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' i - 411 1 I ' M III Jj ' THI Mp lM trx JBK£pSI : ■ ■- " i%. 4 njk tB3 " " " — - kJfclX - . " ' V. ' : $ % .- 0F i ' i " S J ft ; i ' v. . " " »•« — — 1 P 1 I Ks I ADMINISTRATION LUCIUS CHARLES CLARK, B. A., S. T. II., I). D. Chancellor of the University GEORGE BENJAMIN WOODS. B. A., M. A., Ph. D. Dean of the College and Professor of English Born in Morris, Illinois; High School at South Bend, Indiana; B. A. at Northwestern, 1903; M. A. at Har- vard, 1908; Ph. I), at Harvard, 1910; Instructor in Eng- lish and Speech and Coach of all athletics at La Salle- Peru Township High School, La Salle, Illinois; In- structor in English and Public Speaking at Pacific Uni- versity; Instructor in English and Dehating and Assist- ant Principal at Evanston Academy; graduate student at Harvard University, 1907-1910; Head of the Depart- ment of English, Miami University, 1910-1913; Head of the Department of English and Class Dean, Carleton i ollege, 1913-1925; Lecturer in summer session at the University of Minnesota, 1923; Lecturer in autumn ses- sion at Ohio State University, 1923; Lecturer inter- session and summer session, University of California, 1924; Author — English Poetry and Prose of the Roman- tic Movement; College Handbook of Writing; .1 Man- ual of English; Victorian Poetry; Cosmos (. ' lull, fed- eral Schoolmen ' s Club, and Torch Club of Washington, ]ii.; Delta Sigma Rho; Phi Beta Kappa; Who ' s Who in America. MARY LOUISE BROWN, B. A., M. A. Dean of Women and Associate Professor of English Born in Romney, Indiana; graduated, Romney High School; B. A. at Depauw University, 1909; M. A. at the University of Michigan, 1920-1922; attended Columbia University, 1921; and Oxford summer school. 192S; six years in charge of a camp for undernourished chil- dren. lpha Gamma Delta, Jackson, Michigan; Chair- man of Press and Publication Committee of National Association of Deans of Women; President of the Regional Association of Deans of Women of Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, and the District of Columbia, Phi Beta Kappa. PAUL KAUFMAN, B. A., M. A., Ph. D. Professor of English Born in Providence, Rhode Island; B. A, at Yale, 1909; M. A., 1910; Ph. I), at Harvard, 1918; Assistant in Philosophy at Yale, 1909-1910; Assistant in English at Harvard, 1911-1912; Lectucr d ' Anglais from Harvard to the University of Bordeaux, France ; Assistant in English and Comparative Literature at Harvard, 1914- 1916; Instructor of English at Yale. 1916-1918; Man- ager and Director of Red Cross Work, 1918-1920; Author — Second Course in General Education. English Section (U. S. Army Manual) ; Outline Guide to Shake- speare — 1924 Heralds of Original Genius — 1926; Editor — Essays in Memory of Barrett Wendell (with W. R. Castle, Jr.) ; Points of View for College Students— 1926; Ruskin ' s Time and Tide; Muneris — 1927; Editor of the Quarterly Bulletin of the Shakespeare Association of America; Cosmos Chili of Washington, D. C. ; Phi Beta Kappa; Who ' s Who in America. JOHN EDWARD BENTLEY, M. A., M. R. I-.., S. T. 15., Th. D. Professor of Education and Psychology Born in Knottingly, England; University of Manches- ter, England; Wesley College, 1911-1912, University of Manitoba, Canada, 1912-1915; Wesleyan College, Mc- Gill University, Montreal; M. A., Clarke University, 1916; S. T. B., Boston University, 1917; Graduate Stu- dent in Psychology, Harvard University, 1917-1918; Fel- low in Psychology, Clark University, 1918-1920; M. R. E., Boston University, 1920; Fellow Extra Mural Wes- leyan College, McGill University, Th. D., 1924; Pro- fessor of Religious Education, The Iliff School of The- ology, 1920-1925 ; Lecturer in Psychology, The Uni- versity of Denver, 1921-1926; Summer School, 1922- 1925; Professor of Psychology of Religion, Auburn Theological Seminary Summer School, 1926; University of Colorado, Summer School, 1927-1930; American Psychological Association; National Society for col- lege Teachers of Education ; Societe de Psychagogic (Geneva). WILL HUTCHINS, B. A., B. F. A. Professor of Art Born in Westchester, Connecticut; IS. A. at Yale, 1901; B. F. A. at Yale, 1909; study and travel in Paris and Italy, 1901-1902; study at Yale, 1908; Head Dram- atic Coach at Yale, 1911-1912; taught in Department of Arts and Sciences at Columbia University; taught in Brooklyn Institute; engaged in University Extension Work for the Hoard of Education of New York City; taught at the University of Bologna, Italy, 1918-1919; author of a number of plays and criticisms on Art for magazines and papers; I ' hi Beta Kappa; Who ' s Who in America ; Beta Theta Pi. WALTER F. SHENTON, B. S, M. A., Ph. D. Professor of Mathematics Born in Pottstown, Pennsylvania; 1!. S., M. A., Dick- inson College, 1907, 191)9; Ph. 1)., Johns Hopkins Uni- versity, 1914; Collegiate Instructor in Mathematics, Johns Hopkins University, 1914-1917; Instructor aixi Associate Professor in Mathematics, United States Naval Academy, 1917-1925; Lecturer on Business Sta- tistics, Johns Hopkins University, 1914; Author— Sundry papers on Combinants and Stereoscopic Vision; Co- Author, Elementary Mechanics; Member: American As- sociation for the Advancement of Science. American Mathematical Society; Mathematical Association of America, (Chairman of Local Section); American Men of Science; Phi Beta Kappa. UELOS OSCAR KINSMAN. B. L., M. A., Ph. D. Professor of Economics Born in Fayette, Wisconsin; B. L. at the University of Wisconsin, 1896; M. A., Butler College, 1898; Ph. I), at the University of Wisconsin, 1900; graduate work at the University of Wisconsin and University of Chicago; bellow in Economics, University of Chicago; Honorary Fellow, University of Wisconsin ; Professor of Social Sciences, State Normal College, Whitewater, Wisconsin; Professor of Economics, Lawrence College; President of Whitewater Commercial and Savings Bank; Author — The Income Tax in the Commonwealths of the United Slates; Local Governments of Wisconsin; Essentials of Civics; Economics or The Science of Business; Drafted the Wisconsin Insurance Tax Law (1911), the first suc- cessful law of the kind in the United States; Fellow of American Association for Labor Legislation; member Royal Economic Society (England); Pi Mu Gamma; Who ' s Who in America. WESLEY M. GEWEHR, Ph. B., M. A., Ph. I). Professor of History Born in Chicago, Illinois; Ph. B., M. A., Ph. D., at the University of Chicago; Instructor at Baker Univer- sity, 1912-1913; Instructor and Assistant Professor at Ohio Wesleyan University, 1913-1917; Fellow in History at the University of Chicago, 1917-1918; Professor of History and Government at Iowa State Teacher ' s Col- lege, 1918-1919; Professor of History at Morningside College, 1919-1922; Professor of History at Denison University, 1922-1929; Exchange Professor History at Tsing Hua College, Peking, China, 1924-1925; Professor in summer sessions at Northwestern University, Iowa State Teachers College, University of Colorado, Uni- versity of Nebraska, Rutgers University; Author — The Great Awakening in Virginia, 1740-1790, articles in the South Atlantic Quarterly, and other magazines; Membership: American Historical Association, Missis- sippi Valley Historical Association, American Associ- ation University Professors, Pi Gamma Mu, Phi Alpha Theta. C. HENRY LEINEWEBEK, Ph. D. Associate Professor of Modern Languages Born in Wisconsin ; taken to Germany in youth, edu- cated in Germany, Holland, United States, France, and Switzerland; Ph. D., University of Fribourg; taught in the Eastern High School in Washington for ten years; taught in the Post Graduate School in the Agricultural Department; Librarian in the Division of Music in the Library of Congress; Author — Editorials for Washing- ton Journal; Sonnets in hook called German American Poets; Das Graduate Junta; number of articles about History of Music in different European countries. WILLIAM LEE CORBIN, B. A., M. A. Lecturer in English Born at Athens, Pennsylvania; graduated from Homer Academy, Homer, New York; B. A., Amherst College; M, A., Yale University; Austin Scholar in English, Harvard University; graduate student in English, Ox- ford University; head of English Department at Casca- dilla School, Ithaca, New York; Instructor and As- sociate Professor of English at Wells College; Pro- fessor of English at Rollins College; Professor of Eng- lish at Boston University; Librarian of Smithsonian Institution and Custodian of Smithsonian Deposit in Li- brary of Congress; Author of many articles for eleventh edition of Encyclopaedia Britannica and contributor to Century Magazine and other Periodicals; Lecturer on Literary and Educational Subjects at various colleges and before clubs and other organizations; member of American Association of University Professors, Modern Language Association of America, Poetry Society of America, and of the Harvard, Yale. Forth, and Cosmos Clubs of Washington. FERDINAND A. " . RKELMAN, B. A., M. . Assistant Profe if Biology Born in St. Louis, Missouri; B. A., California Uni- versity; M. A., Columbia University; graduate work at Missouri Botanical Gardens, Washington University, St. Louis; University of Chicago; New York Botanical Gardens; The Bronx; Columbia University; taught in Pennsylvania State College ; Occidental College, Los Angeles; Columbia University ; New York University; has been Biologist on National Research Council and United States Bureau of Fisheries; A. A. A. S. ; Bio- logical Society of Washington; Botanical Society of America; Torray Botanists Club; Entomological Society of New York; American Men of Science. LOIS MILKS ZUCKER, 13. A , M. A. Assistant Professor of Classics Born in San Luis Valley, Colorado; B. A. anil M. V, University of Illinois; graduate work at the University of Paris, 1923 and 1927; taught High School in Illinois; engaged in secretarial work ; taught one year in Pres- byterian Mission School for Boys in Peking and one year in Peking Government University as first woman instructor; taught French at the University of Mary- land; Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Delta Pi Sorority. WILLIAM B. HOLTON, B. S., M. S., Ph. D. . Issistant Professor of Chemistry Born in Cleveland, Ohio; B. S., M. S., Ph. 1). from the University of Illinois; Instructor at the University of Illinois; Phi Lambda Upsilon; Gamma Pi Upsilon; Sigma Xi ; American Chemical Society. HAROLD GOLDER, B. A., M. A.. Ph. I). Assistant Professor of English Born at Eliot, Maine; Reed College, 1912-1914; United States Marine Corps, 1917-1919; B. A., Carlcton College. 1920; M. A., Harvard University, 1921; Instructor in English, Lawrence College, 1921-1923; Ph. I).. Harvard University, 1925; Sheldon Traveling Fellow, 1925-1920; Assistant Professor in Knglish, Indiana University, 1926- 1927; American University, 1927—; Author of articles in The North American Review, Publications of the Modem Language Association, and other journals; member of Phi Kappa Tau, Phi Beta Kappa, and Modern Language Association. JESSIE MARY FERGUSON, B. A., M. A., Ph. D. Assistant Professor of Education Born in Highland. Ohio; B. A. at University of Chat- tanooga; B. S. in Education, at Ohio State University; M. A. and Ph. 1)., Ohio State University; member of Phi Lamhda Theta, National Honorary for Women in Education; Author — Research Adventures in College Teaching; Articles in Educational Rcviezv; member of Pi Mu Epsilon, National Honorary Mathematical So- ciety. GLENN FRANCIS ROUSE, B. A., M. A.. Ph. 1). Assistant Professor of Physics Born in Milan, Illinois; B. A., Cornell College, 1920; Ph. 1)., University of Wisconsin, 1925; Instructor in Physics at Lehigh LInivcrsity, 1925-1927; Author of articles in Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences and other scientific journals; member of the Washing- ton Philosophical Society; American Physical Society; Sigma Xi ; Phi Beta Kappa. HAROLD MERRIMAN DUDLEY B. A., M. A., Ph. I). Assistant Professor of History Born in Audubon, Iowa; Simpson College, 1917; Overseas with the A. E. F., 191S; B. D. (iarrctt Bib- lical Institute, 192(1; M. A. at Northwestern University, 1921; graduate work, University of Chicago, 1921-1923; Ph. D. at the American University, 1928; Teacher of History at Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa. ARTHUR JENNINGS J CKSON B. V. B. I)., Th. M.. Th. 1). Assistant Professor of Religion Born at Fallston, Pennsylvania; 15. A.. Geneva (al- lege; B. D., Th. M., Th. I)., at Drew Theological Semi- nary; graduate study at Columbia University and Union Theological Seminary; Instructor at the New Jersey State Council of Religious Education Leadership Train- ing Schools; member of the Pittsburgh Annual Confer- ence of the Methodist Church and has been Assistant Pastor of Christ Church, Pittsburgh; Author — Sym- bolism in the Fourth Gospel. WALTER