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Page 4 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 19 April 1928
EA 6 LE SCREAMS Cutting class , eh ? Yes , illegal holiday Here s a good one—What makes some people red headed ? Answer— Their hair . Haw ! Haw ! Get the joke ? Borrowed from the Oklahoma Whirhvind . Cedric , will you feature the word tennis ? Sure , tennis five times too . Seek your own level , directed mother as she aimed Willie and a scrub brush at the bathtub . Who wrote this piece ? The program says Andanto . Whos that ? Dont display your ignorance—the daughter of the famous poet , of course . —Yale Record . She called him Pilgrim because every time he called he made a little progress . •—an that aint the half of it ! No , sir . That s only the first quarter . —Colgate Banter . Mother : Why do you think my rolling pin isnt any good ? Johnny ( heavy reader of the funnies ) : Because it doesnt say paw when I hit baby over the head with it . To err is human—to keep it quiet is not . The Scotchman tried fox several hours , but he couldnt get the telegram below eleven words . Se he ...
STUDENTS TO HONOR MOTHERS TOMORROW Third Annual Celebration With Chapel Program MRS . ABERNATHY SPEAKS [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 12 May 1928
STUDENTS TO HONOR MOTHERS TOMORROW Third Annual Celebration With Chapel Program MRS . ABERNATHY SPEAKS Benediction Robert Wierer _Postlude Orchestra GRID SCHEDULE MADE Five Games at Home—G . W . Fight Nov . 17 The third annual Mother s Day will be celebrated on the campus tomorrow , May 13 . This custom _waB started two years ago and has been a most enjoyable occasion when the mothers of the students can see the college and enjoy the fellowship that exists . A dinner will be given to the mothers in the college dining hall at 1 : 30 P . M . . After the dinner there will te a special Vesper Service in the chapel of Hur . st Hall . We are very fortunate in having with us at this time Mrs . W . S . Abernathy , wife of Dr . Abernathy , pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church . The program is as follows : Prelude Orchestra Call to Worship Chairman Prayer Edna Hawkins Hymn r Congregation Welcome to Mothers Chairman Quartet - . Doris Willis , Helen Tucker David Morgan , Ellsworth Tompfcft * Mo...
TWELFTH NIGHT TO BE GIVEN FRIDAY Hutchins Presents Best Dramatic Club Effort FIRST PERFORMANCE MON . [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 12 May 1928
TWELFTH NIGHT TO BE GIVEN FRIDAY Hutchins Presents Best Dramatic Club Effort FIRST PERFORMANCE MON . The culmination of the year s dramatic work will be reached on next Friday evening when the Dramatics Club of American University will present its annual Shakespearean _j-. lay , Twelfth Night , at 8 : 00 p . tn . in the college gymnasium . This performance will be preceded by one to be given on Monday night on a percentage basis by the same cast at Millersville , Md . As the date of production draws near , all efforts of the play-acting class are bent towards making this the best Spring play yet produced at A . U . The price of admission to students is covered by the Student s Activities Fee , while friends of the University will be admitted for the nominal price of one dollar . The majority of the members of the cast have appeared in previous dramatic performances at A . U . The official cast as announced by Mr . Hutchins is as follows : Olivia .. Lucille Sparks Viola Laura Barrett...
60 TO GRADUATE Hon . J . Daniels to Speak At Commencement On June 4 [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 12 May 1928
60 TO GRADUATE Hon . J . Daniels to Speak At Commencement On June 4 An address by Hon . _Josephus Daniels , editor of News and Observe , Raleigh , N . C , and music by the United States Navy Band will be the chief features in the commencement week program , which will begin with a senior picnic at noon on Friday , June 1 , and will end with a reception for the Board of Trustees , faculty , alumni , graduates , and their friends , held by Dr . and Mrs . Clark , at their home , on the campus , Monday , June 4 . The senior picnic , which will be held at Great Falls , will be followed Friday evening , at 8 o clock by the College Frolic , at which a special stunt will be presented by each of the four classes . This event , given in a similar manner last spring , provided much fun for the whole student body , authentic reports state . The Frolic program has not yet been completed . Other events of commencement week will be the graduates planting of ivy and their presentation of a gift to ...
