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. V EHTY Iioht ' . ' --a ji»4| pTVr E lr ■ ' ■■ ' Y INFLUENCE Francis Ashury, the pioneer Methodist, by his sacrificial service in snaring his gospel or good cheer has given to University men and women an in- comparable example or the power or influence. j$g p ■■■■■■■■■ ' THE AUCOLA OF 1018 AMERICAN UNIVERSITY w I will study and get ready and maybe my chance will come. Lincoln was ready, or he could not nave leit to succeeding gen- erations an heritage able to overcome all obstacles sterling character. CHARACTER ♦ ' I have a stewardship entrusted to me, ' LEADER HI P The example of Theodore Roosevelt has given to stu- dents three things: belief in themselves, belief in educa- cation, and belief in a hlgTer power that will bring greater happiness to themselves and to those with whom they come in contact. In a single word - leadership. 4$ e AMERICAN UNIVERSITY LIBRARY DECEIVED ♦ MAR 1 2 1934 J! (Ju ' y ou " e men, be strong. " to THE 1928 AUCOLA " A little knowledge is a dangerous thing ' . Fundamen- tally, the student is a seeker after knowledge, and the at- tainment of scholarship is one of his high ambitions. But in the perseverence and intellectual tenacity of Benjamin Franklin there is a greater achievement - scholarship put to work. Scholar h i p ty ' Prove all things; hold fast that which is good. 38059 DEDICATION N loving ' remembrance of the members of tbat first faculty who have been so great an in- spiration and help to us as we paused for a short time in our journey over the road of life, we dedicate this book. Lucius Charles Clark, George B. Woods, Frank W. Collier, Albert H. Putney. Frederick Juchhoff. Ellery C. Stowell, Paul Kaufman, Jobn E. Bentley, Bartlett B. James, Will Hutcbins, Walter F. Shenton. Mary Louise Brown, Jose Llorens. Ferdinand A. Varrelman, Ernest W. Guernsey. George B. Springston, Mrs. J. E. McCullocb, Lois Miles Zucker. Joseph Dawson, R. Deane Sbure, Julia Pennington, Adolpb Zucker. ty Tribute to whom tribute is due: honor to whor, honor is due. " FOREWORD K t, the pioneering class of our college, leave this book as our memorial. We have striven to make it conform to the high standards which we have helped to develop. When your college days have become just a memory may this volume bring back to you recollections of those happy years spent here. 4» ' W here there is no vision, the people perish. G i r ECAUSE of tkeir faith in the youth of to-day ana in the future of education the far-sighted leaders of yesterday gave of themselves and of their resources for the founding ' of our college. This faith has expressed itself in the development of an imperishable institution. ■BromweiiM iiiiifMiiWl HURST HALL ' " HHUJljS vorkshop— oi many yea. and tj •:. er in tms one t A building wkere the master crattsmen labor so patiently hieir apprentices. j day gave i f themselves and of their resources rounding HURST HALL HE workshop — the aggregation of many years of study, research, and training brought together in this one building where the master craftsmen labor so patiently with their apprentices. BATTELLE MEMORIAL fl or the college MBRYONIC, perhaps, in the light of vaster structures, but adequate for present needs and symbolic of that vital, essential part which the library plays in the life I -Mm IK?!] kifj eE2tf-fc22 WOMEN ' S RESIDENCE HALL OT a structure of stone and steel, but a home for the deep, hig fine thing ' s which characterize colleg ' e life out- side of the classroom. CHANCELLORS RESIDENCE LITTLE distance from the college buildings, on a knoll Lj | I overlooking many, many miles of beautiful country - J[ La the home of the chancellor of the University. ■Mi THEATRE - GYMNASIUM ENTER of the dramatic and athletic activities of the students; concrete evidence of the importance of the extra- curricular phases of college life. McKINLEY BUILDINC HE future home of the college of science, now a center for important research under the direction of the national government. r s s HBf 4 : » : : « CAMPUS VIEW SgTRYSTALLIZED ,,,„„. producl ol labor: the college or today ana trie nucleus of the college or tomorrow. ra x R2mPA y 1 BHl) ' N everyone there is a latent or an active power which enables Kim to acquire those thing ' s which make life s journey a joyous accomplishment. " The human Will, that force unseen. The offspring of a deathless soul. Can hew the way to any goal Though walls of granite intervene. Administration LUCIUS CHARLES CLARK B. A.. Conn II Collegi ; S. T. B.. Boston; D. ' ., Upp r Iowa; I ' ll, inn Uor oj tin I ' niri rsity. Every institution has its founder It was Dr. Clark who was responsible for the establishing of our College of Liberal Arts. Because of his leadership, his vision, and his hopes for Amer- ican University, we are here today. Not only is Dr. Clark the founder of our college, but he is also the loyal leader of its progress. The endowment has been increased, new buildings have been erected, and national re- cognitions have been gained through his guidance. With these accomplishments already here as lasting trib- utes to his zeal and enterprise, we can expect more and great- er progress through his efforts in the years ahead. GEORGE BENJAMIN WOODS B. A.. Northwestern; ,17. A.. Ph. ! .. Harvard; Dean of ' i,, Collegi and Professor of English. As pioneer students we have had a noble leader — our pioneer Dean. Dr. Woods has blazed a wonderful trail, he has set his goal high and we can see its attainment. Many men have the ability to be executives and thus make brilliant records. Many have those qualities which make them real friends and thus endear themselves to the hearts of their fellow citizens. Few, however, possess both qualities to a notable degree. Dr. Woods is one of those few, and thus far he has become a great instrument in building up the standards of our college and at the same time has en- deared himself to the hearts of the student body. MAR1 LOUISE BROWN B. A., DePauw; M. A., Iicli i in ; Dean of Women and As- sistant Professor of English. Our llean of Women is also a blazer of trails, for she has been a pioneer with us. Miss Brown has held up high stand- ards for us, not only in the academic part of college life, but also in the social activities of the student body. It has been largely through the efforts of Miss Brown that we have obtained such a wholesome and well-rounded social life in the college. Her long and constant association with young people has enabled her to gather a host of plans and ideas for entertainment. Our joys are her joys, our sorrows her sorrows, our hopes her hopes, and oar aims her aims. And above all she i an understanding friend. ELLERY CORY STOWELL, B. A. (Harvard), Doctor en Droit (Paris), Professor ..I International Law. PAUL KAUFMAN, R.A., M.A.; (Yaie), Ph.D. (Harvard), Professor of English. WILL HUTCHINS, B. A., B. F. A. (Yale), Professor of Art. BARTLETT BURLEIGH JAMES, B. A., M. A. (Western Maryland), B. D. (West- minster Theological), Ph. D. (Johns Hopkins), Professor of History. WALTER FRANCIS SHENTON, B. A., M. A. (Dickinson), Ph. D. (Johns Hopkins), Professor of Mathematics. DELOS OSCAR KINSMAN, B. L. (Wisconsin), M. A. (Butler), Ph. D. (Wisconsin), Professor of Economics. FERDINAND A. VARRELMAN, B. A. (California), M. A. (Columbia), Assistant Professor of Biology. LOIS MILES ZUCKER, B. A., M. A. (Illinois), Assistant Professor of Latin and Greek. JOHX EDWARD BENTLEY, M. A. (Clark), S. T. B., M. R. E. (Boston), Th. D. (McGill), Professor of Education and Psychology. MARY MEARES GALT, B. A. (Randolph Macon), M. A. (Columbia). Graduate Studj (Paris, Chicago, Johns Hopkins), Assistant Professor of French. C. HENRY LEINEWEBER, Ph. D. (Fribourg), Assistant Professor of Modern Languages. JESSIE MARY FERGUSON, B. A., Ph. D. (Ohio State). Assistant Professor of Education. iifc. WILLIAM B. HOLTON, B. S., M. S., Ph. D. (Illinois), Assistant Professor of Chemistry. HAROLD GOLDER, B. A. (Carleton), Ph. P. (Harvard), Assistant Professor of English. WILLIAM LEE CORBIN, B. A. (Amherst), M. A. (Yale), Graduate Study (Oxford, Harvard), Lecturer in English. R. DEANE SHURE, B. Mus. (Oberlin), Instructor in Music. MARGUERITE PEARL CLINE, B. L. (Ohio Wesleyan), Graduate (New York School of Expression), Graduate Study (Emerson College of Oratory and Chicago), Instructor in Speech. GEORGE BAILLIE SPRINGSTON, B. A., L. L. B. (George Washington), Director of Atldetics and Instructor in Physical Education for Men. DOROTHY WULP, B. S. (Connecticut), Graduate Studs (New York Central School of Hygiene and Physical Education). Instructor in Physical Education for Women and Assistant in Biology. v - Ll ARTHUR J. JACKSON, B. A. (Geneva), B. D., M. Th., D. Th. (Drew), Graduate Studj (Columbia), Instructor in Religion. GLENN F. ROUSE, B. A. (Cornell College), Ph. D. (Wisconsin I. Assistant Professoi of Physics. MRS. OSCAR R. RAND, B. A. (Pomona), M. A. (Leland Stanford), Graduate Study (Madrid), Instructor in Spanish. WILLIAM LANSDONE TAYLOR, B. A. (Texas), Graduate Study (American), In- structor in Political Science. HAROLD MERRIMAN DUDLEY, B. A. (Simpson), B. D. (Garrett Biblical Institute), M. A. (Northwestern), Instructor in History. CARL NEPRUD, B. A. (Wisconsin). Graduate Study (Wisconsin), Instructor in Po- litical Science. SALLIE KAPPES VARRELMAN, B. A. (Northwestern), Diploma (New York State Library School), Instructor in Library Science. I m W S you look forward into life remember that your ideals should always march in advance of actual achievement. Brown- ing ' sums up the philosophy of idealism when he says, " Ah, hut a man s reach should exceed his rasp, or what s a heaven for? Classes -wr SENIOR JEAN R. BROWN Bluefield, West I irginia Class Secretary and Treasurer, ' 27- ' 28 Bluefield College, University oj Tennessee. .lean ' s drawl endeared her to us as as we heard her. Her business-like ability attracted the notice of her clas an I her artistic ability drew the attention of the Aucola Staff. " Linked sweetness long-drawn out " WARNER FRAZER Washington, . C. Virginia Military Institute A tall upright man who invaded the ranks of the graduating class from the Virginia Military Institute. His talwart Sphinx-like attitude bids pettiness be gone. " A well-accomplished youth Of all that virtue love for virtue lov; MABEL CORNWELL Washington, I). C. History Club. ' 26- ' 27 University of West Virginia. Mabel ' s decision to stop her college career long anov.