Lytle ; Dramatics , Laura Barrett ; Exchanges , Katheryne Severance ; Music , Delsie At &gt; wl . Make-up EDITOR . -- Sarah Roher COPY AND Proof _Readsrs , Helen Roher , Laura Everett , Dorothy Buchan , Mary Jane Sewart ; Headlines , Roland Parrish ; Secretary , Anna Louise Flair ; Typists . Randall Penhale , and _Katherine Heath . BUSINESS STAFF Business Manager Raymond Spaeth Assistant Business Manager , Fred Dietrich ; Circulation Manager , Nnr...
Page 2 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 23 November 1927
backers who are present , and who , with their cheering , make their presence very well known . It isnt the fact that those who attend the hockey games do not create much noise , but , rather , that there are so few persons at the hockey games that what noise is made is not worth much in a place the size of the Ellipse . Girls are as human as boys . The fact that they have not been playing hockey as long as the boys have been playing football , is no reason why they should not need encouragement from the student body . The hockey season is over , but other athletic contests will take its place in which the girls will strive to uphold the A . U . athletic honor . The girls are truly pioneering in athletics ! They need a boost and they ve waited long enough for it . Let the College respond and give the A . U . co-eds in the coming athletic seasons the true support they so much deserve .
FATE FROWNS ON A . U . FOOTBALLERS Team Scores Touchdown Early , But Loses To St . Johns BRIDGEWATER WINS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 23 November 1927
FATE FROWNS ON A . U . FOOTBALLERS Team Scores Touchdown Early , But Loses To St . Johns BRIDGEWATER WINS After scoring « touchdown in first-rate fashion during the first few minutes of their game with St . Johns College , at * Annapolis , November 5 , the A . U . gridiron representatives were completely overwhelmed by the heavier and better coordinated St . Johns team and the game was lost 36-C , despite the Americans continued and plucky fight . The next game was more disappointing , as American went into the game with Bridgewater College , at Bridgewater , Va ., November 12 . with confidence of victory , engendered by last year s defeat of the same institution by a weakened American team . Bridgewater won by the margin of a dropkick , 7-8 . The game with St . Johns started auspiciously for the Eagles when , receiving the opening kickoff , in a brilliant succession of plays they carried the ball down the field and , without losing the ball , scored on a fake criss-cross by Birthri...
AROUND THE WORLD WITH "WALLY" ~~ [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 23 November 1927
AROUND THE WORLD WITH WALLY ~~ ( C f . _nitiniic-ti from I age 2 ) Merrily we rolled ( and bumped ) along and everything went kinda peaccful-Hke until we came upon a herd of cows on their way home after a pleasant day among the daisies and dandelions of the verdant pastures of beautiful Virginia . It s funny how you always meet this proverbial herd of cows on their way home on a narrow road that has either deep ditches or strong fences on both sides , and you have to fight your way through . Anyhow , the survivor of the Pour Horsemen who was ushering the , cows home , told us to drive through . Leon suggested that we find the papa cow and gently , but sternly , request him to tell his children to get out of the road . That was a wonderful idea , although most people wouldnt appreciate it . The only detriment was that we ignorant city hicks did not know which was the papa , or adult , cow . So we just had to drive through the mess . When one cow wasnt enjoying a wonderful meal at the...