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Eastern to Move Into New Building Thursday Washington's Birthday Anni
versary Celebrated in Schools—Shaw Junior High Dramatic Club Plans
j Spring Play—History dub Formed at Catholic University.
Thursday, March I. Is the date
definitely set for moving into the
new Eastern High School building.
The Students’ Council, together with
iwo representatives from each sec
tion. is making general plans for that
day. a band of twenty pieces, played
by Eastern High School students
wifi head the procession from the old
to -the new building. The students
are to march in section order, eaeh
elites with distinctive head dress.
The cadets arc to march in company
formation. The alumni will be repre
sented in the procession. After ar
riving, the students will have a short
• •crcmony in'front of the school. This
will be followed by a regular as
sembly in the auditorium of the new
building. The school will be in full
operation Friday. March 2.
Plans have been made by school
authorities for opening the old build
ing as a junior high school In Sep
tember. Ten thousand dollars is tue
appropriation asked for.
Miss Elizabeth Wilson, a graduate
of Eastern and u former teacher of
mathematics at Central. 1s now
teaching at Eastern. Two new
physical training teachers are ex
pected in the next two weeks.
The E. M. S. Fraternity held a meet
ing Tuesday night at the home of
Robert Richard. The faculty mem
ber, Mr. Haworth, attended.
An athletic assembly was held
Tuesday morning. The basket ball
players were called to the stage and
the following received letters: Ice
land Cardwell (captain), Joseph
O’Dea, Jack Smith. Gladstone Rouda
bush, .Bruce Kessler. Thomas Hook,
George Madigan. Fred Herrmann and
Wallace Duncan.
Numerals were awarded to Rich
ard White, Nelson Bleckman, Francis
Wller. and Robert Jacobs. Elisha
Parly, the scorekeeper. also received
a numeral, and Hicks Baldwin re
ceived the manager’s white E.
In the interclass games of basket
hall for girls in progress this month,
the senior team came out champion
with no defeat on their record. The
personnel of this leant is as follows:
Agnes Motyka, Olive Seltzer. Anna
King, Sarah Rohrer, Evelyn Gas
coigne. Agnes Teats and Winifred
The initial game at the New East
ern gymnasium will be in the form
of a "wordless debate" which will
decide whether it is better to be fat
or thin. A basket ball team of stout
girls will play a team of thin girls.
On Washington’s birthday anniver
sary- the Eastern Friendship Club
initiated the newly organized Friend
ship Club of Hyattsville girls. There
are already about seventy members
■ to this rapidly growing organization.
The Eastern Friendship Club has
made plans for a dramatization In
the near future based on "The Sire
de Maletroit’s Door.”
A very creditable celebration of
George Washington’s birthday anni
versary was held at the school Wed
nesday. It was in the form of a play,
comprising three scenes taken from
the life of the great statesman. The
lirst of the scenes represented Wash
ington as a boy, the second as the
general,, at Valley Forge and the
third scene was laid tn the White
House during the last year of his
presidency. The characters were por
trayed by Helen Wesson and Margery
Shinklc, appearing as two schoolgirls
conversg on the life of George Mtsh-
Ington. represented as follows: iThe
Boy. Maurice Hininan; The General.
Oliver Gasch. and The Statesman,
Oliver Gasch. The remainder of the
cast included: Gist, the explorer, Ice
land Chandler; Lord Fairfax. Bouts
Robertson Spirit of the Myths of
History. Caroline Marsh; Alexander
Hamilton, Herbert Clark; a Soldier.
Miles Flint; an Orderly. John Bos;
Martha W ashington, Grace Ns,wton;
Guests at the White House. Wary Con
rard. Mary Griffith. Marv Temple Kill
Jessie Booth. Tom Wells. Louis Rob
ertson, Orme Libbey and Arthur Grif
The cadets of Western were repre
sented at tho ceremony at the Wash
ington Monument Thursday by Com
any,i*^ommanrte,i by Capt. Herbert
Arnold Clark and by a select delegu
tion of commissioned officers of the
school. Tho officers were Lieut. Col.