™h to acquire a husband brought her to A. U. last Februa y. By now she is quite proficient in driving that tandem team love and knowledge, and manage: to keep house and run her college life as successfully as some of us who try t I manage only one. " A wife becomes the truest, tenderest friend, The balm of comfort, and the source of joy Thro ' every various turn of life the same. " 5(L, KTIU R . GERTH II yaconda, L . Carleton College, Clas.s Secretary, ' 25- ' 26; Football, ' 25- ' 26; ' 26- ' 27; ' 27- ' 28; Basketball, ' 25- ' 26; ' 26- ' 27; Aucola Staff, ' 26- ' 27; Pi Afw Kappa, President, ' 25,- ' 26; ' 26- ' 27; Dramatics Club, ' 25- ' 26; ' 26- ' 27; Treasurer, ' 26- ' 27; Presi dewt, ' 27- ' 28. He ' s from Missouri! But in his accomplishment of col- lide tasks he shows the Easterners how a true gentleman from that state may acquit himself. " Cod on thee Abundantly his gifts hath also poured Outward and inward both, his image fair. " LELA F. (OVERT Zanesville, (thin History Club, ' 26- ' 27 ; International Relations Club, ' 27- ' 28; Woman ' s Student Government Association Secretary, ' 26- ' 27; ' 27- ' 28. Muskingum College; Boston Unix sity. Lela joined us last February and soon proved her worth by her services on the Women ' s Student Government Council. She has, however, been helped in this work to a large extent by the fact that she obtained a " spiritual advisor. " The fact that she came from Boston where there is a large theological -cminary may have suggested her need. " Why, cheer up, friend, I ' ll say you are a model I ' ll say you ' ll make a preacher ' .- wife some day. " J. COURTNEY II.UWVKD II ilmington, • . Glei Club, President, ' 25- ' 26; ' 27- ' 28; Vespei Com- mittee, ' 25- ' 26; Eagl, Staff, ' 25- ' 26; ' 26- ' 27; Gosling Court, Judge, ' 25- ' 26; Dramatics Club, ' 25- ' 26; ' 26- ' 27; ' 27- ' 28; Poetry Club, President, ' 27- ' 28; Oxford Fellowship, Vice- President, ' 27- ' 28; named Ann, I,,, ' 26- ' 27. The first of the pioneering Freshmen who entered A. U. in ' 2 ' ) to obtain the coveted sheepskin. Courtney has main- tained a tine equilibrium between the hardships of learn ing and the joys of social life. " Urge your success; deserving a lasting name She ' ll crown a grateful and constant flame. " II VRRIET IV TON II ashington, I). C. Taylor University, A ' sbury Collegi Harriet was convinced that an education without at least a taste of American University was not to be considered. At the last minute she decided that, come what might, she would take her degree from American University. As she joined the senior class at the beginning of the second semes- ter, we haven ' t had much chance so far to learn to know her, but we hope that she will soon share with us our en- thusiasm for A. U. " All thy virtue dictates dare to do. " CLARENCE C. KNAPP Valley Bend, II. I a. Glee Club, Manager, ' 27- ' 28; Oxford Fellowship, Presi- dent, ' 27- ' 28. One ' s chosen profession does not very often occupy so important and inspiring a situation as it seems to do with Clarence. As a minister, for thus he will be, may he be successful and in no wise inconvenienced by the proverbial, " Ladies Aiders. " his least remark was worth The experience of the wise. " PAULINE B. FORTNEY Harrhburg, Pa. Vespers Committee, ' 27- ' 28 Lucy Webb Hayes National Training School Jakie is quite an addition to A. U. She comes from Har- nsburg, which is a recommendation to all A. U. Pennsyl- vanians. Her Rust Hall training makes her valuable to the religious life of the college. She is always ready for fun and willing to work, and is very good company. " If little labor, little are our gains Man ' s fortunes are according to his pains. " ii i:ni i» L. McCLAl Hyattsville, WW. Aucola Staff, ' 26- ' 27; Dramatics Club, ' 26- ' 27; Oxford Fellowship, ' 27- ' 28. Scholastic, ministerial and domestic duties have sat verj heavily on the shoulders of this senior. Indeed, it might be -aid that life was very rough on him, were it not that he. always " comes up smiling ' . " " But whether marriage bring joy or sorrow Make sure of this day and hang tomorrow. " EDNA K. HAWKINS Otega, New J ork Lucy Webb Hayes National Training School. Hawks comes from Rust Hall and where we see Jakie, there we are apt to see Hawks. Although she is very quiet and good, (she is taking four classes in Religion, this semester), every now and then you get a surprise and Hawks shows you the other side where sha keeps a little devil hidden. " My spirit loathes Those mockers whose unbridled mockery Invades grave themes. " KAMI) K. MORGAN Wettfnont, IS. J. Dickinson College; Class Secretary-Treasurer, ' 27- ' 28; Football, ' 26- ' 27; Eagh Staff, ' 26- ' 27; History Club, ' 26- ' 27; Aucola Staff, ' 26- ' 27; Debate, ' 27- ' 28; Glee Club, ' 27- ' 28. All that Dave docs is done seriously. When he goes after his studies it is in great earnestness; he goes in for athletics with a vim; for him love is no trifling matter. " I could not love, I ' m sure, One wdio in love were wise. " ' ' Vv. % M MAIt.lOHIi: JOHNS Washington, It. (.. Maryland Normal, Chicago Training School. Marjorie tried the University of Chicago but even that didn ' t satisfy her. Perhaps she learned that Ethel had eome to A. U. and thought her example was good. Perhaps she realized that American is the best name to have on her diploma. Why, we do not know, but this we do know; that we are certainly glad she came in February to join our senior class. " I am constant as the Northern star; Of whose true fixed and resting quality There is no fellow in the firmament. " RANDALL PE.NHAI.K ISegaunee, Mich. Lawrence College; Eagle Stuff, ' 27- ' 28; International Relations Club, ' 27- ' 28; Oxford Fellowship, ' 27- ' 28. This youth from Lawrence feels an inner urge to tackle many and varied lines of work. Whether he will be a diplo- mat or a superintendent of school.-- depends largely upon himself. " Sire, the business Of the whole kingdom awaits me. Let me go. : HELEIN P. SHURTS Ni ' shanic Station. Nrtc Jersey History Club, ' 26- ' 27; Dramatics Club, ' 2(5- ' 2 ' 7 West Virginia Wesleyan College; Brenan Conservatory. Shurts went off and left u.-. last year but we certainly were glad to see her again this year, also her victrola, for she never moves without it. Shurts is a splendid mixer and awfully good company wherever you put her. " Friendship ' s the wine of life. " ms now IRD w. RASH Collingstcood, V J. Dickinson College; Vesper Committee, ' 2i;- ' 27: Football, ' 26- ' 27; Aueola Staff, Business Manager, ' 26- ' 27; CJass ' i - dewt, ' 26- ' 27; ' 27- ' 28; History Club, ' 26- ' 27; Gosling Court, Judge, ' 27- ' 28; o..-m. rd Fellowship, ' 27- ' 28. Whether this year ' s Freshmen will always remember Pudd as a stern judge and destroyer of their peace remains for time to tell. Reside- filling the responsibility of this solemn office, he assumes all the sternness required for his dignified position behind the library desk. " Love, well thou know, t no partnership allows; Cupid, averse, rejects divided vows. " HAITI E C. TEAC.HOUT Waterford, Veto York Orchestra, ' 27- ' 28; Poetry Club, Secretary, ' 27- ' 28; Eagh Staff, ' 27- ' 28; Debate, ' 27- ' 28. Lucii Webb Hayes National Training School Hattie came to us from Rust Hall this year and she has made her mark. She is never happier than when she is up- holding her interpretation of a disputed point with a profes- sor, and she usually holds it up well. She was heard to say in speech class 01 one occasion, " I am not prepared but I don ' t mind talking. " " And still the wonder grew That one small head could carry she kne HUGH W. SPEEK Olathe, Kan. Tarkio College; Eagle Staff, Editor-in-Chief, ' 26- ' 27; ' 27- ' 2S; Student Cum,,-, I, President, ' 26- ' 27; Vice-President, ' 27- ' 28; International Relations Club, President, ' 27- ' 28; Dramatics Club, ' 26- ' 27; ' 27- ' 28; Pi Mu Kappa, ' 25- ' 26; ' 26- ' 27; Football, ' 25- ' 26; ' 26- ' 27; ' 27- ' 28; Aueola Staff, ' 26- ' 27; Debate, ' 25- ' 26; ' 26- ' 27; ' 27- ' 28; Winner in Lincoln Essay Contest, ' 26- ' 27. The " gentleman from Kansas " has made A. U. famous by his successful debating, efficient management of the Eagle, and his prowess in football. He expects to land in the White House. " Orators may grieve; for in their sides Rather than in their heads their faculty abides. " 1 WILLI M C. M«M !! Lovettsville, t «. Dickinson College; Cla Via President, ' 26- ' 27; " . chestra, Manager, ' 25- ' 26; ' 26- ' 27; ' 27- ' 28; Vesper CWi miMee, Chairman, ' 25- ' 26; Gosling Court, ' 27- ' 28; GZee C7u6, ' 25- ' 26; ' 27- ' 28; Debate, ' 27- ' 28; CTieer Leader, ' 25- ' 26; ' 26- ' 27; ' 27- ' 28; Dramatics, ' 26- ' 27; ' 27- ' 28. Bill has ever been an anient worker, a true lover, a zealous Christian and a worthy friend. What will happen to A. U. when his untiring efforts on the campus arc ended is sad to predict. " I dare do all that may become a man; Who dares do more is none. " MARION MacCLUNG Richwood, West Virginia Gaucher College, University of West Virginia. Mac joined us from the University of West Virginia but unfortunately she forgot to bring her heart with her. However, for a heartless person she does very well. " She ' s a daisy, she ' s a ducky, she ' s a lamb. She ' s a iniia-rubber id jit on a spn e. " JUNIOR l«o INNETTA S. II Graduated from Maryland Stati Normal (Tov on) ' 2 ; Intemationi lub, ' 27- ' 28. Bark and forth in her Ford coupe Rowanne travels daily between Anacostia and A. U. Such a mode of travel is most excellent except when flat tires spoil an otherwise morning. Besides being a good athlete — just watch her on the hockey field and basketball floor — Rowanne is a very good student, alert, interested and resourceful. " In your face I i i The map of honour, truth and loyalty. " DEXTER BEASLEY Oneonta, V 1 . Such a pleasant faced gentleman can be no other than friend Dexter. Iiexter expect- to make himself famous even if he has to marry rich someday in order to do it. He will succeed, too, as he can make himself very agreeable when he chooses. " I am resolved to grow fat and look young until forty. " KOKOTin W. BUCHA1N Palmer, I u. Basketball, ' 25- ' 26; Glet Club, ' 25- ' 26; Pi Mu Kappa, ' 25- ' 26; Histoi i Club, ' 26- ' 27; K ' 26- ' 27; ' 27- ' 28; Aucola Staff, ' 27- ' 28; h Rela- ■ ' 27- ' 28; French Club, " 27- ' 28. I lot with her " I reckon " is a real Virginian who ful- fill- all the traditions concerning the sweetness and charm of the Southern girls. She is one of the pioneer members of the class, having come to A. U. the first year. In spite of the many opportunities offered to her as assistant in the library for the past two years, Dot ha.