H. YOUNG, B. A. Assistant Professor of Physical Education for Men and Director of Athletics Born in Sarahsville, Ohi o; 15. A. at Ohio Wesleyan; Director of Athletics at Chillicothe High School, Ohio; Alpha Sigma Phi. MARGUERITE WAITE RAND, II. A., M. A. Instructor in Spanish and French Lorn in Damenport. Ohio; 11. A. at Pomona College, Claremont, California; M. A. at Stanford University; traveled in Europe, 1923, studying language in Madrid; Summer School at Pomona College; University of Hawaii, in Honolulu. R. DEANE SHURE, 13. Mus. Instructor in Music Born in Chillisquaque, Pennsylvania; Graduate of Oberlin College, 1907; Additional work in composition with Monsieur de Bloi Rowe, of London, England, and Lelix Draseke, Dresden, Germany; Director of Music, Central University of Iowa; Clarendon College, Texas; Pennsylvania State Normal College; Works number about two hundred, ranging from songs to symphonic works; wrote first set of piano pieces depicting Wash- ington Scenes, Lyric Washington. DOROTHY WULF, 1!. S. Instructor in Physical Education for Women Born in Norwich, Connecticutt ; P . S. at Connecticutt College for Women; studied at Central School of Hygiene and Physical Education, New York City; taught at Drew Seminary. ARTHUR SHERWOOD FLEMMING, B. A., M. A. Instructor in Political Science and Debating Born in Kingston, New York; 1!. A. at Ohio Wesleyan University, 1927; M. A. at American University, 1928; Traveling Scholarship, English-Speaking Union, Wash- ington Branch, Summer, 192S; member of Alpha Sigma Phi, National Social Fraternity; Delta Sigma Rho, Na- tional Debate Fraternity; Omicron Delta Kappa, Na- tional Honorary Extra-Curricular Fraternity. CHARLES I- ' . M RSH, B. A., M. A., Ph. D. Instructor in Economics and Business Administration Born in Antigo, Wisconsin; B. A. at Lawrence Col- lege; M. A. and Ph. I), at University of Illinois; Author — Trade Unionism in the Electric Li ght and Power Industry; Articles in the Journal of Land and Public Utilities Economics; Phi Beta Kappa; Pi (lamma Mu; Pi Delta Epsilon; Beta Sigma Phi. EDWARD WILLIAM ENGEL, B. S., M. A., Ph. I Instructor in Chemistry Born in Amsterdam, New York ; Union Collet. Schenectady, New York; B. S„ M. A., and Ph. D. Princeton University; part time Instructor at Princ ton; associate member of Simna Xi. 1VA IRENE DeWITT, I ' , Instructor in Bioloi A., M. A. Porn in Herndon, Pennsylvania; B. A. and M. A. at Bucknell University; taught in Wilson Borough High School, Eastern Pennsylvania, and Beaver College, len- kintown, Pennsylvania. EDWARD L. McADAM, Jr., B. A., M. . Instructor in English B. A. at Carleton, 1927; M. A. at Minnesota. 1929; Pi Delta Epsilon ; Phi Beta Kappa. M VRIE DELONGLEE, B. A. Instructor in French B. A. at Le College de la Legion d ' Honneur, Paris; Diploma for the Teaching of French in Foreign Coun- tries, University of Paris; International Student Ex- change Scholarship, University of Paris, to Chattanooga ; B. A. at Chattanooga; Instructor at Chattanooga; In- structor at Rosemont College (Summer session); Beta Pi Theta. HENRY GRAHAM STATHAM, B. A., M. A. Librarian and Assistant Professor of Library Science Born in Albany, New York ; B. A. at Syracuse Uni- versity, 1925; Diploma for one year of work at the new York State Library School, 1926; M. A. at Illinois University, 1929; Denver Public Library, 1923; Toledo Public Library, 1925 (summer); New York State Li- brary, 1926 (summer) ; New York State Supervisor of Public Records, 1926-1928; member of Committee on Protection of Records of National Fire Protection As- sociation; Author of Some Aspects of the Relation Be- tween Circulation and Size of Stafl in Five Branches of the Chicago Public Library; Phi Beta Kappa. MARY MEARES GALT, B. A., M. A. Assistant Professor of French Privately tutored ; attended Stuart Hall, Staunton, Virginia ; B. A. at Randolph-Macon College ; M. A. at Columbia University ; studied at Alliance Francaise (Paris) and Harvard Summer School, graduate work at University of Chicago and Johns Hop- kins University; served with the French Army as Welfare Work- er and Lecturer in French in Foyer du Soldat, 1918-1919; taught in Mount Holyoke, Hood College, and University of Toledo. HILDA MINDER FRENCH, B. A., M. A. Instructor in Speech Born in Bellaire, Ohio; B. A., Ohio Wesleyan, 1924; Fellow in the Department of Oratory, Ohio Wesleyan, 1924-1925 ; M. A., Ohio Wesleyan, 1925 ; Head of the Department of Speech, Evans- ville College, 1925-1926; Instructor in the Department of Oratory, Ohio Wesleyan, 1926-1928; Delta Delta Delta, Theta Alpha Phi, 1 )elta Sigma Rho. ROLAND McLAREN RICE, B. A. Instructor in Education Born in Millersville, Maryland ; B. A. at American University ; Delta Sigma Rho. JOSEPH CLEMENT SINCLAIR, B. A., M. A., Ph. D. Instructor in Philosophy Born in Baltimore, Maryland; B. A. at Johns Hopkins; M. A. and Ph. D. at American University; Full time pastor of Wilson Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church, Washington, D. C. ; Mem- ber of the Board of Examiners of the Baltimore Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Administration Miss Sara H. Dow Bursar Mr. Waldo Young Business Manager Miss Bernice Moler Registrar Uistas open, neu? days daurn, Colleqe life is just begun. — TDisdom gained u?ill not be gone IDhen the Senior Ijear is done. — DUDLEY C. AIST CHELTENHAM, MARYLAND Blue Ridge College, New Windsor, Md., 1, 2; Phi Beta Zeta, 3, 4. Now I know you ' ll hate this Dud, old boy — but you ' re one of the few good looking boys here — I feel in writing this, that I ' m exploding a bomb (that ' s if you take the time to read your own write-up). You ' re dreadfully serious about things, aren ' t you? But it ' s nice, too, to find someone who sees the funny things in their proper perspective. DELSIE ALDEN APPEL WASHINGTON, I). C. Class Secretary, 2; Dramatics, 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club, 2; Business Manager, 4; Alpha Chi, 3, 4; History Club, 1; Hockey, 2, 3; French Cluh, 2, 3, 4; Brecky Club, Vice-President, 2. Delsie is an actor — an integral part of our Dramatics. In contrast with her usual na- ture, she is haughty and dignified mi the stage, or quiet and proper on occasions. We like the radiant personality that is hers, and most of all we like the friendliness and charm of her greetings, which make us know thev are sincere. LAURA K. BARRETT WASHINGTON, D. C. Agnes Scott College, 1; Class Honors, 3; Eagle, 2, 3; Dramat, 2, Vice-President, 3, President, 4; French Club, Vice-President, 2; Aucola, 3. A black-robed Shakespearean figure, the upper society outcast from the East Side, the hysterical mystery lady in the detective thriller — would one suspect this slight brown-haired girl of being so versatile? Laura is like a quiet little brook that runs smoothly along for miles through the mead- ows, performing its functions thoroughly but self-effacingly — and then suddenly flows over a cliff and one sees its beauty and worth in the unexpected waterfall. BERTHA BERMAN NEW YORK, NEW YORK New York University, 1, 2; Swagger Club, 3, -I. Bert is a study in contrasts. Think of a bright " Skrip " blue and then contrast with that her shining black hair and eyes and you will have the keynote to Bert as we know her. Bert is always well-dressed. No gale ever blew that would disturb her wave or her pleats — she is well-known and liked — yet this young lady writes her history papers weeks ahead of time ! HARRIET BITTLE MYERSTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA Albright College, 1, 2, 3. Fancy soap manufacturers would call Harriet the " out-door girl, " or speak of " that school girl complexion. " Harriet re- minds us of summer harvesting days when the wind is blowing the threshing grain, or of clear crisp autumn days when the autumn colors, the blue sky, and the brisk wind make the day a glorious one. WILLIAM BRADFORD VIENNA, VIRGINIA Atlantic Union College. Quiet, serious, Bradford went about bis work with that appreciation of its possi- bilities that one often finds in those who have worked — or taught as he had — for sev- eral years before finishing college. Those few who did know him have high praise for his reserved but charming manner, for his delightful smile, and we are mighty sorry be left before graduating. , l KTII FRANCES BRICKER LEMOYN K. PEN N SYLVANIA History Club, 1; Treasurer of Class, 1; Orches- tra, 1; Secretary and Treasurer of Women ' s Stu- dent Government Association, 1; Varsity Hockey, 2, 3; Varsity Basketball, 2, 3; Class Hockey, 2, 3: Class Volleyball, 2, 3; Class Basketball. " 2, 3; Class Soccer, 2, 3; Aucola, 3; Student-Faculty Chapel Committee, 3, 4; Vesper Committee, 4; President of A Club, 4. The old " Martha and Mary " has been changed now to " Marty and Mary " but it could never be said about Marty that she was " cumbered about much serving " since the keynote to her personality is quiet effici- ency and poise. She accomplishes every- thing she tries to do with a quiet gracious- ness that indicates the integrity and fineness of the personality behind it all. M kY ALICIA CHADWICK WASHINGTON, I). C. Class Honors, 1; Eagle, 1, 2, 3, 4; Varsity Hockey, 2, 3; Varsity Basketball, 1, 2, 3,- Tennis, 1. 2; Class Hockey, 2, 3; Class Basketball, 1, 2; Class Volleyball, 1, 2; Class Soccer, 2; Pi Mu Kappa, 1, 2; French Club. 2; Glee Club, 2; Aucola Staff, 1, 3; Vice-President of the Worn, ation, 1, 2. Dramatic Club, 2; 2, 3; (Irchestra, 2, ti ' s Athletic Associ- Cbad is an enigma to most of us. She is artistic, she plays the violin, she is good in athletics. These details, however, do not connect, and none of them seem to express the real girl inside — the girl back of that small intense face and the grey-blue eyes. H MYRTLE CLEMMER SCHNECKSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA Rust Hall, I, 2, 3; Glee Club, 4; International Relations Club, 4. Myrtle has interesting eyes — eyes of an intense blue — a sunset blue that is over- shadowed with the golden light of the eve- ning so that the blue color is light but un- usually penetrating. We wonder from our short acquaintance just what that intensity means — Does she have occult powers or is she merely piercing through some ancient philosophy in intense concentration? MILTON BERNARD CRIST BALTIMORE, MARYLAND Football, 1, 2, 3, Captain, 4; Class Basketball, 1, 2, 3, 4; Vice-President History Club, 1; Dramatic Club, t, 2, 3, 4; Student Council, 3, 4; Gosling Court, 2; Editor of Aucola, 3; Oxford Fellowship, 3, 4; President of Class, 4. Our plucky football captain has had lots of fingers in lots of pies at A. U. Foot- lights never bother him in acting the perfect lover. Crist has not neglected the true game of hearts, either. But essentially he is a preacher, and we predict his smile and dynamic personality will carry him far in that field. Rl )S LIE DIMMETTE WASHINGTON, I). C. Eagle, I, 2; Draraat, 2, 4; Brecky Club, 2, 3, Secretary, 4; Class Honors, 2; Recording Secre- tary Girl ' s Glee Club, -t; French Club, 4. Whether peering over the footlights or just in class room, Rosalie ' s charming per- sonality is captivating. She is one of those clever wits whose knowledge dues not he- come horing. In a grand way she is foster- ing better intercollegiate relations between American University and Harvard. DOROTHY ENSOR NEW WINDSOR, MARYLAND Rust Hall, 1, 2, 3; Glee Chili, 4. I lorothy ' s personality and appearance may lie symbolized in a wild rose growing on a newly plowed field in the spring. The pink blossoms are soft and dainty against the rich fragrant brown of the field — a delicate, graceful contrast that is true also in Doro- thy ' s brown curls and clear coloring. And again it is true in her cheerful smile and serious attention to work. OTIS EDWARD FELLOWS NORWICH, CONNECTICUTT Orchestra, 1, 2, 3, 4; Class Basketball, 2, 3, 4; French Club, 2; Cheer Leader, 2; Secretary Stu- dent Council, 3, 4; Debate, 3; Dramat, 3, 4; Vice- President of Cla , 4. Monsieur le Critique is so unassumingly well-read that no one has yet heen able to explore all the recesses of his mind. His charming manner makes him a most perfect Frenchman. He is just the type that will keep Young through old age. I.I.I. .M1 FIELD CHIPPEWA FALLS, WISCONSIN Carleton College, 1; Football, 2, 3, 4; Basketball, 2, 3, 4; Jesters Club, 3, 4; President of Student Council, 3. A slow, easy life and Lee Field arc synonomous, although during the past year he has speeded up to a marked degree. It is pleasant to talk to Lee. Sometimes when In- plays the guitar and sings in the warm spring evenings, you can drift away to the land where the breeze is always warm, where the trees whisper and the sea rises and falls easily — slowly — HELEN L. GOODM . FREDRICK, MARYLAND University of Richmond, !, 2; Class Hockey Team, 3; Varsity Hockey Squad, .1; French Club, 3, 4; Emjlc Staff, 3, -1; Glee Club, 4. A young man once said that Helen re- minded him nf a wooden cigar store Indian. But she doesn ' t look at all like an Indian. Her beauty has been the inspiration for poets of a neighboring college. She is as romantic as the moonlight, as gay as a babbling brook, as pleasant as a shady path, and as meditative as the sea — but she is still the wooden cigar store Indian — an enigma. I I.I.I AM (,. HAMILTON LaCLEDE, MISSOURI Central College, Fauette, -Missouri, 1. 