Garnett, MaJ. Edwards. Capts Ste
venson Caldwell and Clark; Lleuts.
Hoge, Berg, Berrall and Simpson.
The Central Alumni Association
dance, held on the evening of Satur
day. J-ebruary 17. was unusually en
joyable as a social event. It was held
in Hie school library, which always
forms an attractive setting with its
dark oak panelings and the rich col
orings of the Abbey "Holy Grail”
series, installed there as a memorial
o the Central alumni who gave their
lives in the late war. Mrs. Ely. the
president of the association, was as
sisted in her duties as hostess by
several patronesses, Mrs K A
Maurer. Miss Helen M. Coolidge,'Mrs!
wo l Rfuce Baird. Mrs.
William E. Chamberlin and Mrs. Cllf.
ford Berryman. The guests present,
about one hundred in number, in
cluded graduates and Undergradu
ates of the school. Music was fur
nished by "Pete" Macias’ six-piece
orchestra, and refreshments were
served between dunces. The dance
came as a natural result of the popu
larity of the reunion dance given by
the association during the Christmas
holidays, and it seems likely to he
followed bv others, since it was itself
a very real success, according to
Robert A. Maurer, principal of the
.Mr. Maurer, principal of Central, In
an upper-class chapel on Wednesday,
paid tribute to Lincoln and to Wash
ington. Mr. Maurer spoke of the
foresight of Washington in his "fare
well address." and of the pioneer
i spirit of Lincoln. Several patriotic
songs were sung in chorus by the
student body. .
The girls’ swimming team will soon
commence preparation for a swim
ming exhibition to be given In about
« month, under the auspices of the
Girls’ "C” Club. An unusual feature
of the program this year will be a
play written and produced entirely
by members of the team.
The architectural class at Central
has made plans for a roof garden and
a clock for the library. This class,
which is under the direction of Mr.
Ttathburn. has designed the frieze
in the library in which the reproduc
tion of Edwin Abbey’s paintings of
"The Quest of the Holy Oratl” have
been placed. ,
The unattractive bareness of the
lunchroom has been relieved recently
by largo posters which are placed on
the square pillars throughout the
room. Tho posters were made at the
suggestion of Mftjs Coolidge by girls
in Miss Summy’s regular drawing
cJmss. The placards are changed
each month in order to be character
istic of the changing seasons, and
help greatly toward making the
lunchroom a pleasant place to eat.
Elizabeth Owens and Ruth Flnkle
have prepared most of the posters.
The Review, Central’s monthly
publication, is holding a contest for
ihe beat short story to be tuyned in
before March 5. Members of the Re
view staff are not eligible to compete.
The winner will receive as a prize a
five-pound box of candy.
The girls’ rifle team has been di
vided Into three squads and prepara
tion is being made for marksman
ship matches. The members of the
first squad are Carrlgan, Collier. Cot
ter. Delano, Evans. Griffiths. Haycock,
Hord, Huntzberger, La Fetra, Man
i ney. Monahan. Morgan. Shoemaker,
Standish, Stokes, Talbert. Thompson.
Tyler, Wuttke and Vaiden.
I’lans are being completed for
1 matches with Eastern, Western and
U. W. U. A telegraph match also is
being planned between the Central
1 girls’ rifle team and the rifle team of
> Oakland, Calif., High School.
1 Candidates for the Central debating
team are now being eliminated in a
• series of debates. Edward Noyes,
debate coach, at the last meeting an
' i nounced that five candidates have
passed the semi-final contests. The
■ successful five are Frank Smith.
John Mulligan, Roland La relic,
Robert Ward and Irvin Shapiro. Some
' candidates have not yet completed
1 their semi-final debates, so there will
be several other candidates to go into
I the (Inal contest, which will deter
mine who shall compose the team to
debate with Harrisburg. Pa.. Tech.
i Two plays were presented In the
f Business High School auditorium, Tues
■ day morning and afternoon, by section
■ 344. The first, "The Three Strangers."
by Thomas Hardy, portrayed the life of
the simple, primitive and superstitious
English shepherds and shepherdesses.
