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Around The World I With "Wally " a _^ SISJSISISlSI _5 _ISI 5 fSIHSlSI 5 _ISISISMSfSri _2 ISIE ALTOONA [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 13 January 1928
Around The World I With Wally a _^ SISJSISISlSI _5 _ISI 5 fSIHSlSI 5 _ISISISMSfSri _2 ISIE ALTOONA ( The Pride of Pennsylvania ) Hilh , trains , hills , race track * , hills , mioiv , ice , hills , Altoona , rain , fog , hilts , subdivisions , roundhouses , classification yards , wore hills , gymnasium , trick dancing , and more hills—that s Altoona . New Year s Eve , Jack LaFavre , Leland Field , and yours truly left _Washington for Altoona , Pa ., the home of the McVeys . Twasnt raining , twas just foggy , when we left . We had to stop in Frederick to satisfy a foolish whim of Lees . He thought that just because we were going to go over a lot of mountains we should have our brakes tightened . So , to stop him from crying , we had our brakes fixed . As we rode on , the fog increased and at times stuck on the windshield so that we couldnt see . Not that it made any difference , but Jack was rather nervous , so Lee , at risk of life and limb , got out on the running board while we we...
Student Opinion I i _^^ _SISISISISISISISISSISISISISMISFSMSISM IBRARY CATALOGUING [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 13 January 1928
Student Opinion I i _^^ _SISISISISISISISISSISISISISMISFSMSISM IBRARY CATALOGUING One of the most important departments of any university is the library . American University has a right to be proud of its library , the one very desirable feature being the fact that most of the available books are up-to-date and modern . One or two of the departmental shelves are endowed , thus insuring a permanent inflow of excellent reference works . There are some books , however , which do not depreciate in value because of age . We have hundreds of such books on the shelves in Hurst Hall and not a few in the Battelle Memorial basement . They have laid on the shelves for years—forgotten ; never used . No one knows what tests are available . Indexing of these books is progressing by the library staff , but with the limited number employed in actual index work , it will be months before the work is completed . Meantime students must be denied the use of these books , necessitating frequent expensiv...
AUCOLA SNAPSHOTS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 13 January 1928
AUCOLA SNAPSHOTS A ship without a rudder , a politician without i platform , or a newspaper without news are , colloquially speaking , sitting pretty in comparison with an Annual without a gofid snapshot section . The staff of the 1928 Aucola has been working conscientiously in order to make this year s Annual an even greater success than that of last year . The business staff has been laboiv ing to sell yearbooks and solicit advertising , those in charge of the pictures have been berating the various groups and individuals into action and have succeeded in having most of these pictures taken . Now it is up to the student body as a whole to contribute to the snapshot section . If everyone who has pictures that are suitable will hand them to Ruth Rinkelthe snapshot editor , this important division of the book will be a success ; and each student will have that much more reason to prize his Aucola .
Page 2 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 13 January 1928
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 , Elizabeth Joyce , Dorothy Moore and DeLos Platz . Features _IjDITOB . - George Sixbey EAGLE S Eye , _Hattie Teachout ; Eagle Screams , Irene PyJe ; Wbiters , Marion Cross , and William Wolowitz . Departments Editor W . Willis Delaplain ART , Gladys Macafee , and Mary Chadwick ; Debate , Jane Lytle ; DRAMATICS , Laura Barrett ; Exchanges , Katheryne Severance ; Music , _Delsie Appel . Make-up Editor — Sarah Roher COPY AND Proof _Readsrs , Helen Roher , Laura Everett , Dorothy Buchan , Mary Jane Sewart ; Headlines , Roland Parrish ; Secretary . Anna Louise Plaic : Typists . Randall Penhale , and Katherine Heath . BUSINESS STAFF Business Manager . Raymond Spaeth Assistant Business Manager , Fred Dietrich ; Circulation Manager , Norman Cr...
A . U . DEFEATS G . W IN HARD GAME [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 13 January 1928
A . U . DEFEATS G . W IN HARD GAME (( . oMlllllUcl tlnlll I . IKl 1 ) the scon 1 . standing &gt; - » i Kes . _slor rang up throe units , _ineluding A . U . s only score for free throws . After another exchange of baskets , the half ended with American leading , 11-8 . The second period brought another exchange of field goals , followed with a short loop by Jim Birthright , giving the Eagles the long end of a 15-10 count . Up to this juncture the blue and orange five had been obviously playing the superior game , but an improvement of form by the Hatchetites , combined with loose guarding under the basket and over-confidence on the part of the Eagles caused the aspect of things to change . Time after time the G . W . five passed the ball down the floor and with little difficulty dropped it thru the net from a short distance , until , with the game wearing well toward the end , the score stood 19-15 in their favor . When at this point , G . W . began to freeze the ball , A . U...
DEAN & MRS . WOODS OBITUARY GIVE XMAS DINNER ! [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 13 January 1928
DEAN &amp; MRS . WOODS OBITUARY GIVE XMAS DINNER ! All disappointment of a Christmas Day away from home was completely forgotten l &gt; y the out-of-town students who spent their vacation in Washington , for they were all guests of Dean and Mrs . Woods at their third annual A . U . Christmas dinner . Since the guests were those living a distance from Washington , it was a very cosmopolitan group ; the representation by states was as follows : Kansas four , Texas two , Minnesota two , Indiana one , and Florida one . The crowd began to assemble about one o clock , all happy and anticipating a good time , and all with well-preserved appetites — those who had enjoyed a previous Christmas dinner at the Woods home , with a very well-preserved appetite . After all had arrived and succeeded in making themselves at home , the big event of the day was announced —the dinner . While the Dean was busying himself with the task before him—carving the turkey—some statistician sugges...