2; Phi Beta Zeta, Vice-President, 3, 4; Class Basketball, .i. Student Council. 4; Student Assistant in Bi- ology, 4. Bill is the ideal gentleman in the eyes of biology students (feminine). He it is, who — rather than spreading out his coat to pro- tect their long skirts from the mud — deli- catch ' and with finesse puts the little frog- gies to sleep. There are other times, too, when in philosophy. Dr. Sinclair will say, " Has the existence of ether been proved? How about that, Mr. Hamilton? " that Bill ' s ingenuity and knowledge arc heavily taxed. ALICE VIRGINIA HETZEL CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND Honor Roll, 1, 2; History Club, 1; Internationa Relations Club, 2, 3; (dee Club, 2; French Club 2; Class Hockev, 2, 3, 4; Class llasketball, 2 3 Class Socrer 7: Si- Social Ch President S , 2; Snapshot Editor of Auc man of Women ' s Government 3; Varsity Hockey, 3; A Club, 4; vaguer Club, 4; lntcrfraternity Coun- Alice must lie English ! Beth, her second nature, is convinced that Alice is going to lie happy in her old age because she never understands a joke. Only a sandy-haired person can tease her at all. And that re- minds us — when a man takes a girl out he must get her hack. Well, he always does after they have reassembled the car a few- times. ELIZABETH HILL UPPER MARLBORO, MARYLAND Honor Roll, 1, 2, 3; Class Hockey, 1, 2, 3; Class Volleyball, 1. 2. 3; Class Soccer Team, 1, 2, 3; (dee Club, 2; French Club, 2; International Rela- tions Club, 2, Secretary, 3, 4; Class Basketball Team, 2, 3; Varsity Hockey, 3; Aucola Staff, 3; Secretary of the Gosling Court, 3; Class Secretary, 4; Secretary of Anglican Club, 4; Vice-President of Swagger Club, 4; A Club 4. As the second member of the firm of Hctzel and Hill, Beth is a firm believer in less play and more work though the above list of activities seems to deny the state- ment. She has a genius for study that has lifted her to a niche in the collegiate hall of fame. EDWIN BURTON KELBAUGH BOWIE, MARYLAND I ' l Mil Kappa, 1, 2; Class Football, . ' ; Student Comptroller. 3, 4; Treasurer Student Council, 4; Economics Assistant, 4; Phi lieta Zeta, 4. Since Kclbaugh has become the financial and business expert about the University, he has almost disappeared from the campus. But there are some of us who remember his antics in the gymnasium and the prodigious swats he used to take at the indoor baseball. If he had the time he would probably like tn do tricks on the mat and on the liar again. The life of a business man is hard. JOHN F. LaFAVRE HOLLYWOOD, FLORIDA Football, 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball, 2, Captain, 3; President of Class, 3; President of Jesters, 3; Vice- President and Treasurer of Jesters, 4. Jack reminds one of a great spirited horse, — or a speeding locomotive — often personifying little of the beautiful but em- bodying all the elements of power. Phys- ically — the driving power of the backfield, Mentally — an ambitious worker; on the campus, — a leader. And most of all just a friend. DA ID LICHLIT] R SALISBURY, PENNSYLVANIA Blue Ridge College, I, . ' ; Basketball, i. Captain, 4; Phi Beta Zeta, 3, 4. Somewhere near the sea ur in rocky hills vim have seen a thin wiry tree. Dave is like that tree in both Form and strength. A Freshman who was flunking once said that he would like to room with Dave because Dave would make him study — and who wouldn ' t like to room with Dave ? Rl ILSTON LYON WASHINGTON, I). C. George Washington University, 1. 2; Phi Alpha Thcta, 3, 4; Anglican Club, 4. When the lights grow dim and the burg- lar enters the window, when moonlight floods the scene tor the lovers final scene — think of Rolston as behind the scenes man- aging the lighting effects with professional skill. Besides this and the Anglican Club, Rolston has certain " downtown interests " that occupy his time more than his admir- ers could wish. GILBERT MacVAUGH PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA Football, 3, 4; Oxford Fellowship, 1, 2, 3, 4. (lilliL-rt MacVaugh is one of the lucky few to whom college has given tin oppor- tunity of studying and practicing in his chosen profession while still in classes. This has been true for both the field of Psychol- ogy and the ministry. Gilbert was the only A. I . student to accompany Dr. Jackson on his first Mediterranean Cruise. He will study next year at the graduate school. C. EDG R MANHERZ WAYNESBORO, PENNSYLVANIA Oxford Fellowship, 1, 2, 3. 4: Dramat, 1, 2, 3, 4; Class Football, 2. Manherz started his college career off very well, but then he got married, which 1 roves, we suppose, that there really is lots of romance left in college life. Although a ministerial student, he has an eye for practical business affairs as well as the phi- losophical life. WINSTON C. MANNING WASHINGTON, 1). C. History Club, 1; : 3, 4; French Club, 3; We will try to remember Winston Man- ning as calm and dignified and one of the intellectual high lights of the campus, but every now and then a picture of reeking test tubes and chemistry laboratories steals into the scene. Someday Winston may find a way to make hydrogen sulphide smell like perfume — Ben Hur excepted. The International Relation " - Club also finds Manning ' s wisdom and poise indis- pensible. SARA K. MARTZ HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA Dramatic Club, 1, 2, 3, 4; French Club, 2; Gosling Court, 2; Vice-President of Class, 2; Vice- President of.Dramat Club, 2, 4; President Wom- en ' s Student Government Association, 2, 3; Basket- ball Team, 1, 2, 3, 4; Hockey, 1, 2, 3, 4; Tennis, 2, 3; Soccer, 2, 3; Volleyball, 2, 3; Chairman of Junior Prom Committee, 3. There are times when a cold list of ac- tivities, long as it may be, will not give more than a hint of the character of its possessor. It would be hard not to associ- ate Sedie with those first few years of pioneer A. II. lor her spirit went into and made the first social life on the campus. Her leaving is the passing of the spirit of A. U. ' s first years. DONALD H. OLMSTE I WASHINGTON, D. C. University of H: ball, 3; Winner 1 Relations Club, 3, Theta, 4: Debate, ical Education, 4. waii, 1, 2; Foothall, 3, 4; Base- ennis Singles, 3; International 4; Clee Club, 3, 4; l ' hi Alpha I; Assistant Instructor in I ' ll}-- Our assistant gym instructor, posture campaign winner, football star, debater and economics shark are combined in the broad person of Don Olmstead. You can tell he ' s an Army man by the way he gives com- mands and by the way in which he speaks. Last year we thought that we had lost Don but he is one of those men who come back. And as usual it is the best who come back. ELS1K RUZICKA WASHINGTON, D. C. Class Basketball Team, 2 ; Orchestra 2, 4; Class Hockey Team. 2. 3; l ' i Mu Kappa, 1, 2. Elsie reminds us of a Monde goddess who wandered from Olympia into a golden harv- est-tide. The warmth of the Indian Sum- mer laid its fingers upon her so that now our tanned goddess goes up and down the land faultlessly dressed — often in symbolic white — playing a violin, and strange to tell, specializing in higher mathematics. JANIE SCANTLIN CHEVY CHASE, MARYLAND University of Tennessee, 1; Honor Roll, ' . 3 Student Council, 3; International Relations Club Delegate to Convention, ' , Vice-President, Chair man of Program Committee, 3, 4; French Club, 2 3, -t; Class Hotkey Team, .1. 4; Class Soccer Team 2, 3; Interfraternitv Council, Secretary, 4; Presi dent of Alpha Chi, 3, 4, Janie is a worker without being a grind, popular without conceit, and friendly with- out using her friends. Those who are ac- quainted with her know that her friend- ship is worth while — with its sincerity and loyalty. Her temper is forever sweet, and her head forever clear for any emergency. These are the qualities that have made her a party to a host of beautiful friendships here. KATHERYNE B. SEVERANCE GAITHERSBURG, MARYLAND Honor Roll, 1; Class Hockey, 1. 2, 3, 4; Class Basketball, 1. 2, 3, 4; Varsity Hockey, 1, J, 3; Varsity Basketball, 1, 2, 3, Captain, ' ; Blue Hockey Team, 4; Cla- Volleyball, 1, 2, 3; Class Soccer, 1, 2, 3; History Club, 1; Eagle, 1, 2, 3; International Relations Club, 2, 3, 4; French Club, 2; Brecky Club, Secretary-Treasurer, 2; Varsity Tennis. 1, 2, Captain, 3; Secretary-Treasurer of A Club, 2, 3; Secretary Treasurer " of V. S. (, A., 2; Gosling Court 2; Vice-President of Class, 3; Senior Leader, 4; Charter -Member of Alpha Chi, 3, 4, A stern Gosling Court member — an ath- lete who occasionally lapses into baby talk — Kay, in a familiar old Ford — flashing the hall over the net — bending in absorption over the cat and dog collections of the bi- ology lab -This is the Kay we know. JEAN SHAPIRO NEW V( IKK, NEW YORK New York University, 1, 2; Class Hockey Team, 3, 4; Class Basketball, 3; A Club, 3, 4; Swagger Club. 3, 4. Jean loves the big city as some people love the sea. It is home for her — the rumbling elevated, the jagged erratic skyline, dashing Broadway, even the foul subway air. Now she is exiled in a beautiful clean city, but she dreams of New York and of the days when she will live there — always. LEON W. SHLOSS WASHINGTON, 1 . C. Football, 1; Basketball, 1, 2, 3; Baseball, Captain, 2; Gosling Court, i : Brecky Club, President, I; Class Honors, 2; lunior Prom Committee, 3. lot it- Club, Vice-President, 1, Secretary, 2, Presi- dent, 3, Secretary, 4. Leon the Chameleon: A strong supple panther-like hotly, spring- ing and hounding about the basketball floor. A calm inscrutable student delving among dusty historical volumes. A suave, polish- ed personage in social affairs and a con- genial, entertaining individual about the campus. $ GEORGE L. SIXBEY MAYVILLE, NEW YORK Dramat, 1, 2, 3, President, 4; Orchestra, 1, 2, 3, 4; Class Basketball, 1, 2, 3; Class Football, 2; Ox- ford Fellowship, 2; Eagle, 2, Assistant Editor, 3, Editor, 4; (dee Club, 2; Poetry Club. 2, 3; Stu- dent-Faculty Committee on Religious Activities, 2, 3, 4; Aucola, 3; Debate, 3; Vesper Committee, 3; Anglican Club, 4. Here is a versatile man. Actor and scholar ; nimble-fingered musician a n d spinner of yarns journalistic; gentleman and poet. To his accompaniments the col- lege has sung all seven stanzas of the good old Methodist hymns, or marched to his Wagnerian postludes. But only one little hrown-eyed girl has he thrilled in the moon- light with Petrarchian sonnets — because the eyes of all the other little girls were blue. RAYMOND J. SPAETH SALINA, KANSAS Orchestra, 1; Class President, 1; Student Coun- cil, 1, 2; Entile, 1, Business Manager, 2, Assistant Editor, 3, Associate Editor, 4; Class Basketball, 1, 2; International Relations Club, 2, Treasurer, 3, 4; French Club, 2; Aucola, Business Manager, 3; Phi Beta Zeta, President, 3, 4; President Student lit As 4. Here is a young man of dollars and sense : storekeeper, economist, and wiclder of the parliamentary gavel. For two long years Ray has been handing out ice cream and lolly-pops and Guy de Maupassant to Miss Gait ' s students; but someday, when he grows up, Ray will have a mahogany desk and a blond stenographer who chews gum. CLYDE DELABAR WILLIAMS SILVER SPRINGS, MARYLAND Class President, 2; Iirecky Club, 2, 3; Oxford Fellowship. 2. .!. 4; Dramatic Club, 3, 4; Base- ball, 2. Actor, lover, and president of the Oxford Fellowship; excellent chauffeur and literary critic. Clyde is all of this and more. He is a thinker; he can knit his brow; he can discuss logic and metaphysics. At any time, night or day. he will walk up to his victim and exclaim suddenly: " Do you believe in Schopenhauer? What can you say about Nitzsche? " WILLIAM H.WOLOWITZ WASHINGTON, I). C. Football, 1, 2, 3, 4; Eagle, 1, 2, 3, 4; Class Basketball, 1, 2, 3; Pi Nu Kappa, 1, 2; Jesters, 2. 3. 4; AUCOLA, 3; Class Treasurer, 3. America has Will Rogers, hut the Ameri- can University has William Wolowitz. Such is life. With the fluent typewriter of a born columnist, " Wally, " running around the world on wings of song from Silver Spring to Wesley Heights, has set his name like a star within the shining constellation of collegiate immortals; and he has been publically proclaimed as journalist, wit, and Football matador not only in the chapel but also on the first floor of Hurst Hall. HELEN CASSIN DAPRAY WASHINGTON, I). C. :d Heart, Manhattans- Trips abroad — a sparkling dance — an inci- dental class or two at American University — clever, amusing impromptu speeches — a cloud of beautiful read hair — the Com- munity Chest Drive — other social activities for the community — Again we do not won- der that only a privileged few know very much about that charming person known as Helen Dapray. MARY E. SCULL BIRDSBORO, PENNSYLVANIA Secretary of Women ' s Student Government As- sociation, 2; Class Hockey, 2, 3, 4; Class Soccer. 