- resisted all of Cupid ' s wiles, but when she wants to, oh, boy, can ' t -he use her eye-! (Inquire of a certain middy aboard the May- flower for further information. I " And those about her From her shall read the perfect ways of honor. » SAM! lit. BILBROI »H Greensboro, Wrf. Football ' 2: - ' -2 k Basketball ' 2.V ' 2o. " 26- ' 27; ' 25- ' 26 ' 26- ' 27, ' 27- ' 28; Eafffc Stag ' 25- ' 26, ' 2 ;- ' 2T: - I ' ■..,■ Fellowsh 2 " i ' 28 . .1 ■« 27- ' 28, I . ' ■• ti A man with many sides to his nature, Sam cannot be known without a study of his character. He is a sincere stu- dent, a diligent thinker, a capable executive, a lover of fun, an exponent of clean sportsmanship and, above all, an un- derstanding friend. And if he happens to have just a wee bit of temper and a wee bit of obstinacy, of course it ' s merely to keep him from being perfect. " The heart to conceive, the understanding to direct, or the hand to execute. " LUCILE UK KK CI UM II ashington, I). ( . French Club ' 27- ' 28 Georgt Washington University. During Christmas vacation Lucile changed her surname from Fluckey to Clarke and thus stole a march on all the other Junior girls. Now the secret is out as to why she attends the Georgetown games so faithfully. Best o ' luck to our first Junior bride. " Amen, if you love her, for the lady is very well worthy. " DON VI. D S. BITT1NGER II ashington, I). ( . Football ' 25- ' 26. ' 26- ' 27, ' 27- ' 28; Class President ' 27- ' 28; ' Mu Kappa ' 25- ' 26, ' 26- ' 27. The presiden t of the Junior Class i.- a favorite with every- one, especially the ladies, who think that Donald is " so nice. " No wonder they think so, for " Bitt " has a creditable part to play in most of the campus activities, a part characterized by good sense and the use of a great deal of dry humor. " His wit gives an edge to sense, and recommends it extremely. " [RENE M. DEZENDORF Jamaica, A. ) . Adelphi College; Orchestra, ' 26- ' 27; ' 27- ' 28; History Club, ' 26- ' 27; Gosling Court, Secretary, ' 27- ' 28; Aucola Staff, ' 27- ' 28. Want a line? Want a laugh? Want a love? See Renee! Any of the students can vouch for her line and most of the faculty — especially those of the chemistry de- partment. And as for laughing — just one look at he But to be serious — well, one just can ' t with Renee around. She loves to laugh; everybody loves to have her around; and, for further information see " Who ' s Who. " " Women will love her, that she is a woman. More worthy than any man; men. that She is the rarest of all women. " CARLISLE V. CHRISTIE Silvrr Spring, Mil. Football ' 25 ' 26. ' 2h ' - ' 27, ' 27- ' 28; Basketball ' 2 i- ' 27; History Club, President, ' 2 ;- ' 27; Class Treasurer, ' 26- ' 27; Pi Mv Kappa, ' 26- ' 27; Glee Club, ' 25- ' 26; ' 27- ' 28. Mr. Christie is the official " sheik " of the class for whom all the girls sigh. Long hopeless sighs, for " Coley " literally turns up his nose at them all. His reserve and quiet dignified manners, however, win the respect and admiration if not the love of everyone. " A sweeter and a lovelier gentleman framed in the prodigality of nature, the spacious world cannot again afford. " FLORENCE E. FELLOWS Washington, ). C. Secretary of Student Council, ' 27- ' 28; Aucola Stuff, ' 27- ' 28; Brecky Club, ' 27- ' 28; " A " , ' 27; Hockey, ' 27- ' 28. Sunny is everything her nickname implies. On sunny days she is out capturing sunbeams to release on canvas. (In gloomy days she brightens up everything around her. Besides being the champion sunshine-scatterer, she is a star athlete and shines in basketball, hockey and tennis. " You are well-favour ' d, and your looks foreshow You have a gentle heart. " % I HOUGH (ORSON Camden. N. J. Dickinson Collegt . Lynn Corson entered the Junior Class from Dickinson College at the opening of the second semester. He lias al- ready become a general favorite with teachers and students because he is really quite wise in class and he knows very well how to make himself agreeable to his friends, especially to the large co-ed portion. Evervone is glad to welcome Lynn to A. U. " Who would not praise His hand unstained, his uncorrupted heart. His comprehensive head? " AININIELOUISE FLAIG Northfield, Minn. Carleton College; Eagle Staff, ' 27- ' 28; Aucola Staff, ' 27- ' 28. Annielouise is the kind of a girl who will cut an after- noon psych class to see a movie on semi-psychoanalysis and attribute it to education in order not to have her conscience hurt — or go to three Shakespearian plays in one week and call it a liberal education. We wonder if her books will ever balance. She ' s a peach of a girl — quiet, unassuming, re- served, and a tiny bit shy — a regular dear. If people were rated as securities, Annielouise would pass as gilt edge. " To know her is to love her. " LEWIS MARION CROSS Greensboro, Mil. History Club, ' 26- ' 27; Dramatics Club, ' 26- ' 27; ' 27- ' 28; Poetry Club, ' 27- ' 28; International Relations Club, ' 27- ' 28; Eagl Staff, ' 27- ' 28; Aucola Staff, ' 27- ' 28; Debate, " 27- ' 28; Class Treasurer, ' 27- ' 28. A piercing eye, a keen sense of humor, and a complete understanding of the foibles of mankind are attributes wdiich Marion conceals from mere acquaintances by cloaking himself in an air of cynicism. But those who inspire his confidence may truly feel themselves fortunate. ' Man delights not me — no, nor woman eithi the MHS. l!ll V.M F. MAI. II ashingtc I). C. Graduated from Washington Normal School. Mrs. Hall has been the guardian angel of the Junior class. Not that she would for one minute claim that honor for herself, yet the many " little things " she is doing all the time prove the fitness of the title. Not only the Junior class, but also the entire college receives benefit from Mrs. Hall ' s kindly thoughts. A. U. is indebted to her for hav- ing suggested the design for the college pennant. " I have heard of the lady, and good words Went with her name. " W. WILLIS DELAPLAIN Corcoran, ( ' al. " Cal, " as his nickname indicates, came clear from Califor- nia to enter A. U. His many activities are characterized by a lively interest in all that pertains to the welfare of the students, especially that portion known popularly as fair. Cal is particularly interested in debate, and is a distinguished member of the team. " Be to yourself as you would to your friend. " IMA BELLE HOPKINS Berwick, I ' n. Luc i Webb Hayes National Training School. Glee Club ' 27- ' 28. Not every one is fortunate enough to possess executive ability, musical talent, and a sunny disposition, but Ida Belle has all of these. Her record at Lucy Webb Hayes was one of which any girl might well be proud, and she is quietly fitting into her niche at A. U. With her friendliness and charm, she will surely succeed in the service which she has chosen to enter. " Many days shall see her, And yet no day without a deed to crown it. " -4S - SEELE1 N. GRA1 Sparta, U is. Class President ' 25 ' 26; Football ' 25- ' 26; Manager Basket- ball ' 25- ' 26; ' . ■ ■ C7u ' 25- ' 26; Eagh Staff ' 25- ' 26; ' Ma Kappa ' 25- ' 26, ' 26- ' 27; Student Council ' 26- ' 27; Managei Athh tics ' 26- ' 27, ' 27- ' 28; History Club ' 26- ' 27; Baseball ' 26- ' 27, ' 27- ' 28; .l»r„ „ N(„ ' 27- ' 28; FYerac i C7u ' 27- ' 28. " Doc " is attractive, making himself agreeable to everyone with whom he comes in contact. Everyone just has to like him. For the three years of Ins stay at A. U. Seeley has rilled creditably and faithfully the position of athletic man- ager. But that was to be expected fur whatever " Doc " at- tempt - i- carried through. " My heart is true as steel. " M. ELIZABETH 15. JOYCE ytillertville, Md. Dramatics Club, ' 25- ' 26; ' 2 ;- ' 27; Basketball, ' 25- ' 2d; Eagli Stall, ' 25- ' 26; ' 26- ' 27; ' 27- ' 28; Aucola Stall, ' 27- ' 28. Someone is talking! Who can it be? See the crowds of people surging through the doors of the Washington Auditorium! Ah, yes, it is a lecture on " French Literature of the 15th Century, " by the celebrated connoisseur and nil. ' of literary opinion. Martha Elizabeth Baldwin Joyce. Of course, that ' s just a fancy, but who knows what Eliza- lii th can ' t do in the spoken French when unhampered by her " rare " spelling (concerning which a certain professor once remarked that he " preferred it well-done " ). The best o ' luck, Elizabeth. " Go 1 hath blessed thee with a good name; to be a well- favored man is the gift of fortune; but to read and write comes by nature. " ROLAND (,. HOHN Warrenton, Ma. Roland Hohn is a " gentleman and a scholar " in every- way. Although he has not been prominent in campus life becau e of a position at the V. M. C. A. downtown which oc- cupies much of his time, yet he is held in high regard by all who are fortunate enough to know him. " He .-hone with the greater was not seen. " splendor because he 14 IMIKHTHY E. LINKINS Graduated from the National Cathedral School for Girls; History Club, ' 26- ' 27. Dot Linkins — the girl with the sunny smile and the Jordan sedan. Everybody who knows her appreciates her smile; and her Jordan will stand ' most anything (including Dr. James and Dr. Shenton). And besides these two assets (meaning the smile and the sedan) Dot is an excellent -tudent. " Your gentleness shall force More than your force shall move us to gentleness. " ALDREI) H. JONES Sudlersville, Mil. Glee Club ' 27- ' 28; Oxford Fellowship ' 27- ' 28. Dickinson Colli in. When the present Junior Class assembled we found with us Aldred Jones, just arrived from Dickinson College. Jones quickly made himself at home and now we are proud to call him classmate for his good sense, ready laugh and readier wit make him a very pleasant person to have at A. U. " Whose wit in the combat, as gentle as bright, Ne ' er carries a heart-stain away on its blade. " DOHOTHY L. MOORE Ridg,: Md. Eagle Staff, ' 25- ' 26; ' 2f,- ' 27; ' 27- ' 28; Pi Ma Kappa, " _!.V ' 2 i; , 2 ;- ' 27; History Club, ' 26- ' 27: Aucola Staff, ' 27- ' 28. Dot came to A. U. without ever having attended high school (Committee on Admissions please maintain a serene attitude for just one moment — all will be explained). Instead, she spent four years at Williamsport Dickinson Seminary and then came to A. U., thus setting a precedent to be followed by many other Dickinsonians. Romance language is Dot ' s major field — and it ' s surprising just where a keen interest in a major will take one. Joking aside, Dot will undoubtedly make a splendid French teacher, n ' est-ce pas, mademoiselle? " Her words do show her wit incomparable. " :;- $ BRUCE K. KESSLEB Washington, I). C. Basketball ' 26- ' 27, ' 27- ' 28; Football ' 27- ' 28; Sin, hut Court cil ' 27- ' 28. University of Maryland. Bruce may be short in stature but he has a first place in the regard of all who know him. Since entering the class of ' 29 a year