, The unique and appropriate costumes
and make-up added to the picturesque
’ ness and quaintness of the scene. The
cast was represented by the following
1 students, who displayed real talent and
[ dramatic training: Shepherdess Fennel,
j Amy Norton; Shepherd Charley Jake.
[John Knight: Shepherd Fennel, Morris
: j Scher; Shepherdess Jake, Madelyn '
Barnes; Shepherdess New, Frances (
Morris; First Stranger. J. H. Larcombe: j
j Oliver Giles, Morris Moss; Second I
Stranger, F. Austin Swartworth. Jr., j
Shepherd John Pitcher. Emmet Hughes; I
. Thflrd Stranger. James W. Gray: the
Magistrate, Cyril E. Collett: the Turn-
I key. E. Franklin Odor.
"The Flower Shop." by Winifred Hawk
ridge, a delightful little romantic play,
I was enthusiastically applauded by the
audience. The cast, which was com
posed of Evelyn McCune as Maude.
, Walter Klrkley as Henry, William
. Becker as Slovskey. Helen Plarre as
: Miss Wells, and Frank Felker as Mr.
[ Jackson, splendidly revealed the plot.
which was cunningly devised to mend
. long love affairs and at the same time
to send customers to Slovskey, the
Jewish florist.
' Wednesday afternoon the. Business
High basket ball team met the Orange
[ and Blue Alumni team in the school
• gymnasium. A large number of the j
• alumni and Business High School stu- |
dents witnessed the game. which •
resulted In a 34-20 victory for the High J
, School team.
The Daniel Webster Club Debating
• I Society of Business was recently chal
> I lenged to a debate with Alexandria
. j High School. Although definite ar
> rangements have not been made, the
i debate wiill be held in the near future.
: The subject will be "Resolved, That
the principles of the open shop be ap
plied In American industries.”
Company’ I of Business High School
, was one of the Washington high school
companies which participated In the ex
ercises held at the Monument Thursday
■ In commemoration of Washington’s
. birthday.
i •
’ A new’ course in mathematics has j
i ! been adopted for the Columbia Junior ;
■ High School which aims to reveal to j
5 the pupils the possibilities that He
■ in the field of mathematics by using I
’ materials in themselves worth while
i A child leaving the Junior High
School should be able, it is asserted.
> to choose intelligently the course in
mathematics which he intends to fol
. low. A pupil Is given some work in
( arithmetic, some in algebra, some
in trigonometry and some in geom
i etry. In the first named course at
> the present time the classes are
■ working on "Arithmetic In the 1
, Home.” This week the public brought :
; j in a week’s household accounts with
; actual receipts and expenditures. The
information was obtained from their
own homes. Next week they will i
be ackcd to bring in examples of the I
family budget.
In learning to manipulate this ma- i
terlal pupils are given practical train
ing in thrift, in keeping their own
accounts, and in social relationships.
In having this material brought from
home the mathematics teachers are
hoping to put the work on & prao- (
tioal basis and so link the school
with the home. The teachers hope
that the parents will 00-operate.
The Art Club, under the direction
of Miss Wines and Mrs. Kellogg, vis
ited the New National Museum Tues
day. for the purpose of studying ar
Monday. February 19. the Girl Re
serves had a meeting in the school i
I auditorium. Plans for a candy sale )
i held Wednesday were made. This ■
■ sale was In aid of a tea to be .given '
j to the council.
Exercises in celebration of the
birthday anniversaries of Washing
ton and Lincoln were held by the
students of the Americanization
classes of the Curtis School In
Georgetown Monday night under the
1 direction of Mrs. G. M. 8. MoCllntock.
Many of the students who partici
pated In the ceremonies have been
In America but a short time.
A flag was presented to the class I
by the Richard Arnold Chapter of I
the D. A. R. The presentation ad- j
dress was made by Mrs. Neyle Col- 1
quttt. Several books were presented I
to the class by Miss Ada Classic I
which will be placed In the Ameri
canization School library.
