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THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY LIBRARY Battelle Library WASHINGTON DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA THE AUCOLA 1936 u LP 3) 83 AS Printed by THOMSEN-ELLIS Co., Baltimore. Engraved by STANDARD ENGRAVING Co., Washington. Photographed by EDMONSTON STUDIO, Washington. THE AUCOLA 1936 PUBLISHED BY THE STUDENTS OF THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS OF THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY - WAS H I N GT O N, D.C. Copyright, 1936 by Maynard Eicher, Editor Carl M. Stevens, Business Manager Jean Snavely, Art Editor CONTENTS CAMPUS FACULTY AND ADMINISTRATION STUDENTS Seniors Juniors Underclassmen ORGANIZATIONS FRATERNITIES Honorary Social ATHLETICS Men ' s Women ' s CALENDAR 111651 DEDICATION APPRECIATIVE OF HIS CORDIAL FRIENDSHIP AND HIS KINDLY HUMOR, GRATEFUL FOR HIS HELPFUL GUIDANCE IN THE PLANNING OF THIS BOOK, THE STAFF DEDICATES THE 1936 AUCOLA TO WILL HUTCHINS WHO, AS PROFESSOR OF ART AND DIRECTOR OF DRAMATICS AT THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY SINCE THE FOUNDING OF THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS IN 1926, HAS EARNED THE TITLE OF " MODERN HUMANIST " BY PLACING HIS STUDENTS ON GOOD TERMS WITH THE CLASSICS AS AN INSPIRATION FOR CREATIVE EXPRESSION WILL HUTCHINS CAMPUS BATTELLE MEMORIAL HURST HALL ■ ■ ■ N ?:. . ■ • ' • ' - ' . vt • WOMEN ' S RESIDENCE HALL • GYMNASIUM • FACULTY AND ADMINISTRATION Joseph M. M. Gray Chancellor of the University B.A., Williamsport Dickinson B.D., Drew D.D., Baker Litt.D., Syracuse S.T.D., Dickinson George Benjamin Woods Dean of the College and Professor of English B.A., Northwestern M.A., Harvard Ph.D., Harvard Mary Louise Brown Dean of Women and Associate Professor of English B.A., DePauw M.A., Michigan Charles Callan Tansill Professor of History B.A., Catholic University M.A., Catholic University Ph.D., Catholic University Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Delos Oscar Kinsman Professor of Economics B.L., Wisconsin M.A., Butler Ph.D., Wisconsin Frank Wilbur Collier Professor of Philosophy B.A., Johns Hopkins S.T.B., Boston Ph.D., Boston Wesley M. Gewehr Professor of History Ph.B., Chicago M.A., Chicago Ph.D., Chicago • 1 fr u John Edward Bentley Professor of Education and Psychology M.A., Clark S.T.B., Boston M.R.E., Boston Th.D., McGill A Will Hutchins Professor of Art B.A., Yale B.F.A., Yale Walter Francis Shenton Professor of Mathematics B.A., Dickinson M.A., Dickinson Ph.D., Johns Hopkins William Bultman Holton Associate Professor of Chemistry B.S., Illinois M.S., Illinois Ph.D., Illinois C. Henry Leineweber Professor of German Ph.D., Fribourg Jessie Mary Ferguson Associate Professor of Education B.A., Chattanooga B.S. in Ed., Ohio State M.A., Ohio State Ph.D., Ohio State Harry Miles Johnson Professor of Psychology B.A., Missouri Valley Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Glenn Francis Rouse Associate Professor of Physics B.A., Cornell College Ph.D., Wisconsin Catheryn Seckler-Hudson Associate Professor of Political Science B.S., Northeast Missouri State Teachers M.A., Missouri Ph.D., American Walter H. Young Assistant Professor of Physical Education for Men and Instructor in Political Science B.A., Ohio Wesleyan LL.B., George Washington Lois Miles Zucker Assistant Professor of Latin and Greek B.A., Illinois M.A., Illinois Ph.D., Catholic University of America Edward William Engel Assistant Professor of Chemistry B.S., Union M.A., Princeton Ph.D., Princeton Arthur Jennings Jackson Assistant Professor of Religion B.A., Geneva B.D., Drew M.Th., Drew D.Th., Drew Graduate Study, Columbia Lowell F. Huelster Assistant Professor of Economics B.A., Lawrence M.A., Illinois Ph.D., Illinois Ruberta M. Olds Assistant Professor of Spanish Ph.B., Chicago M.A., Columbia Richard H. Bauer Assistant Professor of History B.A., Chicago M.A., Chicago Ph.D., Chicago Merritt C. Batchelder Assistant Professor of English B.A., Hillsdale M.A., Columbia Ph.D., Iowa Earl Aubrey Dennis Assistant Professor of Biology B.A., Wooster Ph.D., Chicago Cornelia M. Cotton Instructor in Biology B.A., Cornell M.A., Syracuse Donald Weeks Instructor in English B.A., Harvard Ph.D., Western Reserve Raymond Julius Spaeth Instructor in Economics B.A., American M.B.A., Harvard Louise C. Morse Instructor in Physical Education for Women B.A., Oberlin Graduate Study, Western Reserve, Columbia Frank Andr£ Liotard Instructor in French Bachelier es Lettres, Paris Bachelier en Theologie, Paris Diploma, Ecole du Louvre, Paris Graduate Study, Chicago, New York, Johns Hopkins James McLain Instructor in Choral Music B.A., George Washington Certificate, Peabody Conservatory of Music James M. Thurmond Instructor in Band and Orchestra Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia Orville Alban Hitchcock Instructor in Speech B.A., Pennsylvania State M.A., Iowa William Wesley Shaw Instructor in Political Science B.A., Dickinson M.A., Princeton Ph.D., Princeton Paul E. Smith Teaching Fellow in English B.A., Dickinson Graduate Study, American E. Erna Landsiedel Teaching Fellow in Chemistry and German B.A., Iowa State Mary Meares Gait Assistant Professor of French B.A., Randolph-Macon M.A., Columbia Alliance francaise in Paris Graduate Study, Johns Hopkins, Chicago AU CO L A Hughes, Bigelow, Kauffmann, Cooper, Allinger, Meeks, Brown, Blackwelder, Osborn, H. C. Baldwin, Walter. Edmonds, Lawrence, Letts, C. W. Baldwin, Christie, Burgan, Miss Carmichael, Gray. Board of Trustees OFFICERS Arthur C. Christie President Edward F. Colladay First Vice President Edwin H. Hughes Second Vice President Herbert E. Walter Treasurer Harry E. Woolever Assistant Treasurer H. Wilson Burgan Secretary Elizabeth L. Carmichael Assistant Secretary Herbert E. Walter Business Manager Albert Osborn Historian Charles W. Baldwin Secretary Emeritus John L. Alcock Lewis R. Alderman Charles E. Allinger Peter M. Anderson T. W. Appleby Charles W. Baldwin Howard C. Baldwin F. Murray Benson Jabez G. Bickerton W. F. Bigelow Oscar F. Blackwelder Edward S. Brashears Henry N. Brawner Lewis E. Breuninger Fred Brown MEMBERS H. Wilson Burgan Arthur C. Christie Edward F. Colladay Wade H. Cooper Josephus Daniels George W. Dixon Franklin S. Edmonds Harry H. Flemming Joseph M. M. Gray J. Phelps Hand Ivan Lee Holt Miss Florence E. Hooper Edwin H. Hughes Samuel H. Kauffmann Mrs. John F. Keator David Lawrence William F. McDowell Lanier P. McLachlen Benjamin W. Meeks Joy Elmer Morgan Hosea B. Moulton James C. Nicholson Clarence F. Norment John R. Sherwood A. Frank Smith John G. Townsend, Jr. Samuel R. Van Sant Herbert E. Walter William R. Wedderspoon Harry E. Woolever 30 A U CO LA Miss Thomas, Miss Carmichael, Mr. Spaeth. Miss Dow, Miss White, Mrs. Sumner, Mr. Walter. Miss Lentz, Miss Zink, Mrs. Golder. Administration Herbert E. Walter Marjory Steuart Golder Business Manager Registrar and Secretary t Dean of the College Raymond Julius Spaeth Assistant Business Manager and Bursar Rita Lentz Assistant to the Registrar Elizabeth L. Carmichael Secretary to the Chancellor Irma Zink Librarian Cora Virginia Thomas Elizabeth White Secretary to the Business Manager Assistant Librarian Frederick h. Benton. M.D. Medical Adviser Mrs. Pauline Olds Hostess, Women ' s Residence Hall Mrs. Sarah E. Sumner Director of Food Service and Dormitories Ethel Myers College Nurse « 31 » STUDENTS A U CO LA E. Church A. Thompson G. Hild H. Thompson Class of 1936 Elbridge Church President Georgeanna Hild Vice President Alice Thompson Secretary Howard Thompson Treasurer THE expiring seniors have been noted for their variety of talent, which in- cludes genius in things vocal, financial, military, dramatic, forensic, scientific, and academic. In revivals of " Pinafore " and " Mika- do, " Helen Shenton and Jackie Mac- Donald, prima donna members of the class, starred. In the speaking drama, aspiring tragedians and clowns, in the persons of Ran Book, Al Cooper, and Eddie Hopper prospered under the bel- lowings of Professor Hutchins, and kept their audiences either in tears or in stitches. The outgoing group has been a paying concern. In their Frosh year was started a series of clever and popular all-college dances which have paid sub- stantial dividends, thanks to financier Worthy Houghton. In athletics Staff Cassell was star guarterback last year. Other men of brawn include Barss, Houghton, Porter, Rhodes, Thompson, and Wheatley. In the field of women ' s sports, Church, Knight, Fairchild, Parks, Shenton, Thompson, and Wakeman led the van of fair warriors. Lung athletics has been supported by Hoadley, Hopper, Reed, Shaw, Wakeman, and Wheatley, who have helped to build up the enviable A.U. debate record. Each year the class has boasted a high percentage of honor students. C. Church, Cooper, Reed, Smith, Spiller, Wakeman, and Wheatley were elected to the College Honor Society. Andrews, Cunningham, and Knight were admitted to Beta Beta Beta. Literary members of the group include Frank Hoadley, last year ' s editor of the Aucola and present head of the Eagle; and Beadle, Cooper, and Wheeler in the Poetry Club. For its gift the Class of ' 36 is presenting to the College a library of English literature in memory of Dr. Golder. The gift will consist of books particularly de- sired by Dr. Golder, of the type of literature which will be good extra-curricular reading for students. It will form a nucleus which will grow from annual ad- ditions. In conclusion, it is hoped that this eleventh graduating class will carry on in this spirit and build up a greater name for American University. « 37 » AUCOLA S. RALPH ANDREWS, Jr. I? I! IS Elkton, Maryland Biology Class Honors, 1; Beta Beta Beta (President, 3, 4) Aucola Staff, 3; International Relations Club, 4 Glee Club, 2, 3; Chorus, 3; French Club, 1, 2 German Club, 2, 3. REMARKABLE . . . There is nothing of the mediocre or ordinary about Ralph. Under a quietly dignified exterior, he conceals a world of fun and mischief; under a fai ntly absent-minded air lies a keen, quick mind, eager to grasp and retain the best. Washington, D.C. ALICE APPLEGATE AX English Clarinda Junior College, 1, 2; Dramat, 4 (1 play); Glee Club, 3. GRACIOUS . . . Alice has all the charm, poise, and gentleness of the days of crinolines and lavender. But she also has all the intelligence and capability of modern days. She listens quietly, speaks softly, and evidences always a willingness to be of service. 19 3 6 Corvallis, Oregon ROGER P. BARSS L ' I K, II PM Economics Oregon State College, 1, 2; Class Honors, 3; Orchestra, 3, 4; Band, 3, 4 (Manager, 4); Student Athletic Committee, 3, 4 (Chairman, 4); Sports- score, 4 (Business Manager, 4); Tennis, 3; Intra- mural Sports, 3, 4. UNPRETENTIOUS . . . Roger is incredibly quiet about himself. But he is no negligible quantity. When he speaks — only too rarely — it is because he has something of importance to voice. When he smiles you will find that the event was worth waiting for. 38 A U C O L A JEANNE BEADLE Washington, D.C. Chemistry Class Honors, 2, 3; Omicron Epsilon Pi, 3, 4; In- ternational Relations Club, 3, 4 (Secretary, 3, 4); Dramat, 3, 4 (Secretary, 4; Costume Mistress, 3, 4); German Club, 1, 2, 3, 4 (Secretary, 3; Vice- President, 4) . RETIRING . . . Quiet Jeannie is one of the people who en- deavor to hide a remarkably brilliant light under a bushel. Those of us who manage to remove the bushel find a penetrat- ing mind, efficient intelligence, and a love of all things beauti- ful and ideal. To know in some small measure the true self back of her reserve is to know something worthwhile. RANDALL BOOK BZ Alexandria, Virginia Chemistry Aucola Staff, 4; Eagle Staff, 4; Dramat, 2, 3, 4 (3 plays); Band, 1; Glee Club, 1, 2, 4; Student Chris- tian Association, 2, 3; Football, 3; Intramural Sports, 1, 2, 4. SUAVE . . . Ran is self-contained, self-reliant, assured and poised. He refuses to be disturbed by petty affairs, or let any- thing interfere with the business in hand. But he is no unso- ciable grind. Ran is jolly good fun, back stage, in the labs, at dances — in fact all the time. Stick around, and you ' ll see. 19 3 6 FRANZ G. BORBE Chicago, Illinois History Northern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1, 2; Class Honors, 4; German Club, 4 (President, 4). SCHOLARLY . . . There is the quality of searching analysis, in- tensive thought, exhaustive study about everything Franz does. He never turns in a piece of work imperfectly done, is content with no halfway or slipshod jobs. He does what he does thoroughly — and seriously; yet every now and then there is an imp of mischief in his eyes, and his jolly smile bespeaks a gen- erous humor. 39 AU CO L A ROBERT C. BURBANK Washington, D.C. Chemistry French Club, 1; German Club, 3, 4; Student Christian Association, 1; Westerner Club, 1, 2, 3. SCIENTIFIC . . . When, and if, you find Burby somewhere other than in one of the labs, it will be at Constitution Hall, or per- haps, on some rare occasions, at the piano. Reticent and un- assuming, Burby is to be valued as a worker, as a person. 19 3 6 STAFFORD H. Galesburg, Illinois CASSELL Religion Dickinson Junior College, 1, 2; Student Council, 4 (Vice President, 4); Football, 3; Basketball, 3; Intramural Sports, 4. STEADY . . . There is a quality like the rock of Gibraltar about Staff — resolute, strong, and prepared for any emergency. There is not, however, anything overweeningly aggressive about him. It is a calm strength, unperturbed, cheerful, amused. Staff will not fail, but he will not be overbearing in his success. CATHERINE CHURCH AI HTM Washington, D.C. Economics Class Honors, 1, 2, 3, 4; College Honor Society, 4; Pi Gamma Mu (President, 4); Brahmins, 3, 4 (Vice President, 4); Epsilon Kappa (Secretary, 3; Treasurer, 4); Student Council, 3, 4 (Secretary, 3, 4); Class Secretary, 1, 2; Spanish Club, 1, 2, 3, 4; Student Christian Association, 1, 2, 3, 4 (Vice President, 2); Eagle Hockey Club, 1, 2, 3; Wo- men ' s " A " Club, 2, 3, 4 (President, 3); Intra- mural Sports, 1, 2, 3, 4. CALM . . . Kit ' s unfailingly peaceful air is infectious and reas- suring. She is unhurried, but never unprepared. She goes about her work intently, wearing that cheerful smile of hers. Kit is blessed with steady vision, a sure sense of values, and the capability to make the most of them. « 40 » A U CO LA M. ELBRIDGE CHURCH •I ' M Falls Church, Virginia Economics U.S. Naval Academy, 1; Phi Beta Zeta (Treasurer, 3); Class Treasurer, 3; Class President, 4; De- bate, 2; Dramat, 2, 3 (Treasurer, 3; 3 plays); Band, 1, 2; Glee Club, 1, 2; Chorus, 1, 2; Student Christian Association, 1, 2, 3 (Vice President, 3); French Club, 1; Westerner Club, 1, 2, 3, 4 (Presi- dent, 2); Intramural Sports, 1, 2, 3. EFFICIENT . . . Apparently easy-going, there is nothing lax about El. He is always being wanted for some new and dif- ficult job and is always ready with a smile, a joke, and, on the proper occasions, constructive ideas. 