2. 3, 4; Class Volleyball, 2. 3; trench Club, 2; AUCOLA Staff, 3; Secretary of A Club, 4; Associate Editor " f Eagle, 4. At first one expects Mary to have a pain- ful conscience — and all sorts of grey inhi- bitions — But if you have seen her dash Fev- erishly up and down the hockey field — mut- ter dark curses on her inconsiderate profs — and merrily shriek and gurgle over a big feed — you know Mary — as well as we do. MRS. HELEN FARRINGTON WASHINGTON, IJ. C. De Paul University, Chicago, Illinois, 1, 2, 3. To those who have tint come to know Helen during her one year here, she has been described as a " joyous person. " She seems to have drunk from the Well of Happiness so deeply that she radiates its friendliness .and good cheer in all direc- tions. Other than this we do not know much about Helen — but what other recom- mendation is needed? AIRS. J. EARLE WEATHERLY WASHINGTON, D. C. 3, 4; Orchestra, ,i; Mrs. Weatherly might be said to embody in hereself the central idea of a college of liberal arts, for her primary purpose is a liberal education. She began with art and modeled Roman temples that are now on display at Vassar ; she then turned to Latin while here, and lately she has been taking a night-school class in Law — and all the while she " does bake and brew " for an ap- preciative young man known as " Earle. " PAULINE FREDERICK HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA Associate Editor, Eagle, 1, 2, 3; International Relations Club, Vice- President, -1; Omicron Epsilon Pi, President, 3; Debate, 3, 4; Vesper Committee, 3; President of Women ' s Student Government As- sociation, 4; Dramat, 4; Student Representative on Faculty Committee for Concerts and Lectures, Polly is a poet and a visionary — one who sees the world in its hest light — whose ideal- istic tendency coupled with her well-chosen vocabulary has given American University a number of beautiful songs and poems. Her oratorical abilities point to a future lawyer or stateswoman who will carry into the realm of politics her idealism and grace- ful dignity. ELEANOR PAYNE GULFPORT, MISSISSIPPI Sullins College; University of Mississippi; Delta Gamma, National Sorority; Chi Delta Phi, National Literary Fraternity. Alter many collegiate meanderings Elea- nor has come to American University. Be- cause of her quiet temperament and her lung trip each day from Arlington Hall we scarcely know her, but we hope that Ameri- can University will come to be her true Alma Mater. FRED K. BARNES WASHINGTON, 1). C. Parker Junior College, 1925; Social Committee Chairman, 1925-26; Oxford Fellowship, 1929-30. Tw • three classes at A. U. — a long drive home — a sermon to prepare — thirteen telephone calls while concentrating on eco- nomics — a parish visit — a mid-week service — the janitor resigns — a marriage and a funeral — careful thought and attention to the needs of many callers — moral strength to the community at large — It is little won- der that we si i seldom see Fred Barnes. .AUTOQR APRS Apple number three, The Junior plucks to eat. — ■ Knowledge from a tree, IPhose fruit is bitter-sa eet Claik S. Ai.ti.and S. Carlton Am us Harrislmrg, Pennsylvania Utoona, Pennsylvania Calvin Francis Brown Takoma I ' ark, Maryland James Cagliola Norristown, Pennsylvania Chester A. Carter Orrel Belle Claflin Washington, D. C. Washington, D. C Mary H. Ci.ine E. Warren Coi.ison Norwalk, Ohio Washington, I). C. Xiikm an S. Cramer Roge r Craven West Bend, Wisconsin Washington, D. C Harriei S. Davis Blake B. Ksri.v South Norwalk, Connecticut Washington, D. C. Barbara Evans Washington, 1 1. C. Sarah Frances Fi nchi r Battery Park, Man land Rose Fi owers Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Dorothy L. Gerth Wyaconda, Missouri Louise Goi.denbf.rc Washington, D. C. Kathryn ( i. Heath Cincinnati, Ohio Lawrence Hetrick Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Mary Elizabeth Hetrick Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Ethelwyn Him: Washington, D. C. Helen B. Hope Ellicott City, Maryland L. Richard Horner Wilmington, Delaware Jonx M. Houston Mountain Lakes, N. J. Virginia Humphries Washington, D. C. Be i i v Jacoby Harrisburg, Pennsylvania i ;. Leonard Johnsi East i rreenwich, K. Dorothea Belz East Falls Church, Virginia Earl Kadan Carl Li vin Take una I ' ark, Maryland Mayvillo, New York Nola E. Livingston Jane Lytle Clarendon, Virginia Rutherford, N. J. Ralph H. Markham Baldwin City, Kansas Everett McLaine Washington, D. C. Esther P. Mc " ey Altoona, Pennsylvania Margaretta Moore Somerset, Maryland Margaret Mowbray Washington, 1). C. Henry Muller Herndon, Virginia Louise Murray Clarendon, Virginia Mary IV i nam Washington, D. C. J. Harold Riggli Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania Anna Mary Sanford 1 Jam ille, Virginia Ethf.i. Smith Washington, I ). C. Helen Staples Washington, I ). G I r. I.i Kui.i i Si o vm i Washington, D. C. James E. Swan East ( ireenwich, R. I. Ellsworth L. Tompkins Mountain Lakes, New Jersej 1 Illi x I ' m ki i; Washington, D. G Frances Young Washington, I ' . C. ] (oris Willis Washington, D. C. Marcarei Woodward Millersville, Maryland Egl M LE OLFE Merrick, New Yorl Elizabeth Hartnell Cheltenham, Maryland Sarah E. McIlvaine ' hiladelphia, Pennsylvania (.AUDI. Kll.llV I ,i-i Falls Church, irginia LUTOQR APHS The Sophomore in his dreams Has a thousand schemes- He neuer writes about In English themes. — ■ President Yule Fishes 7 reasurer Doroi iiv Dakb Jam-. Rick ' ice-President Secretary Sophomore Class SOPHOMI RE class writing its history is like a young man of twenty-five beginning his memoirs. A past needs to lie dimmed by mellow years before it can he quite safely transferred to paper. It was really a rather frightened herd of freshmen that wandered around the campus in the first few weeks of school. Somehow we managed to get together long enough to hold an election, resulting in the success of Russell Lambert. President; Elsie Sandberg, Vice-President; Dorothy Mathews, Secretary; and Yule Fisher, Treasurer. As time went on, we became aware of a growing inconvenience arising from a certain institution known as the Gosling Court. With the artless simplicity of most freshmen, we had taken it for granted that frosh rules existed only to lie broken. We were doomed, alas, to disillusionment. There appeared a summons on the bulletin board, hushed and solemn sittings ensued, and a miraculous change came over the campus. Came spring, and with it a general exodus of faculty and students to that versatile sward between Hurst Hall and the dormitory known at that time as the kitten ball held. The freshmen won the prize — a cup offered by Wally Wolowitz. Now we are sophomores. It took us several weeks to realize that, and at least twice as many to forget it again. We had new seats in chapel and found an increasing difficulty in remembering the numbers of our courses; otherwise life moved on much as before. Our officers were elected promptly: Edwin Ross, President; Dorothy Darby, Vice-President; Jane Rice, Secretary; Yule Fisher, Treasurer; and William Washburn, Sergeant-at-Arms. The most exciting moment of the first semester occured late one evening in October. The freshmen had dared to paint a " 3 " over the " 2 " in our cherished " 32 " on the road between the gym and Hurst Hall; the sophomores were clamor- ing for revenge. Bob Burr, in an inspired moment, tied a wet towel around his head and climbed up the inside of the smoke-filled chimney at the heating plant. Reaching the top, he hoisted a banner bearing the proud insignia, ' " M. " As we go to press, the waiters are still sliding around in the dining room from the effects of the sophomore dance. True to our tradition, it was a Valentine celebration. The ceiling was festooned with crimson lanterns and hundreds of little red hearts. Being sophomores, we were of necessity sophisticated, — hence the cabaret effect, and the entertainment. .... All things must have an end, even Late Lights; so the sophomore his- tory must wait till next year for a continuation. UTOQRAPHS Life is so complex. — ■ A Freshman does consult A uerq large index And studies the result Of knowledge, and reflex- - J 5, ar Si « r .■§?? is Kl w t -®l! , ' » t, f k a ■ Bj| ' ■ A. s - A mj ■BtTni - M « y J K %k ,- ■WT A 9 11 1 [ UL — t i t II JU Max Schau President Phyllis Adelman ' ice-Presideni [Catherine Kin in Secretary l AN Bl ANCHARU reasurcr Freshmen Class History rlE class of ' 53 has blazed across the campus of A. U. " trailing clouds of glory. " The removal of all restrictions upon the freshmen as indi- viduals has not only proved conducive of per- sonal beatitude but seems also to have prompted a record-breaking commencement in the life of the college. In view of the achievements of their " cocky " little brothers and sisters, upper classmen sin mid have little criticism to offer. Scholastically the rookies have vied with their predecessors by a successfully increased aspiration and realization of class honors. Journalistic tendencies in the class are evidenced by the appearance of the names of nine members on the Eagle masthead. Debate, dramatics, and the various organizations, blue stocking and social, have claimed recruits from among the versatile new- comers. In athletics both boys and girls have gained intramural repute. Although defeated by the sophomores in the tug-of-war, the freshmen retaliated by a big football victory, and, as the seasons progressed, produced an invincible basketball team. The girls ' hockey team, was able to take a game from the sophomores, a creditable performance for players newly introduced to the sport, and at time of writing first year girls are regularly joining in upperclass basketball practice, which promises well for the quality of the team to be chosen. Furthermore, the freshman class fur- nished very valuable material for the varsity and scrub of both the football and basketball teams. In fact, three members of the varsity basketball team were yearlings. This class has already surpassed all predecessors as far as members are concerned, and it gives promise of equalling or sur- passing those earlier pioneers, in all phases of college life. The class elected as its officers: Max Schaul, President; Phyllis Adelman. Vice-President ; Katherine Renter. Secretary; and Alan Blanchard. Treasurer. lUTOQR APRS CLU5S Student Council OFFICERS Raymond J. Spaeth President Betty Jacoby f ' ice-President Otis E. Fellows Secretary Edwin Kelbaugh Treasurer Milton B. Crist William Hamilton Orrf.l Br.i.i.F. MEMBERS ( ' HARI IS SoiMRIi James E. Swan Brooke Bright ( iWEN FOLSOM Oxford Fellowship OFFICERS Clyde William President J. Elmer Benson Vice-President Gilbert MacVaugh Treasurer Keeler Faus Secretary Arthur Jennings Jackson Faculty Adviser MEMBERS S. Carlton Ayehs Poseph Carter M ii.inx Crist Thomas Cuddy I.. Richard Horner Russell Lambert Manherz J. I [AROLD RlGGLE Edwin Ross R. i .. Si einmeyer Angelo Teiiesco Henry Muller Fri d Barnes Stevens Stock " A " Club OFFICERS Martha Bricker President Mary Scull Secretary-Treasurer STUDENT LEADERS Seniors Sophomores Kay Severance Hockey Lucy Dunbar Sara Martz Basketball Jane Rick . . . Hockey .Basketball Juniors Freshmen Betty Jacoby Hockey Mary Putnam Ethel Smith Basketball Mary Chadwick Chairman of Swimming Meet Elizabeth Hill Alice Hetzel Jean Shapiro Doris Evans Barbara Evans MEMBERS Delsie Appel Margaretta Moore Lulu May Lybrook Virginia Humphries Kay G. Heath Rose Flowers Helen Hope Sally Jamieson Dorothea Belz Elsie Sandberg IDomen ' s Student Qouernment Association Mary Louise Brown Dean of Women Pauline Frederick President Jane Lytle Treasurer Mary Jane Pearce Secretary Sara Martz Head Proctor Betty ' Jacoby Social Chairman Orchestra Dr. C. II. Leineweber Conductor Calvin Brown Manager Carl Levin Librarian Anna Mary Sanford Blake Espey Rene Lutz Clarinet Max Tucker t, T Colin Macafee Frances Tabaut „ , Trombone Mary Chadwick Carl Levin Calvin Brown Elsie Ruzicka Saxophone Violins ( )tis Fellows Sally [amieson Drums ' Cello ( Ieorge Sixbey William Loving Margaret Cross Oboe Piano The American Eagle EDITORIAL STAFF George L. Sixbey, ' 30 Editor-in-Chief Ra mum, Spaeth, ' 30 Usociate Editors Mary Scull, 30 s S. ( UOTON Ayers, ' 31 ) Issistant Editors Roger Craven, 31 Helen Goodman, ' 30 Pauline Frederick, ' 30 Kay G. Heath. ' 31 Leverett Stowell, ' 31 Ethelwyn Hine, ' 31 John Houston, ' 31 Jane Lytle, ' 31 Audrey Beet, ' 32 REPORTERS Brooke Bright, ' 32 Yule Fisher, ' 32 Mercedes Jordan, ' 32 