ELSBERG WINS ORATORY CONTEST Next Year ' s Contest Set for March 1 st [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 12 May 1928
ELSBERG WINS ORATORY CONTEST Next Year s Contest Set for March 1 st Leon S . Elsberg , Baltimore City College , was the winner of the Extemporaneous Speaking contest recently sponsored by American University and was the recipient of the first prize of sixty dollars and the $ 200 scholarship which went with the honor . Amelia Weinberg , Frederick , Maryland , placed second , receiving forty dollars in cash and a $ 100 scholarship . Third place and a fifty dollar scholarship went to Myron Simpson , of Allegheny High School , Cumberland , Maryland . Although only six people participated in the contest , the competition was strong and the class of speaking high . Undoubtedly a larger group would have taken part if it had not been for the short time between the announcement of the contest and the actual contest . Already plans are being formulated for a bigger and better contest next year . According to Arthur S . Flemming , who had charge of the contest , the dates for next year s event...
FIELD ELECTED BY STUDENT BODY Council President Chosen on His Platform [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 12 May 1928
FIELD ELECTED BY STUDENT BODY Council President Chosen on His Platform FACULTY VOTES FOR CHAPEL CONFERENCE Leland Field , Class of 30 , was chosen by vote of the student body in chapel on Friday as President of the Student Council for the coming scholastic year . More student interest was exhibited in this election than in any similar election that -has been held at American . The voting was preceded by a week or so of active discussion , advertising and campaigning . Nominations for the office were received at the student chapel on Tuesday , the three nominees being Leland Field , Donald Oimstead _, and Raymond Spaeth . Each of these candidates gave at this time a short address , outlining the policies which they planned to pursue if elected to the office . As a result of the action taken at the Saturday morning session of the Student Conference held last month , the faculty at their meeting last Tuesday voted to arrange for a fac-ulty-student conference on the chapel program . The...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 12 May 1928
Commencement Program June 1 , Friday , Senior picnic , 1 P . M . ; College Frolic in gymnasium , 8 P . M . June 2 , Saturday , Planting of ivy ; presentation of gift ; picnic luncheon for student body ; baseball game at 2 P . M ., and alumni dinner at 7 P . M . June 3 , Sunday , Bacclaureate in gymnasium , 4 P . M . June 4 , Monday , Board of Trustees meeting , 9 : 30 A . M . ; Board of Trustees luncheon with Women s Guild as _guests , 1 P . M . ; academic precession , 2 : 30 P . M . ; Commencement exercises , 3 P . M . ; Reception for trustees , faculty , alumni , graduates and friends at home of Dr . and Mrs . dark .
1928 AUCOLA WILL BE DISTRIBUTED MONDAY [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 12 May 1928
1928 AUCOLA WILL BE DISTRIBUTED MONDAY The Aucoms are here ! Monday will be one of the big days of the year for A . U . students , and especially for the Juniors , who have supplied at such sacrifice the financial and literary material for American University s second yearbook , as the business manager has announced that on that day the _Aucolas will be distributed to those who have . Those who have had not are certain to be doomed to keen disappointment , as the 1088 Aucofc * is a book that every student will be proud of .
MOTHER ' S DAY [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 12 May 1928
MOTHER S DAY NEW PLAN FOR FRESHMEN STUDENT INTEREST AWAKENING The annual celebration of Mother s Day at American University is an institution of which we are justly proud . The custom is one supported by the entire student body , as the students without dissent voted the funds for its continuance , and a lively interest is shown by them in the successful carrying : out of the day s program . There is a tendency among many of us , while pursuing the intellectual labors and social pleasures of college life , to enjoy the present and forget those forces which have made the present possible . But whether we have succumbed to these tendencies or not , we are always glad , at heart , to throw aside the tasks of a day , and , turning our thoughts toward her we must , if human , love , to attempt to make her happy by acknowledging , individually and collectively , our debt of love . An innovation that should be attempted on A . U . campus next year is that of Freshman Week , an idea which h...