ago, he has been a shining light on the basketball team. Many an opponent who looks down on Bruce before the game looks up to him after the game is over. " By sports like these he all our care beguiles. " ETHEL MOULTOIN Albuquerque, N. M. W. S. G. .!. Council ' 27- ' 28; Aitcola Stuff ' 27- ' 28. University of Chicago. Ethel Moulton transferred to A. U. from the University of Chicago this year. Coming from a very large college, she is distinctly a new type of student and no one knew just how to " take " her at first. At present there is no student on the campus with more active school and class spirit. Anyone honored with her friendship feels a new confidence in him- self and new ambitions caused by her interest and loyalty. " Of such affection and unbroken faith As temper life ' s worst bitterness. " MERI.liN NIPE Washington, . C. Virginia Military Institute. Nipe entered the Junior Class at the beginning of the second semester from Virginia Military Institute. No one knows him very well as yet for he is a rather quiet chap. During- the remainder of the year he will doubtless disclose more of that charm which we have as yet seen only occasion- " A man he seem; mfident tomorrows. " of cheerful yesterdays and ;-$ i 8 BeS S i;i Ml RINKEL U.mkutn. Minn. W. A. A. ' 25- ' 26; W. S. G. A. Council ' 26- ' 27, ' 27- ' 28, President; ' 27- ' 28; Hockey ' 26- ' 27; Am- , , ,S7» ' ' 27- ' 28. If a cheery laugh rings out in any student group, it ' s apl to be Ruth. On the other hand a sudden gust of tears i a] o apt to be Ruth. Ruth, so whimsical, odd, and changeable that you hardly know the real Ruth. Yet beneath a change- able exterior there is a love of friends, a good heart and an unchangeable love for the beautiful in life. " She is pretty to walk with And witty to talk with And pleasanl too, to think on. " DONALD OLMSTEAD M ashington, I). C. Football ' 27- ' 28; Glee Club ' 27- ' 28. University of Hawaii. Olmstead comes to A. U. from the University of Hawaii. He is a real addition to our student body with his bold blunt manner which conceals a friendly interest in all that concerns A. U. " Oh, ' tis a parlous boy Bold, quick, ingenious, Forward, capable. " r ' ' ! HELEN ROHER Shamokin, Pn. Class Secretary ' 25- ' 26, ' 27- ' 28; Vice-President ' 26- ' 27; Pi Mu Kappa ' 25- ' 26, ' 26- ' 27; Vice-President ' 25- ' 26; Head of Big Sister Movement ' 25- ' 26; W. S. G. A. Council 26- ' 27; Eagle Staff ' 26- ' 27; Aucola Staff ' 27- ' 28. Helen Roller is one of those studious thoughtful people, constantly recording A ' s on her record card and at the same time making her mark on her associates ' and friends ' con- sciousness as a brilliant student with a future. Helen is a real thinker and this fact makes her friendship very desirable to all fortunate enough to secure it. " The power of thought, the magic of the mind. " ROLAND E. PARRISH Baltimore, ' . Football ' 25- ' 26, ' 26- ' 27, ' 27- ' 28; Vesper Committer ' 26- ' 27, Chairman; Dramatics Club ' 25- ' 26, ' 26- ' 27; Secretary ' 26- ' 27; ' , ' «, Club ' 25 ' -26, ' 27- ' 28; Cfoss Sergeant at Arms ' 27- ' 28; r.W. Sta ' 25- ' 26, ' 26- ' 27, ' 27- ' 28; International Relations Club ' 27- ' 28 At the tender age of fifteen years, Roland, also known as Flaming Youth, came to A. U. as a freshman. Despite his youth and alleged inexperience he has won a high reputation as a scholar and an all around college man. " Is in the very May Morn of his youth, Ripe for exploits and mighty enterprises. " SARAH E. ROHER Shamokin, «. Eagh Staff ' 26- ' 27, ' 27- ' 28; Dramatics Club ' 26- ' 27; Aucola Staff ' 27- ' 28; History Club ' 26- ' 27, Secretary; International Relations Club ' 27- ' 28. Sarah Roher, known to everyone as " Sally, " is a cheerful little piece who makes everyone happy most of the time with her odd pleasant ways. Occasionally, however, she gets very mi ious and then she expects to be left alone while she ponders over matters evidently very deep and important judging by her high scholastic standing. " Of all the girls that are so smart. There ' s none like pretty Sally. " ROLAND M. RICE Glen Burnie, Md. Eagh Staff ' 26- ' 27, (Business Manager) ; Debat, ' 25- ' 26, ' 26- ' 27, ' 27- ' 28; Prt rident oj Council ' 27- ' 28; Glei Club ' 25- ' 26; Oxford Fellowship ' 27- ' 28; International Relations Club ' 27- ' 28; Aucola Staff ' 27- ' 28; Football ' 27- ' 28. Roland Rice is known principally as a debater and scholar. Although chosen as best all around student in 1927, he is no more conceited than before, but continues on his way working hard to accomplish the multitude f tasks he has set for himself. Everyone expects Roland to carve out a niche for himself in the " Hall of Fame. " " Chases brave employments with a naked sword throughout the world. " MAKY JANE STEWART Bluefield, West Virginia Aucola St, ill ' 27- ' 28; International Relations Club ' 27- ' 28; Eagle Staff ' 27- ' 28. Sullins College. It ' s knowing girls like Mary Jane that makes one realize the truth of all the nice things which are said about the girls who come from south of the Mason and Pixon line. Because she ' s an all around girl, interested in everything from midnight feeds to scholastic attainments, but especially because she ' s just Mary . ' ane, her friends love her. " Thy own wish wish I thee in every place. " JACOB H. SNYDER Delta. Pa. Class President ' 26- ' 27; President Student Council ' 27- ' 28; International Relations Club. ' 27- ' 28; Aucola Staff, ' 26- ' 27; ' 27- ' 28; Head of Big Brother Movement ' 25- ' 26; ' 26- ' 27; Oxford Fellowship, Secretary, ' 27- ' 28. Jake has certainly been in the thick of everything since he arrived at A. U. He has been a leader in most of the move- ments started to make campus life at A. U. more pleasant, and these activities have been carried on in addition to church duities, for Jake is pastor at two of Washington ' s suburban churches. " Of right and wrong he taught. Truths as refined as ever Athens heard; And (strange to tell) he practiced what he preached. " E. IRENE TIPPET Cheltenham, Mil. University of Maryland. " For she ' s a jolly good fellow " can be sung concern- ing this half of " Pair O ' Dice Lawst, " otherwise known as Irene Tippet. This pretty co-ed came to A. U. after two years at the University of Maryland. Her consideration of others and her willingness to oblige quickly won for her a place in the college life at A. U. " Her voice was ever soft. Gentle, and low; an excellent thing in a woman. " I JAMES P. SU.LIVAN Chevy Chase, . C. Football ' 25- ' 26, ' 26- ' 27, ' 27- ' 28; Eagle Stuff ' 26- ' 27; Pi Mu Kappa ' 26- ' 27. " Sully " is going to be a chemist. If he succeeds as well in science as in making friends he will surely " arrive. " " Sully " is a bit of a humorist and despite his great ambitions livens everyone occasionally with some joke, practical or otherwise. " No great genius was ever without some mix- ture of madness. " LOUISE M. TURBETT Cay i«c V. J. Pi Mu Kappa, ' 2(5- ' 27; Hixton Club, ' 26- ' 27; .4 » •.. » Staff, ' 27- ' 28; Class Vice-President, ' 27- ' 28. Dean Woods was once reading aloud to his Freshman class the one or two really good literary achievements that hail been bestowed upon him by said class the previous day. of course, the names of the authors were not mentioned, but when he read a sentence somewhat like this, " That night I felt so wretched at dinner that I took nothing save a glass or two of milk, " the whole class murmured, " Louise. " Besides being ' noted for her fombiess for milk and her skill in writing, Louise is known among both the boys and girls as one of the best sports at A. U. " What an eye she has; An inviting eye, ami yet methinks right modest. " LOUIS M. YOUNG It ashinglon, It. (.. Kuqli Staff ' 2.V2 i; Clu.r Leader ' 25- ' 26; Historii Club ' 26- ' 27; Oxford Fellowship ' 27- ' 28. Louis Young ' s fair face was one of the first to decorate the campus. As one of the original entering class he began his studies. He is a quiet lad who never says much but goes confidently forward toward success in the absorbing of knowl- edge and the acquiring of friends. " A heart unspotted is not easily daunted. " 8£s MVKKIKT A. WELLS University of Kansas; Glee Club, ' 27- ' 28. A quii ' t, soft-spoken and charming girl is Harriet, whi po e es a nature full of fun, but of a sober depth. Make her your friend; you will learn the meaning of friend hip. Ask her a favor; witness her utter disregard of her per- onal convenience. A generous heart, a gentle nature and a thoughtfulness for others can be accredited to Harriet. " Kind hearts are more than coronets, And simple faith than Norman blood. " ROBERT I?. WIERER II ashington, D. C. Oxford Fellowship, ' 27- ' 28. Bob was one of the original entering class. He was com- pelled to miss the opening semester of the Junior year because of illness in his family. Now that he is back, we value more than ever his smiling face and his sympathetic understanding attitude toward his classmates and friends. " But in his duty prompt at every call. He watched and wept, he prayed and felt for all. " GERALDINE WESTWOOD Lodge dross. Montana French Club, ' 27- ' 28; Dramatics Club, University of Montana. 