Jane Rice, ' 32 Elsie Sandberg, ' 32 ( rWENDOLYN Foi SUM, ' 32 Daniel Terrell, ' 32 Clair Altland, ' 31 Beatrice Adam, ' 33 Betty Brundage, ' 33 Dorothy Hamilton, ' 33 Anne King, ' 33 Robert Marcus, ' 33 Sarah Motley, ' 33 Elizabeth Towne, ' 33 Agatha Varela, ' 33 BUSINESS STAFF Norman S. Cramer, ' 31 Business Manager H. Keller, ' 32 Issistant Business Managers W. Earl Masincup, ' 32 Rudolph Swanson, ' 32 M. W. Schaul, ' 33 staff Francis B. Cramer. ' 33 I Angelo Tedesco, ' 33 WT ' m cnuraflLidH m A: v f ■J " Jl B French Club OFFICERS Otis Fellows President Delsie Appel Vice-President Arthur Murphy Secretary Audrey Belt Treasurer Phyllis Adelman Cl.AIR Al.TI.ANI) Carlton Ayers Frances Baker Holly Davis Rosalie Dimmette Ruth Edwards Gwendolyn Folsom Helen Goodman Elizabeth Hamilton MEMBERS John Houston Virginia Humphries Hazel Jacobs Eleanor Johnston Lulu May Lybrook Robert Marcus Sally McIlvaine Margaretta Moore Sarah Motley Louise M URRAY Mai Jane Pearce Virginia I ' ra i i Mary Putnam Sylvia Sard Anna Mary Sanford J ami: Scantlan Sm i i ii Elizabeth Towne Helen Tucker Max Tucker Uesper Committee I am: I.ytle Chairman MEMBERS Martha Bricker Orrel Belle Clafi.i n Olive Rodgers Carl Levin Keeler Faus Robert Baker Aucola Staff G. Leonard Johnson Editor Norman Cramer Business Manager Nola Livingston Issociate Editor John M. Houston Issociate Editor Ellsworth L. Tompkins Photographic Manager Margaret Mowbray Irt Editor Richard Horner 4dvertising Manager 1 1 i.i. EN Hope Circulation Manager Clair S. Altlantj Secretary-Treasurer International Relations Club OFFICERS Pauline Frederick ' resident Elizabeth Hii.i Secretary Winston Manning. . . . ' ice-F ' resident Raymond Spaeth Treasurer Dr. Charles C. Tansili Faculty Adviser Myrtle Clemmer Barbara Evans Yui.e Fisher Kay i. Heath MEMBERS Joh x Houston Russell Lambert J we Lytle Keeler Fats Arthur M urph ■ 1 lONALD OLMSTEAD M akie Rerreal Janie Scantlin Leverett Stowell Taken From the Preamble of the Constitution of The International Relation Club: " Realizing the importance of a knowledge of our country ' s international affairs and feeling the need of a systematic study of the problems which are constantly confronting the American people, we do hereby associate ourselves together for the purpose of studying and discussing those national and interna- tional events and issues which vitally concern our American life and institutions. " Debate Squad Arthur Flem ming Coach Hilda M. French Issistant Coach Blake Espey President James Cagliola Manager BRl i I lTCHISON Carlton Ayers Roger Craven Keeler Faus VARSITY MEN Yule Fisher Richard Horner Earl Masincup Arthur Murphy I )ONALD OlMSTEAD James Swan Max Tucker Beatrice ha i Henry Backenstoss Chester Bowers FRESHMAN SQUAD Dorothy Hamilton Kenneth Hoover Robert Marcus Sally Marean Oscar Sells Charles Squire Kay G. Heath Ethelwyne Hike VARSITY WOMEN Nola Livingston Pauline Frederick Jane Lytle Iane Rice Debate Record, 1928-29 URING the 1928-29 debate season American University debate teams defeated New York University, George Washington, North Carolina State College, Western Reserve University, Princeton University twice, Western Maryland College, Hood College, and were defeated by Carleton College, Emerson College of Oratory, and Trinity Col- lege. Two no-decision contests were held with Boston University. 1929-30 SEASON The College opened the most extensive debate schedule in its history with a men ' s and women ' s victory over ( )hio Wesleyan University and a men ' s victory over Washington and Lee a worn en ' s victory over Swarthmore College. The schedule again included men ' s and women ' s debate trips. The men debated on their trip Rutgers College, New York Uni- versity, Colgate University, and Syracuse University. The wom- en debated on their trip Temple University and Swarthmore College. In addition to these colleges met on those trips the women ' s home schedule included debates with West Virginia University, Bucknell University, Syracuse University, Hood College, and George Washington University. The men ' s home schedule in- cluded debates with Princeton University, Colgate University, Johns Hopkins University, Rutgers University, and Syracuse Uni- versity. The freshmen men ' s team debated Princeton freshmen. IDomen ' s Qlee Club OFFICERS H. M. Dudley Director Helen Tucker President Louise Murray Vice-President Delsie Appel Business Manager Margaret Mowbray Librarian Rosalie Dimmette Secretary Dorothy Darby Secretary Mary Elizabeth Hetrkk iccompanist Ada J. Bennett Social Adviser Df.i.sif. Appel Mary Frances Brown Orrel Belle Claklin Ruth Edwards SOPRANOS Dorothy Ensor Dorothy GeRTH Helen Goodman Hazel Kirk Louise Murray Prutia Peirce Virginia Pratt Anna Mary Sanford I Ioris Willis Myrtle Clemmer Dorothy I Iarby SECOND SOPRANOS Virginia Humphries Betty Jacohy Margaret Mowbray Lynette Muu.hou.ani Mary (. ' i.inf. Rosalie 1 )im mi i i i, Mary F.i.iz. Hartshorn ALTOS Eleanor Johnston Cornelia Kirby . Olive Rodgers Tatiana Staniierston Helen Tucker 4 ! wL 3! i V| v a 1 f| 1 i Dukis Willis I )| I SI! Al ' IM.I. The Quartet Mary Cline Helen Tucker IPomerYs Qlee Club The Women ' s Glee Club consisting of twenty-eight girls has registered a distinct success in the first year of its organization. The work of the group has been entirely voluntary and it has not been necessary to hold out the reward of academic credit in order to secure one hundred percent cooperation for even- project which the club has attempted. The club has appeared to advantage at the City Club, the Mount Vernon Place Methodist Episcopal Church, South, the Iowa State Society at the Washington Hotel, the Calvary Methodist Episcopal Church, as well as before other audiences on and off the campus. The quartet which is an integral part of the club has been in constant demand on many promi- nent occasions throughout the year. The club is a self-governing organization electing its own officers and director at the end of the school year in accordance with its constitution. Eight social meetings of the club were held during the year in addition to the annual banquet. The club looks confidently to the future. Anglican Club OFFICERS Rev. William Welton Shearer Chaplain Will Hutchins Faculty Adviser Levett Stowell President Jane Rice Vice-President Catherine Wold Secretary Brooke Bright Treasurer HONORARY MEMBER Key. Ronalds Taylor, S. T. I) ' . Chairman of the Committee on Schools and Colleges of the Department of Religous Education of the Diocese of Washington Bruce Aitchison Laura Barrett Audrey I ' .i.i.i Mary Frances Brown Charles Denny Anne English Bl.AKE ESPEY Gwendolyn Folsom Eric Freidheim Barrett Fuchs Robert Ft ins Miss Mary M. Galt ( ' i-hkic ( iLEASON MEMBERS Mrs. Wm. Hall Elizabeth Hii.i. Virginia Humphries Mrs. Will Hutchins Charlotte Jamieson Miss Phyllis Lamar Albert Love Rolston Lyon Helen MacLeod JEANETTE MacM Allnx Mr. Edward Mc i m Brent Morgan ki ii n MURPH Catherine Osborne Sale Pribble Mrs. Oscar Rand George Sixbey Ethel Smith Mr. Henry Stat ham J. Stevens Stock Elizabeth Towne Agatha Varela Harry Weeks Virginia Wiss Mrs. Lois M ills Zucker James Quick Iev. William W. Shearer Chaplain Rev. Ronald Tayi S. T. D. Chairman of the Committee i Schools and Colleges of the De partmeni of Religous Educa- tion of the Diocese of II ' ashington Anglican Club History The members of the Anglican Communion at the American University, in- cluding both .students and faculty, formed the Anglican Club in the fall of 1927. The Rt. Rev. James E. Freeman, Bishop of Washington, received the club at his home in the Cathedral Close, and appointed Rev. William Welton Shearer, Rector of St. Columba ' s Church, as its chaplain. The club is a part of the National Student Council, an organization of Churchmen which extends to more than three hundred colleges and universities in the United States. It ' s program contains five points which are Worship, Religous Education, Church Extension, Service, and Meetings. Services are h eld each Sunday at St. Columba ' s Church, and daily at the Bethlehem Chapel of the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul. A Corporate Com- munion is held on the second Sunday in each month at St. Columba ' s and the meetings on the first and third Mondays in each month. brecki] Club OFFICERS Yule Fisher President Dorothy Darby Vice-President Rosalie Dimmette Corresponding Secretary Anne King Recording Secretary Bruce Aitciiison Treasurer MEMBERS Henry Backenstoss Audrey Beli Dorothea Belz Elizabeth Brundace Orrel Belle Claflin Warren Colison Margaret Dimond Burke Edwards Doris Evans ( iWENI ' oLI N FOLSOM Alice Louise Form Louise ( loi di nberg Margaret Hakhy Grace Hart Kthelwyn Hine Lee Huntzberc;er Elizabeth Jacobs Charlotte Iam ieson Alfred Johnson Henry Johnson Eleanor Jon nston Cornelia Kirby Hazel Kirk W. Earl Masincup Leroy Miller Harry Moffett Sara Motley AnneLorena Murray Leon Shloss Lois Spencer Charles Squire Eleanor Taylor Dorothy Waller Clyde Williams John Williams Frances Young The graduates of Central High School of Washington, I). C, now part of the A. I , student body, organized the Brecky Club with the purpose of interest- ing the high school students in American. The club takes an active part in the social life of the college, giving two dances yearly to which members of the vari- ous local high schools are invited as guests of honor. The first dance this year was a Hallowe ' en masquerade, which is still being talked about. The second is to be a Mad March Affair. A bridge at the home of the president and a theater party to the National were held with great success during the Christinas holidays. The merchant of Denice PERSONS OF THE PLAY The Duke of Venice George Sixbey The Prince of Morocco Rice The Prince of Arragon Ronald McLaughlin Antonia Clyde Williams Bassanio James Swan Gratiano Milton Crist Lorenzo S. Carlton Ayers Salanio Carl Levin Salarino Samuel Billbrough Salcrio Louis Young Shvlock W. Willis Delaplain Tuhal J. Harold Riggle Laucleot Gobbo Sara Martz Old Gobbo Irene Dezendorf Mafnificos of Venice Roland Rice | Ronald McLaughlin A Clerk of Court Ward Mitchell An Officer J. Harold Riggle Balthasar Ethel Sm nil Stephano Lulu May Li brook Leonardo Ward Mitchell A Servant Otis Fellows A Singing Page Delsie Appel Portia Orrei. Belle Claelin Ncrissa Laura Barrett Jessica Helen Ticker I Esther McVey Leonore Friesleben Hazel Jacobs Saidee Mae White Betty Jacoby Virginia Humphries (Claribel Eaton Elsie Sandberg Elizabeth Joyce Kathryn Heath Jane Rice Dramatic Club OFFICERS Laura Barrett President Sarah Martz Vice-President Orrel Belle Claflix Secretary Jam es Swan Treasurer Milton Crist Business Manager Will Hutchins Director MEMBERS DELSIE A] DEN Xl ' l ' l I Bruce Aitchison Carleton Ayers Henry Blackentoss Laura Barrett Milton Crist Dorothy Darby Rosalie Dimmette Anita Dunlap Blake Espey Keller Faus Otis Fellows Elizabeth Fleming Eleanor Folsom Helen Goodman- Dorothy Hamilton Kathryn G. Heath John 1 InrsTox Virginia Humphries Henry Johnson Jack LaFavre Carl Levin Lulu May Lybrook Jane Lyti.i. Edgar Manherz M argaret Mowbray Louise Murray I )u M .11 Ol.MSTEAD Maio Putnam Harold Riggle ( cEORGE SlXBEY Ethel Smith Anne Tardy Helen Tucker Dorothy Waller Clyde Williams Estelle Wolfe Harry Weeks Epsilon Kappa Epsilon Kappa has been conceived in the minds of its found- ers as an organization whose purpose it is to inspire the heart, the mind, and the spirit, to further endeavor. Epsilon Kappa is moti- vated by the ideal of service to its members, to the College in which it has placed its trust, and to all people. That fellowship sixers the chains of distrust that shackle nations, and strengthens the bonds of line that join friends: That intellect slays superstitution and fear, and builds new life from tin- truth of the old; That vision pierces the gloom of reality, and ennobles life with faith in the infinite ; To the perpetuation of these truths have the members of Epsilon Kappa dedicated themselvi s. OFFICERS Kay G. Heath President Mary Scull Vice-President Frances Fincher Secretary Nola Livingston Treasurer MEMBERS Martha Bricker Charlotte Tamieson Mary Chadwick Mary Putnam Pauline A. Frederick Olive Rodgers PLEDGES Harriett Davis Lynette Mulholland Rosalie I )i m m ette Prutia Pf.irce Eleanor Johnston Agatha Varela Hazel Kirk Rita York Alpha Chi Formed April, 1928 OFFICERS Janie Scantlin President Orrel Belle Claflin Vice-President Barbara Evans Secretary Mary Jane Pearce Treasurer MEMBERS Dki.sii: Aim ' ki. Sara Martz Kav Severance Dorothy Darby Margaretta Moore Helen Tucker VlRG] N I A I ' RATT ASSOCIATE MEMBERS Ruth Edwards Leonora Friesleben Sylvia Sard Hazel Jacobs PLEDGES Betty Brundage Cornelia Kirbv Sally Marean Anne Kim, Mary Eliz. Hartshorn ( Ienevieve Spence ALUMNI Rowanetta I I I Swagger Club OFFICERS Alice Hetzel President Elizabeth Hili Vice-President