OLD CHARACTER DESERVES CREDIT Faitbfull Servant of EAGLE Has Checkered and Useful Career [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 12 May 1928
OLD CHARACTER DESERVES CREDIT Faitbfull Servant of EAGLE Has Checkered and Useful Career Last Saturday night at the Eagle staff banquet , the old editor gave way to the new editor , Mr . Parrish . The business manager-elect , Mr . Olmstead , was officially initiated into his new position . And with these changes will follow some slight changes in the personnel of the staff for the coming year . But there is one member of the Eagle staff who is sure to remain . She is a person well known , but not often recognized , on the campus . She is a person of many words , and so has few intimate friends . But without her faithful and competent services , any editor of The Eagle would find the publication of this _pap-r a far more stupendous task than it now is . In a recent interview , she begged the reporter to show her in her true character to the readers of this paper . Thus he has honestly attempted in the following article to depict her as she is , nothing better , nothing worse . She is...
DEBATE AWARDS MADE Delaplain New President of Debate Council [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 12 May 1928
DEBATE AWARDS MADE Delaplain New President of Debate Council Oxford Fellowship Elects EAGLE Gets New Trainers for Coming Year Willis Delaplain was elected President of the Debate Council as successor to Roland Rice at last meeting of the squad on May 24 . Mr . Delaplain has for two years been manager of debating . Blake Espey is the newly elected debate manager . With Mr . Fleming continuing as coach the debate squad hopes to make an even more enviable record than it did this year . During the chapel period of May 1 st , Dean Woods presented debate awards to the participants in Intercollegiate debates . The award was a leather bound volume of Emerson s Essays . Those to receive awards were the Misses Kay Heath , Ethelwyn Hine , Nola Livingston , Jane Lytle , Charlotte Magee , Hattie Teachout and Messrs . James Cagliola , Fred Carpenter , Marion Cross , Willis Delaplain , Blake Espey , Roland Rice , Hugh Speer , William Warner . Mr . Fleming Was given a similar award at the chapel se...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 12 May 1928
AWARD SCHOLARSHIPS Recipients Being Well Selected by Faculty Several of the State Foundation Scholarships have been awarded for the coming scholastic year . A great many applications have been received by the faculty scholarship committee for these awards , and the merits of the various applicants has made selection difficult . Nevertheless a number of the scholarships still remain open , and will not be assigned until sufficient data can be collected concerning the applicants to form a fair basis for choice . Two of the recipients of scholarships , Jane Rice , of Texas , and Gwendolyn Folson , of N . C , are members of the National High School Honor Society . Miss Folson attonded Central High , of this city , and was the editor-in-chief of that school s paper , beside participating in debating , swimming , and other activities . The Oregon scholarship has been awarded to Clyde B . Aitchison , Jr ., the son of Hon . Clyde B . Aitchison , member of the Interstate Commerce Commission ...
W . S . G . A . Cherry Blossom Dance Great Success [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 12 May 1928
W . S . G . A . Cherry Blossom Dance Great Success The First Annual Cherry Blossom Dance sponsored by the Women s Student Government Association , and the last dance of the school year , was held Friday night in the gymnasium . Lee Field s College Commanders , augmented with two new Saxaphone players , furnished the syncopated melody . Those present report that the Orchestra was good and the atmosphere inspiring to a general good time . The decorations carried out with the idea of the Cherry Blossoms paramount were unique and attractive and the refreshments of punch and wafers were pleasing to the palate . The dance was chaperoned by Mr . and Mrs . Zucker , Mr . and Mrs . Neprud , and Miss Brown .
Nepruds Give Party [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 12 May 1928
Nepruds Give Party The hospitality of Mr . and Mrs . Neprud was exhibited in its fullest sense on Friday evening , May 4 , when the members of Mr . Neprud s political science class and a number of other students were given an informal party at the Neprud home , in Chevy Chase . A doggie roast , dancing to the radio , and cards were among the activities of the evening , and certain members of the party made use of the entire two acres which belong to the Neprud home and of which the Nepruds are justly proud . It required a strong sense of duty on the part of the more responsible members of the group to announce the arrival of the time for departure .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — American Eagle — 12 May 1928
rassing to her , the reporter did not press the question . She did intimate , however , that she has several relatives about the campus . Some of these are employed in the various administrative offices of the college , while others are more closely associated with the literary works of the students and faculty members . But she is the Dean of all this younger tribe . First , she bases her claim to superiority in her venerable age . Second , and akin to age is her experience . And lastly , she is used by more people for more purposes than all her relative * . She is the _Eaouc Typewriter !