19 3 6 G. ALBERT COOPER Washington, D.C. Religion Class Honors, 2, 3, 4; College Honor Society, 4; Aucola Staff, 3, 4; Eagle Staff, 2, 3, 4; Omicron Epsilon Pi, 1, 2, 3, 4 (President, 3; Treasurer, 2, 4); Dramat, 3, 4 (Treasurer 4; 3 plays); Glee Club, 1, 2, 3, 4 (Manager, 3, 4); Chorus, 3, 4 (Manager 3, 4); Spanish Club, 2, 3, 4 (President, 2); Student Christian Association, 1, 2, 3, 4; Anglican Club, 1, 2, 3, 4 (President, 3); Oxford Fellowship, 2, 3, 4 (Treasurer, 4). WITTY . . . Al is one of the school ' s most indefatigable pun- sters and jokers. His talent for fun has rocked many a class to its foundations. But that is not all of Al. He thinks deeply and clearly. His sense of justice and fairness tempers all he does. KATHERINE CUNNINGHAM I M. BBB Washington, D.C. Biology Beta Beta Beta (Vice President, 3, 4); Interna- tional Relations Club, 3, 4; Intramural Sports, 1, 2, 3, 4. QUIET . . . Kay goes so silently about her work that if she weren ' t such a thoroughly pleasant person we might never notice her. It is worth the effort to seek her out. Kay is one of the rare people whom we classify as givers — she is lavish of her lime, energy, ideas, and labor. 41 AU CO L A HOWARD DUCKWORTH Jesters Providence, Rhode Island economics Hamilton House Association, 3 (President, 3); Dramat, 2 (1 play); Student Christian Association, 2, 3; Football, 2; Intramural Sports, 1, 2, 3, 4. CAREFREE . . . Ducky embodies the best of that word. He re- fuses to worry needlessly, has a persistent optimism, and a rol- licking, infectious good humor for all times. There is nothing of the slacker in his carefreeness, but rather an activity and progressive accomplishment refusing to be hindered by petty cares. MRS. JOSEPH F. ELWARD Washington, D.C. English Marywood College, 1, 2, 3; International Rela- tions Club, 4. INTENT . . . Here is one of those persons who seem intent on the higher learning to the exclusion of everything else. This is a pity, for the sense of humor which she brings to bear on her studies and class work, intimates that she would be an asset to any project. 19 3 6 JEAN WARD FAIRCHILD I M Washington, D.C. Romance Languages Phi Mu (Treasurer, 4); Aucola Staff, 3; Orches- tra, 1, 2, 3; Glee Club, 3; French Club, 1, 2, 3, 4; Spanish Club, 3, 4; Student Christian Associa- tion, 1, 2, 3, 4; Westerner Club, 1, 2, 3, 4; Wo- men ' s " A " Club, 3, 4; Intramural Sports, 1, 2, 3, 4 CONSTRUCTIVE . . . Jean is a builder, a tireless worker in a good cause. No job can loom too large for her, and no task to which she turns her hand will go unfinished. She is gentle and cooperative, untiringly patient, and never out of sorts. 42 » A U CO LA HENRY PHILIP GILBERT 1 BZ Washington, D.C. Economics Eagle Staff, 1, 2; Glee Club, 2, 3; Brecky Club, 1, 2, 3, 4; Intramural Sports, 1, 2, 3, 4. CHEERFUL . . . You can ' t down Phil. In any adversity he man- ages to wear the well-known Gilbert smile. He dashes madly around the campus, grinning merrily at all he meets, with a joke on his lips, ready for anything. Yet he is by no means entirely the funster — Phil can be serious when need be, and often is. VIRGINIA GROVE AX Takoma Park, Maryland Economics Class Honors, 2; Women ' s House Government Association, 3 (Secretary, 3); Glee Club, 3, 4; Student Christian Association, 3, 4; Intramural Sports, 2, 3, 4. SUNNY . . . Little Ginny, of the blonde hair, aloof manner, and joyous laugh, has a perpetual air of bright happiness about her as she whisks about her daily life. Beneath her quick hand, tasks are finished before you know it, and Ginny smiles and goes on to the next assignment. 19 3 6 GEORGEANNA HILD Washington, D.C. History Class Honors, 1; Class Vice President, 4; Aucola Staff, 3; Glee Club, 1, 2, 3, 4; Chorus, 3, 4; French Club, 1, 2, 3, 4 (Secretary, 3); Anglican Club, 1, 2, 3, 4 (Vice President, 3; President, 4); Student Christian Association, 1, 2. INDISPENSABLE ... No worthy project would be complete without Georgie ' s broad smile, her cheerful expertness, and her readiness to join all enterprises. Minor mishaps do not ruf- fle her, and major ones just do not occur when Georgie is on the job. 43 A U CO LA FRANK TALIAFERRO HOADLEY All ' , IIPM Chevy Chase, Maryland English and Political Science Class Honors, 1, 2; Brahmins, 3, 4; Publications Honor Fraternity, 4; Aucola Staff, 1, 2, 3, 4 (Edi- tor, 3; Advisory Editor, 4); Eagle Staff, 1, 2, 3, 4 (Assistant Editor, 2; Managing Editor, 4); Eyrie, 4; Debate, 1, 2, 3, 4 (Assistant Manager, 3; 17 de- bates); International Relations Club, 2, 3, 4; Dra- mat, 3 (1 play); French Club, 1, 2, 3, 4. TIRELESS .... We agree that Frank is a glutton for work. La- boring endlessly himself, he inspires others to do their best, and those who work with him know how considerate and quick to see values he is. Always alert for improvement, farsighted and thoroughgoing, Frank has been not only a leader but a cham- pion of the best. 19 3 6 DONALD HOLLAR Hazleton, Pennsylvania Religion and Philosophy Dickinson Junior College, 1, 2; Band, 3; Oxford Fellowship, 3. SUBTLE . . . Behind a slightly cynical and always amused ex- pression, Donn conceals a rather rare sense of humor that needs none of the sharpening he can give it at the expense of his friends. Quiet, dignified, impressive in unsmiling silence that is not silence, Donn has a wicked twinkle in his eye, and a quick, alert mind to solve problems. Washington, D.C. EDWARD HOPPER 1 BZ History Class Honors, 1; Brahmins, 3, 4; Phi Beta Zeta (President, 4); Student Council, 4 (Vice Presi- dent, 4); N.S.F.A. Delegate, 2; Class President, 1, 3 (Social Chairman, 3); Chairman of Freshman Rules Committee, 3; Eagle Staff, 1, 2, 3; Aucola Staff, 3; Debate, 2, 3 (Assistant Manager, 2; Man- ager, 3; 10 debates); International Relations Club, 2, 3, 4 (President, 3, 4); Dramat, 2, 3, 4 (Vice President, 4; 4 plays); Band, 1, 2, 3; Span- ish Club, 1, 2, 3, 4 (Vice President, 2; President, 3); Brecky Club, 2, 3, 4 (President, 2, 3); Cheer- leader, 2, 3, 4. VERSATILE . . . Eddie has so successfully filled his post as grand comrade, and co-worker-in-extraordinary, that he has left us no space to say what should be said. 44 » AU COL A WORTHINGTON BOWIE HOUGHTON Washington, D.C. A(-) l 1 1 I ' M Economics Class Honors, 4; Brahmins, 3, 4 (President, 4); Pi Gamma Mu (Vice President, 4); Publications Honor Fraternity, 4; Alpha Theta Phi (President, 4); Class Treasurer, 2; Eagle Staff, 1, 2, 3, 4 (Ad- vertising Manager, 2, 3; Business Manager, 4); Aucola Staff, 2, 3 (Business Manager, 3); French Club, 1, 2, 3 (President, 3); Student Christian Association, 2, 3; Anglican Club, 1, 2, 3, 4 (Treasurer, 4); Brecky Club, 1, 2, 3, 4; Student Athletic Committee, 2, 3, 4 (Chairman, 3); In- tramural Sports, 1, 2, 3, 4. WONDER-WORKING . . . Worthy combines all the qualities of the best prestidigitators with those of the hardest working ex- ecutives. Out of nothing he can produce something which operates on a working basis. 19 3 6 HOWARD L. JOHNSON Washington, D.C. Biology Washington Missionary College, 1, 2, 3; Student Peace Committee, 4 (Chairman, 4). DECISIVE . . . Keenly aggressive in his chosen lines, Howard leaves no stone unturned to produce the effect or result he de- sires. He has the quality of going straight to the point and re- maining there with undeviating sincerity and commendable accuracy of execution. MILDRED LOUISE KNIGHT BBB South Orange, New Jersey Spanish Class Honors, 3; Beta Beta Beta (Secretary- Treasurer, 3, 4); French Club, 2, 3, 4; Spanish Club, 2, 3, 4 (Secretary-Treasurer, 3; Vice Presi- dent, 4); Student Christian Association, 1, 2, 3, 4; Women ' s " A " Club, 3, 4 (Treasurer, 4); Eagle Hockey Club, 2, 3, 4; Intramural Sports, 2, 3, 4. STARTLING . . . From her vivid coloring to the deeds she does, Knighty will take your breath away. There is nothing mediocre or half-way about Knighty. She doesn ' t blow her own horn, or ever talk about herself, but if you ' ll look you ' ll find that nothing is too big for her to tackle, or too small to be well done. 45 AUCOLA MARGARET ELIZABETH KOBER Takoma Park, Maryland French French Club, 1, 2, 3, 4; Student Christian Asso- ciation, 1, 2, 3, 4. DIGNIFIED . . . But the dignity is not the overbearing kind. It is the poised, calm dignity of simplicity that is the best kind. It is gentle, yet efficient and withal, enviable. Margaret is re- served, but the reservation hides ability. WINIFRED KOENIG I IB Washington, D.C. University of Kansas, 1, 2, 3. French SOPHISTICATED . . . From the top of her faultlessly groomed head to the bottoms of her smartly shod feet, Winnie is alertly correct, immaculately attractive, and sensibly inguiring of mind. 19 3 6 Spearfish. BERENICE LOWN AX South Dakota English Black Hills Teachers College, 2; Alpha Chi (Pres- ident, 4); Dramat, 3 (1 play); Glee Club, 1, 3, 4; Chorus, 3, 4; Spanish Club, 3, 4; Anglican Club, 1, 3, 4. GENTLE . . . Berenice is another one of those lavender and old lace girls. She makes you want to protect her — yet wait ' til you know her, and you ' ll find there is no yielding weakness in her make-up. The old-fashioned quality in her air and carriage has none of the conservative cowardice of those who are afraid to progress. It has life and motion., and serves to temper and make sweet her daily contacts. 46 AU CO L A ELIZABETH MacDONALD •I ' M Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania Spanish Phi Mu (Secretary, 3); Class Secretary, 3; Wo- men ' s House Government Association, 3; Dra- mat, 1, 2 (2 plays); Glee Club, 1, 2, 3, 4 (Mikado, Pinafore); Chorus, 3, 4; French Club, 1, 2, 3, 4; Spanish Club, 1, 2, 3, 4; Student Christian As- sociation, 1, 2, 3; Dickinson Club, 1, 2, 3, 4 (Sec- retary, 3; President, 4). LILTING . . . Golden-haired, golden-voiced Jackie carries mu- sic and sunlight wherever she goes, and is generous with both. Always willing to spare a pleasant word and a smile, Jackie keeps all too successfully hidden the delightfully light and mis- chievous sense of humor she possesses. EDITH J. NIEMTZOW Freehold, New Jersey Mathematics Hood College, 1, 2; French Club, 3, 4; Eagle Hockey Club, 3; Intramural Sports, 3, 4. ATTENTIVE . . . Completely feminine, yet with a scientific turn of mind that gives her the power to reason clearly, Edith goes guietly about campus, never forcing herself upon anyone ' s notice, yet always on hand at the proper time. 19 3 6 CHESTER MORRILL, Jr. I I!Z Chevy Chase, D.C. Ec onomics Phi Beta Zeta (Secretary, 3, 4); Aucola Staff, 3; Debate, 2, 3, 4 (3 debates); Glee Club, 1, 2, 3, 4 (President, 4; Pianist, 1, 2, 3, 4); French Club, 1, 2, 3, 4; Westerner Club, 1, 2, 3, 4 (President, 3); Assistant Cheerleader, 1, 2; Intramural Sports, 1, 2, 3, 4. MARTIAL . . . There is military correctness not only in the way Chet bears himself, but in his method of carrying on his affairs. Upright, alert, precise, giving no guarter nor asking it, strategic in his handling of situations, he is possessed of the best gual- ities of generalship. « 47 » AU CO L A HARRIET G. AT Dallas, Pennsylvania PARKS French and Education College Misericordia, 3; French Club, 1, 2, 4; Spanish Club, 2, 4; Student Christian Associa- tion, 1, 2; Intramural Sports, 1, 2, 4. GAY . . . Harriet is a blithe soul, always creative of joy wher- ever she goes. Her laugh is contagious, as is the twinkle in her eye and her bubbling spirit of mischief. Harriet has the for- mula for killing the blues, and knows how to use it. 19 3 6 Washington, D.C. THOMAS PARKS Economics Southern Methodist University, 1, 2; Dramat, 3, 4 (2 plays); Football, 4; Track, 4; Intramural Sports, 3, 4. RESILIENT . . . Tom always comes up fighting. You can ' t down him, and it would be dangerous to try, in spite of that mislead- ing drawl, and that easy-going stride of his. Always coopera- tive, with the joviality of the powerful, and the assurance of the competent, Tom is an integral part of campus life. EDWARD PORTER AG Ellerslie, Maryland Religion Alpha Theta Phi (Secretary, 3; Vice President, 4); Student Council, 4; Glee Club, 1, 3; Student Christian Association, 2, 3, 4 (Vice President, 3); Oxford Fellowship, 1, 2, 3, 4 (Secretary, 3; Vice President, 4); Football, 2; Basketball, 2, 3; Intramural Sports, 1, 2, 3, 4. SERIOUS . . . This guality, combined with a cheerful disposi- tion and a not-to-be-downed sense of mischief, makes Ed a light on the campus horizon. In classes he seems well marked for a minister; out of classes it is obvious that he brings to his vocation the toleration and the understanding which should be its prerequisites. 48 AU COL A HARRIET A. REED Chevy Chase, Maryland French Class Honors, 1, 2, 3, 4; College Honor Society, 4; Aucola Staff, 2, 3, 4; Debate, 2, 3, 4 (5 debates); French Club, 1, 2, 3, 4 (Secretary, 4); Student Christian Association, 2, 3, 4. CONSCIENTIOUS ... In all the walks of her life around campus, Harriet has that air of quiet deliberation which goes so well with her steady eyes. She never deserts a responsibil- ity, never refuses one, and never fails in the execution of that responsibility. 19 3 6 MARGARET KIMBLE REEDER «I-M Hughesville, Pennsylvania English Dickinson Junior College, 1, 2; Phi Mu (Vice President, 4); Women ' s House Government As- sociation, 4 (Treasurer, 4); Glee Club, 3; Chorus, 3; Student Christian Association, 3, 4. TONAL . . . There is a song quality about everything Margie does, from her singing to the smallest task of the day. Grace- ful, poised, calm, interested, all these apply to her yet do not fully describe her. Describing Margie is like trying to tabulate the notes of a sonata, impossible, and tantalizing in that im- possibility. LETHA EVELYNE ROBINSON Miami, Oklahoma Economics Northwestern Oklahoma Junior College, 1; Stephens Junior College for Women, 2; Baylor University, 3; Class Honors, 4; Student Christian Association, 4. MATURE . . . Letha has retained all the charm of her youth, and rejected all its flaws. She is poised, quiet, gracious, faultlessly capable of handling any situation, retaining her composure whatever mishap occurs. 