Students of all classes joined ini
the pilgrimage to Mount Vernon Feb- i
ruary 22. In honor of George Wash- |
inglon. The program was in charge i
iof Mrs. H. C. Klernan. A few short i
[addresses were given by the students'
! and a wreath was placed at the tomb. 1
I Newly naturalized men and women 1
1 were welcomed at a reception given ]
I in their honor by the Americanlza- I
( tlon School, the Daughters of the i
1 American Revolution and the natural
| tzation bureau, Tuesday, February
■ | 20. Louise Lasky, Antonio Pugllcl,
r Benjamin Welsman, S. Prusinoweki.
Morris Swartz and Thomas Athos
I spoke for the class of thirty-eight
) members who had completed the
J citizenship course. Eleven national
ities were represented.
Dr. Abram Simon welcomed the
citizens for the board of education.
Vice President Eliot Goodwin of the
National Chamber of Commerce made
an address. Commissioner Raymond
1 Crist of the bureau of naturalization
welcomed the new citizens and pre
sented .certificates. Mrs. J. Edgajr
Smith of the p. A. R. presented flags.
1 Chief Justice McCoy of the Supreme
Court of tho District presided.
i The regular weekly meeting of the
' Geographical Institute, an organisa
tion of senior practice students, pri
mary grade course, was held Friday
! and conducted as a socialized reclta
i tlon with-Edna White, chairman, and
Travola Johnson, secretary. The
i topic under discussion was “How
georgraphy as a school subject could
be vitalized.” Causes for the lack
of proper ventilation were noted and
suggestion* for Improvement offered.
Friday afternoon the domestic*
science club informally welcomed the
members of the junior class who have
Joined the organization. Fredericka
Bush, president, and Henri Young
secretary, set forth the alms of the
group. Lucille Adams and Elizabeth
Welch responded In behalf of the
Juniors. After a short period of danc
ing. refreshments prepared by the
seniors were served. All present ex
pressed great enthusiasm for uphold
ing the motto of the club, "Social
Wednesday afternoon the pupils of
the third grade entertained the pupils
of the fourth grade practice school at
a "George Washington" party. Various
exercises and recitations were inter
spersed with appropriate songs por
, t raying the events of this patriot’s life
which appeal to children at these ages.
Each guest received a souvenir of the
Last week classes in industrial arts
illustrated the life of George Wash
ington. vitalizing those qualities which
the small children In the practice
schools can emulate. Patriotism
politeness honesty and the like were
Judging from the appearance of the
conservatory adjoining the biological
labratory the nature study classes will
have a large supply of bulbous plants
for the Easter season. Sick plants
which because of the unstable weather
vere not thriving In classrooms have
found an asylum here also. With
these additions the conservatory has
become a veritable greenhouse.
Pflncipal Clark has appointed a com
mittee to formulate plans for Miner
Normal night during education week,
which is to be observed at the Metro
politan A. M. E. Church the week of
March 19.
With the support of the District
Life Insurance Underwriters' Assocl
| ation, the Y. M. C. A. schools will open
| a course in life insurance underwrit
ing, beginning Thursday. Not only
has the course the sanction of the
local underwriters’ association, but
also that of the national American
and Canadian whose
presidents. A. O. Ellason and* A. E.
Lawson, have both issued statements
offering their co-operation.
The main purpose of the course is
to train men and women in the es
sentials of life Insurance service and
selling. It has been designed to meet
the needs of three different types of
students—of the beginners in the
business of life insurance underwrit
ing who feel the need of training; of
those who know much about insur
ance but wish to improve their serv
ices to their clients, or having some
experience nevertheless realize the
need of better methods and further
technical Instruction; and. finally, of
others who have decided to take up
| life Insurance but who do not wish
I to relinquish their present positions
; until they have had this preliminary
I training in the new field.