7- ' 2 " Eastward ho " must have been Gerry ' s watchword, for after spending two years at the University of Montana, she came east to A. U. Soon, very soon after she had arrived, a Senior lad was raving about " Geraldine, the fair Geral- dine. " But that ' s always the way with the Western girls, especially when they are as merry, sweet, and gay as Gerry i- . " Winning would put any man into courage. " sanr G-M 30 SOPHOMORE 1 U 1 DopfionioiT Officers I— I . " : President Vice-President Clyde Williams Sara Martz Secretary Treasurer Gladys Macafee Fred Dietrich i2 o pfi onior e i listory us, the class of ' 30, has not been given the task of kindling the first spark at A. U. Ours rather has been the task of strength- ening and enlarging its glow, so that it would be recognized as a light and admired for its hardihood, clearness, and beauty. If we analyze this flame that has been handed down to us by the class of ' 29, we find that it is made up of several parts, each contributing its own essential light to the whole. The most outstanding of these parts is the candle of Scholarship, whose steady, faithful gleam is most necessary for the welfare of the col- lege. The class of ' 30, especially the feminine half of it, has kept alive and brightened this glow. The candle of Athletics is the most dazzling of them all, the one which attracts by far the greatest attention and publicity. Our class may well be called the class of athletes, for it has contributed generously to basket- ball and football teams, to cheerleading and to girls ' athletic teams also. The power of this light has increased many fold because of the " spirit of ' 30. " The candle of Organizations, which adds interest and sociability, has been strengthened by the class ' s support of existing activities and its origi- nating of new ones. The candle of Tradition, which can grow strong only with time, has been nurtured carefully by the sophomores. We have continued faithfully the traditions of the Big Brother and Sister Movement, the Gosling Court, and Freshman Day. Then the candle of Recreation and Good Fellowship has been bright- ened by two successful dances sponsored by the class. And so we keep on striving in the effort to give to those who will fol- low a light brighter than that which we received to build for them a college of which they may justly be proud. k } ( I I I I I I ) ' 1 ' " ' I . Appel, Delsie Chevy Chase, Md. Barrett, Laura Washington, U. C. Begg, James, Jr Sandusky, Ohio Bergmann, Robert Rexal, Esthonia Berman, Bertha New York, N. Y. Bornstein, I. J Washington, 1). C. Bricker, Martha Lemoyne, Pa. Buley, Margaret Cumberland, Md. Caples, William Goff Washington, 1). C. Carpenter, Fred Salina, Kans. Chadwick, Mary Washington, D. C. Crist, Milton Baltimore, Md. Dietrick, Fred G Washington, D. C. Dimmette, Rosalie Washington, D. C. Elliott, Herbert Washington, D. C. Everett, Laura Mifflinburg, Pa. Fansler, Mildred Washington, D. C. Fellows, Otis Norwich, Conn. Field, Leland Chippewa Falls, Wis. Frederick. Pauline Harrisburg, Pa. Hetzel, Alice Virginia Cumberland, Md. Hill, Alice Elizabeth Upper Marlboro, Md. Kelbaugh, Edwin Bowie, Md. Kemp, Eleanor Amite, La. LaFavre, John Hollywood, Fla. Linkins, George Washington, D. C. Macafee, Gladys Chevy Chase, D. C. MacLeod, Helen Washington, D. C. Magee, Charlotte Asbury Park, N. J. Manherz, Charles Edgar Waynesboro, Pa. Manning, Winston Washington, D. C. Martz, Sara Harrisburg, Pa. Norton, Ivy Washington, D. C. Pratt, Kenneth Orel! Washington, D. C. Ruzicka, Elsie Washington, D. C. Sawyer, Verdon Bangor, N. Y. Scantlin, Janie Chevy Chase, Md. Scull, Mary Nesquehoning. Pa. Severance, Katheryne Gaithersburg, Md. Shapiro, Jeanette Dorothy New York, N. Y. Shloss, Leon Washington, D. C. Shoemaker, William Summers Bethesda, Md. Sixbey, George Lawton Mayville, N. Y. Solt, James Davidsonville, Md. Spaeth, Raymond Salina, Kans. Sparks, Lucille University, Va. Stewart, Elizabeth Elkton, Md. Terry, Lucille Bayne Washington, D. C. Williams, Clyde Delabar Silver Spring, Md Wolowitz, William Washington, D. C. -v F resli resitiniaii I ice 1-; President A. Edwin Brooks, Jr. S cri tary Frances Young Vice-Prt sid( nt Norman Cramer Treasurer Margaret Thornton F reslinian History LTHOUGH the class of ' 31 entered A. U. with as much conceit as any group of high school seniors ever possessed, before the end of the first week everything that resembled conceit had gone to the four ends of the earth — never again to be quite the same. Freshman rules went on with a bang, accompanied by the encour- aging information that the majority of them would remain in full force until after the Easter holidays. Then, to make the Freshmen more conspicuous and to give them a greater (?) feeling of importance, the Gosling Court ordered every member of the first year class to wear (in addition to a dink or arm-band) a beautiful green tag bearing name, address and all past history. For some reason, the athletic contests which were to lift a few of the rules, were not really successful from the standpoint of the Fresh- men. Tennis, football and hockey were all hoodooed. Perhaps one may as well admit the Freshmen failed to win each time they played. Then one day came the prospects of some real excitement. The Sophomores painted beautiful signs for the bulletin board and made clever speeches in the Chapel, inviting the Class of ' 31 to what was called " Fresh- man Day. " The Freshmen, however, either because they were accus- tomed to receiving engraved invitations or because there was something suspicious about the friendliness of it all, held a secret meeting (secret after a few nosey Sophs had been ousted by main force) and decided almost unanimously that they could not be present on the appointed day. So, officially, the day ended without the big party. It is rumored, though, that a number of Freshman boys remained on the campus. It is also rumored that they were sorry, for it seems it had never been their ambi- tion to look like Indians or to ride poles. And all this time the Gosling Court was fighting against great odds, for no court in the world could prevent Freshman girls from talking to men in any prescribed square foot, let alone from Fessenden Street to Conduit Road. The class for the most part, however, carried out the rules of the Court quite courageously, wearing pig-tails and playing with dolls as if they enjoyed it — which they probably did. But the Freshman dance is a different story, for everyone who attended, from the most conceited Senior to the least significant rookie, agreed that it was decidedly the best thing the year had brought forth. The new Freshman colors of jade and silver transformed the dining room from the bare place in which we eat our meals to an interesting night club decorated with silver balloons and streamers of colored paper. .lade and silver curtains covered the windows, while a garden of palms, appar- ently grown over night, partially hid the orchestra from view. For some reason, everyone seemed to have left his troubles in his school clothes, for nothing but happiness was in evidence on the night of the Freshman hop. Upper classmen came not to be accommodating but for a good time — and they had it. The Freshmen themselves decided that A. U. was a pretty good place after all. F reslimi iri CJass Jrv i Alley, John Lewiston, Idaho Altland, Clair Harrisburg, Pa. Banta, William Washington, D. C. Belz, Dorothea East Falls Church, Va. Birthright, Woodson Washington, D. C. Brandt, Susan Washington, D. C. Brooks, A. Edwin Mt. Vernon, Tex. Brown, Calvin Francis Takoma, Md. Brown, Mary Roberta Union Mills, Md. Cagliola, James Norristown, Pa. Carmalt, John Washington, D. C. Carpenter, Don Greeley, Colo. Carter, Chester Washington, D. C. Caruso, Amedeus Jacob Washington, D. C. Claflin, Orrel Belle Washington, D. C. Colison, E. Warren Washington, D. C. Cramer, Norman S. West Bend, Wis. Craven, Roger . . Washington, D. C. Eaton, Margaret Greeley, Colo. Elliott, James Baltimore, Md. Espey, Blake Washington, D. C. Evans, Barbara Washington, D. C. Fincher, Frances Battery Park, Md. Frazier, Mynter Washington, D. C. Frederick, Stanley Harrisburg, Pa. Gerth, Dorothy Louise . . Wyanconda, Mo. Goldenberg, Louise Washington, D. C. Green, William Washington, D. C. Hanson, John Gloversville, N. Y. Heath, Kathryn Cincinnati, Ohio Hetrick, Lawrence A. Harrisburg, Pa. Hetrick, Mary Elizabeth Harrisburg, Pa. Hine, Ethelwyne . . Washington, D. C. Hope, Helen Ellicott City, Md. Horner, Leroy Richard Wilmington, Del. Houston, John M Mountain Lakes, N. J. Humphries, Virginia Washington, D. C. Jacoby, Betty Harrisburg, Pa. Johnson, G. Leonard Greenwich, R. I. Johnson, James T. Racine, Wis. Leighty, Florence Clarendon, Va. Levin, Carl Mayville, N. Y. Lewis, Hyman Leon Washington, D. C. Linger, Neil Lyon Park, Va. Livingston, Nola . . Clarendon, Va. Lowe, Charles Clarksburg, W. Va. Lytle, Jane Rutherford, W. Va. MacVaugh, Gilbert Philadelphia, Pa. Martin, Thomas Martinsburg, W. Va. McVey, Elizabeth . . Altoona, Pa. McVey, Esther Altoona, Pa. Moore, Margaretta Somerset, Md. Mowbray, Margaret . . Washington, D. C. Muller, Henry John . Seat Pleasant, Md. Murray, Louise Clarendon, Va. Nichols, Winifred . . Philadelphia, Pa. Platz, De Los Liberal, Kans. Putnam, Mary Washington, D. C. Pyle, Irene South Bend, Ind. Rigby, Carol Gilruth Falls Church, Va. Scruggs, William Harold Washington, D. 0. Sesso, Joseph . Washington, D. C. Sheaffer, Genevieve Newport, Pa. Smith, Ethel . Washington, D. C. Stoke, Harry D Blain, Pa. Straus, Victoria Washington, D. C. Swan, Irene . . Washington, D. C. Swan, James Elmer East Greenwich, N. J. Thornton, Margaret Knoxville, Tenn. Tompkins, Ellsworth . Mountain Lakes, N. J. Tucker, Helen Washington, D. C. Wagner, Helen Hanover, Pa. Willis, Doris Washington, D. C. Woodward, Margaret ...... Millersville, Md. Young, Frances Washington, D. C. Deceased. " Be thou faithful unto death and I will aye thee a crown of life. 8 S CHIEVEMENT is measured ty more than outward results. If the sons of American University can maintain the spirit of fair play and clean sportsmanship as funda- mentally characteristic of all their inter- collegiate relationships, they may he said to have truly achieved. m Athletics Football R OS 111 I M ' N the fall of 1927, American University sent forth her third foot- ball team mustered from the ranks of a small male student body. Led by her formidable captain, Tom Sawyer, the team opened the season away from home against the strong Gettysburg eleven. Lacking much previous training and outclassed in weight and ' ' teamwork, A. U. was defeated by the Pennsylvanians by a score of 31-0. The next opponent tackled was George Washington U. who succeed- ed in beating the Eagles 27-0. This score does not at all represent the true merit of A. U. ' s football prowess for really the feat of holding the much heavier and more experienced G. W. eleven to four touchdowns was remarkable. It showed the results of profiting by our first game and benefiting by constant practice and scrimmage before the conflict. At this time Captain Sawyer withdrew from school and Bill Caples, stalwart center, was elected to the honoi of piloting his team. In the next game American succeeded in downing Blue Ridge by a 38-0 score. The brilliant playing of Crist and Birthright, flashy backs, was the deciding factor of this game; each crossed the goal line twice. After marching down the field for a tally on the first series of plays, the A. U. footballers wilted before the onslaught of St. John ' s College who defeated the Americans at Annapolis 36-6. Fumbling on the part of A. U. and swift end runs and passes by St. John ' s caused the game to turn out in that manner, but clever blocking of kicks prevented a single one-pointer by St. John ' s. A. U. encountered her hardest luck at Bridgewater where she lost the game by one point, 7-6. The game was featured by general poor playing and officiating. As their last opponents the A. U. grid-warriors met Gallaudet at Kendall Green. The failure of the A. U. passing attack and the stellar work of the Gallaudet backs resulted in defeat for Coach Springston ' s light but hard fighting team. As far as scores go, the season was a failure, but considering the experience gained, sportsmanship, co- operation, and fighting spirit in the face of odds, the pigskin season was not fought in vain. IS mj$ i U FOOTBALL RECORD 1927 Sept. 24 American University. . Gettysburg 31 Oct. 8 American University.. George Washington 27 Oct. 29 American University. . 