49 AU CO L A HAYLETT B. SHAW Ec onomics Chevy Chase, Maryland Class Honors, 3; Publications Honor Fraternity, 4; Aucola Staff, 1, 3, 4 (Assistant Editor, 3); Eagle Staff, 3, 4; Debate, 1, 3, 4 (3 debates); Dramat, 1 (1 play); Glee Club, 1, 3, 4 (Vice President, 4); Chorus, 3, 4; International Relations Club, 4; French Club, 1, 3, 4 (President, 4); German Club, 1; Student Christian Association, 1, 3, 4; Intramural Sports, 1, 4. QUIZZICAL . . . Haylett always seems to wear a half amused, half questioning, but always wholly sincere expression. But whatever the questioning, he will find the answers. He will not shirk the investigation for fear of the result. HELEN SHENTON 1 M Washington, D.C. Economics Class Honors, 1; Class Vice President, 3; Aucola Staff, 3 (Assistant Editor, 3); Dramat, 2 (1 play); Glee Club, 1, 2, 3, 4 (President, 4; Mikado, Pina- fore); Chorus, 3, 4; French Club, 1, 2, 3, 4 (Vice President, 4); German Club, 2; Student Christian Association, 1, 2, 3, 4; Westerner Club, 1, 2, 3, 4 (Secretary-Treasurer, 3; Vice President, 4); In- tramural Sports, 1, 2, 3, 4. LYRIC . . . Helen has the quality of song about her. She is a song by Schubert or Schumann, gentle, affectionate, but steady and unfailing. She has the power of concentrated effort that is never brusque nor rude. She is unswerving, but lovely; cap- able, but graceful. 19 3 6 ESTHER MIRICK SMITH E M Washington, D.C. Chemistry Class Honors, 1, 2, 3, 4; College Honor Society, 4; Phi Mu (President, 4); Interfraternity Council, 4 (Secretary, 4); Aucola Staff, 3, 4 (Assistant Edi- tor, 3); Eagle Staff, 2, 3; Dramat, 1, 2, 3, 4 (Prop- erty Mistress, 3, 4; 4 plays); French Club, 1, 2, 3; German Club, 2, 3; Student Christian Associa- tion, 1, 2, 3, 4. ACUTE . . . Smitty has her lighter — even her silly — moments. But look past them to the mind that can be gay on occasion but sees through the superficial to the real. Look, and find also an evenness of temper, an unwavering loyalty, and an intense be- lief in believing the truest things. « 50 » A U CO LA MARGARET SPILLER Washington, D.C. Religion Class Honors, 1, 2, 3, 4; College Honor Society, 4; Choral, 1 (Pinafore); French Club, 1; Student Christian Association, 1, 2, 3, 4. BRILLIANT . . . This seems a good word, at first. Yet it is much too hard and unforgiving to do justice to Peggy ' s warm and friendly nature. Peggy plays the piano with technical bril- liance, but she brings to it also a deep understanding. H. LUCILE STALKER AT Washington, D.C. History and Education Elmira College, 1; Class Honors, 2, 3; Epsilon Kappa (President, 4); Interfraternity Council, 3, 4 (Chairman, 4); Aucola Staff, 3, 4 (Associate Ed- itor, 3); Eagle Staff, 2, 3, 4 (Assistant Editor, 3; Associate Editor, 4); Glee Club, 2; German Club, 2, 3, 4; Student Christian Association, 2, 3; An- glican Club, 2; May Day Fete, 3. OCCUPIED . . . Lou is always busy at something, never idle always in demand. She dashes about completing one thing after another with an air of cheerful resignation to her lot as executive to the campus at large. 19 3 6 ALICE THOMPSON Newburgh, New York Educati Dickinson Junior College, 1, 2; Women ' s House Government Association, 4 (Vice President, 4); Class Secretary, 4; Student-Faculty Social Com- mittee, 4; French Club, 3, 4; Dickinson Club, 3, 4; Student Christian Association, 3, 4; Women ' s " A " Club, 4; Basketball, 3, 4 (Captain, 3); Hockey, 3, 4 (Captain, 4). SUDDEN . . . There is nothing backward about Alice. She quite takes your breath away with her vital energy. Persuasive, incorrigibly humorous, boisterously efficient, Alice laughs her way around campus, intimidating the fearful, but making friends of the intelligent. 51 » A U CO LA HOWARD THOMPSON i BZ Newburgh, New York History Dickinson Junior College, 1, 2; Phi Beta Zeta (Treasurer, 4); Class Treasurer, 4; Dramat, 3, 4; Football, 3, 4; Basketball, 3; Track, 3, 4; Class Basketball, 4. STRONG . . . Howard gives the impression of being — and is — a bulwark of strength. He has a mind that he is unafraid to use, a temper that can stand up to all comers, and a set of firm prin- ciples and convictions to which he adheres with commendable zeal. There ' s no stopping Howard, once he determines on the proper course. 19 3 6 EDWARD J. THRASHER Washington, D.C. English University of Maryland, 1, 2; Eagle Staff, 3, 4 (Assistant Editor, 4); Dramat, 3, 4 (3 plays); Glee Club, 3, 4; Chorus, 4; Tennis, 3; Intramural Sports, 3, 4. UNEXPECTED . . . For such a quiet person, Ed is a big surprise. He minds his own business scrupulously, and never calls at- tention to himself, but he is capable of vigorous action, con- structive criticism, and intelligent cooperation. MARY LESTA WAKEMAN ASP, IIFM Washington, D.C. Economics and Speech Class Honors, 1, 2, 3, 4; College Honor Society, 4; Brahmins, 3, 4; Student Council, 2, 3, 4; Stu- dent Comptroller, 3, 4; N.S.F.A. Delegate, 3; Class Vice President, 1; Eagle Staff, 1, 2, 3, 4 (Assistant Editor, 3; Associate Editor, 4); De- bate, 2, 3, (8 debates); Band, 2, 3, 4; French Club, 1; Student Christian Association, 1, 2, 3, 4 (Vice President, 4); Brecky Club, 1, 2 (Vice President, 1, 2); Intramural Sports, 1, 2, 3, 4. HUMAN . . . Lesta has been tagged efficient, and is that cer- tainly, but a good deal more. Her life will be characterized not only by the unfeeling adjective " useful, " but also by the warmer, enviable one " abundant. " 52 A U CO LA HAROLD WARNER Jesters Lovettsville, Virginia Physics Student Council, 1, 2, 3; Dramat, 2, 3 (2 plays); Student Christian Association, 1, 2, 3; Intramu- ral Sports, 1, 2. MISCHIEVOUS . . . Even when his face is serious, Harold has a wicked glint of fun in those black eyes. He has all the chemist ' s ability for scientific research and logical procedure in rela- tion to the findings, coupled with an adventurous spirit of mis- chief, that alleviates the longest piece of work. 19 3 6 MELVIN E. WHEATLEY, Jr. BZ Wilmington, Delaware Religion Class Honors, 1, 2, 3, 4; College Honor Society, 4; Brahmins, 3, 4; Student Council, 3, 4 (Presi- dent, 4); Student-Faculty Social Committee, 3; N.S.F.A. Delegate, 3; Class Treasurer, 1; Class President, 2; Eyrie Staff, 4; Debate, 2, 3 (10 de- bates); Band, 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club, 1, 2; Spanish Club, 1, 2 (Treasurer, 2); Oxford Fellowship, 1, 2, 3, 4 (Secretary, 2); Student Christian Asso- ciation, 1, 2, 3, 4 (President, 3, 4); Basketball, 2, 3, 4 (Captain, 4); Tennis, 3; Intramural Sports, 1, 2, 3, 4. IMPERTURBABLE . . . Big-Man-On-Campus? Yes, but, Mel is so much more than that. Mel is calm and unhurried. Mel has a gentle twinkle in his eye and a friendly smile; he has kindly humor, and willing selflessness. BETTY WHEELER M Washington, D.C. English and Art Class honors, 3; Student-Faculty Social Com- mittee, 3; Aucola Staff, 3, 4 (Associate Editor, 3, 4); Eagle Staff, 2, 3, 4; Eyrie, 4; Omicron Epsi- lon Pi, 1, 2, 3, 4 (Secretary, 3; President, 4); Dra- mat, 3, 4 (President, 4; Stage Manager, 3, 4); French Club, 1, 2, 3; Student Christian Associa- tion, 1, 2, 3; Anglican Club, 1, 2, 3, 4 (Secretary, 4) . UNPREDICTABLE . . . Betty ' s moods vary from the sublime to the ridiculous, and she is brilliant in each. Good-natured, al- most to the point of hysteria, she is a delightful companion; in her more serious hours she is an industrious student and worker, dependable, ingenious, poetic, and yet practical. 53 A U CO LA H. ELIZABETH WILKINS Swagger Washington, D.C. French Club, 1, 2, 3. Art CORDIAL . . . You never see Betty without her welcoming smile, and her friendly gaiety. But it is not a noisy gaiety, nor an obtrusive cordiality. It is the best kind, making itself felt, not heard; it is inherent, not assumed. WINTHROP C. WOLFE Washington, D.C. Chemistry Aucola Staff, 3, 4; Omicron Epsilon Pi, 4; Inter- national Relations Club, 4; Dramat, 3, 4 (2 plays); Glee Club, 1, 2; German Club, 2, 3; Westerner Club, 1, 2. EXPLOSIVE . . . There is nothing of the unruffled placidity of still waters at dawn about Winnie. Why he hasn ' t blown the labs up more than once, no one seems to know. But the fact that he is capable of so much turbulent volcanic action, which does not guite disrupt the entire works, is the secret of his suc- cess. When the smoke clears away, and the debris settles down, there will be Winnie, undisturbed, chortling with glee over another accomplishment. 19 3 6 North Abington, Massachusetts PHILIP HINCKLEY Jesters History CAROLYN KOHEN Amityville, Long Island, New York Education Washington, D.C. WILLIAM SULLIVAN Jesters History HELEN SWANSON Marblehead, Massachusetts Education Cleveland, Ohio LOIS ROSE THOMPSON Religion « 54 » AU CO L A Class of 1937 James Spratt President Frances Page Vice President Margaret Walker Secretary William Leith Treasurer G ' J. Spratt M. Walker F. W. Page Leith IENIAL Joe Thomas, ' 34, led the Class of 1937 on its way to political independence, while Eddie Hopper, ' 36, did his best to provide needed disci- pline for the Frosh, who retaliated by hanging him in effigy. The Freshmen be- came completely free from upper class dominance after Field Day, when they won two out of the three events. The social climax of the year, the Star Dance, with silver and scarlet decorations was held March 22, Lee Fields ' music presiding. In the second year, the disciplinary efforts of the Sophomores were made difficult by the huge freshman class, but Sidney Sachs, who also served as Presi- dent, struggled valiantly to keep the green tide in check. Athletic prowess on the varsity basketball squad was exemplified by Bob Hill and Bill Leith. To finish off a successful year the Sophomore Circus Dance was given, with Church ' s orchestra. At this original function campus leaders found themselves cari- catured on billboards in the gym. As Juniors, the " thirty-sevens " were represented by Winslow on the varsity gridiron, and by Zink and Leith on the basketball court, while the feminine con- tingent came through with intramural honors in both hockey and basketball. In addition, Juniors headed the Women ' s House Government Association, the Women ' s " A " Club, the Eyrie Staff, the Spanish Club, and both the Jesters and Swagger Clubs. The ingenuity of the class resulted in a lighted Christmas tree for the campus and in the clever " Jolly Juniors ' Jail Jamboree " featuring gang- ster characters and penitentiary atmosphere. This was held during February. The formal reception for the class by Chancellor and Mrs. Gray and the Junior Prom at the Shoreham Hotel on April 17th were the highlights of the social sea- son. With this background, the Class of 1937 expects to try to fill completely the vacated shoes of the graduating class. 56 AU COL A Bennett Brattain Brougher DOROTHY ALEXEANA BENNETT WASHINGTON, D.C. HISTORY Glee Club, 1, 2, 3; Chorus, 2, 3; French Club, 1, 2, 3; Spanish Club, 2, 3; Student Christian Associa- tion, 1, 2, 3; Class Basketball, 1. DORIS M. BRATTAIN WASHINGTON, D.C. Student Christian Association, 1, 2, 3; Brecky Club, 1, 2, 3. ENGLISH DORIS BROUGHER, AX WASHINGTON, D.C. ENGLISH Class Social Chairman, 3; Dramat, 1, 2, (2 plays); French Club, 1, 2; Westerner Club, 1, 2; Dance Symposium, 2. Browne Bryant Buckingham ANNA MAE BROWNE MT. RAINIER, MARYLAND ECONOMICS Eagle Staff, 1, 2, 3 (Assistant Editor, 2; Contributing Editor, 3); Glee Club, 2; German Club, 1; Stu- dent Christian Association, 1, 2, 3. WASHINGTON, D.C. HERWIL M. BRYANT PHYSICS AND MATHEMATICS Aucola Staff, 2, 3 (Assistant Editor, 2; Associate Editor, 3); Dramat, 2, 3 (Electrician, 4 plays); Or- chestra, 1, 2; Band, 1, 2, 3; German Club, 3 (Treasurer, 3); Student Christian Association, 1, 2, 3; Brecky Club, 1, 2, 3; Intramural Sports, 1, 2, 3. MARY BUCKINGHAM WASHINGTON, D.C. RELIGION Glee Club, 1, 2, 3; French Club, 1, 2, 3; Spanish Club, 1, 2, 3; Student Christian Association, 1, 2, 3; Westerner Club, 1, 2, 3. 57 » A U CO LA Clough Cohen Corkran KATHERINE CLOUGH WASHINGTON, D.C. PSYCHOLOGY Wilson Teachers ' College, 1; Dramal, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3; Student Christian Association, 3. BEVERLY COHEN BAY SHORE, NEW YORK HISTORY Aucola Staff, 2, 3; International Relations Club, 3; German Club, 1, 2; Anglican Club, 1, 2, 3 (Sec- retary, 2; Vice President, 3). PAULINE CORKRAN WASHINGTON, D.C. BIOLOGY French Club, 1, 2, 3; German Club, 2, 3; Student Christian Association, 1, 2; Class Volleyball, 1, 2. m ■ " • Coulson Courtney Dodge BRADENTON, FLORIDA ROMANCE LANGUAGES Class Honors, 1, 2; Aucola Staff, 2, 3; Orchestra, 1, 2, 3; Band, 2, 3; Glee Club, 1, 2, 3; French Club, 1, 2, 3; Spanish Club, 1, 2, 3; Student Christian Association, 1, 2, 3; Intramural Sports, 1, 2, 3. MARGARET COURTNEY CHEVY CHASE, MARYLAND RELIGION Class Honors, 3; French Club, 1, 2, 3; Student Christian Association, 1, 2, 3; Women ' s " A " Club, 3; Intramural Sports, 1, 2, 3. WILLIAM WESLEY DODGE McLEAN, VIRGINIA RELIGION Class Treasurer, 1, 2 (Secretary, 2); Glee Club, 1, 2 (Secretary, 2); Chorus, 1, 2, 3; Student Christian Association, 1, 2, 3; Student Athletic Committee, 2, 3; Intramural Sports, 1, 2, 3. « 58 » A U CO LA Drager Eicher Furst SUSAN DRAGER WASHINGTON, D.C. ROMANCE LANGUAGES • Class Honors, 1, 2, 3; French Club, 1, 2, 3; Spanish Club, 1, 2, 3; Student Christian Association, 1, 2; Eagle Hockey Club, 1, 2; Intramural Sports, 1, 2. MAYNARD EICHER, -) ' l WASHINGTON, D.C. MATHEMATICS AND PHYSICS Class Honors, 2; Publications Honor Fraternity, 3; Aucola Staff, 1, 2, 3 (Assistant Editor, 2; Editor, 3); Eagle Staff, 1; Football (Assistant Manager, 1; Manager, 2); Track, 2; Intramural Sports, 1, 2, 3. CAROLINE FURST, M LANSDOWNE, PENNSYLVANIA ECONOMICS Aucola Staff, 1, 2; Eagle Staff, 1, 2, 3; Omicron Epsilon Pi, 2, 3 (Secretary, 3); Debate, 1, 2; Dramat, 1, 2 (2 plays); French Club, 1, 2, 3; Spanish Club, 2; Student Christian Association, 1, 2; Assistant Cheerleader, 1; Eagle Hockey Club, 1, 2; Women ' s " A " Club, 2, 3; Intramural Sports, 1, 2. Galloway Hale Hall MAXWELL GALLOWAY, AT TAKOMA PARK, MARYLAND Glee Club, 1, 2, 3; Chorus, 2, 3; Spanish Club, 2, 3; Brecky Club, 1, 2, 3. BESSIE MARGARET HALE ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA French Club, 1, 2; Student Christian Association, 1, 2. HISTORY ECONOMICS MARGARET STANLEY HALL GLEN ROCK, NEW JERSEY ENGLISH Class Honors, 1, 2, 3; Student Peace Committee, 3; Spanish Club, 1, 2, 3; Student Christian Associa- tion, 1, 2, 3; Westerner Club, 1, 2. « 59 » A U CO LA Hankinson Harrah Hatchett WILVA HANKINSON, WASHINGTON, D.C. ECONOMICS University of Louisville, 1; Dramat, 2, (1 play); Spanish Club, 2, 3; May Day Fete, 2, 3; Women ' s " A " Club, 2, 3; Intramural Sports, 2, 3. OWENITA HARRAH WASHINGTON, DO. ENGLISH AND EDUCATION Class Honors, 1, 2, 3; Aucola Staff, 1; Eyrie Staff, 3 (Editor, 3); Omicron Epsilon Pi, 1, 2, 3; Dramat, 1 (1 play). STEPHEN HATCHETT, HBB WASHINGTON, D.C. BIOLOGY