_OMINC ; ATTRACTIONS IN _WASHINGTON [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 13 January 1928
_OMINC ; ATTRACTIONS IN _WASHINGTON EAGLE NEST MOVED TO HURST HALL January VI— The Silver Cord , Sidney Howard s play , at the Belasco Theater this week . It is an oldfashioned story of mother and child . Laura Hope Crews plays mother in a most acceptable manner . Sharps and Frats , musical comedy presented by George Washington University at the Wardman Park Theater , one week , beginning the 9 th . Prices— $ 1 . 50 and $ 1 . January 18—Paderewski plays at the Lyric Theater in Baltimore . Seats $ 2 . 75 to $ 5 . 50 . An opportunity one ought not to miss . January 22— Chicago , a killing comedy at the National . Good seats at $ 1 . 65 , gallery 50 _cts . January 23—John McCormack sings in the Washington Auditorium . Seats at $ 2 . 50 to $ 1 . 50 . January 24—Philadelphia Orchestra in its third concert in Washington at the Auditorium . Sir Thomas Beecham is guest conductor . Other concerts are slated for February 14 and March 27 . January 25—Feodor Chaliapin , great Russian basso , si...
Ten Debates Now On Schedule-Begin Feb . 3 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 13 January 1928
Ten Debates Now On Schedule-Begin Feb . 3 ( C _lintinned ft ( nil _Iiine 1 ) Sneer ; _und Williams , Lowe , and Ksney . The schedule is of particular interest to those who have followed debate here before . A . U . s first forensic contest was a no-de-cision debate with Carleton College the first year , in which Rice , Speer and Charles McDowell participated , but this time the winner will have to be decided . The squad is more than anxious to meet William and Mary and Western Maryland in the two dual debates in order to uphold last year s reputation in the first case and to return the compliments of defeat to Western Maryland . Coach Fleming has expressed a spe ¬ cial desire to defeat phio Wesleyan , his Alma Mater , in both debates . Practice debates are being held two and three times a week now in order to get everybody into shape before examinations . It is of special note to know that over half of the squad are Freshmen , so there is plenty of material available lor coming year...
PARLOR PROPHECIE [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 13 January 1928
PARLOR PROPHECIE Editor s Note : This article marks a slight digression from the usual College Types . It comes rather as a satire on the whole group which lingers about the parol each evening pursuing pleasure and , as a result of the quest , obtaining mush . [ ™ L _^ 0 As the old year dies away and a new year comes blithely on the scene various changes will take place and Parlor Diplomacy will become a popular course in our curriculum . The new year , a smiling little cherub , may be entitled Cupid militant , for this is Leap Year . Now or never , say maids in a frame of mind varying all the way from faint hope to positive conceit . Get your man , say the fair sex . Dont shoot , Cupid , until you see the green of their bankrolls . On with the dance , says our sweet young year . The dancer must be a good athlete , rope walker , and mixer to succeed in the new dances . The new year may be chubby , but he has a mean hop , skip and jump which he calls a graceful glide but which looks ...
L REL . CLUB HOLDS MEETINGS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 13 January 1928
L REL . CLUB HOLDS MEETINGS INT Voting in of several new members was the major accomplishment of the third meeting of the International Relations Club Friday evening , January 6 . The following were passed upon favorably by the members of the club and will be initiated into full membership at the next meeting : Katheryne Severance , Elizabeth Hill , Dorothy Moore , Raymond Spaeth , James Johnson , Robert Bergman . These additions will make the membership of the club , which is constitutionally limited to twenty-five , number twenty-two . Dean Woods and Professors Stowell , Taylor , and Neprud were unanimously elected honorary members . The time of meeting of the club was discussed and every second Thursday evening at 7 : 15 , beginning January 19 , was accepted as most suitable . Examinations are no longer dim , formless horrors of a dimmer future ; they are now bitter realities . From the timid Freshman who wails dolefully , Oh , do they really last three hours ? I ve never had fin...
"STAR" MUSIC EDITOR WILL READ POETRY [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 13 January 1928
STAR MUSIC EDITOR WILL READ POETRY Miss Fetter To Be Guest Of Poetry Club At Next Meeting , January 19 . The Poetry Club will have Miss Helen Fetter of the Washington Star , as their guest speaker on Thursday afternoon , January 19 , at which time she will read some of her own poetry . Miss Fetter is the Music Editor of the Evening Star . It is her privilege to handle all of the musical events of importance occurring in Washington . During the summer she spends her time at the McDowell Colony , in Connecticut . There she has come in contact with many of the modern literary artists . She will speak to the club on the personalities of some of the outstanding modern poets .
Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 13 January 1928
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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 13 January 1928
_SraigMSJaJSJSI _^ _iMfflSfa _^ _&amp;eUM _^ _MaisJ EAGLE SCREAMS Little Willie , _tiveti of play , Pushed sister in the well one day . Said mother , as she drew the water , Indeed , its hard to raise a daughter . —Goblin . Want to read a book on immigration ? No , I dont read racy literature . His father oalls him Arch be cause he always needs support . Is he conceited ? Conceited ? Why , every time he hears a clap of thunder he runs to the window and makes a bow . Here Is Another Joke : She : Kiss Me ! He : Ah , wait a while Betcha the Gettysburg kicks off ! I didnt even know they sick . team were Mother : This hurts me more than it does you , Billy . Billy : Don t be too severe with yourself , Mama . She ( tragically ) : Stop , this cant go on ! Shoe Salesman ( soothingly ) : Very well , madam , well try other size . an Pretty soon : Pass your exams —? It was this way— Neither did I ; shake She was only a manicurist , but she could certainly nail her man ! He : Football i...