38 Blue Ridge Nov. 5 American University. . 6 St. Johns 36 Nov. 12 American University. . 6 Bridgewater 7 Nov. 19 American University. . 6 Gallaudet 20 Totals 56 Totals 121 1928 SCHEDULE September 29 — Gettysburg at Gettysburg. October 6. — Catholic University at Brookland. October 13 — St. Johns at Annapolis. October 20 — Gallaudet at Kendall Green. October 27 — Shenandoah at Washington. November 3 — Bridgewater at Washington. November 17 — (tentative) George Washington at Central Stadium LINE-UP F. B. Shloss-Olmstead R. H. B. L. H. B. Field J. Birthright Q. B. Crist R. E. R. T. R. G. C. L. G. L. T. L. E. Lowe Gerth Sullivan Caples Wolowitz La Favre Bittinger (Capt.) Substitutes — Speer, tackle; Platz, H. B.; Levin, H. B.; Begg, tackle; Christie, H. B. ; Sawyer, F. B. ; Elliott, E. ; Martin, C. b v LSKCl bcoim Jan. 6 American University. . 30 Jan. 7 American University . . 29 Jan. 10 American University . . 23 Jan. 13 American University . . 20 Jan. 11 American University. . 22 Jan. 17 American University . . 27 Jan. 18 American University . . 29 Feb. 1 American University. . 10 Feb. 4 American University. . 28 Feb. 11 American University . . 10 Feb. 11 American University . . 18 Feb. 15 American University. . 18 Feb. 1(3 American University. . 25 Feb. 22 American University . . 33 Feb. 25 American University. . 25 Tot Gettysburg 40 High Point 22 George Washington 21 Catholic University 29, High Point 27 Loyola 25 Duquesne 34 Catholic University 51 Blue Ridge 22 St. Johns 15 Duquesne 24 Loyola 25 St. Bonaventure 35 Brooklyn Polytech 26 George Washington 28 Totals 424 LINE-UP Forwards — Scruggs, J. Birthright, V. Birthright Center — Hayward (inards — Field, Caples, La Favre Substitutes— Bittinger, (G.) ; Lowe, (C). . ( S I 1 I I i I ' ■y HE University expected great things of the basketball team this year, primarily because of its remarkable showing last year when the team won sixteen of its twenty-game schedule, includ- ing victories over such strong teams as the Uni- versity of Maryland, Gettysburg College and George Washington University. The first game for the varsity this season was played with Gettysburg College at Gettysburg at the inauguration of their new gymnasium. Our team was defeated in a hard-fought contest, but accepted its de- feat gracefully, as Gettysburg has a strong aggregation. The team for that game was composed of three members of last year ' s team, namely, James Birthright, Leon Shloss and Bruce Kessler; and Harold Scruggs, an outstanding star from Eastern High School in this city, and William Caples, a member of last year ' s squad. Our next game, which was played with High Point College of North Carolina, we won by a good margin. Our third game was played with George Washing- ton, our " ancient " rival. Every institution, whether it is a grammar school, high school or college, subcon- sciously chooses one particular opponent from its ath- letic schedule whose defeat gives untold satisfaction. George Washington has held that eminent position on our basketball schedule for the last two years. It is true that greater honor would come to us if we vanquished Catholic University, but for some inexplicable rea- son our sweetest morsel is the taste of victory over George Washington. Our team had been pointing toward this game for weeks and win or lose it promised to be a thriller. It was! We won the game by the score of twenty-three to twenty-one, after overcoming a six-point lead with but three minutes to play. Although we had won two of our first three games there was a conspicious lack of team play which seemed to accentuate itself as the season progressed and which was unquestionably responsible for the poor showing of the team. Outside of a close game with Catholic University on our home court, which they won by the score of twenty-nine to twenty, and an overtime game with the Duquesne team of Pittsburgh, there were few interesting contests until the game with Brooklyn Polytech. This was a rip-and- tuck affair throughout, American University winning by the score of thirty-four to twenty-six. Our last game was a home game with George Washington, and, like the first one on their court, was a battle royal. Our team held the lead until the waning minutes of the contest. With the score twenty-five to twenty, George Washington made four straight baskets, winning the game by the score of twenty-eight to twenty-five. The personnel of the team changed about mid-season and although Coach Springston was forced to inject new men in his line-up they in no way weakened the team. The team which completed the season deserves a great deal of credit, as most of them were inexperienced men. They were James Birthright, Woodson Birthright, Lee Field, William Caples, Courtney Hayward, Jack La Favre and Donald Bittinger. Captain " Jim " Birthright was the individual star of the team and ' was selected for the all-college team picked by the Washington Herald. 38059 w, OlllC ' l I Hoclk e 7 LINE-UP Center Forward Fellows R. Inner Appel-Livingston L. Inner Evans-Smith R. Wing Severance-Jacoby L. Wing Wilson R. Halfback Chadwick L. Halfback M. Moore-Belz C. Halfback Bricker R. Fullback Brandt L. Fullback Elizabeth McVey Goal Martz, Captain SCHEDULE Nov. 4 American University. . . George Washington 3 Nov. 12 American University... 1 George Washington 4 Nov. 19 American University. . . Holton Arms 11 ) sfc w ©men s 1SKP1 LINE-UP R. Forward Fellows-Jacoby L. Forward Brandt Center Severance, Captain Side Center Allen-Bricker R. Guard Martz L. Guard Moulton-Chadwick SCHEDULE Feb. 13 American University. .. .14 Feb. 18 American University .... 16 Feb. 25 American Universitv . ...24 Gallaudet 31 George Washington 52 Western Marvland 22 G J OETRY, literature, art, and all the finer things of life evidence the prompt- ings of inspiration. Student organizations evidence a craving for understanding of the higher and nohler aspects of life. t Organizations Ol indent L. on 1 1 ci I President Jacob H. Snyder, ' 29 Vice-President Hugh W. Speer, ' 28 Secretary-Treasurer Florence Fellows, ' 29 Bruce R. Kessler, ' 29 Milton Crist, ' 30 Raymond Spaeth, ' 30 Clarence Knapp, ' 28 Harold McClay, ' 28 Roland M. Rice, ' 29 The purpose of the Student Council Government Association shall be to organize the students of the College so that the problems involving the entire group may be considered. It shall encourage student activities, foster college spirit, contribute to tradition and promote co-operation be- tween the faculty and the student body. w on leim s oledeivl ( ' Qveriimeii i Association Advisor Dean Mary Louise Brown President Ruth Rinkel, ' 29 Head Praetor Lela Covert. ' 28 Secretary Mary Scull, ' 30 Treasurer Katheryne Severance, ' 30 Social Chairman Ethel Moulton. ' 2!) Freshman R presentative Irene Pyle, ' 31 Purpose : The purpose of the association shall be to stimulate an atmos- phere of unity and co-operation among the women students, and to promote a healthful attitude toward self-government. g «$ 7 7 G os 1 1 ng L ouirf Judge Howard Rash, ' 28 Secretary Irene Dezendorf, ' 29 Donald Bittinger, ' 29 William Warner, ' 28 Sara Martz, ' 30 Herbert Elliot, ' 30 Milton Crist, ' 30 Even as the Supreme Court is the last word of law and order for our beloved country; so the Gosling- Court governs the conduct of A. U. Freshmen. The " Veni, vidi, vici " attitude of the average freshman must be changed into one of submission, not only for the benefit of himself, but also for those who have to associate with him during the following four years. This duty falls to the Gosling Court. It enforces the laws as well as makes them, and the erring freshman finds himself facing an impartial but firm tribunal whose motto is, following Lincoln, " We like to see a man proud of his University, and we like to see him live so that the University is proud of him. " ; £ -SB 5SS3 Sk2 ■ V, c ©mwiittee Chairman W. Willis Delaplain Samuel Bilbrough Mary Elizabeth Hetrick Jane Lytle Pauline Fortney Laura Everett Harry Stoke T is the aim of the Vesper Service to give the students opportunity for training in religious leadership, and to create and maintain a religious sentiment on the college campus that shall be in harmony with the highest Christian ideals. The custom has been established by the Vesper Committee of having a Dad ' s Day in the fall and a Mother ' s Day in the spring. This year the Committee has used mor e ideas. The Faculty Night Service has been given, and Class Night Services have been held — one for each class. Oxford F pJlo ' wsliip President Clarence C. Knapp Vice-President Courtney Hayward Secretary Jacob H. Snyder Treasurer Aldred H. Jones ROLL Louis Young Randall Penhale William Warner Clyde Williams Roland Rice Samuel Bilbrough Harold McClay Richard Horner W. Willis Delaplain Edgar Manherz George Sixbey Howard Rash Gilbert MacVaugh David Morgan Robert Wierer The Oxford Fellowship is an association of ministerial students in colleges and universities. The Fellowship aims especially to be helpful to its members while they are in college. The local chapter sponsors group discussions on matters of importance and arranges for lectures by outstanding religious leaders. Members are encouraged to participate in as many college activities as possible. The chief objective of the organiza- tion is to promote the spirit of fellowship and understanding among all students of whatever faith. rafftf 1 ; IN (III 1 -4 i ibm i Mi K ini oiin I I Jr l. ;d c tbquad Coach Mr. Arthur Fleming Hattie Teachout Ethelwyne Hine Jane Lytle Hugh Speer Fred Carpenter Roland Rice Marion Cr iss David Morgan James Cagliola William Warner W. Willis Delaplain Blake Espey Nola Livingston Charlotte Magee Kathryn Heath Clyde Williams Charles Lowe W. Willis Delaplain Debate Council Roland Rice Mr. Arthur Fleming ' e b a I e l5c Lie cum He New York University (men) Ohio Wesleyan (women) University of Florida (men) Western Maryland — dual (men) Carleton College (men) New York University (women) Ohio Wesleyan (men) William and Mary — dual (men) February 11 February 17 March 2 March 3 March 14 . .March 16 March 19 March 30 ( . 