Class Honors, 2; Westerner Club, 1, 2. Jones Lehman RICHARD W. HUMMER, Jesters WASHINGTON, D.C. CHEMISTRY Class Honors, 1, 2, 3; Jesters Club (Secretary, 2); Aucola Staff, 3; Eagle Staff, 1, 2; International Re- lations Club, 2; Dramat, 1, 2, 3 (4 plays); Orchestra, 1; Band, 1, 2, 3; Brecky Club, 1, 2, 3; Intra- mural Sports, 1, 2, 3. EUNICE JONES, I ' M SITAPUR, INDIA ENGLISH Oberlin College, 1; International Relations Club, 3; French Club, 3; Spanish Club, 2, 3; Student Christian Association, 2, 3; Eagle Hockey Club, 2, 3; Intramural Sports, 3. MARY ADELE LEHMAN, AT SILVER SPRING, MARYLAND PSYCHOLOGY Class Honors, 2, 3; Class Vice President, 1; Eagle Staff, 1, 2, 3 (Columnist, 2; Society Editor, 3); Omi- cron Epsilon Pi, 1; Glee Club, 1, 2, 3 (Secretary, 2, 3; Accompanist, 2, 3); Chorus, 2, 3 (Accompa- nist, 2, 3); Spanish Club, 1, 2, 3; Student Christian Association, 1, 2; Brecky Club, 1, 2, 3 (Secretary, 2, 3). « 60 » A U CO LA Leith LeMasters Marino WILLIAM T. LEITH, A0 WASHINGTON, D.C. ECONOMICS Alpha Theta Phi (Corresponding Secretary, 2; Treasurer, 3); Student Comptroller, 3; Class Treas- urer, 3; Aucola Staff, 3 (Accountant); Eagle Staff, 3 (Accounting Manager); Anglican Club, 3; Westerner Club, 3; Student Athletic Committee, 3; Basketball, 1, 2, 3; Track, 2, 3; Football (As- sistant Manager, 1); Intramural Sports, 1, 2, 3. MARGARET LeMASTERS, M CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA ENGLISH Phi Mu (Vice President, 3); Women ' s House Government Association, 2, 3 (President, 3); Interna- tional Relations Club, 2, 3 (Vice President, 3); Glee Club, 1, 2; French Club, 1, 2, 3; German Club, 2, 3; Student Christian Association, 1, 2, 3. FRANK THOMAS MARINO WASHINGTON, D.C. University of Maryland, 1; International Relations Club, 3; French Club, 2, 3. HISTORY McRae Midelburg Miller ROBERT McRAE, ' l HZ WASHINGTON, D.C. ECONOMICS Student Council, 1, 2; Spanish Club, 1; Anglican Club, 3; Basketball, 1; Intramural Sports, 1, 2, 3. CATHERINE MIDELBURG, Swagger CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA POLITICAL SCIENCE Mary Baldwin College, 1, 2; Swagger Club (Secretary-Treasurer, 4); French Club, 3; Women ' s " A " Club, 3; Class Hockey, 3. RAPHAEL MILLER WASHINGTON, D.C. Northeast Junior College, 1; Orchestra, 2, 3 (Manager, 3); Band, 2, 3. RELIGION 61 » AU CO L A Odom Page Paxton OLIVE ODOM, Swagger CLARENDON, VIRGINIA French Club, 1, 2, 3; Spanish Club, 1, 2, 3; German Club, 1, 2, 3. FRENCH FRANCES PAGE, AX WASHINGTON, D.C. ART Class Honors, 1, 2, 3; Alpha Chi (Vice President, 3); Student Council, 2; Class Vice President, 3; Aucola Staff, 1,2,3 (Art Editor, 2; Assistant Art Editor, 3); Eyrie Staff, 3 (Assistant Editor, 3); Dramat, 1, 2, 3 (Stage Crew, 1, 2, 3); Student Christian Association, 1; Brecky Club, 1, 2, 3. PATRICIA PAXTON, AX WASHINGTON, D.C. HISTORY Alpha Chi (Secretary, 3); Eagle Staff, 1, 2, 3 (Assistant Editor, 2, 3); Dramat, 2 (1 play); Glee Club, 1, 2; French Club, 2, 3; May Day Fete, 2. Payne Powell DOROTHY PAYNE, Swagger Rastall POLITICAL SCIENCE CAMBRIDGE, MARYLAND Dramat, 1; Spanish Club, 1, 2, 3. WILLIAM C. POWELL WASHINGTON, D.C. ENGLISH Class Honors, 1, 2, 3; Publications Honor Fraternity, 3; Aucola Staff, 1, 2, 3 (Assistant Editor, 2, 3); Debate, 2, 3 (Manager, 3; 5 debates); Spanish Club, 1, 2, 3; Student Christian Association, 1, 2, 3. JANET H. RASTALL WASHINGTON, D.C. ECONOMICS Class Honors, 1; Eagle Staff, 1, 2, 3 (Contributing Editor, 3); Aucola Staff, 2, 3; Eyrie, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3; French Club, 2, 3; Westerner Club, 1, 2, 3; Women ' s " A " Club, 1, 2; Eagle Hockey Club, 1, 2, 3; Intramural Sports, 1, 2, 3. « 62 » A U CO LA Sachs Sanderlin Schoonover SIDNEY S. SACHS, Jesters WASHINGTON, D.C. ECONOMICS Class Honors, 1, 2; Brahmins, 3; Student Council, 3; Student-Faculty Social Committee, 2; Class President, 2; Chairman, Freshman Rules Committee, 2; N.S.F.A. Delegate, 3; Eyrie Staff, 3 (Busi- ness Manager, 3); Debate, 2, 3 (9 debates); International Relations Club, 2, 3; French Club, 2; Brecky Club, 1, 2, 3; Intramural Sports, 1, 2, 3. HELEN SANDERLIN WASHINGTON, D.C. ENGLISH Class Honors, 1, 2, 3; Aucola Staff, 1, 3; Eagle Staff, 1; Eyrie Staff, 3 (Assistant Editor, 3); Dramat, 2 (1 play); Glee Club, 3; Brecky Club, 1, 2, 3; May Day Fete, 2. DOROTHY SCHOONOVER, i M MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN POLITICAL SCIENCE Milwaukee-Downer College, 1, 2; Class Honors, 3; International Relations Club, 3; French Club, 3; Student Christian Association, 3; Class Hockey, 3. Scott Showacre Slinn GEORGE FERGUSON SCOTT MOUNT CARMEL, PENNSYLVANIA HISTORY International Relations Club, 3; Basketball (Assistant Manager, 1; Manager, 3); Football (Assistant Manager, 3); Cla ss Soccer, 1, 2. CHRISTIANA HARRISON SHOWACRE LAUREL, MARYLAND EDUCATION AND HISTORY Student Christian Association, 1. VIRGINIA SLINN, ' I ' M FALL RIVER, MASSACHUSETTS HISTORY Debate, 2, 3; International Relations Club, 3; French Club, 1, 2, 3; German Club, 2, 3; Student Christian Association, 1, 2; Women ' s " A " Club, 2, 3; Eagle Hockey Club, 1, 2, 3 (Captain, 2); In- tramural Sports, 1, 2, 3. « 63 » AU CO L A Snavely Spangle Spralt JEAN SNAVELY, AX WASHINGTON, D.C. ART Class Honors, 3; Student-Faculty Social Committee, 3; Aucola Staff, 2, 3 (Assistant Art Editor, 2; Art Editor, 3); Eagle Cartoonist, 2, 3; Sportscore (Illustrator, 3); Eyrie Staff, 3 (Art Editor, 3); Inter- national Relations Club, 3; German Club, 3; Brecky Club, 1, 2, 3; Women ' s " A " Club, 2, 3; May Day Fete, 2; Intramural Sports, 1, 2, 3. ANNABEL JANE SPANGLE POMPANO, FLORIDA Tennessee Wesleyan College, 1, 2; Glee Club, 3; Student Christian Association, 3. RELIGION JAMES SHEPARD SPRATT, Jesters BUCKSPORT, MAINE ECONOMICS Jesters Club (Secretary, 2; President, 3); Class President, 3; Band, 1; Intramural Sports, 1, 2, 3. Stephan Stevens Stevenson BETTY STEPHAN, AX WASHINGTON, D.C. PSYCHOLOGY Eagle Staff, 1, 2; Debate, 2, 3 (3 debates); Dramat, 1, 2; Band, 2; French Club, 2, 3; Student Chris- tian Association, 2, 3; Brecky Club, 1, 2, 3; Women ' s " A " Club, 2, 3; Eagle Hockey Club, 2, 3; In- tramural Sports, 1, 2, 3. CARL M. STEVENS, -H , MUM FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA CHEMISTRY Class Honors, 1, 3; Brahmins, 3; Publications Honor Fraternity, 3; Alpha Theta Phi (Secretary, 3); Student Council, 3; Class Treasurer, 2; Aucola Staff, 2, 3 (Advertising Manager, 2; Business Man- ager, 3); Eagle Staff, 1, 2, 3 (Advertising Manager, 3); Orchestra, 2, 3; Band, 1, 2, 3; Intramural Sports, 1, 2, 3. MARGUERITE STEVENSON WASHINGTON, D.C. ENGLISH Class Honors, 1, 2. « 64 » A U CO LA Stuart Swanton Tansill LOUISA HARDING STUART, Swagger WASHINGTON, D.C. ART Swagger Club (President, 3); Student-Faculty Social Committee, 3; Eagle Staff, 1, 3; Aucola Staff, 2; Eyrie, 3; Spanish Club, 1, 2, 3; Student Christian Association, 1, 2; Brecky Club, 1, 2, 3. HENRY SWANTON WASHINGTON, D.C. HISTORY Urbana University, 1; International Relations Club, 2, 3; Glee Club, 3; Intramural Sports, 2, 3. WILLIAM RAYMOND TANSILL, AG WASHINGTON, D.C. HISTORY AND SPANISH Class Honors, 1; Eagle Staff, 1, 2; French Club, 1, 2; Spanish Club 1, 2, 3; Basketball, 1; Intramural Sports, 1, 2. Tinker Tolman Walker ROBERT TINKER, BZ RIDGEWOOD, NEW JERSEY ECONOMICS Class President, 1; Hamilton House Council, 1, 2; Debate, 1, 2 (3 debates); Student Christian Asso- ciation, 1, 2; Band, 1, 2; Glee Club, 1, 2; Class Soccer, 1, 2. SARAH BRUNER TOLMAN, Swagger WASHINGTON, D.C. ART Swagger Club (Secretary, 3); Aucola Staff, 2; Dramat, 1, 2, 3; Spanish Club, 1, 2, 3; Student Chris- tian Association, 1, 2, 3; Brecky Club, 1, 2, 3. MARGARET B. WALKER, ' I ' M GAITHERSBURG, MARYLAND ENGLISH Phi Mu (Secretary, 3); French Club, 1, 2, 3; Spanish Club, 2, 3; Student Christian Association, 1, 2; Women ' s " A " Club, 2, 3 (President, 3); Eagle Hockey Club, 1, 2, 3; Intramural Sports, 1, 2, 3. 65 » AU CO L A Ward, M. Ward, R. Warthen MARIE WARD WASHINGTON, D.C. Glee Club, 2; German Club, 3. ENGLISH RUTH WARD, AT WASHINGTON, D.C. ECONOMICS AND HISTORY Class Honors, 2; Epsilon Kappa (Secretary, 3); Eagle Staff, 1, 2, 3; French Club, 1, 2, 3; Spanish Club, 3; Student Christian Association, 1, 2; Brecky Club, 1,2,3; Class Volleyball, 3. MARGARET WARTHEN WASHINGTON, D.C. Glee Club, 2; French Club, 1, 2; German Club, 3. ENGLISH 4l 4 Whitlow Willard Willcox ETHEL MARIE WHITLOW, AT WASHINGTON, D.C. POLITICAL SCIENCE Class Honors, 1, 3; Epsilon Kappa (Vice President, 3); Eagle Staff, 1, 2, 3 (Assistant Editor, 2; Con- tributing Editor, 3); Aucola Staff, 2, 3; International Relations Club, 2, 3; Glee Club, 1, 2, 3 (Vice President, 3); Chorus, 2, 3; French Club, 1, 2, 3; Student Christian Association, 1, 2, 3; May Day Fete, 3; Intramural Sports, 1, 2. HENRY WILLARD FREDERICK, MARYLAND HISTORY Class Honors, 3. CHARLES H. WILLCOX, I BZ CANTON, PENNSYLVANIA RELIGION Dickinson Seminary, 1, 2; Glee Club, 3; Omicron Epsilon Pi, 3; Student Christian Association, 3; Oxford Fellowship, 3. « 66 » A U CO LA WASHINGTON, D.C. Woods Young Zink MARGARET JANE WOODS ROMANCE LANGUAGES Class Honors, 1, 3; Aucola Staff, 2, 3; Dramat, 2; Glee Club, 1, 2, 3; Chorus, 2, 3; French Club, 2, 3 (Vice President, 3); Spanish Club, 1, 2, 3 (President, 3); Student Christian Association, 1, 2, 3; Westerner Club, 1, 2, 3 (Vice President, 3); Eagle Hockey Club, 1, 2, 3; Women ' s " A " Club, 2, 3 (Secretary-Treasurer, 2; Secretary, 3); Intramural Sports, 1, 2, 3. MARTHA YOUNG WASHINGTON, DG. San Antonio Junior College, 1, 2. SIDNEY ZINK, AO WOLCOTT, KANSAS Kansas City Junior College, 1, 2; Basketball, 3. ENGLISH POLITICAL SCIENCE WASHINGTON, D.C. WASHINGTON, D.C. OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN WASHINGTON, D.C. NUTLEY, NEW JERSEY CHEVY CHASE, MARYLAND CHICAGO, ILLINOIS CAROLINE BOYD ALTHEA GROSSER EARL HUELSTER, BZ MERCEDES JORDAN BETTY ANN PEARCE, AX RICHARD WILLIS RALPH WINSLOW, BZ ENGLISH PSYCHOLOGY ECONOMICS RELIGION LATIN ECONOMICS ECONOMICS AND HISTORY 67 » AU CO L A Class of 1938 Richard Carroll President Kathryn Taylor Vice President Phyllis Davis Secretary Albert Shaw Treasurer EARLY in the school year of 1934-35 the Class of 1938 showed their lack of respect for their reverend overlords, the Sophs. Fretting impatiently under bondage imposed by the terrible Sachs, the underdogs disca rded their symbols of inferiority after the victory over the upperclassmen on Field Day. More constructive fields soon claimed R. Carroll K. Taylor the freshman talents. Leading roles in P.Davis A.Shaw " Candida " and " Much Ado About Nothing " were played by ' 38 Thespians. One member was the first freshman ever to debate on the varsity sguad. Six class- men worked on the Aucola staff and twenty-one on the Eagle. The most amusing feature of the year was the coronation of little William Briggs as Queen of the May in the take-off on the women ' s festival. In spite of the usual drop in enrollment, the school spirit of the class rather in- creased than lessened in its sophomore year. Football huskies Applegate, Carlo, Dick, Hanawalt, Hansborough, and Winslow were among the stars of the A.U. football sguad. The touch football title easily went to the class; Bee Craig made the all-D.C. hockey team and played with Cohen, Humphreys, Laise, and Wyman on the varsity team. Carrying on the class dramatic tradition, Bill Thompson and Rowland Rob- erts acted in " Is Life Worth Living? " Nor was scribbling talent unavailable. Bartle became one of the most popular Eagle columnists, and Frank Diggs, Lew Frank, and Raymond Wrenn are Assistant Editors. Bernie Carroll is becoming more and more popular as a rhythm artist. Later in the season, Edwards, Harris, and Lee were invaluable to the basket- ball sguad. Jane Getz and Kathryn Ingberg helped make the varsity debate sguad well-nigh invulnerable, and class honors were earned by Aiken, F. Church, Copenhafer, Getz, Kauffman, Laise, Maris, Masi, and J. Williams. The Sophomore Spring Cruise in March set a high standard for class dances. The nautical theme was carried out to perfection, insuring the success of the event. 68 A U CO LA SOPHOMORE WOMEN Getz, M. Harris, Tyler. R. Hudson, Lambke, Marschall, Readey Havens, Garrett, Laise, Pliler, Merz, Kauffman, Olmsted, Birdseye, F. Williams Wyman, Coan, M. Stevens, Craig, Ingberg, Paddock, M. Hill, Tenny, M. Cohen, Kause Humphreys, Pettit, Tabb, Bateman, Austin, Cowles, Fracker, Maris, Brashears, Woodward Not in Picture: Aiken, Allen, Brough, Evaul, Gottshall, Harllee, M. Harris, B. Koenig, Loomis, Noble, Pender, Ross, Sands, T. Smith, Taylor, Wright, Yeager. SOPHOMORE MEN Meyers, Knapp, E. Johnson, J. Applegate, Branson, Lee, Hansborough C. Corkran, W. Thompson, Britton, E. Palmer, Meininger, Livingston, Sarles, D. Hild Edwards, Roberts, Wernimont, Dove, R. Cochran, Fuchs, Masi, Silbersberg, D. Stephenson W. May, Bartle, Tresnon, Copenhafer, B. Carroll, R. Carroll, A. White, Boyd, F. Church, Wrenn Not in Picture: Briggs, Carlo, Diggs, Donovan, Fox, Frank, W. Gray, Hanawalt, L. Harris, Hollister, McNeely, A. Nylen, Rhodes, A. Shaw, Sixbey, O. Smith, R. Stevenson, Strickler, Waldo, Washburn, J. Williams. 