Frances Young Secretary-Treasurer Bertha Behman Mary Cline MEMBERS Dorothy .iui n Jeannette MacMahon 111- I I 5 I Al ' mn Jean Shapiro Margaret Woodward F.STHF.R McVEY ASSOCIATE MEMBERS Kay Btchanan Phyllis Adelman Betty Flemming Verona lot i PLEDGES Mary Houston Helen Martin I inuui hv Newton Katherine Keuter Elizabeth Somerville I Ioeqthy Douglas Run ii Rinki.k ALUMNI M. J. Stewart Irene Tippett Louise Turbett ' Alpha Theta Phi OFFICERS Chester Carter President E. Warren Colison Treasurer Bruce Aitchison Secretary MEMBERS Yule Fisher Brooke Bright Leverett Stowell Donald Olmstead PLEDGES Earl K vdan Harry Moffett John Williams Dan Smith ASSOCIATE MEMBERS David Magee Burke Edwards Milton Folston ALUMNI SEELEY ( rRAY u ft «ft jr HhiHt, n •• ' 1U ' j ■4k ( • flT « Phi beta Zetd OFFICERS Ivw.MiLxu J. Spaeth Sir Knight William G. Hamilton Squire Barrett Fuchs Royal Scribe Earl Masincup Chancellor of the Exchequer ACTIVE MEMBERS Dudley C. Aist Edwin Kelbaugh Earl Masincup Barrett Fuchs David Lichliter Edwin Ross M i.iam G. Hamilton Russell W. Lamberi Raymond J. Spaeth ASSOCIATE MEMBERS Leon EC. Bryner Richard Jarvis Ellsworth Tompkins PLEDGES Robert Baker Robert Fuchs Max W. Schaul Chester Bowers Kenneth Hoover OscarSells Joseph Carter WayneLarson Perry Snider Forest Diehl Robert Marcus Orville Targee Eugene Kn Evereti McLaini Gladstone Williams ALUMNI Roland M. Rice Phi Beta Zeta N FRIDAY, March 22, 1929, five men of American University met to consider the formation of a club or a fraternity. These men were Messrs. Spaeth, Tompkins, Hamilton, Bryner, and Lambert. The re- sult was the birth of a new fraternity on the A. U. campus, Phi Beta Zeta. It was decided to model the the order of King Arthur ' s Court, and the follow- ing officers were elected: Mr. Spaeth, Sir Knight; Mr. Hamilton, Squire; Mr. Lambert, Royal Scribe; Mr. Tompkins, Chancellor of the Exchequer; and Mr. Bryner, Seneschal. Bids were extended to five men for membership in the fraternity, Messrs. Rice, Lichliter, Jarvis, Haworth, and Fuchs. These men were installed immediately, giving the organization a membership of ten in its first year. A tradition was established when the fraternity gave a banquet on May 29, in honor of its first graduating member, Mr. Rice. Every succeeding year the senior members of Phi Beta Zeta will be thus honored. The reopening of school in September saw two men taken from active membership, Mr. Haworth, who did not return to school, and Mr. Rice, who became Phi Beta Zeta ' s first alumni member, and a member of the faculty of American University. Four new men were given membership in the fraternity, Messrs. Aist, Kelbaugh, Masincup, and Ross. New officers elected for the ensuing year were: Mr. Spaeth, Sir Knight; Mr. Hamilton, Squire; Mr. Fuchs, Royal Scribe; and Mr. Masincup, Chancellor of the Exchequer. On October 9, a smoker was given at the Cairo Hotel, to which a select number of men were invited. On October 15, the faculty of the University announced their recognition of Phi Beta Zeta as one of the recognized fraternities on the American University Campus. Messrs. Spaeth, Hamilton, Fuchs, Lichliter, Aist, Kelbaugh, Masincup, and Ross were declared active members. Eleven men have been pledged to the fraternity. They are Messrs. Schaul, Bowers, Hoover, Sells. Target-, Diehl, G. Williams, Larson, Marcus, J. Carter, R. Fuchs. Eby McLaine, and Perry Snider. Several social meetings have been held for the entertainment of the pledges, and a dance was given to them on December 8. at the Wesley Heights C lull. A spring outing, a theater party, and the spring formal complete the activities fur the year. Jesters Club OFFICERS Leland Field President John LaFavre Vice-President-Treasurer Leon Shloss Secretary William Wolowitz Humorous Secretary MEMBERS Milton Crist James Johnson William Washburn ASSOCIATE MEMBERS Fred Dieterich Ward Mitchell ( jeorge Olsen Herbert Elliott Fred Carpenter PLEDGES John Woods Allan Blanchard Thomas Cuddy Carl Hedberg L. Richard Horner Albert Bitner ABSENTEES Thomas W. Martin, Jr. R. Delos Platz Leo M. Niciitiiauser Milton Christie Donald S. Bittinger Phi Sigma beta OFFICERS M . Estelle Wolfe ' resident Margaret Mow bray Vice-President Mary Frances Brown Secretary Dorothy 1 r. m irk Treasurer ASSOCIATE MEMBERS Sally McIlvaink Virginia Gregory Frances Baker PLEDGES Grace Hart Eleanor Taylor Betty Hancock Beatrice Adams CHARTER MEMBERS I Ielex 1 )apray Mrs. Hall Mrs. Lucille Cook ATHLETICS Football " Come on squad, round the field three times and get those knees up, — Hit it up! — Now for the old butterfly, One — Two — One — Two — One — Two. " Something new had come to A. U. Here it was September 1st and the nucleus of the football squad was on the field. A coach had come to A. U. — a full time coach — an enthusiastic, successful coach ; and football took on a new meaning. " Now the duck waddle — never mind the mud, this isn ' t a tea party, it ' s foot- ball ! One — two — three — four — . " School opened and the squad increased. For the first time the college had regular practice ; rain, shine, or dates. The squad included over two full teams now, and they were a toughened bunch. They didn ' t pant after that run around the field, and they yearned for scrimmage. They broke the tackling dummy support — built a new one — and broke it again. They developed a morale, a spirit where team and school were strangely intermingled and with that development came a parallel growth of the spirit in the student body. The challenge came from Capt. Crist — " Do you want a winning football team? All right, you show the winning spirit between now and October 5th and on that day we ' ll show you a winning football team ! " " EAGLES CRUSH SHENANDOAH! " 51-0 Led by Captain Crist the Eagles came out of a month ' s intensive training and trounced the Shenandoah eleven. The A. U. team was supe- rior in every phase of the game. The boy from Chillicothe, " Hoke " Targee, showed the " sophis- ticated Easterners " some flashy football, going over the goal line three times. Lee chalked up two more scores in as many attempts at ball carrying, while Milt, Jack, and Reds also made touchdowns. Parke, lack, and Lee contributed ( OACH ... , points after the touchdowns. The school was wild. Its football team had " come through. " The spirit of a new athletic era spread like wild fire. Eagle Headline: " A. U. All Out. " " The team needs our support — let ' s give it to them. Let ' s Beat G. W. " Football Squad LaFavre wolowitz Targee DlEHL Lambert Baker Jill I NSON Parke Friedheim Mark ham Crist, Capt. Olm stead Fui HS Shloss ( It.SEX Tedesco Hoover Weeks Fields Bright Aitchison SCHEDULE 1929 Opponents A. U Oct. 5 — Shenandoah, here .il Oct. 12 — George Washington, here 8 Oct. 19— U. of Baltimore, away 13 6 Oct. 26 — Loyola, away 35 Nov. 2 — Washington College, away 19 13 Coach Young: " I ' d like more men out for the team — men who may not make the varsity — but who will he vitally important in building a real team. " Practice: " One — two — three — four. That ' s enough — let ' s get on the dummy — snap into it— Get Mad! Jack, that ' s Clapper— Take him OUT! That ' s the way— Hit him HARD! " Crist, Captain : " There are five men on this team that are going to play their last football game against G. W. And believe me they are going to give their best. " Final Rally : " Altogether gang — what are we going to do tomorrow? " BEAT G. W. Spirit — reserves — coaching — rooters. Busses and private cars were packed with followers. A bus contained the squad. The men who were to make History that day and the supporters who were to go wild over that History swarmed down to Eastern Stadium. G. W. was heavy — G. W. was full of fight — G. W. was good. But an in- spired team that prematurely had reached its peak smashed through that heavy line, outfought the enemy, and proved their superiority in every part of the game. Eight to nothing was the score — 260 yards to 60 — a ratio of 3-1 of first downs. You all remember that day — every man giving his all — doing his best and more for his gang and his team. Hoke had to be removed because of injuries after several brilliant runs. He was replaced by Reds, who played the game of his life that day. Reds and Jack brought the ball to the one inch line and there after two futile attempts — Jack, the hardest hitting fullback in the school ' s history, crashed through that line for a score, while the stands went crazy. The hero of that game? There was no single hero. Every man on that team was a hero ! Every man on that squad was a hero! Ask the crowd who attended the bonfire and sang " Vic- tory for American " as it should be sung. And what a Victory ! BALTIMORE 13— A. U. 6 Baltimore proved too strong for the Eagles. Hut the victors knew they were in a football game. Baltimore scored in the first quarter and from then on to the last part of the game the battle was a royal one. The combination of LaFavre and Targee began to click and Jack crashed over for a score. The try for point after touchdown failed and the count was 7-6 when the superior weight began to tell on A. U. and before the game ended Baltimore had scored again, making the final tally 13-6. LOYOLA 35— A. U. The rooters at G. W. had been thrilled by the sight of an inspired team out- playing another team. At this Loyola game the rooters were thrilled by the sight of a crippled team fighting every moment against a superior, heavier outfit. Baker and Olmstead were on the cripple ' s bench. Targee joined them a few moments later. iJeihl was also injured. By the score the game was a defeat, but in morale ii was a tremendous victory. A. U. proved it could stand punishment, take a beating, grin, and go back for more WASHINGTON COLLEGE 20— A. U. 13 This last game of the season was a hard fought battle in every quarter. A. U. led at the half by reason of Jack ' s driving ability to go over a goal line re- gardless of who is there to stop him. In the second half a rejuvenated. Wash- ington College team ran up 14 points by a series of brilliant passes and a safety. They scored again in the final phase of the contest. Our second goal came when " Rus " Lambert intercepted a pass and ran for a touchdown. American ' s football season was over. When the echo of the last whistle of the season had died away five men left the field for the last time. To them the school owes a deep debt of gratitude. They played varsity football all through their college years performing nobly and well. " Milt " Crist, " Jack " LaFavre, " Lee " Field, " Wally " Wolowitz, and " Don " Olmstead go down in the football annals of A. U. as pioneers and fighters. To Coach Young goes the acclaim of the team and the entire student body. " Brigham ' s " untiring efforts, intense devotion to his team, and his youthful en- thusiasm have won for him a warm spot in the heart of every supporter of American University. And the school is waiting, eager and expectant for a greater season next year, confident in the prowess of its coach and its squad, ready to follow both with increased devotion. Halfback Targee Guard Markham Halfback DlEHL Johnson Halfback Shloss Tackle Baker Halfback Ol.SF.N Manager Fisher Assistant Managers MOFFETT, Bl-ANCHARD, UnDERWOO basketball Monday, November 17, 1020, is the date Destiny assigned to be the beginning of A. LT. ' s fifth basketball season; a season of vicissitudes, of upsets, of growth. Prospects were bright in those early afternoons. Four veterans, Captain Dave Lichliter, ex-Captain Jack La Favre, Leon Shloss, Lee Fields, together with Red Olsen, a last year ' s sub., formed the nucleus of a squad o f twenty applicants around which Coach Young hoped to build a great team. A new system of play was inaugurated and hopes ran high. " Exhibiting Superior Basketball, " Ameri- can Eagles defeated Maryland State Normal, 37-21. Was it a smile of Fate that " Reds " Olsen was high point scorer of the game? Was this a hint of what was to come, when the Flashing red-head would lead his team to vic- tory after victory in the face of overwhelming odds . ' High Point defeated our quintette by five points in a furiously fought contest. The lead changed hands several times and stopped at the wrong time. Dave, Jack, and Lee played a sterling brand of basketball for A. U. A. U. ' s upset came when four varsity players were declared disqualified for further competition. Dave, Lee, Jack, and Leon had played their last game for American U. and to them the school owes a debt of gratitude for their splendid contribution to A. U. ' s basket- ball record. The future loomed black and unpromis- ing. A seemingly second rate squad faced the toughest schedule in A. U. ' s history. Men who had never played a college basketball game, inexperienced, uncertain, devoid of individual brilliance or a sense of team cooperation, had to uphold the name of their