1 1 1 Id on - , , I , Debaters with rr.si iilci i I HEN the call was issued in the fall of ' 27 for men and women debaters such an enthusiastic group responded that the executive committee began to plan for a heavy schedule of intercollegiate debates. ' The question, " Resolved : That American private in- vestments in foreign countries should not be given the military protection of the United States Government, " was adopted as the question for all debates. After the squad had acquired a general knowl- edge of the technique of debate under the direction of Mr. Fleming, a series of practice debates was held prior to the regular intercollegiate debates. The season was opened with the clash between the New York Uni- versity men ' s negative team and the affirmative men of American Uni- versity. The debate proved to be of real interest throughout, and the Capitol City Collegians made a splendid showing. However, New York University won the unanimous decision of the judges, probably because of their delivery. The first women ' s debate at American Univer- sity was between the Ohio Wesleyan affirmative women and American ' s negative women. The decision was rendered two to one against us, but it is hoped that this year ' s new material will make a champion team next year. A victory from the affirmative team of the University 01 Florida, March 2, was followed by a dual victory from the Western Maryland men ' s Team, March 3. Further successes are expected at the debates with Carleton College, New York University women, Ohio Wesleyan men, and dual debates with William and Mary. Every member of the debate class has worked unselfishly for the interests of the squad. Much of the success of the 1928 debate season has been due to the untiring efforts of Mr. Arthur A. Fleming, graduate of Ohio Wesleyan and instructor of debate at American University. m -Dramatics •Uliilb Faculty Advisor Mr. Will Hutchins Preside at Arthur Gerth Vice-President Sara Martz Secretary Irene Dezendorf Treasurer David Morgan ROLL Delsie Appel Laura Barrett Samuel Bilbrough Edwin Brooks Roberta Brown Mary Chad wick Orrel Belle Clafflin Milton Crist Marion Cross W. Willis Delaplain Rosalie Dimmette Laura Everett Florence Fellows Dorothy Gerth J. Courtney Hayward Kathryn Heath Helen Hope Betty Jacoby James Johnson Elizabeth Joyce Clarence Knapp Florence Leighty Edgar Manherz Harold McClay Esther McVey Roland Parrish Irene Pyle Roland Rice George Sixbey Lucille Sparks Hugh Speer Helen Tucker William Warner Geraldine Westwood Frances Young Louis Young " As Yon Like It " CAST OF CHARACTERS Duke, living in banishment Harold McClay Frederick, his usurping brother Hugh Speer Amiens ... ,. ,. , . . . n , | Marion Cross Jacques I Attend » th( ' banished Duke ( 0rton k ckhoff I Milton Crist Lords I George Sixbey Le Beau, a courtier Roland Parrish Charles, a wrestler James Begg Oliver f 1 Samuel Bilbrough Jacques {Sons of Sir Ron-land de Bois j Roland Parrish Orlando { j ARTHUR GERTH Adam L . „,. I Willis Delaplain Dennis bervants t0 Oliver j Herbert Elli0T t Touchstone, a clown Courtney Hayward Sir Oliver Martext, a vicar Iris Humphries Corin | , 1 David Morgan Sylvius btiepiierds | K. L. Morris William, a yokel WILLIAM WARNER Rosalind, daughter to the banished Duke Lucille Sparks Cdia, da i! gltter to Frederick LUCILLE IMLAY Phebe, a sh pherdess Mary Campbell Ainlri , a country wench Sara Martz Hymen Margaret Sikes Attendants on Hymen, Helen Edwards, Lois Towner, Delsie Appel, Florence Lyman Director— Mr. Will Hutchins Stage Manager — ELIZABETH JOYCE Electrician — EDGAR MANHERZ Mistress of Properties — Sarah Roher Mistress of Costumes — Sara Martz ( ) i ' c desir Director Dr. Charles H. Leineweber Manager William 0. Warner Violins William C. Warner Hattie Teachout Mary Chadwick Roberta Brown Clarinet Blake Espey Trumpet Stanley Frederick Saxophones Calvin Brown Irene De:endorf Piano Geoege Sixbey Harp Irene Pyle Drums Otis Fellows ( rlee ( . ih Director Mr. R. Deane Shure Pianist Miss Bernice Field Pi i siil i nt .1. Courtney Hayward Librarian De Los Platz Seen la iii Dorothy Gerth Treasuri r Thomas Martin Alice Hetzel Beth Hill Doris Willis Roberta Brown Elizabeth McVey Florence Leighty Arthur Gerth Dr. Win. B. Holton Clyde Williams David Morgan Ellsworth Tompkins John Houston ROLL Norman Cramer Roland Parrish Marion Cross Richard Horner Clarence Knapp Wi ' !Upto Warner Delsie Appel Mary Chadwick ( Hadys Macafee Aid red Jones Irene Pyle Lucille Sparks Ida Belle Hopkins Roger Craven Mary E. Hetrick George Sixbey Donald Olmstead Jane Lvtle Hariette Wells Charlotte Magee Helen Hope Orrel Belle Claflin Elizabeth Stewart Margaret Woodward )reeJky CJUil President Leon Shloss Vice-President Delsie Appel Secretary-Treasurer Katheryne Severance ROLL Dorothea Belz Orrel Belle Claflin Rosalie Dimmette Warren Colison Barbara Evans Florence Fellows Louise Goldenberg Hyman Lewis Frances Young Genevieve Williams Clyde Williams Woodson Birthright James Birthright Ethelwyne Hine Lucile Terry The Brecky Club (Beta Chi) is composed of the graduates of Central High School, of Washington, who are attending the College. The Club is interested primarily in promoting the welfare of the College by presenting its opportunities to High School students. It has sponsored many social activities which aim to attract interest in the University. FremLcli Oimlb President Roger Craven Vice-President Laura Barrett Faculty Advisor Miss Mary Meares Galt ROLL Donald Bittinger Dorothy Buchan Mary Chadwick Margaret Buley Myntner Frazier Nola Livingston Winifred Nichols Margaret Thornton Elizabeth Joyce Dorothy Moore Seeley Gray Alice Hetzel Gladys Macafee SaraMartz Beth Hill Dorothea Belz Mary Diffenbaugh Geraldine Westwood Mary Scull Louise Goldenberg Katheryne Severance Mary Putnam Ethel Smith Barbara Evans Otis Fellows Janie Scantlin Clair Altland Delsie Appel 1. 0 £. ,ki ternaiional Krial iori.s I I ii President Hugh W. Speer Vice-President Pauline A. Frederick Secretary A. Edwin Brooks, Jr. Treasurer Dorothy W. Buchan ROLL Sarah Roher Roland Rice Mary Jane Stewart Janie S. Scantlin Randall Penhale Donald Olmstead Roland Parrish Lela Covert James Johnson Alice Hetzel Rowanetta Allen Marion Cross Dorothy Moore Elizabeth Hill Katheryne Severance Raymond Spaeth Robert Bergman n I ) n i irroui.li E, iSMOll Pi Faculty Sponsors Mr. Varrelman Dr. James Presid( nt J. Courtney Hayward St a i in i y-Treasurer Hattie Teachout Vict -I ' n sidt nl George Sixbey Chairman of Program Committee Pauline Frederick Marion Cross Mary Defnnbaugh Pauline Frederick ROLL Hattie Teachout J. Courtney Hayward Helen MacLeod George Sixbey The Poetry Club, Omicron Epsilon Pi, was organized by a group of students interested in the reading and writing of poetry. The purpose of the Club is to furnish an outlet for student talent, and to encourage an intelligent appreciation of various types and forms of poetry. Member- ship may be secured by submitting a specimen of original poetry to the members of the Club for approval. Eagle Staff EDITORIAL STAFF Editor-in-Chief Hugh W. Speer News Editor Fred Carpenter Reporters— Athletic Roland Parrish Esther McVey Society Irene Dezendorf Office Rosalie Dimmette Miscellaneous Blake Espey Elizabeth Joyce Dorothy Moore De Los Platz Department Editor W. Willis Delaplain Art Editors Gladys Macafee Mary Chadwick Dramatics Laura Barrett Debate Jane Lytle Exchanges Kay Severance Music Delsie Appel Associate Editor Pauline A. Frederick Feature Editor George Sixbey Eagle ' s Eye Hattie Teachout Eagle Sen a ins Irene Pyle Writers Marion Cross William Wolowitz J u )Yis:ir.iPss Staff Business MuiKtih r Raymond Spaeth Circulation Manager Norman Cramer Assistant Busint ss Manager Fred Dietrick Assistant Circulation Manager .Margaret Thornton MAKE-UP STAFF Make-Up Editor Sarah E. Roher Headline Editor Roland Parrjsh Typists Kathryn Heath Randall Penhale Copt and Proof Readers Laura Everett Mary Jane Stewart Dorothy Buchan Si ci i In i if Annielouise Flaig ■yi£v» f)Q O f) Oft " 9 O q«h A u col a Si. ,11 Editor-in-Chief Samuel C. Bilbrough Associate Editor Helen E. Roher Art Ban nl Mary Jane Stewart Florence Fellows Mary Chadwick Gladys Macafee Snapshot Editor Ruth Rinkel Editorial Board Marion Cross Irene Dezendorf Sarah Roher Annielouise Flaig Donald Bittinger Ethel JVIoulton W. Willis Delaplain Dorothy Buchan Dorothy Moore Elizabeth Joyce BUSINESS BOARD Business Manager Roland M. Rice issistant Business Managers Circulation Managi Jacob Snyder Seeley N. Gray Louis oung Faculty Advisor Mr. Will Hutchins HE editor wishes to take this opportunity to thank all those who have so willingly co-operated in helping to make this publication a success. The underclass members of the art staff, Mary Chadwick and Gladys Macafee, are especially deserving of commendation for their cheerful and tireless effort. They have contributed the greater share of the art work for the book. A publication of this kind involves an immense amount of routine work. No member of the staff has been more faithful than Annielouise Flaig, who has borne the entire burden of the secretarial work for both the editorial board and the business board. Mrs. William F. Hall has truly been a patroness of the Aucola. The proceeds from the sale of sandwiches, which she provided, considerably alleviated the worries of the business manager. A fine spirit of co-operation has been evidenced by Donald Olmstead and his committee, who labored so efficiently and effectively in planning the minstrel show. The sympathetic attitude, interest and co-operation of Mr. Hutchins, the faculty advisor, have been a valuable encouragement. To all those who have directly or indirectly contributed toward the success of this Aucola the editor desires to express his sincere appreci- ation. HE extent to which a man possesses vitality and vigour, the force or lire, measures in no uncertain terms the success or that man. A man may have faith, he may have deter- mination and will, he may have the best of ideals; inspiration and desire for achieve- ment may he his; hut if hack of all these there is not that force of life he is nothing. Humor OaIencl« Sept. 19 — Monday. Students arrive and after a trying day of. regis- tration they have a jolly time at a party, where old friends meet and new ones are made. Sept. 21 — Wednesday. Chancellor Clark addresses the student body at the convocation exercises. In the evening another party is given. Sept. 23 — Friday. Annual College Reception is held in the Women ' s Residence Hall. Sept. 30 — Friday. A suitable spot on the campus having been dis- covered by some adventurous souls, a " wiener " roast is held there in the evening. After consuming many " wieners " and hearing an