69 A U CO LA Class of 1939 Ashby Jump President . Muriel Bain Vice President Patricia Murphy Secretary Howard Hudson Treasurer " K ATRICULATING on Friday the ■ ■ thirteenth may seem unlucky to some people but for the largest begin- ning class in the history of A.U. it was a lucky omen, as is evidenced by the many and various activities in which the Freshmen have taken part. A. Jump P. Murphy M. Bain H. Hudson Although at first somewhat subdued by the green hair-ribbons, name tags, and dinks, the first milestone in the class history was marked by the winning of the women ' s hockey game and the tug- of-war on Field Day, which was the occasion for a nocturnal, kidnaping war- fare between the vict orious Frosh and the humiliated upperclassmen. Many Freshmen tried out for the football team and seven became the main- stay of the varsity. They were Toner, Bartlett, Howard, Sitnik, Maize, Yackel, and Shoop. Those " thirty-niners " who seem destined to go far in their basket- ball careers are Bartlett, Benscoter, Bastian, Hudson, and Yackel. The frosh women were not far behind the men. With enthusiasm many par- ticipated in hockey. Among the star players were Thornton, Brundage, Murphy, Palmer, and Wells. The Freshmen have turned to other fields besides that of athletics. Six Fresh- men took part in the fall play, " Is Life Worth Living? " These were Johnston, Keker, Knockey, Omo, Patton, and Strong. The Eagle and Aucola staffs also re- ceived the benefit of freshman assistance. The musically inclined members of the class are taking part not only in the Orchestra and Band, but also in the chapel choir and glee clubs. Other campus organizations likewise receive freshman support. Their initial social effort, one of the successful affairs of the academic year, was held in May to the tune of a moderne theme. « 70 » A U CO LA FRESHMAN WOMEN Belden, Morse, Bain, Aubry, Sartwell, Butrick, Wallace, Heintz Poling, Batcheler, Goddard, Bishop, Crew, Rice, Whitney, Mitman, Omo, Amadon, Eells Jones, Loftis, Murphy, A. Lehman, Fraley, R. Smith, Rodgers, Wells, Christie, Knockey, Rossman, M. Johnson, Evans, Thomas, Munger, Biggs, Sorenson, Strong, Cooley, Davis, Boyden, Beal N. Wright, Dickey, Wood, M. Brown, Chan, A. White, Brundage, Winter, Woodberry, Goff, Klaas, Marti, Thornton, Vigeant Not in Picture: Boggs, David, Finch, Geiger, N. Hall, Harkness, Hurlbut, Johnston, H. Palmer, Parmentier, H. Smith. _. •- — ■V 1 l wv Bll FRESHMAN MEN Alio, Shoop, H. Hudson, M. Gray, Springer, Bastian, Dietz, Leech, Pawlush, Orshak Patton, Maize, Bick, Boudman, Hertz, Buck, Stewart, MacKellar, Pettus, Dorsett, Royer, Trammell, Taylor, Fraser, I. Thompson, G. Warner, Rigler, Keker, Benscoter, Seagrave, Rosen, Leonard, Carliner, Creech B. Sweigart, Schaub, Armstrong, Jump, Moffitt, Foote, Toner, Bartlett, Hendricks, Harding Carter, Sweigart, Hughes, Harrison, Walther, Stevenson, Purse, Parker, Connelly, Horton, Meloy Not in Picture: Campbell, Duke, Gooding, Gross, Howard, Hunt, Koons, M. May, Mellott, Presgraves, Sitnik, Snyder, Steele, White, Yackel. « 71 ORGANIZATIONS A U CO LA Wakeman, Porter, Hopper, C. Church Stevens, Wheatley. Sachs Maris, W. Thompson, Leith, M. Davis Student Council Melvin Wheatley President Edward Hopper Vice President Mary Lesta Wakeman. . .Treasurer, First Semester Catherine Church Secretary William Leith Treasurer, Second Semester SEVERAL new policies were inaugurated by the Student Council this year un- der President Melvin Wheatley. The council planned student entertain- ments which were presented after each student meeting, held every Thursday during the lunch hour, and also started a magazine on the campus by providing the financial backing for the Eyrie. MEMBERS Seniors: Catherine Church, Edward Hopper, Edward Porter, Melvin Wheatley. Juniors: Sidney Sachs, Carl Stevens, Ralph Winslow. Sophomores: Lucile Maris, William Thompson. Freshmen ' Margery Davis. « 75 » A U CO LA The Aucola " " UT of a mass of copy, rubber cement, photo- " graphs, mounting board, flying typewriter keys, frantic telephone calls to Baltimore, carbon paper, lists, dummy sheets, pencils, pens, rulers, scissors, glue, paste, erasers, catalogues, diction- aries, thesauri, student directories, mistakes, harsh words and lost tempers has arisen the 1936 Aucola. We hope you will enjoy and approve it, but there is very little you can do about it if you don ' t. We can at least say that the staff has labored long, and to the best of its abilities, however poor you may consider them. Whatever you think of it, we have had a limited amount of fun and an unlimited amount of labor, which has resulted, we hope, in an Aucola which will please some of the people some of the time. Maynard Eicher, Editor Carl Stevens, Business Manager There have been some changes made: division pages in three colors, drawings instead of photo- graphic views, honorary fraternities placed in the general fraternity section rather than among the or- ganizations, illustrated calendar section, and finally a greatly increased number of pictures. But you can observe all these things for yourself by looking at your Aucola. So we will merely say here that there are worse things than working on a year book — there must be — and that we wish the strugglers next year better luck than we ' ve had. 76 » AU COL A Chan, Dietz, Winter, Hummer, Boyd, Getz, Jump, Woods, Bartle, E. Smith, Fracker, Sanderlin, Havens, Murphy, Coulson Aubry, Sartwell, Evans, H. Shaw, Masi, B. Cohen, Stalker, K. Taylor Whitlow, Hoadley, Ingberg, C. Stevens, Powell, Wheeler, Eicher, Bryant, Cooper, Browne The Aucola EDITORIAL STAFF Editor Maynard Eicher Associate Fditors ' Herwil Bryant Associate tditors { BeUy wheeler Art Editor Jean Snavely Student Photographer Randall Book Advisory Editor Frank Hoadley Faculty Adviser Professor Will Hutchins Assistant Editors William Powell, Margaret Woods, Raymond Wrenn. Photographic Staff Randall Book, Herwil Bryant, Worthington Houghton, Joseph Masi, Haylett Shaw. Sports Staff Rhoda Coulson, Lewis Frank, Joseph Masi, Janet Rastall, Albert Shaw. Staff Writers Anna Mae Browne, Dorothea Chan, Jane Getz, Mary Havens, Richard Hummer, Kathryn Ing- berg, Patricia Murphy, Everett Palmer, Harriet Reed, Rowland Roberts, Sidney Sachs, Helen Sanderlin, Jean Sartwell, Esther Smith, Lucile Stalker, Louisa Stuart, Kathryn Taylor, Elaine Tenny, Alice Thompson, Margaret Walker, Ethel Whitlow, Winthrop Wolfe. BUSINESS STAFF Business Manager Carl Stevens Assistant Business Managers. . w D . ani 1 f 1 Hild Martin Meyers Accountant William Leith Faculty Adviser Dr. Lowell F. Huelster Staff Members Frederick Boyd, Beverly Cohen, Franklin Diggs, Richard Hummer, Kathryn Taylor. - •• ' - . ,■ 77 » A U CO LA Frank T. Hoadley, Managing Editor Worthington B. Houghton, Business Manager The Eagle • " PHE Eagle ' s tenth year has been notable for changes and achievements. For the first time the editorial board and business boards have been placed under the supervision of one officer, the Managing Editor, who serves to co-ordinate the two staffs. In accordance with this system, four as- sistant editors have been trained by the year ' s work in the various editorial and business fields, in order to compete for the position of Managing Editor next year. A reference library of cuts and pictures has been established under Rowland Roberts, making the use of an increased number of cuts possible. In con- nection with this, a series of old pictures of the campus was printed. Among the outstanding issues of the year were the Tenth Anniversary Issue and the Co-ed Issue. The latter was published entirely by the women members of the staff. Serving The Eagle as faculty adviser this year, Dean Woods allowed the staff to set a new high standard for student direction. Making no effort to censor the contents of news or editorials before or after publication, he nevertheless made himself always available to the editors for advice and suggestions. The business board made remarkable progress in wiping out the major part of a deficit of several years ' standing. The Eagle tied for second place within its class in the Virginia Intercol- legiate Press Association. Frank Hoadley and Frank Diggs represented the Eagle at the Association ' s convention. Diggs was elected to the executive com- mittee. The Eagle also belongs to the Associated Collegiate Press. 78 » AU CO L A Dietz, Bastian, Keker, Meininger, Havens, Masi Bick, Boyden, H. Palmer, Pettus, Paddock, Fracker, Tenny Hertz, R. Ward, Klaas, Murphy, Jump, Connelly, Creech, Carliner, Browne, A. Applegate Aubry, Winter, Chan, Johnston, Ingberg, Sartwell, Butrick, A. Shaw, Wheeler, Cooper, B. Carroll, Roberts K. Taylor, M. Lehman, Whitlow, Wakeman, Diggs, Hoadley, Houghton, Stalker, Paxton, Wrenn, Bartle, Thrasher, C. Stevens The American Eagle EDITORIAL BOARD Managing Editor Frank T. Hoadley Associate Editors Lucile Stalker, Mary Lesta Wakeman Faculty Adviser Dr. George B. Woods Assistant Editors Frank Diggs, Lewis Frank, Patricia Paxton, Edward Thrasher, Raymond F. Wrenn. Contributing Editors Anna Mae Brown, Mildred Paddock, Janet Rastall, Elaine Tenny, Betty Wheeler, Ethel Whitlow. Librarian Rowland Roberts Women ' s Sports Editor Carol Laise Men ' s Sports Editor Albert Shaw Society Editor Mary Lehman Staff Claire Aubry, Franklin Bartle, Randall Book, Ruth Butrick, David Carliner, Dorothea Chan, Albert Cooper, Elizabeth Craig, Edward Dietz, Doris Fracker, Herbert Fuchs, Jane Getz, Mary Havens, Walter Hendricks, Gustav Hertz, Ruth Hudson, Kathryn Ingberg, Samuel Keker, Mary Klaas, Joseph Masi, Martin Meyers, Patricia Murphy, Everett Palmer, Homer Patton, Jean Sartwell, Haylett n Shaw, Betty Stephan, Louisa Stuart, Betsy Winter, H Frances Williams. M -- - . ' ■ BUSINESS BOARD Business Manager Worthington Houghton PIJ HL S Accounting Manager William Leith ri fl T fc 1 Advertising Manager Carl Stevens Circulation Manager Kathryn Taylor Faculty Adviser Dr. Lowell F. Huelster Staff M - ' Margaret Austin, Muriel Bain, Margaret Boyden, » Genevieve Coan, Richard Connelly, Margery Davis, Catherine Dickey, Frances Garrett, Ruth Hudson, Margaret Johnston, Helene Kause, Mary Klaas, Isabelle Noble, Helen Palmer, Ruth Ward, Jean Wood. 79 A U CO LA Page, Goddard, Wallace Wheatley, Sanderlin, Harrah, Snavely, Sachs o The Eyrie Editor Owenita Harrah Art Editor Jean Snavely Business Manager Sidney Sachs r ,, „ , . Dr. George B. Woods Faculty Advisers .. ,,,,,.. I Mr. Will Hutchins Student Adviser Melvin Wheatley STAFF Eliza Goddard, Frances Page, Helen Sanderlin, Ann Wallace. NE of the most recent publications on the campus is The Eyrie, a student literary magazine. Its purpose is to act as an organ through which the liter- ary and artistic abilities of the college may find expression, and to introduce to the students a new cultural field in the i Uk. ■ line of original work. The publication is the responsibility of the school as a whole. The staff mem- bers are chosen irrespective of classes, on a basis of ability. The Eyrie is issued twice a year, once in the fall and once in the spring. « 80 A U COL A Reeder, Walker, LeMasters, A. Thompson, Craig Women ' s House Government Association Margaret LeMasters President Margaret Walker Secretary Margaret Reeder Treasurer Alice Thompson Social Chairman Elizabeth Craig Head Proctor THE Women ' s House Government Association, governing body for the women residents of the college, innovated a new social program this year. This in- cluded a formal dinner-dance in place of the spring tea-dance, and a formal din- ner before the Campus Concert in April. Other traditional events were re- peated with changes and improvements. The Christmas Candlelight Service was presented ' with different formation, cos- tumes, and ceremony arranged by Frances Page. A Hallowe ' en party was held in the private dining room, with prizes for the best costumes. The formal dinner before the Christ- mas Play, and the annual dormitory party around the Christmas tree were held as usual. « 81 » A U CO LA Bick, Stewart, H. Shaw, Morrill, Hoadley, Sachs, Sarles, Powell Snavely, Reed, Klaas, Sorenson, Getz, Stephan, Bateman Debate U Orville A. Hitchcock Coach William C. Powell Student Manager NDER the new coach, the American University Debate squad this year con- tinued its successful career, losing only one debate. The varsity squad debated two questions this year: " Resolved, that Congress should have power to override by a two-thirds vote decisions of the Supreme Court declaring acts of Congress unconstitutional " ; " Resolved, that married women holding jobs should be replaced by persons having no other means of support. " The schools debated were: Pennsyl- vania State, New York University, St. Francis (2), Washington College (2), University of Maryland, Swarthmore, South Carolina, Wayne, Allegheny (2), Hampden-Sydney (2), Wooster, Emory, Cincinnati, Bucknell, and Richmond. Varsity Sguad: Abramson, Bateman, Boyd, Getz, Hoadley, Ingberg, Morrill, Powell, Reed, Sachs, H. Shaw, Slinn, Stephan, Wakeman. 82 A U CO LA Connelly, Sachs, Washburn, Andrews, Scott Bick, Sarles, Marino, Tresnon, G. Warner Cunningham, Getz, H. Shaw, B. Carroll, Hoadley, B. Cohen, Struble Fracker, Snavely, LeMasters, Hopper, Bateman, Harrison, M. Stevenson, Wakeman International Relations Club Edward Hopper President Margaret LeMasters Vice President Jeanne Beadle Secretary -Treasurer Dr. W. W. Shaw Faculty Adviser THE International Relations Club sponsors a program designed to interest the students in world affairs. The club discusses important foreign events at its monthly meetings and has a special collection of books in the library which any one interested in foreign affairs may use. In addition to student participation, well known authorities are invited to address the club. Mr. Constantine Brown of the " Star, " Senator William H. King of Utah, and Dr. Charles C. Tansill of the Graduate School led discussions on various phases of world affairs. Forty new members fulfilled the re- guirements for entrance into the club and were formally initiated. |F Members not in picture: Jeanne __ Jt " Beadle, Florence Birdseye, Frederick Boyd, Ruth Butrick, David Carliner, Richard Carroll, Rhoda Coulson, Frank Diggs, Leonard Harris, Richard Hum- mer, Eugene Johnson, Eunice Jones, Samuel Keker, Norman Leonard, Ger- ald MacKellar, Homer Patton, Odell Rosen, Virginia Slinn, Henry Swanton, William Tansill, Robert Tinker, Ruth Ward, Ethel Whitlow, Winthrop Wolfe. 83 A U CO LA Bucke, W. Thompson, E. Church, E. Johnson, Hanawalt, Pierce, Book, Simpson, Hoadley, B. Gray, Wolfe, Lown, R. Thompson, Moses, Hummer, Cooper, Covert, Fort, Hopper. Dramatic Club MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING May 11, 1935 n j ,l j- i „;.