college against superior teams. It was all wrong, it wasn ' t fair. These youngsters should wait and train, watch and grow, become wise to basketball strategy, learn by degrees to keep cool under fire, and as the season progressed, gradually to become initiated in college basket- ball. But-no-they were thrown into the game suddenly — harshly. A disappoint- ed — puzzled following was mildly interested in them, not as a team, hut as indi- viduals. They were not expected to do much. They didn ' t rank very high ac- cording to " those who know. " " Reds " Olsen was last year ' s substitute — high-point scorer in the Maryland game — a hard playing lad who took basketball seriously. He was the only one now left from the first string five — a " prop " who overnight was forced to assume the responsibility of leadership and of whom almost too much was expected. " Hoke " Targee was fast, but his ability to play a stellar game of basketball was doubted. He was too " high strung " to make a cool, deliberate, calculating guard to pair with Olsen. Speed was his only asset. Too bad he couldn ' t con- trol it. Oscar Sells had long arms and was strong. He had played the game in Tennessee. He was rough, crude, unpolished. The critics shook their heads. " He may be good in three years under good coaching — he has possibilities — but now? Hardly. " Warren Colison seemed to be a steady player of second team standard. He was a fair " pot-shooter, " but had never played basketball to any extent. People wondered why the coach put him in the first game at all. Didn ' t we say upsets and growth characterized A. U. ' s season? " Johnny " Woods had played in high school, but wasn ' t considered to be any wonder. He looked individualistic and his capacity to ht in with a team was doubted. He had a peculiar way of shooting, and appeared easy to stop. No, the future didn ' t look bright. And when this newly-formed five took a beating from Johns Hopkins, no one was amazed. But that first game was a queer one. It was away from home and few people saw it. We were defeated, but yet — something had happened. The team didn ' t say much about the game — yet at practise there was a change. They worked as though they had a new objective. The coach was silent, but worked a little differently, too, as though a hopeless task looked brighter. The defeat should have confirmed the belief of both school and player that A. U. had an inferior team. It almost did. But working like fiends at practice simply on the possibility of that " almost, " the team developed. Practice was held every day and some evenings. They had a plenty to learn. They were engrossed in fundamentals and strategic plays at the same time, and only a strange spirit of determination, a concentration based on high desire, en- abled them to progress as rapidly as they did. How they strove to fit themselves for the games that were ahead of them ! Advancement was slow and yet faster than all expectations. The team was defeated again — this time by George Wash- ington, but only by seven points. They were not yet read} ' . Another week of practice followed. Then the coach spoke — just a hint of what was to come — " I am not making any promises, but with the continued support of the student body, we ' re going to have a fighting squad on the floor at every game. " Some grinned at this statement. Most people who saw the G. W. game took it to heart and waited. The latter group had caught the spirit of development and were the wiser, although they couldn ' t explain why. The school knows only too well the record of this team. It is a story of close decisions — of upsets — demonstration of a mediocre five flashing superior basket- ball — winning games against the " dope " by sheer brilliance in team play and a fighting spirit that could not be stopped- an inspiring stoiy of growth. Captain Olsen Guard Colison Forward Fuchs Forward Targi e Guard " A. U. (JUINT UPSETS C. I ' ., 26-19 " " Inspired Five led to Victory by Olsen and Woods. " " Olsen stars as Eagles win in Surprise. " Thus did A. U. defeat its ancient rival on the hitter ' s court for the first time in four years. Duquesne won the following game — hut the write-up tells a story: " Scrappy American U. Quintet went down Fighting. " " Reorganized A. U. quintet scored an upset by defeating the pre-game fav- orite, Loyola, to the count of 21-18. " " Osca, the Mountaineer, " led the scoring with nine points. ELON 26— A. U. 29 " A. U. ' s Little Giants ( " giants " now — not a " reorganized " team) nose nut Elon for Victory. " " Flashy red-head leads team to victory with twelve points. " Loyola found our team in a slump and we dropped a game. But Sells was high scorer for the game, and Sells was not supposed to be good for a couple of years yet. Pre-season dope was on the decline rapidly now. " Targee leads Eagles in Avenging Earlier Beating. " Revenge was the key- note now — A. U. was out for blood, G. W. expected to win and was favored to win. But our team was hitting its stride. The headlines read — " Chalk up another upset victory for that scrappy American U. five. " Duquesne defeated us, but it was simply A. U. playing above its class. Two more home games resulted in victories. " Olsen leads American I ' , to victory— A. U. M — Salem 26. " " Those surprising American Eagles crashed through to another victory last night by taming the tigers of Salem College. " The days had passed when A. U. was fighting on the defensive. The Eagles had tasted victory and were out to win. They were " taming tigers " now no t merely putting up a good scrap — note the difference in attitude. And Gallaudet was the victim of that difference. " A. U. routs Gallaudet 40-21. " After that close first half the Eagles went on a scoring rampage and when the smoke cleared away, Johnny had increased his total by seventeen points, with " Osca, " Reds, and Colie following in close order. Hoke kept Cosgrove, scoring ace of district, clown to five points. A team ran wild, and substituted " rout " for " tame. " After the Gallaudet rout, " The Little Davids " went rapidly on with the re- maining games. They met two great teams, and in close contests defeated one and lost the other. Either team would have swamped us in the early stages of our season but not now. " EAGLES SUBDUE BALTIMORE IN THRILLER " You remember that last home game — speed — close guarding — spectacular playing — and dominating it all was the score that hovered first a point in our favor then a point in theirs. It w-as two minutes to play and Baltimore was leading by one point. " Time out for American. " Thoughts raced hack to the conditions of things at the first of the season when these youngsters were cramming funda- mentals and working out plays hand in hand — working only upon a faint hope almost a myth. They had made phenomenal progress — yet — would they let up at this the tight place in their basketball career? The whistle blew and the final rally was on. We obtained the ball — a pass to Colison — over to Woods and Johnny slid through two Baltimore guards and American was a point ahead ! The end came fast. Destroying the last hopes of the opponents, our team took the ball from them — " Osca " threw a forward pass to Reds and Reds made the last score in our court for the Season — victory by three points. " EAGLES LOSE LAST GAME, 30-21 " Mere was an exhibition of guarding " par excellence. " Our team had met men who could stick, but never players with the degree of tenacity that the St. John ' s possessed. Fourteen to eleven stood the count at the half — their favor — and after the half the home team ran up six points — never to be headed. With- out doubt this Annapolis crowd was the best outfit we played, and they well de- served to win. A. U. wound up a season marked by success in hard fought games, by an honest loss in a splendidly battled contest. Before the curtain is closed upon basketball we want to pay hommage to the squad. First to the three men who stuck to the squad from the first day of practice to the last whistle at Annapolis — three men who deserve great credit for the fine way they gave their time and services for the development of their teamates — gave it unstintingly and whole heartedly — " Bob " Fuchs ' " Bill " Wash- burn, and " Ches " Carter — to you goes the appreciation of the student body for .making it possible for A. U. to turn out the team it did. Bob will receive his letter this spring for his work and he well deserves it. Bill, also our manager, will be rewarded signifying his post. Carter will receive the greatest reward of all — the whole-hearted admiration from the school for his cooperation to the team and the coach. Recall now the five men as they appeared to the experts at the beginning of the season. Contrast that picture with the team as they are now and you receive a perspective of Growth and Development. A red-headed boy, who over night, was forced to assume the responsibility of leadership has made good. Red has been the driving power of the team ; and the leading scorer. His indomitable spirit and heady playing made him the hero of the season. In defeat or victory, he of the flaming top was the leader on the floor. And when that student body gives the long A. U. for Red — it will be a thunderous cheer coming from their hearts — a tribute to an excellent basketball player. " Hoke ' s " speed was his greatest asset when he started — and he used that speeil to all of its advantages. Heaven help the opponent who let Hoke get an inch ahead of him ! The boy who stopped Oliver, Twardowitz, and Cosgrove upset the pre-season forecast aplenty. To the " barefoot boy " from Tennessee belongs the credit due to a magnificent defensive player. " Osca " kept the Eagles in the running by his ability to get that ball off the backboard all the time. Disregarding the dope — " Osca " went out to learn basketball and the spirit of the mountaineer won out. Colison really fooled them all. The high-scorer and feature player in the C. U. game, a consistent, cool player; a necessary cog in a team as shown by the Gallaudet game, Colison has developed into an agressive, clever ball player. [ohnny Woods proves that basketball players are not made in high school — they develop in college. John is a hard playing, " shootin ' fool, " who collects his points in every game and who ran wild in the Gallaudet rout. Coach Young has accomplished a seemingly impossible task. From the very outset he was enthused by the spirit of his proteges and gave his best to develop them into a team, worthy of A. U. ' s name. He took five mediocre players ; diag- nosed the flaws in each, worked to correct these flaws; inaugurated a new style of attack; and turned out a team that functioned with a high degree of coopera- tion and effectiveness. " Brig " was never downcast, never discouraged, and by reason of his optimism inspired the team with much of his own fighting quali- ties. Every man in the squad swears by " Brig " — he has their ardent support, and the approval of the school — and no coach has more. By every conceivable viewpoint, this season was a success. But best of all, the development of a group of average players to a highly efficient, fighting quin- tet, was the inspiring result of this year. The factors that contributed to tbi achievement are excellent coaching, a deep-rooted desire on the part of the players to make good, a fighting spirit characteristic of A. U., and the full-fledged sup- port of the student body. With that same combination on hand next year and this season as a background of experience, hopes cannot go too high in expecting the best season A. U. ever had. basketball Squad Walter Young Coach William Washburn Manager Capt. George Olsen Guard Orville Guard Oscar Sells Center John Woods Forward Warren Colison Forward Robert Fuchs Forward Chester Carter Forward Lionel Dick Forward Wayne Larsen Center Levin - , Captain Jarvis Intercldss Champions Hetrick Horner Junior Qirls ' basketball Team Barbara Evans Rose Flowers Louise Ioldenberg Virginia Humphries Margaretta Moore Ethel Smith ] Staples Mary Putnam blue Hockey Championship Team Dorothea Belz Martha Brickee Leonora Friesleben Mary Elizabeth Hartshorn Elizabeth Hill I [elen Martin Sara Martz Kay Severance Ethel Smith Taenzler Coach Miss VVulf Junior Girls ' Hockey Team CLASS HOCKEY CHAMPIONS Dorothea Belz Barbara Evans Frances Fincher Louise Goldenberg Mary Elizabeth Hetrick Virginia Humphries Margaretta Moore Mary Putnam Ethel Smith Helen Staples A Merry Life 111 SEPTEMBER September 17 — Big Brothers and Sisters tell their " little brothers and sisters " the secrets of A. U. September 18 — I ' .is Brothers and Sisters teach the newcomers how to step at their informal dance. September 20 — A. U. Faculty holds a formal reception for the students. OCTOBER October 5 — A. U. football team overcomes Shenandoah