interesting program, everyone leaves feeling " dog-gone " happy. Oct. 8 — Saturday. First all-college dance is held in the gym. Oct. 13 — Thursday. Mrs. Clark entertains the girls at a coffee. Oct. 14 — Fridav. Many students attend a party given at Foundry M. E. Church. Oct. 16 — Sunday. Dad ' s Day. A special dinner and a program by the students are given in their honor. Oct. 28 — Friday. Many turkeys and pumpkins are sacrificed because of the Hallowe ' en dinner at 6:15. Oct. 29 — Saturday. The extreme poverty of the students is dis- played at the " Hard Times " dance held in the gym. Since it is a special occasion even the Freshmen are allowed to chew gum ! Oct. 31 — Monday. All those students feeling the need of a telescope in their star-gazing take a trip to the Naval Observatory. Nov. 11 — Friday. A joint recital is given in the Women ' s Residence Hall at 8.00 P. M. by Miss Elsa Louise Raner, violinist, and Horace Smithey, baritone. Nov. 14. Monday. General fading away of smiles when mid- semester grades are received ! Nov. 15 — Tuesday. Dr. Knight Dunlap, of Johns Hopkins Univer- sity, in a chapel address, gives us an idea of the work which is being done in the field of Psychology. Nov. 19 — Saturday. Sophomore dance is held in the gym. Nov. 22 — Tuesday. Freshman Day! (Only the Frosh didn ' t show- up.) Sophomores take revenge and there is quite a bit of excitement for a while. Nov. 23 — Wednesday. Exodus of students for home and other places of interest to spend the Thanksgiving vacation. Nov. 29 — Ex-Senator Burton of Ohio addresses the student body. Dec. 3 — Saturday. Students see the Faculty as they really are (?) when they witness three one-act plays given at the Faculty Party. Dec. 10 — Saturday. First Brecky Club dance is held in the gym. Dec. 11 — Sunday. The expression class makes its debut by rendering a very delightful program under the direction of Miss Cline. Dec. 14 — Wednesday. A special Christmas dinner is served after which a program is rendered in the gym consisting of selections by the Choral Club, the Dramatic Club and the College Orchestra. Dec. 18— Friday. Quite a hurry and a bustle! The students are leaving for home. Jan. 2 — Monday. They return still showing effects of the holiday. j an . 10 — Tuesday. Our basketball team defeats G. W. in a thrilling game! Jan. 11 — Wednesday. College of Liberal Arts is accredited by the University Senate of the Board of Education of the M. E. Church and is recognized by the American Association of Colleges! Rah! Rah! Rah! Jan. 13 — Friday. The girls of the dormitory give a tea in honor of the Women ' s Guild and the Faculty Women ' s Club. Jan. 20 — Friday. Dr. Karl Buehler, of the University of Vienna, addresses the students concerning the contributions of Europe in modern Psychology. Jan. 22 — Sunday. Faculty conducts an interesting Vesper Service. Jan. 28 — Saturday. " Snowbound. " Jan. 81 — Tuesday. At the opening exercises of the second semester. Congressman Rathbone of Illinois, gives an address on " Lincoln. " Feb. 3 — Friday. The Freshmen show great originality in their cabaret dance held in the dining room. Feb. 10 — Friday. After the Valentine Dinner " The Chastening, " showing Charles Rami Kennedy and Edith Wynne Matthison. Feb. 15 — Wednesday. Republicans organize and prepare for busi- ness. Democrats are right on hand with a special dinner and speeches in the evening. Feb. 23 — Thursday. University of Maryland Glee Club gives concert. Mai-. 2 — Friday. Students attend exhibition at Fort Myer. Mar. 6 Tuesday. " Varsity Gentlemen " defeat " Faculty Rough- necks. " Mar. 8 — Thursday. Sehorn Isabel de Palencia gives an interesting talk on Spanish costumes and makes it even more delightful by display- ing them herself. Mar. 10 — Saturday. This is Leap Year ! The girls have their chance at the Leap Year Dance given by the Brecky Club. Mar. 15 — Thursday. Aucola goes to print. OTWFS Jh Tunrelka! Art: " My girl is so little she just comes to my shoulder, Pudd: " Ha! Mine comes to my arms. We ' re all supposed to be up on etiquette, but here ' s one that floored ' even Tom Martin. In case of an automobile wreck, should the man pre- cede the lady through the windshield? Little fence posts standing there On the campus wide, With your toes down in the earth And your white-washed hide. Were you meant to keep the frosh Off the close-clipt sod? Surely not, for I have seen Them between you plod. Were you meant to keep our feet In the narrow way? Surely not, for upper-classmen Never go astray. Maybe you were meant for art, But you are so stern One can scarcely like your lines Or your color learn. Ah ! And now I sense vour plan ! (Only time will tell) You are here to see, I ' ll bet, If wood weathers well. She: " Dr. Jackson, I have a question to ask you. " Voice: " Look out, Dr. Jackson, this is leap year. " Peg: " I was told the other night that I was an awful flirt. Marion: " Probably all you need is more practice. " Bfsflt- " Please? " " No. " " Just this once? " " Positively, no. " " Aw — please? " " I said no, John. " " But, ma, all the other boys are going barefoot. " ' Why reach across the table like that. Haven ' t you a tongue? " ' Yes. But it wouldn ' t stretch that far. " Our idea of a good joke is the attempt on the part of the Juniors tc sell hot-dogs to Catholic University men at the game on Friday the 13th. Someone suggested selling ham sandwiches at the game with New York University. Tom: " When is your birthday? " Ethel: " When will it be most convenient for you, Tom? " Edna Hawkins: " Jakey, why are you wearing your glasses in bed? " Jakey: " I ' m getting so short-sighted that I can ' t recognize the people I dream about. " HYMN TO PSYCHOLOGY Dedicated to J. E. Bentley Psychology ; to thy fair name we raise O science inexact and incomplete, Occult anthropomorphic hymns of praise, We lay our inhibit inns at thy feet. Before thy shrine, see how our suppliant fires Gleam through the dim psychoses of the night, Interpret our symbolic dreams aright ; Decode the static of repressed desires. The last two lines are a tribute to the future development of psychology. Sullivan: " This coarse is getting so bad now a fellow has to us; : :is brains. " Dr. Shenton: " My! My! What are you going to do now? " Prof: " Have you read Beowulf? " Soph : " No, I don ' t like animal stories. " Dr. Holton: (After a lengthy explanation.) " Now that formula i nothing but banana oil. " TRIBUTE TO ORGANIC CHEMISTRY Organic Chemistry, Thy terms I love to see, They thrill my soul. Diphenylamidine, Metabromobenzene, Isocinnamic-ethylene, And hexanol. Dimethylglyoxime, Thy letters almost seem A printer ' s pi ; But thou appearest to me A type of poetry ; 1 repeat thee with the greatest glee — (On the hundredth try). Cyanocamidine, Would be a word quite line For Doctor James. Butyricaldehyde, Aminobenzamide, I love to lightly toss aside Such impressive names. (Dedicated to the Sufft ring Fin ) _ r tsl -A. The American Uniuersitq Chartered by Acts of Congress 189 Coeducational Lucius C. Clark. D. D., Chancellor COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS Massachusetts and Nebraska Lvenuea Four year course leading to A. B. degree. Campus of 90 acres. Fine buildings. Faculty of well-trained and experienced teachers. Students from 29 states. George B. Woods. Dean. SCHOOL OF Till; POLITICAL SCIENCES 1907 F Sireet, N. V . Undergraduate course leading to degree of Bachelor of Political Science, and Bachelor of Science and Commerce. Two years of college work (60 hours) required for admission. Courses offered in departments of Government, History, Diplomacy, Economics, and Foreign Trade. Albert H. Putney. Director. CRAIH ' ATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES 1901 F Sireet. N.W. Graduate courses leading to the degrees of Master of Arts, Master of Political Science, and Doctor of Philosophy. The students come from forty-one states and seventeen foreign countries. They represent seven foreign universities and one hundred and forty-two colleges and universities in the United States. Edward T. Devine, Dean. Far Catalogue, write «» i the Srluml in which you are interested What is the secret of success? " asked the Worici. Tush, " said the Button. ' Take pains, " said the Window. ' Always keep cool, " said the Ice. " Be up to date, " said the Calendar. " Never lose your head, " said the Barrel. ' ' Make it snappy, " said the Elastic. " Do a driving business, " said the Hammer. " Aspire to greater things, " said the Nutmeg. " Kind a good thing and stick to it, " said the Glue. 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' : v ' V ■- ■■ She: (Silence.) He: (Silence.) She: " Why so quiet? " He: " Oh! I was just listening to you. ' ' " The trouble with you is that you ' re spoiled. " " No, that ' s the perfume you gave me. " He: " B lieve me, she ' s some girl. I think I ' ll go out for football so ' s I can keep up with her. " N ' other he: " Why not go out for track? " T-tl Parent: " My daughter tells me you are a church member. To what church do you belong? " Suitor: " Why-er-name some of them over. " We heard that : Courtney put his clock under his bed and slept overtime. Marion is a woman hater. He hates them out of his sight. " Doc " said he had no desire to keep that schoolgirl complexion. Then he brushed the powder off his coat. A. U. has a new cheer. " Ray for Ruth. " Sedie thinks " B. Elzy Bub " is a fine name for Satan. A certain young sophomore would give her right arm to have Cal Coolidge call her Polly. Spring is here. Whoopee! " (lee, those hot-dogs smell good, " " Yeah. I ' ll drive a little closer to the stand. ' Jack: Ye gods! I ' ve been reading Friday ' s paper all this time. Helen: Well, you poor nut! Jack (After a long pause): Hey! This IS Friday. " I don ' t like this game. " said Ruth, as she bit into the chicken. " Yes, it ' s foul, " agreed Louise. Jean: " What ' s the point in calling your friend ' Hesperus ' all the lime? " Marian: " ' Cause 1 always have to ride in that wreck of his. " A Certain Prof, (in a very condescending tone): " Now, of course, you ' ve all heard of Homer ' s ' Anabasis ' . " MINISTERIAL STUDENTS BEWARE! A minister is said to live on earth and board in Heaven. Heaven knows ! 3. j _ ) sfiL- Elzy Tompkins: " Let ' s play house. " Sedie: " Well? " Kl .y Tompkins: " You be the door, and I ' ll slam you. The reason that my kitty sings, Is ' cause she ' s tilled with fiddle strings. lie: " You look good enough to eat. ' She : " I do eat. " Waiter: " What yould you like to drink? " Courty: " Essence of moo, please. 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