„ u i u- By William Shakespeare ' ' ± J Under the direction of Will Hutchins CAST Don Pedro, Prince of Aragon William Thompson Don John, his brother Albert Hanawalt Claudio, a young lord of Florence Randall Book Benedick, a young lord of Padua Duane Covert Leonato, Governor of Messina Eugene Johnson Antonio, his brother Albert Cooper Balthazar, attendant on Don Pedro . ' Elbridge Church Conradei, ,, , n T , Thomas Parks Borachio) followers of Don John Benjamin Waldo Friar Francis Emory Bucke Dogberry, a constable Edward Hopper Verges, a headborough Arnold Fort Sexton Paul Smith Boy Margaret Moses Hero, daughter to Leonato Ruth-Martin Simpson Beatrice, niece to Leonato Betty Gray Margaret gentlewomen at-f Berenice Lown Ursula tending on Hero Barbara-Anne Pierce Messenger Howard Thompson k £ : ' " " l l Members of the Watch: Winthrop Wolfe, Ij MS mi R ichard Hummer, Frank Hoadley, Robert Thomp- £ ' ■■ , ' • son, Joseph Carlo. Dancers: Patricia Paxton, ' " ■ tJ Jb Wilva Hankinson, Helen Sanderlin, Ethel Whit- low, Frances Page, Ruth Stone, Doris Brougher, Elaine Tenny. Stage Manager Betty Wheeler Assistant Stage Manager Frances Page Mistress of Properties Frances Fellows Mistress of the Wardrobe Jeanne Beadle Assistant Mistress of the Wardrobe . . Esther Smith Carpenter William Thompson Electrician Herwil Bryant « 84 » AU COL A Keker, Roberts, Hummer, Strong, Applegate, W. Thompson, Omo, Patton, Johnston, Knockey, Wolfe, Cooper, Thrasher IS LIFE WORTH LIVING? December 18, 1935 by Lennox Robinson CAST John Twohig, an innkeeper William Thompson Annie Twohig, his wife Virginia Omo Lizzie Twohig, his sister Nellie Strong Eddie Twohig, his son Richard Hummer Helena, a servant Catherine Knockey Michael, the Boots Winthrop Wolfe Peter Hurley, the T. D Edward Thrasher Christine Lambert Alice Applegate Constance Constantia, the actress Margaret Johnston Hector de la Mare, the actor Homer Patton John Hegarty, a reporter Rowland Roberts Tom Mooney, the policeman Samuel Keker William Slattery Albert Cooper STAFF Stage Manager Betty Wheeler Assistant Stage Manager Jeanne Beadle Mistress of Properties Esther Smith Carpenter William Thompson Assistant Carpenter Homer Patton Electrician Herwil Bryant OFFICERS OF THE DRAMATIC CLUB Betty Wheeler President Edward Hopper Vice President Jeanne Beadle Secretary Albert Cooper Treasurer 85 A U CO LA Presgraves, Miller, Mr. Thurmond, Harrison, Barss Hollister, H. Palmer, Rossman, M. Johnson, Hurlbut, C. Stevens Orchestra Mr. James M. Thurmond, Jr Director Raphael Miller Manager Carl Stevens Assistant Manager Rowland Roberts Student Director DURING the 1935-36 season the Orchestra provided appropriate accompani- ment for the Dramatic Club productions of " Is Life Worth Living? " and " The Tempest, " and played at the commencement entertainment and exercises. The works of eminent composers were studied and analyzed by means of periods of sight reading. The repertoire of the orchestra has been built prin- cipally on chamber music, because of the size of the organization. A string trio, composed of Mary Allen, Barbara Loomis, and Rowland Roberts has played for outside engage- ments, and has been appointed the official trio of the French Club. Members not in picture: Mary Allen, Herwil Bryant, Rhoda Coulson, Leonard Harris, Richard Hummer, Homer Patton, Rowland Roberts. 86 AU COL A Rigler, Mr. Thurmond, Miller, Hummer, Bryant, Harrison, Wheatley Wernimont, Hughes, MacKellar, Schaub, Patton, Livingston Stevens, Coulson, Barss, Maris, Harris, Wakeman, Roberts Band Mr. James M. Thurmond, Jr Director Roger Barss Manager Carl Stevens Assistant Manager Rowland Roberts Student Director LAST spring the Band presented in the Grecian Theatre the first open air con- cert ever to be given at the College. Featured in the concert was the brass guartet, consisting of Roy Wiseman and Pierce Gelsinger, trumpets, Melvin Wheatley, baritone, and Leonard Harris, trombone. During the 1935 football season the band played at all the home games, and made its first out-of-town trip, to the St. John ' s game at Annapolis, where it aided the morale of the cheering section. Increased progress has been made under the leadership of Mr. Thurmond, Director of the new U.S. Navy School of Music. Members not in picture: Herbert Fuchs, Robert Hill, James Presgraves, Charles Sixbey. 87 » A U CO LA M. Hill, Murphy, Woods, Eells, Poling, Austin, M. Johnson, Birdseye, Marschall, Olmsted, Wyman, Ingberg, Loftis, Christie, Wood Humphreys, Spangle, Harkness, Tabb, Maris, Brown, Coulson, Amadon, Omo, Sanderlin, Marti, Lown, Clough, MacDonald Bennett, Dickey, Galloway, G. Hild, K. Taylor, M. Lehman, Shenton, Mr. McLain, Whitlow, P. Davis, Kause, Craig, Fracker, Wright, Gottshall WOMEN ' S GLEE CLUB Not in Picture: A. Applegate, Bateman, Biggs, Browne, Buckingham, Cowles, Fairchild, Grove, L. Hall, Howell, Hurlbut, Kauffman, Laise, Lathrop, Paxton, Pettit, Rastall, Reeder, Strong, Vigeant, Walker, Ward, Warthen, Williams, Yeager Leonard, Roberts, Orshak, Seagrave, Purse, Leech, Diggs, H. Shaw, E. Palmer, Huelster, MacKellar, Livingston Sixbey, A. Shaw, D. Hild, Carter, Horton, Mr. McLain, Parker, Thrasher, Pawlush, Waldo, Cooper Morrill MEN ' S GLEE CLUB Not in picture: Creech, M. Gray, Harris, Rigler, Swanton, B. Sweigart, G. Sweigart, Tresnon A U CO LA Thrasher, Roberts, D. Hild, Purse, Sixbey, A. Shaw, H. Shaw, E. Palmer, Cooper, Huelster, Waldo, Porter Woods, Harkness, Bennett, Maris, Whitlow, Loftis, MacDonald, Marti, Shenton, Lown, Ingberg, M. Lehman Kause ' G ' Hild ' Craig ' Gallowa V Mr. McLain Chorus and Glee Clubs Mr. James McLai n Director Albert Cooper Manager Women ' s Glee Club Helen Shenton President Ethel Whitlow Vice President Mary Lehman Secretary and Accompanist Men ' s Glee Club Chester Morrill, Jr President and Accompanist Haylett Shaw Vice President Earl Huelster Treasurer THE mixed chorus, composed of selected members of the men ' s and women ' s glee clubs, began its second concert season with a short trip into New Jersey. Concerts and high school pr ograms were presented in East Orange and Pember- ton. The chorus and the two glee clubs cooperated to give a concert at the Union Methodist Episcopal Church on March 18. The choral club presented Gounod ' s " Gallia " at the chapel service preceding the Easter vacation. Later in the spring, the chorus made another concert trip, singing at Hagers- i town and Baltimore. The season concluded with the an- nual campus concert given by the chorus and glee clubs in conjunction. Not in picture: Leonard Harris, Bert Sweigart, Glenn Sweigart, Florence Yeager. 89 A U CO LA H. Palmer, M. Cohen, Getz, Morrill, Hendricks, Purse P. Corkran, Walker, Birdseye, Olmsted, P. Davis, E. Palmer, Paddock, Coan, Meloy, K. Taylor M. Wright, Roberts, Fracker, R. Ward, C. Corkran, Howard, Branson, Brough Knight, T. Smith, Yeager, Woods, H. Shaw, G. Hild, Cooley, Evans, M. Stevenson French Club Haylett Shaw President Margaret Woods Vice President Harriet Reed Secretary-Treasurer THIS year, as is customary, the French Club had many varied activities, rang- ing from plays and speeches to outdoor picnics. One of the outstanding items on the program was the production of the famous second act of Moliere ' s " Le Malade Imaginaire, " under the direction of Professor Hutchins. Another meet- ing which broke traditions came in December when the French Club joined with the Spanish Club and a group of German students to present an international meeting at which pantomimes and carols of the different nations were featured. Members not in picture: M. Aiken, M. Bain, S. Batcheler, M. Bateman, D. Bennett, D. Brougher, M. Buckingham, R. Butrick, R. Coulson, M. Court- ney, C. Dickey, S. Drager, J. Fairchild, C. Furst, E. Goddard, D. Gottshall, B. Hale, N. Hall, H. Harkness, M. Harris, M. Hill, F. Hoadley, W. Houghton, M. Johnston, K. Jones, H. Kause, L. Knight, B. Koenig, W. Koenig, C. Knockey, D. Loftis, B. Loomis, E. MacDonald, C. Midelburg, E. Niemtzow, O. Odom, H. Parks, P. Paxton, M. Pender, J. Rastall, F. Rice, R. Roberts, A. Shaw, H. Shenton, V. Slinn, E. Smith, M. Spiller, W. Stnckler, N. Strong, W. Tansill, M. Thornton, C. Tvler, C. Vigeant, J. Waldo, M. Walker, R. Ward, M. Warthen, E. Whitlow, F. Williams, J. Wood, kI - ' Jlfci Bl . IH B. Wyman. 90 » A U CO LA IV jK If 1 Wallace, E. Johnson, Strickler, Patton, Harrah Sartwell, Murphy, Cooper, Wheeler, Tenny, Strong Omicron Epsilon Pi Betty Wheeler President Jeanne Beadle Vice Pres ident Patricia Murphy Secretary Albert Cooper Treasurer THE Poetry Club is a social group, founded for the purpose of aiding its mem- bers in the writing of poetry. At regular monthly meetings this year, in ad- dition to the reading and criticism of orginal poetry, various speakers were heard. Among them were Miss Brown, Betty Gray, Mrs. Sumner, and Mr. Hutch- ins. At the meeting held April 19th, Mrs. Vachel Lindsay, wife of the late poet, was a guest of the club. Members of the Poetry Club partici- pated in a contest sponsored by the American Association of University Women. Betsy Winter won second hon- orable mention in this contest for her poem, ' Another Day ' ' ; Owenita Harrah ' s " Purgatory " and Patricia Murphy ' s " Poplar in the Moonlight " received high praise from the judges. Not in picture: Jeanne Beadle, Carol Furst, Betty Morse, Mary Pender, Charles Willcox. Betsy Winter, Win- throp Wolfe. 91 A U CO LA Waldo, R. Stevenson, Sachs, Hummer, Hopper, Tansill, Johnston Brattain, Fraser, Dove, Dorsett, Moffitt, Havens, Houghton, Marino, Coan K. Jones, Sarrwell, Cohen, Copenhafer, Bishop, Wyman, Garrett, Gottshall, Kause, R. Ward Chan, Yeager, Snavely, Aiken, Meininger, M. Lehman, Stephan, K. Taylor, F. Williams, Sanderlin Brecky Club Mary Aiken President Kathryn Taylor Vice President Mary Lehman Secretary Bernard Dove Treasurer TTANDICAPPED by the departure of President John Meininger during the first ■ ■ ■ • semester, the Brecky Club, consisting of graduates of Central High School, was reorganized at a meeting early in the second semester. At that time Mary Aiken, acting president in Meininger ' s absence, was unanimously acclaimed president. As in former years, the purpose of the club has been to continue high school friendships, and to provide publicity for American University at Central. With these aims in view, the Brecky Club pre- sented a program at Central, and in co- operation with the Westerner Club pro- lan;, j- moted a tea dance in the spring. « 92 » A U CO LA M. Gray, Leith, H. Hudson, Lee, Carter Pettus, Hendricks, Masi, Jump, Morrill, E. Church, Foote, Purse, Burbank P. Davis, M. Wright, M. Hall, Fracker, Woods, E. Palmer, H. Palmer, Boyden, Goff, Evans, Tenny Westerner Club Everett Palmer President Margaret Woods Vice President Margery Davis Secretary Helen Palmer Treasurer THE Westerner Club, strengthened by the addition of a large number of ern High School graduates in the Freshman class, set about, this year, fill its purpose of interesting high school students in American University. Members followed the usual method of individually visiting Western School. Together with the Brecky Club, the annual Brecky-Westerner Dance was held in the latter part of April. To keep alive friendships started in High School, social meetings were called from time to time, most important of these being a wiener roast, given on Friday, December 13, midst much rain and mud, at a cabin in Rock Creek Park. Members not in picture: Josephine Brashears, William Buck, Margery Davis, Jean Fairchild, Joyce Geiger, Mildred Harris, Kathryn Ingberg, Catherine Knockey, Marguerite Woodberry. West- to ful- High 93 » AU CO L A A. Thompson, Woods, Drager, Olmsted, P. Davis, Coulson, Poling, Brough, Getz, Kober E. Smith, K. Church, Knight, Cooley, Buckingham, Kauffman, Ingberg, Browne, Eells, Craig E. Jones, M. Davis, Yeager, Bateman, Wright, Fracker, Woodberry, Maris, K. Taylor Student Christian Association Melvin Wheatley President Mary Lesta Wakeman Vice President Mabel Wright Secretary Albert Shaw Treasurer Lucile Maris Social Chairman 1 1£J r lUTil 1 % T3 2 Kal| . L " A jk «P !2H jKr K " ■ B JA Jl »j • ills Vl 111 K IllB HlB mil Edwards, W. Thompson, E. Church Seagrave, L. Harris, Rigler, Fraser, Hendricks, Bartle, Powell Orshak, A. Shaw, Foote, Jump, Connelly, Livingston, Cooper Willcox, Purse, D. Stephenson, Tresnon, Porter, Boyd, H. Shaw, Horton « 94 » A U CO LA Anglican Club Georgeanna Hild President Beverly Cohen Vice President Betty Wheeler Secretary Worthington Houghton .Treasurer German Club Franz Borbe President Jeanne Beadle Vice President Ingeborg Merz Secretary Herwil Bryant Treasurer l; " ■ ' " " Spanish Ld™EE Club Margaret Woods President Louise Knight Vice President Kathryn Ingberg Secretary-Treasurer « 95 » CAMPUS « ilk COUPLES FRATERNITIES 111651 A U CO LA i vl ■ " ' £- ' F i Hutchins, Cotton, Woods, Shenton, Holton Brown, Dennis, Engel, Golder, Huelster Rouse, Zucker, Smith, Wheatley College Honor Society Professor Will Hutchins President Miss Cornelia Cotton Secretary-Treasurer THE purpose of the College Honor Society is to stimulate intellectual en- deavor among the students of the College. Its membership is made up of the faculty of the College who belong to Phi Beta Kappa or Sigma Xi, and seniors who have made a high scholastic rating. Esther Smith and Melvin Wheatley were elected in December, 1935. In February, Catherine Church, Albert Cooper, Harriet Reed, Margaret Spiller, and Mary Lesta Wakeman were elected to membership. Initiation was held on the nineteenth of March and was followed by an open meet- ing of the Phi Beta Kappa Society of the District of Columbia. « 101 » A U CO LA Houghton, Wakeman, Church, Wheatley Sachs, Hoadley, Hopper, Stevens Brahmin Honor Society Worthington Houghton President Catherine Church Vice President Mary Lesta Wakeman Secretary -Treasurer ORGANIZED in the spring of 1930 for the purpose of recognizing outstanding gualities of leadership, service, scholarship, and character, " Brahmins " in- cludes as members the outstanding campus lead- ers of extra-curricular activities. Applications for membership are considered by Brahmin mem- bers on the basis of point system which closely resembles that used by Omicron Delta Kappa, National Honorary Leadership Fraternity. The Brahmin Honor Society reguires for ad- mission a grade index of 3.50, however, as well as leadership and the approval of the members. The program of the Society consists of coop- eration with the faculty in studying student prob- lems, stimulating progress, and promoting the interests of the College. Members: Catherine Church, Frank Hoadley, Edward Hopper, Worthington Houghton, Sidney Sachs, Carl Stevens, Mary Lesta Wakeman, Melvin Wheatley. « 102 » A U CO LA Flemming, Woods, Hitchcock Wakeman, Hoadley Delta Sigma Rho Arthur S. Flemming President Mary Lesta Wakeman Secretary-Treasurer Frank Hoadley Historian Dr. George B. Woods Faculty Adviser Orville A. Hitchcock Debate Coach THE highest honor a debater at American Uni- versity can receive is election to the local chapter of Delta Sigma Rho, the National Honor- ary Forensic fraternity. Membership in Delta Sigma Rho reguires a high scholastic standing, two years ' active work on the varsity sguad, and participation in at least three intercollegiate contests. The local chapter sponsors all debating ac- tivities on the campus. This year it held the first annual Poetry Reading Contest, open to the members of the freshman public speaking classes. Lansing Hall was winner of the contest, and received the five-dollar prize. Delta Sigma Rho also sponsored the annual debate banguet held the last week in April. « 103 » A U CO LA diMmMf Huelster, Church, Houghton, Kinsman Shaw, Hoadley, Wakeman, Barss Pi Gamma Mu District of Columbia Gamma Chapter Catherine Church President Worthington Houghton Vice President Dr. L. F. Huelster Secretary -Treasurer PI GAMMA MU is a national honorary social science fraternity. The undergraduate chap- ter, founded at American