like angry wasps vanguishing bumble bees. The Student Government dance celebrated with hot music and high spirits the victory. October 10 — The French Club with true French ingenuity used the art of the theater to entertain their new members. October 11 — Foundry Church gave its annual reception tor students of American U. October 12 — " Eagles! Eagles, fight and hit that line! " A grim battle against our ancient foe G. W., proved that " Victory is on our banner sign! " October 16 — Open meeting of the International Relations Club. October 19 — Day of sorrow and defeat — Baltimore U., out-weighing our team crushed them to a loss of 13-6. October 24 — Fraternities and sororities are approved and recognized by our faculty. October 27 — " Hello, Dad, this is your day at American U ! " NOVEMBER November 1 — Black cats, spooks! The Hallowe ' en dinner, then merry mak- ing at the Jester party. November 2 — The moon hangs low, witches cast spells and make black magic while unsuspecting couples dance, and eat doughnuts and cider! November 6 — Women ' s Glee Club adapt constitution under the direction of Dr. Dudley. November 8 — Much turf was loosened, many shins barked, heads cracked, and hockey sticks broken as Frosh men battled against Soph men with the tech- nique of football, golf and boxing, in a hockey game. November 9 — Mr. McAdams entranced a large gathering in the Dorm, when lie gave a musical recital there. November 11 — Dr. Hill was our guest speaker for Armistice day; he is Dean of Columbian College of G. W. November 12 — Epsilon Kappa sorority gains recognition by the faculty. November 15 — Many events crowd this day: Oxford Fellowship meeting, a tea for the college women, given by Dean Brown, and a formal reception of new students at the Chancellor ' s home. COMPLIMENTS OF MR. and MRS. FRANK WOLFE Merrick, Long Island New York A Gift of Beauty, Fragrance and Sentiment is a Gift of Glide ' s Flowers " Across the Street or Across the Miles " GUDE BROS. CO., Florists Main Store 1212 F St., N. W. 1 ' h. .in- Met. 4278 THREE BRANCH FLOWER SHOPS JACOBY ' S Famous Pretzels Manufactured by Harrisburg Pretzel Co. Harrisliurg, Pa. November 20 — Hooray! 1931 Champions of inter-mural basketball, receive the Tompkins trophy cup and individual numerals ! November 22 — Snow, cold, weak cheering from autos, the Fresh down the Sophs at football. Blood and thunder! Captain Kidd himself! Cross- bones and treasure! The Pirates Den! Yo ho, and a keg of cider! November 23 — Regional Deans of Women Association meets at the Women ' s Dormitory. November 24 — Dr. Sizoo speaks at Rust Hall. November 26 — " Fanny ' s First Play " revealed hidden talent that gave us all a very enjoyable evening. November 27 — Thanksgiving holidays, homeward bound ! JUDD DETWEILER, INC. MASTER PRINTERS Florida Avenue and Eckington Place, N. E. WASHINGTON, D. C. J. E. DYER CO. Washington, 1). C. — W holesale Grocers — Distributors of WAYNE FANCY FRUITS and VEGETABLES L. S. PICKLES and PRESERVES DECEMBER December 3 — Hack to the old grind again. December 4 — Debate season begins with a vim when our team wins 2-1 over Washington and Lee! December 7 — Phi Beta Zeta dance. December 13 — Celebration of the coming holiday season began with the Christmas dinner dancing, and the splendid production of " The Importance of Being Earnest. " ' Twas an evening never to be forgotten. December 17 — High Point won the basketball game in spite of our team ' s spirit and courage. LUXURIOUS MOTOR COACHES AVAILAISLF for PRIVATE HIRE Long and Short Distances Reasonable Rates WASHINGTON RAPID TRANSIT COMPANY 4615 Fourteenth Street Adams 8920 The American University Chartered by Acts of Congress 1893-1895 LUCIUS C. CLARK, D. D„ Chancellor COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS Massachusetts and Nebraska Avenues Four year course leading to A. B. degree. Campus of 90 acres. Fine buildings. Faculty of well-trained and experienced teachers. Students from 26 states and two foreign countries. GEORGE B. WOODS, Dean GRADUATE SCHOOL SCHOOL OF THE POLITICAL SCIENCES 1901, 1907 " F " Street, X. Y. Graduate courses leading to the degrees of Master of Arts, Master of Political Science and Doctor of Philosophy. The students come from thirty-three states and ten foreign countries. They represent ten for- eign universities and eighty-nine colleges and universities in the United States. Undergraduate courses 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 department of Government, History, Diplomacy, Economics, and Foreign Trade. WALTER M. Y. SPLAWN, Dean FOR CATALOG, WRITE REGISTRAR OE THE SCHOOL IN WHICH YOU ARE INTERESTED COAL FUEL OIL BUILDING MATERIALS (riffith (onsumers (ompany Alain Office 1319 G St., X. W Metropolitan 4840 December 18 — Twinkling candles, the spirits of holiday making, and a Christmas tree ! December 19 — Through the cold, sharp windy night, floated the clear voices of Christmas carolers, heralding the season of joy. Icy fingers and cold noses all soon forgot at Dr. Kinsman ' s where delicious chocolate and hot dogs awaited us. JANUARY January 8 — A. U. ' s reserve basketball team played a plucky but losing game with Johns-Hopkins, when unexpectedly the first team was made ineligible. Compliments of a FRIEND The Charms of H bIph Slights are found in the wonderful utilization of natural beauties, combined with architectural effects of studied consistency — and around all are thrown restrictions which insure for all time the continuance of those features that have made The Garden Spot of Washington attractive to those who value exclusiveness. Homes of varying sizes and designs are available for purchase. Your inspection is invited. Motor out Massachusetts Avenue crossing Wisconsin Avenue, turning left into Cathedral Avenue which takes you di- rect!} " into this community of beautiful homes. W. C. and A. N. MILLER Owners and Developers 1119 Seventeenth Street Decatur 1010 P. H. WILLIS BUILDING KNGINEERI N( I SUPERIOR HOMES To Order and For Sale FINANCING REAL ESTATE INSURANCE :: LOANS :: MORTGAGES Met. 3917 927 15th St., N. W. Clev. 3862 January 9 — Anglican Club is organized under Mr. Hutchin ' s leadership. January 10 — " Beat G. W. ! " " Beat G. W. ! " First football, now basketball . Yea team! January 11 — Though the day was chill we wended our way to the mod- ern Canterbury, the National Shrine. Washington Cathedral. January 14 — " Macbeth " is read by the notable Dr. Losey. January 16 — A. U. felt the hand of defeat after a close, speedy game with Duquesne. MAKERS of the STANDARD A. U. PINS COLLEGE and FRATERNITY JEWELRY MEDALS FAVORS TROPHIES R. HARRIS A CO F Street at 11th — Manufacturing Jewelers Since 187 HEAD TO FOOT VALET SERVICE WHILE YOU WAIT HATS— RENOVATED CLOTHES— Pressed, Repaired, Dry Cleaned SHOES— Rebuilt by Experts Grand Palace Valet Shop 342 New York Avenue, X. W. 1412 H St., X. W When the " Gang " Goes by Bus— there ' s always a good time. No matter whether PHONE tne occasion is a football game, school picnic, or any other event " when good fellows get to- NATIONAL gether. " 8800 w , , . . . , When you charter a coach trom us, you have no parking worries; none of the responsibility of RKl R.,tr o driving in congested traffic; no chance of having ensoiKinie iiiiies , ,. ■ , , .- , 111 clothing stolen — tor you may leave your valuables in the care of the driver, who will safeguard Careful Operators them for you. p. j ui You will find coach transportation extremely Dependable reasonable. We suggest that you call for corn- Equipment plete information. National 8800, Branch 31, is the number. WASHINGTON COACH COMPANY — A Subsidiary of the Washington Railway and Electric Company — LET ELECTRICITY DO YOUR WORK ! It has been proven that anyone needlessly wastes human energy who performs work with physical labor that can be replaced by motors. Today, in Washington, electric power and light is the cheapest commodity affecting our lives and work. In six years, " PEPCO " rates for household electricity have been reduced fifty-three per cent. Do you know of anything else that has had such a reduction and performed so much for human good? POTOMAC ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY — " Matchless Service " — Youth Continues to Choose BACHRACH This year, last year, for sixty-one years previous- ly students with verve and imagination have chosen Bachrach and will, we hope, for time to come. iarljrarlt PHOTOGRAPHS OP DISTINCTION .342 Connecticut Ave :: Potomac 447(1 January 17 — While the Women ' s Glee Club sang for the Methodist President ' s meeting, the Jesters entertained in the spirit of jollity, singing and dancing at the Wesley Heights Club. January 18 — " Victory for American! " — in a breath-taking game mak- ing the sidelines roar as the speedy competition with Loyola progressed. January 21 — Duck Swan gave a disturbing little talk on " Pawhuska U. " January 25 — The dreaded time has come. All ye who have tears, pre- pare to shed them — Exams ! January 30 — Women ' s Glee Club gives a concert for the Iowa Slate Society at the Washington Hotel. VACATION TOURS If you are planning a vacation pleasure trip — or a trip at any other time — to any place where a motor coach can take you, it is worth bearing in mind that the best service is furnished by this company. Luxurious Equipment Courteous and Highly Trained Operators Moderate Prices For Information and Rales, Write or Telephone Telephones— West 0990 National 1075 District 0609 (for night service) The CAPITAL TRACTION COMPANY HOLMES to HOMES " The Bakery at Your Door " Bread Rolls Cakes Pies 107 F. St., N. W. National 4537 MORGAN BROS. DRUG STORES 4231 Wisconsin Ave., N. W. Cleve. 6265 3001 P Street, N. W. West 0673 " American University ' s Drug Store " FEBRUARY February 1 — W. S. G. A. gives a tea dance, then the thrilling game against Elon ending in a 29-26 victory tor American ! Fehruary 5 — Women ' s debating team defeated the over-confident Ohio Wesleyan team ! Fehruary 6 — A. U. enters the upper fourth of American colleges, with an " A " rating ! February 8 — Return basketball game with " The ' Enemy ' " (G. W.) is proof that A. U. is superior in more ways than one. Compliments of a FRIEND February 9 — Women ' s Glee Club Social. February 10 — Catholic U. received a drubbing at the hands of our speedy team. Oh ! wot a game ! February 11 — The great actor speaks, the audience sways to his emotions. Fritz l.eiber speaks in Chapel, holds us in his spell. In a similar manner our debating team look the banner of victory out of the eager reaching hands oi )hio Wesleyan University. February 14 — In that lover ' s haunt, Cabaret de la Lanterne Rouge, sweet- hearts danced to Dagmoir ' s emotion stirring melodies in honor of St. Valentine. February 15 — Swarthmore women debaters felt the hand of defeat when they encountered our team here. February 21 — Many of us journeyed to Fort Myer to enjoy the social life of that post in the form of a " ride and tea dance, " while the men ' s debating team met Colgate and the basketball team had a tussle with Gallaudet. February 22 — " I cannot tell a lie " — it was great fun — dancing and everything. What? Why George Washington dinner, of course!! February 27 — Sir Archibald Flower of the Stratford-on-Avon players speaks in chapel on Shakespearean plays. February 28 — Swagger informal dance at Wesley Heights Club House, hot music! wonderful time! Its a shame the basketball team had to go to St. John ' s at Annepolis because they surely missed a fine time. MARCH March 1 — Junior Good News Dance, big scoop, sensational, modern college life hits it up at one hot struggle. March 4 — Men ' s debate team has a verbal battle with Rutgers. March 5 — A. U. men ' s team debate N. Y. U., while the women ' s team jour- ney to Philadelphia for the contest with U. of Pennsylvania. March 6 — While there the women visited Temple University for a friendly little argument and the men ' s team met Syracuse U. at Syracuse. March 7 — Colgate-A. U. men ' s teams debate. Swarthmore women ' s debate. March 8 — Carl Sandburg, the famous poet, speaks. March 14 — W. Va. U. women debaters meet our women ' s team. March 15 — A. U. Alumni trip " light fantastic " in honor of their college day. March 27 — Bucknell women debaters come to visit us and incidentally argue a few points with our team. March 28 — Phi Beta Zeta have an informal theater party. March 29 — Princeton Freshmen-A. U. men ' s debate. March 31 — Western Reserve debate. APRIL April 4 — Women ' s Glee Club Banquet. Hood College dual debate. April 5 — Men ' s debate with Princeton. April 11 — Cherry Blossom time, lovely music, warm enchanting spring time. W. S. G. A. dance. April 12 — Swaggers hold their formal dinner dance — and, oh, what a big time they had ! April 16— Debate with Syracuse U. 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