University May 20, 1931, has as its purpose to promote and reward the scientific study of social questions. Students majoring in economics, sociology, or political science whose work is outstanding in these fields, are eligible for membership. A graduate division was formed in 1935. Charter Members: Dr. D. O. Kinsman, Claire Altland, Barbara Evans, Kathryn Heath, Fremont Knittle, Rene Lutz, Earl Masincup, Arthur Mur- phey, Randall Penhole, Raymond Spaeth, Daniel Terrell. Active Members: Roger Barss, Frank Hoadley, Haylett Shaw, Mary Lesta Wakeman, Dr. Kins- man, Catherine Church, Worthington Houghton, Dr. L. F. Huelster. « 104 » AU COL A I Cotton, Andrews, C unningham, Dennis Hatchett, Knighl, Stevens Beta Beta Beta Alpha Upsilon Chapter Ralph Andrews President Katherine Cunningham Vice President and Historian Louise Knight Secretary-Treasurer BETA BETA BETA is a national honorary biological fraternity. Requirements for election into the organization are superior work in the Department of Biology and a genuine interest in science. The Science Show, which is sponsored bien- ■_. nially by the chapter, was held in the latter part f of April. This open-house of all the science de- J partments attracted instructors and students from all the educational institutions in the vicinity. fMMMMH To further general interest in biology on the campus, an open forum discussion on some topic of popular interest is held each semester. Throughout the year evenings are set aside for chapter discussions of a more technical nature. Members: Miss Cornelia M. Cotton, Dr. Earl A. Dennis, Ralph Andrews, Katherine Cunning- ham, Stephen Hatchett, Louise Knight, Carl .» Stevens, Robert Stevenson. Associate Members: Mary Evaul, Robert Hill, Howard Johnson. « 105 » A U CO LA Hoadley, Houghton, H. Shaw, C. Stevens Eicher, Dr. Huelster, Powell Publications Honor Fraternity Frank Hoadley President Worthington Houghton Vice President Carl Stevens Secretary Haylett Shaw Treasurer TO fill the need for an honorary organization in the field of student publica- tions, six members of the Aucola and Eagle staffs last fall organized the Publi- cations Honor Fraternity, which was approved by the faculty on January 27, 1936. Junior and senior men, with a grade ■■ index of 3.0 or higher, who have served . _ mm two or more years on the Eagle or Au- cola, achieving a high position on one of those publications, are eligible. Mem- bers of the Eyrie staff will be eligible when that publication has been issued for two years. Following the policy of Pi Delta Epsilon, National Honorary Journalistic Fraternity, the P.H.F. admits no women members. The organization does, how- ever, honor both men and women on campus publications through announce- ment of an annual honor roll. 106 » AU COL A Miss Brown, Stalker, E. Smith, Dr. Woods Lown, Houghton, Spratt, Hopper, Stuart Interfraternity Council Lucile Stalker Chairman Esther Smith Secretary Worthington Houghton Treasurer THE activities of the fraternities and sororities as organizations on campus are regulated and coordinated by the Interfraternity Council. The Council is composed of Dean Woods, Miss Brown, and the presidents of the fraternities and sororities, with a junior member from each group serving as alternate. The Council prepares and ap plies V rushing rules from year to year. This year it also sponsored three dances: the Intersorority Informal, and the Interfra- ternity Informal early in the fall; and the Interfraternity Prom in December. The Prom was held at the Congressional Country Club, and Dave MacWilliams ' Orchestra provided the music. « 107 » Stephan Snavely A. Applegate Wakeman Brougher Hankinson Brough Lown Page Young Paddock Paxton Grove R. Hudson Holmgreen Eells Poling Belden Johnston L. Hall Wells Murphy Goddard M. Davis Cooley - A U CO LA — Alpha Chi Founded April, 1928 Berenice Lown President Frances Page Vice President Patricia Paxton Secretary- Virginia Grove Treasurer Betty Stephan Sergeant at Arms 1936 Alice Applegate Virginia Grove 1937 Doris Brougher Patricia Paxton Wilva Hankinson Jean Snavely 1938 Jane Brough Mildred Paddock 1939 Eleanor Belden Frances Eells Constance Cooley Eliza Goddard Margery Davis Lansing Hall Pledges Alice Howell, ' 36 Katherine Holmgreen, ' 37 Ruth Hudson, ' 38 Jane Poling, ' 39 109 » Berenice Lown Betty Stephan Martha Young Margaret Johnston Patricia Lee Murphy Charlotte Wells Tansill O. Smith Waldo Lee Eicher Zink Houghton Sixbey Harris Porter Stevens May JP. C ft o i k Meininger Leith Britton Gray J. Applegate A. Shaw Bartlett Benscoter H. Hudson G. Sweigart Stewart Alio C. Taylor B. Sweigart A U CO L A Alpha Theta Phi Founded November 23, 1928 Worthington Houghton President Edward Porter Vice President Carl Stevens Secretary William Leith Treasurer Joseph Britton Pledgemaster Olin Smith Social Chairman 1936 Worthington Houghton Edward Porter 1937 Maynard Eicher Carl Stevens William Leith William Tansill 1938 James Applegate Sherman Lee Joseph Britton Walton May Leonard Harris John Meininger 1939 Dixon Alio Howard Hudson Emerson Bartlett Charles Stewart Carl Benscoter Pledges William Gray, ' 37 Albert Shaw, ' 38 Carl Taylor, ' 39 Sidney Zink Charles Sixbey Olin Smith Benjamin Waldo Bert Sweigart Glenn Sweigart « 111 » H. Parks Aiken Coan P. Davis Lehman Garrett Galloway Stalker Whitlow Kause Gottshall R. Ward C. Church Ingberg Maris Taylor Wyman Pettit Williams Bain Sorenson Dickey Loftis Palmer AUCO L A Delta Gamma Beta Epsilon Chapter Local Chapter Established March 21, 1936 Officers of Epsilon Kappa for 1935-1936 Lucile Stalker President Ethel Whitlow Vice President Ruth Ward Secretary Catherine Church Treasurer Mary Lehman Social Chairman 1936 Catherine Church 1937 Mary Lehman 1938 Mary Aiken Genevieve Coan Phyllis Davis Frances Garrett Harriet Parks Ruth Ward Drusilla Gottshall Kathryn Ingberg Lucile Maris Ruth Pettit Lucile Stalker Ethel Whitlow Kathryn Taylor Frances Williams Bernice Wyman 1939 Muriel Bain Dorothy Loft is Mary Morse Helen Palmer Carolyn Sorenson Pledges Maxwell Galloway, ' 37 Helene Kause, ' 38 Catherine Dickey, ' 39 Joyce Geiger, ' 39 « 113 » Warner Duckworth Hummer Spratt Frank Carroll fc% ni Sachs Fox O (?% Corkran Johnson Knapp t M Washburn Howard Branson Hansborough A U CO L A Jesters Club J!t Founded January 31, 1928 y n o_ First Semester James Spratt President Richard Carroll Vice President-Treasurer Eugene Johnson Recording Secretary William Fox Corresponding Secretary Sidney Sachs Pledgemaster Second Semester Lewis Frank President Richard Carroll Vice President-Treasurer Sidney Sachs Recording Secretary Willam Fox Corresponding Secretary . ' a 1936 Philip Hinckley William Sullivan Harold Warner 1937 Richard Hummer 1938 Richard Carroll Clarence Corkran Sidney Sachs William Fox Lewis Frank James Spratt Eugene Johnson Pledges Howard Duckworth, ' 36 Robert Hill, ' 37 Lindsay Branson, ' 38 Wade Hansborough, ' 38 Kenneth Knapp, ' 38 Roger Washburn, ' 38 Chauncey Carter, ' 39 Leonard Howard, ' 39 Associate Member Andre F. Liotard « 115 » Wheatley Gilbert T. Parks Book E. Church Tinker Cassell Hopper McRae W. Thompson Morrill H. Thompson Willcox Rhodes Fuchs Edwards Palton Connelly Carlo Maize Orshak Toner Yackel Shoop A U C O L A Phi Beta Zeta Founded March 22, 1929 Edward Hopper Sir Knight Ralph Winslow Sir Squire Chester Morrill, Jr Sir Scribe Howard Thompson Chancellor of the Exchequer Melvin Wheatley Chaplain Randall Book Social Chairman 1936 Randall Book Stafford Cassell Elbridge Church Edward Hopper Chester Morrill, Jr. Thomas Parks, Jr. Howard Thompson Melvin Wheatley 1937 Earl Huelster Robert McRae George Scott Robert Tinker Ralph Winslow 1938 Frederick Boyd 1939 Paul Orshak Homer Patton Herbert Fuchs Albert Hanawalt Kimber Shoop Harold Toner William Thompson Harold Yackel Pledges Philip Gilbert, ' 36 Walter Edwards, ' 38 David Rhodes, ' 38 Richard Connelly, ' 39 Samuel Maize, ' 39 117 » MacDonald Shenton Cunningham Wheeler Robinson A. Thompson Reeder E. Smith LeMasters Woods Furst Walker Fairchild Slinn Jones Uia: Sohoonover Craig Humphreys Evaul Austin Havens M. Stevens Laise Cowles Christie AU COLA — PhiMu Gamma Delta Chapter Local Chapter Established November 19, 1933 Esther Smith President Margaret LeMasters First Vice President Margaret Reeder Second Vice President Margaret Walker Secretary Jean Fairchild Treasurer Elizabeth Craig Historian Margaret Woods Registrar Ruth Humphreys Editor Alice Thompson Social Chairman 1936 Katherine Cunningham Margaret Reeder Jean Fairchild Helen Shenton Elizabeth MacDonald Esther Smith 1937 Eunice Jones Dorothy Schoonover Margaret LeMasters Virginia Slinn 1938 Elizabeth Craig Mary Havens Mary Evaul Ruth Humphreys 1939 Harriette Christie Pledges Margaret Austin, ' 38 Helen Cowles, ' 38 a Mary Frances Stevens, ' 38 Persis Marti, ' 39 Elizabeth Smith, ' 39 l ' Alice Thompson Betty Wheeler Margaret Walker Margaret Woods Carol Laise « 119 » fcj Wilkins Payne Brashears Stuart Odom Tolman Midelburg t ■ w K French Boggs Harllee Woodward £4 AUCOL A Swagger Club Founded September, 1928 Louisa Stuart . . President Olive Odom Vice President Sarah Tolman Corresponding Secretary Catherine Midelburg Recording Secretary-Treasurer Isabelle Noble Social Chairman Josephine Brashears Pledge Captain 1936 Catherine Midelburg 1937 Louisa Stuart Mary Lou Morgan Olive Odom Sarah Tolman Harriett Wilkins 1938 Josephine Brashears 1939 Harriet Boggs Esther Rogers Pledges Dorothy Payne, ' 37 Dorothy French, ' 38 Ella Harllee, ' 38 Isabelle Noble, ' 38 Helen Woodward, ' 38 Virginia Heintz, ' 39 Honorary Member Miss Louise Morse « 121 » It doesn ' t fit, Jack. Three Juniors talk it over. Off to the horses! How nonchalant, these couples! To Chapel in the rain. Shine it up, Bill. Hockey game bleachers. What, no bus? Domestic Ralph. Fixing up the Hockey Field. Hi, girls; how ' s the game? So this is Africa, Woodsie? " Wel-I-1-1 now, let me think. " Wasting time on the sundial, girls? Come on down, Peggy. Well, Ran, what have we here? Ducky and Dicky. ? 7 Bp vjMIhI ATHLETICS A U CO LA Mens Athletics THE Athletic set-up this year has com- prised a more comprehensive program, more individually supervised. Mr. Paul Smith has taken over, and enlarged, the in- tramural athletic schedule. Mr. George Menke assists in the coaching of the football sguad. Being a former player, he trains the linemen of A. U. capably. Dr. William Holton is chairman of the Faculty Athletic Committee, and coach of the tennis team. Strengthened by the increased enrollment of men in the college, our athletic teams are establishing a firm foothold in the program of the University, and are building up their own strength with the years. The schedule for the major sports has been enlarged, and the new sports are being continued and added to. —Walter H. Young. Mr. Waller H. Young, Athletic Director ■■ r A Mr. George V. Menke Assistant Football Coach Mr. Paul E. Smith Director of Intramural Sports « 127 » Dr. William B. Holton Tennis Coach A U CO LA Dodge, Houghton, Dove, Barss, Leith, Meininger Student Athletic Committee Roger Barss Chairman Scott, D. Stephenson, Fuchs, Foote, M. May Student Athletic Managers Football Herbert Fuchs Basketball George Scott Tennis Joseph Masi Track Bernard Dove « 128 » A U CO LA Fuchs, Briggs, Coach Menke, Coach Young, Scott Buck, Shoop, Sitnik, Benscoter, Yackel, Struble Alio, Bartlett, Maize, H. Thompson, Palmer, Boudman, Toner Branson, Hansborough, Britton, Carlo, Dick, Hanawalt, Applegate Football WITH a squad of twenty-seven men, fourteen of them freshmen, Coaches Walter Young and George Menke opened football practice the first week in Se ptember. Three weeks later the Eagles hung up their first victory of the sea- son, and gave signs of being the most successful group of gridironers in the his- tory of the institution. On November 9th they closed their season, not the most successful, but the most promising eleven which American University fans have ever witnessed. The most hopeful factor of the 1935 football squad was its youthfulness. Only one man of the tweniy-seven is a senior. The remainder have two or three more years of football service ahead of them. In their three home engagements at Central Stadium, the Eagles attracted more local inter- im M est than ever before, playing before over ten " ;. thousand spectators. Added color was supplied . £ J by a new five-man cheering corps, the Metro- L • J politan Police Boys ' Band, and Leon Brusiloff ' s £ k Marine Corps Musicians. ' j£ m Another addition to the Eagle football games m t was the " Gridiron Sportscore, " an eight-page Mf football program, published by the Student «3pF J Athletic Committee, with Lewis Frank as editor, i Ur in Roger Barss as business manager, and Donald M r SflH Pettus and Frederick Boyd as advertising man- « 129 » AU CO L A AMERICAN UNIVERSITY 60 BRIDGEWATER Brilliantly garbed in new orange jerseys, the Eagles took the field at Central Stadium before four thou- sand spectators on September 28, and trounced their Chesapeake Con- ference rivals from Bridgewater Col- lege, 60-0. Nine touchdowns by Corkran, Dick, Shoop, Sitnik, Thompson, and Toner, with six suc- cessful kicks after touchdowns by Jack Rhodes, accounted for the score. WASHINGTON COLLEGE 41 AMERICAN UNIVERSITY 14 Stage-fright before a powerful Shoreman eleven permitted Wash- ington College men to run up a four-touchdown lead in the first fif- teen minutes of play. For the re- mainder of the game the Eagles completely outplayed their rivals, holding them to 13 points, but the lead was too great to overcome. « 130 » A U CO LA SNNY HAMPDEN -SYDNEY 14 AMERICAN UNIVERSITY 12 Badly battered by their opponents of the previous Saturday, eleven men, no more, completely outplayed and outfought their traditional rivals in Death Valley at Farmville. Two unfortunate incidents, arising from the inexperience of the Eagles, were responsible for defeat. A tie might have been earned had Jack Rhodes ' injury not kept his educated toe out of the game. AMERICAN UNIVERSITY 6 UNITED STATES COAST GUARD ACADEMY 3 On October 19, the Eagles played their second home engagement at Central Stadium, and left the field victorious after an exciting battle. The Lifesavers were first to score when Cass drop-kicked a field goal. In the second guarter the Eagles scored when Toner out-punted Wal- dron in an exchange of kicks, and Dick carried the ball over in four plays. 131 A U CO LA • ■ . ? VUo . ST. JOHN ' S COLLEGE 19 AMERICAN UNIVERSITY 7 The most disappointing contest of the year was this against Tody Riggs ' eleven. The Eagles were unable to get underway, and at the half the Johnnies led, 13-0. The Eagles threatened late in the third period, and scored as the fourth guarter opened, but before they could get into the Johnnies ' territory again, the Annapolis boys had run the count to 19-7. AMERICAN UNIVERSITY 24 GALLAUDET 6 Though slow in starting, the Eagles scored in the second period, and came out after the half to trounce the Blues by adding another three touchdowns. Walter Dick, Ameri- can ' s sensational halfback, scored all the Eagle points, being ably sup- ported by the second team. Coach Young kept his regulars safe from possible injury, looking forward to the Randolph-Macon game. « 132 » A U CO LA RANDOLPH-MACON 34 AMERICAN UNIVERSITY 7 Before a large homecoming crowd, the Eagles bowed to Vir- ginia ' s only undefeated, once-tied team, lead not by its famous back, Jimmy Bair, but by a comparatively unknown sophomore, Al Paliscak. The Yellow-Jackets flashed one of the smoothest attacks seen in the District during the season, and the Eagles were never in the show. A.U. Opponent ' s Score Opponent Score 60 Bridgewater 14 Washington 41 12 Hampden-Sydney 14 6 U.S. Coast Guard Academy 7 St. John ' s 19 24 Gallaudet 6 7 Randolph-Macon 34 130 117 « 133 A U CO LA Signals! Cheerleaders © " GUH D. Hild, Purse, Connelly, Patton Eddie Hopper, Head Cheerleader « 134 » A U CO LA Coach Young, D. Stephenson, Scott Sarles, Sixbey, Benscoter, Sitnik, Bartlett, Gross L. Harris, Toner, Lee, Wheatley, Leith, Zink, Edwards Basketball HPHEY won four. They lost eleven. But don ' t weep. It was the most successful season our Eagle Basketeers have had in three years. Considering the num- ber of injuries and illnesses which the boys encountered throughout the season, it wasn ' t so bad. Training started slowly, with but three veterans, Captain Wheatley, Edwards and Leith, reporting at first practice. Promising newcomers were Benscoter, Toner and Zink. These six men, however, were unable to stop Hampden-Sydney in the opening game. Three nights later Maryland State Normal was vanguished in an overtime game. After vacation when the Eaglets faced Lynchburg College, two new men appeared in the line-up. They were Len Harris, a capable per- former last year, and freshman Emerson Bartlett. With their aid a victory was hung up. Despite the strain of examinations, the Eagles were in good enough form to lick Gallaudet College. In this game Pete Sitnik made his varsity debut as sub- stitute for Benscoter. The Gallaudet clash terminated the promising winning « 135 » A U CO LA streak. In the next ten games Ameri- can University was on the losing end of the scores. Qn the night of March 7, the ccurtmen played their last game, and hung up their suits with a victory over the Alumni. The season ' s letter winners were: high point scorer Wheatley, his di- minutive rival Edwards, forwards Harris and Zink, centers Benscoter and Lee, and guard Bartlett. Others who saw service and devoted time and energy to the court cause were Gross, Sarles, Sitnik and Toner. George Scott was the Student Man- ager, assisted by Marvin May. Captain Wheatley, because of his fine spirit, able leadership, and fighting brand of play, was awarded the " most valuable player " trophy at the annual spring Athletic Banguet. CHM £ fctM. « 136 » A U CO LA A.U. Opp. Score Opponents Score 22 Hampden-Sydney 41 26 Maryland State Normal 24 27 Lynchburg 25 38 Gallaudet 27 15 St. John ' s 37 30 Virginia Medical 44 14 Randolph-Macon 45 23 Randolph-Macon 48 27 St John ' s 35 27 Bridgewater 29 36 Bridgewater 43 32 Lynchburg 37 22 Hampden-Sydney 51 38 Virginia Medical 40 43 Alumni 26 420 552 Wcs « 137 » Track Bartlett Shoop THE 1935 track squad was the first to represent American University in inter- collegiate track competition. Last year saw a creditable though losing per- formance of the team that was coached under great difficulties by Coach Paul Smith. Meets were held at Catholic University and Gallaudet. The men who received letter awards were Joseph Carlo and Howard Thomp- son, while Corkran, Branson, and Manager Leith were awarded numerals. This year a larger and more experienced squad is undergoing more in- tensive training with Coach Young at the helm. The 1936 track men are: Bartlett, Benscoter, Branson, Bryant, Carlo, F. Church, C. Corkran, Fuchs, Hertz, R. Hill, Leech, MacKeller, Marino, T. Parks, Shoop, Silbersberg, O. Smith, R. Steven- son, G. Sweigart, Warner, Tresnon, A. White, and Yackel. O. Smith, Fuchs, Marino, Tresnon, Dietz, F. Church, Leech « 138 » A U CO LA Barss, W. May, L. Harris, Gordon, Lee, Sievers Tennis 1935 SCHEDULE A.U. Score Opponent Opp . Score 6 Catholic University 3 8 Randolph-Macon 1 6 Delaware 3 7 Bridgewater 2 8 Randolph-Macon 1 9 Bridgewater 5 St. John ' s 4 49 14 IN its tennis outfit, American University has a team to which it can point with pride. Seven victories in as many starts is the impressive record of the 1935 tennis team, built from a handful of aspiring applicants by Coach William B. Holton and his assist- ant Seth Gordon. The 1936 schedule of fifteen matches in- cludes six new oppo- nents: Swarthmore, Richmond, Johns Hopkins, Catawba, Hampden -Sydney, and Lynchburg. The men on the 1936 sguad are: Barss, Benscoter, L. Harris, H. Hudson, Lee, Livingston, W. May, R. Stevenson, C. Taylor, and Thrasher. Columbia Country Club Tennis Courts « 139 » A U CO LA Soph-Frosh soccer game Senior Basketball Team Sophomore Touch Football Team Sweigart on the bars Mens Intramural Sports THE intramural sports program for men was enlarged and reorganized this year under Coach Paul Smith who took over the entire program and directed it. Many men participated in the games, and class rivalry supplied the necessary interest. HORSESHOES The annual fall horseshoe tournament opened the season of intramural ath- letics. A good field entered, but as the abilities of the players were not then known, no one seeded. Wes Dodge was the winner and Albert Shaw the runner- up. TOUCH FOOTBALL The first intramural touch football series got under way in great style, with all classes well represented. The games were played in the afternoons of early fall on the field in front of the Women ' s Residence Hall. The Sophomores came through victorious, never losing a game, though they were scared several times. The results were: Wins Losses Wins Losses Sophomores 6 Freshmen 2 4 Seniors 3 2 Juniors 1 4 VOLLEYBALL The pre-Christmas days were taken up with volleyball, in which the Sophs again outclassed the other teams to have an unbeaten record. Credit must be « 140 » A U CO LA given to the two-man teams of the Juniors and Seniors, of which Worthy Hough- ton and Roger Barss were the cream, showing their stuff against the six-man teams of other classes. -orm - r r r ir 1 JNo - rU JN O After the holidays, ping-pong held the center of attention. All matches were played in the men ' s lounge. The semi-finalists were Barss, Houghton, Sitnik, and Zink. Barss won from Houghton, Zink from Sitnik, and in the final championship match, a close one, Barss defeated Zink. BASKETBALL Intramural basketball is played by non-varsity players. Many of the games are preliminaries for the intercollegiate contests in the gym. At the beginning of the series, it looked as if the Sophs would take the title, but the Senior quint rose steadily to top place. Most of the games were extremely close and hard- fought, some being won by only two points. Wins Losses Wins Losses Seniors 5 1 Juniors 2 4 Sophomores 4 2 Freshmen 1 5 INTERFRATERNITY BASKETBALL Phi Beta Zeta and Alpha Theta Phi both had varsity material on their teams, thus handicapping the Jesters and Independents. The Phi Betes swept through the series undefeated, thanks largely to Chick Yackel, Mel Wheatley, Hal Toner, and Skippy Edwards. Arthur Nylen of the Independents was the high-point scorer of the series. The remainder of the intramural sports program for 1936 was devoted to marble shooting, kittenball, and another horseshoe tournament. Phi Beta Zeta Basketball Team Barss, champion; Zink runner-up Referee Paul Smith Horseshoe enthusiasts 141 A U CO LA Gottshall, Courtney, Fairchild, Furst, C. Church, Laise, M. Cohen, Stephan, Snavely, Hankinson Humphreys, Slinn, Knight, Walker, Woods, Rastall Women ' s " A " Club Margaret Walker President Margaret Woods Secretary Louise Knight Treasurer Janet Rastall Publicity Chairman THE " A " Club is an honorary organization for the outstanding sportswomen of the College. The first event of the year was the annual color choosing cere- mony. At this meeting, after games and refreshments, athletic plans for the year were outlined. The club sponsors the intramural sports pro- gram for the women of the College and chooses leaders for the individual sports. To further the idea of team work in hockey, the club presented awards to the members of the winning class team and to a few outstanding players from the other classes. Similar awards were given in basketball. A silver loving cup was awarded, for the first time since 1931, to the winning class team in hockey. Members not in picture: Rhoda Coulson, Kathryn Ingberg, Lucile Maris, Alice Thompson, Mary Lesta Wakeman. Louise C. Morse, Women ' s Sports Coach « 142 » A U CO L A Midelburg, Knight, M. Cohen, Woods, Stephan Wells, Humphreys, Craig, Walker, Slinn, Murphy, Laise, Rastall, A. Thompson Eagle Hockey Club Alice Thompson Captain Virginia Slinn Treasurer • " PHE Eagle Hockey Club, headed by Alice Thompson, had a more successful ■ season this year than ever before. In addition to the Washington Field Hockey Association games, against the Etceteras and Marjorie Webster, the Eagles par- ticipated in two field days at Maryland, which were attended by all the local col- leges. A long standing ambition was realized when Marjorie Webster was tied in one game, and defeated 2-1 in the final game of the season. Bee Craig was chosen by the selection committee of the Washington Field Hockey Association as a member of the All-Washington team, on which she played wing and in- ner. In this capacity she went to the southeastern tournament at Philadelphia . Members not in picture: Helen Brun- dage, Dorothea Chan, Bernice Wyman, Margaret Thornton. 143 A U CO LA Winning Junior Hockey Team Winning Junior Basketball Team Phi Mu vs. Independents Badminton Women ' s Athletics UNDER the second year of Miss Morse ' s capable management, women ' s sports showed marked progress in making for themselves a definite place on the campus. Sports of all kinds, from rough-and-tumble hockey to dancing, were pro- vided to suit all tastes. MAJOR SPORTS Hockey The hockey season was unusually long, the class teams playing through the series twice instead of once. The Juniors, captained by Margaret Woods, were " tops, " with six wins and no losses. The classes stood: Wins Losses Wins Losses Juniors 6 Sophomores 2 4 Freshmen 3 3 Seniors 1 5 Following the interclass series came the annual Orange-Blue game, which the Orange team took, 4-1, their second win in two years. The most colorful and best attended game was the contest between the " gals " and " guys " in which the femmes yielded to the invaders, 1-0. Volleyball Because of the long hockey season, the volleyball season was curtailed in order to finish before exams. In the one round series the Sophomores won out, taking all their games 2-0. The Juniors won two games, the Frosh one. Kitty Ingberg captained the visitors. The Oranges, headed by Margaret Courtney, added to their winning streak, by taking the Orange-Blue game, 2-0. « 144 » A U COL A Basketball In basketball the zone defense by guards was used for the first time. The Juniors came through the season unbeaten, using this system. Their closest game was a thriller with the Seniors, the final score being 10-9. Class standings were: Wins Losses Wins Losses Juniors 6 Freshmen 2 4 Sophomores 4 2 Seniors 6 In the Orange-Blue contest, the Oranges won their third victory of the year, 27-16. Phi Mu came out on top of the intersorority play, winning all their games by large margins. Led by Kit Church, Delta Gamma came in second. Peggy Walker captured high scoring honors with an even hundred points. Margaret Woods gained second place with sixty-nine, while Kit Church and Ruth Humphreys placed third and fourth. MINOR SPORTS The minor sports program this year featured a larger number of tournaments than before. In the ping-pong tournament, completed in March, Mildred Tabb was the victor. The runner-up was last year ' s winner, Frances Williams. Tennis and archery tournaments were also held later in the spring, and there was also a horse show for the riding class. Dancers this year had their busiest season in the spring. George Washing- ton University again sponsored a dance symposium for all local colleges, in which American University took part. After the symposium the dancers and Miss Morse centered their attention on preparations for the May Fete. Tabb, Champion; Williams, Runner-up Back from the Courts Esquestrian Stuart Group of Dancers Archery Practice « 145 » usquesuidii May Fete, 1935 CALENDAR STUDENT 50DY EETING- Hey, Freshmen, Sing! More noise up there! A final word from invalid Rhodes Dressing for the Frosh parade. The funeral march. Ashes to ashes and tags to dust. Those Hell-Day joy-rides. Giddap, Freshmen! Heav — ve. What ' s the matter, Sophs? Even the girls take rides. Football pep rally. Guys and Gals play hockey (?). Intersorority informal. Homecoming dance. Welcome Alumni. Formal dinner before the play. Home for vacation — Merry Christmas! And the Juniors had a Christmas tree. Seniors ' Starlight Serenade. Winter scenes on Campus. ; ' !? " it!! The Junior Jail Jamboree. Roller skates, a sign of spring. So this was the basketball trip! Even the Chorus had to leave us. Hummer in lab. So long, Ed! And then came the flood. The Sophomore Spring Cruise. Hit it, Tom! ' Twas Arbor Day. Queen of the May (1935). Academic Procession. A May Fete Chorus. Commencement in the gym Hats off to the Seniors! A U CO LA Wrenn Paxton K. Taylor Wheeler Harrah Bartle Honor Roll OF PUBLICATIONS HONOR FRATERNITY Franklin Bartle Eagle Owenita Harrah Eyrie Patricia Paxton Eagle Kathryn Taylor Eagle Betty Wheeler Aucola Raymond F. Wrenn Aucola " " PHIS year the Publications Honor Fraternity began a policy which will be re- peated each year. This is the selection of an Honor Roll composed of persons who are not members of the fraternity and who have made a valuable service to at least one campus publication. This is the highest honor in the field of publica- tions which is open to non-members of the P.H.F. « 154 » c. c. Coat and Towel Supply Co. 2122 L STREET, N.W. 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