Approved by the local insurance or-
I ganizatlon. the Y. M. C. A. has pre
sented a plan for a course to train
prospective underwriters and sales
men of life insurance, and secured
the consent of A. W. Defenderfer.
president of the local life under
writers. to act as supervisor for the
Frederick Ellis has been elected
captain and Sam Lacey made the
manager of this year's base ball team.
Both men were stars of last year’s
championship team.
First Lieut. Clyde Hale has re
signed his commission and an ex
-1 amlnatoln was held during the week
| for appointment to the rank of sec
ond lieutenant to fill the vacancy.
I Sergts. Brice. Brown. Turner. Rich
r.ud Carter are the principal candi
Capt. A. C. Newman delivered the
annual memorial address on George
Washington at the regular assembly
period He mentioned some of the
more humble virtues of the first
President and urged his hearers to
seek to emulate them In their dally
| Intercourse with others.
j The editorial staff of the
Spark announces that it will offer
two prizes for the best essay on the
I subject of Easter. Miss O. Crom
i "-oil Miss Edith Brinkl*y and Mrs.
i H. B. Allen will act as judges.
The boys of Dunbar entertained the
school Wednesday in honor of Wash
ington’s birthday by rendering a
"boys’ activities” assembly, under the
direction of J. H. Cowan. The pro
gram consisted of three: divisions,
musical, military and athletic, the
chief feature being a competitive
squad drill, participated in by two
squads from each company. The
members of the winning squad were
presented with silk badges made in
the print shop of Shaw Junior High
The election of officers of the Ath
i lelic Association for the year 1922
! and 1923 came to a close Tuesday,
[after much campaigning and spirited
i rivalry between the senior and Junior
; classes to win the coveted positions.
| The independent ticket launched
by the seniors In direct opposition to
the straight senior and Junior tickets
was the cause of heated debate and
Five-minute speeches were made the
previous- week during the assembly
periods in behalf of each slate.
Appropriate and conspicuous post
ers were In evidence about the build
ing. The juniors distributed tags to
the students in the interest of their
I ine officers who were elected from
the Independent ticket are as follows.
| President, Louis Foley Campbell;
1 vice president. Louis Coates; secre-
I tary, Ivanhoe Garnet; assistant treas
. urers. Pearl Tate and Julie Farrar.
1 Dunbar’s Big Five won the basket
I ball match with the Phi Beta Sigma
! team from Howard University by the
I score of 45 to 30. Dunbar lost to the
Alpha Phi Alpha team by the score
of 27 to 19 The Dunbar Reserves
won from the Cosmopolitans by the
■ score of 22 to 16, after a spirited con-
I test. .
! The result of the recent election of
I class officers for the class of ’23 fol-
I lows: President, Winifred Williams;
1 vice president. Corlnne Boger; secre
tary. Drusllla Hallam; treasurer, Alice
Keflher; poet, Winifred McNeil; vale
dictorian, Mary Lerch; historian,
Helen LeHew; prophets. Virginia
Pate and Helen McCollam; toastmla
treee. Rosa Brooking.
The children’s celebration of Wash
ington’s birthday anniversary was
held Wednesday morning. Patriotic
songs by the several grades and the
salute to the flag formed part of the
program, but the main features were
presented by the kindergarten chil
dren. With caps and flags a group of
them played the “soldiers' game.”
Five-year-old Helen May Bloedorn. In
colonial costume, recited Grandma’s
Minuet and followed It by dancing
the minuet with Edith Marie Oram
of the second grade as her partner.
It was a moat charming piece of work
on the part of the little ones.
The junior kindergarten academic
students under Miss Alberta Walker's
direction recently presented to the
assembled classes four sketches from
“Proverbs In Porcelain.” In all of them
the stage setting was the sa.Ge, a
large picture frame showing between
the partially drawn curtains. The
actors in costumes of days gone by,
grouped closely In the frame made
most effective pictures. Those tak
ing part were Eva Kellogg, Sue
Shorter, Margaret Smith, Evelyn
Relohqrd, Mary Ruby. Virginia Frye,
Virginia Schmucker anti EsteHe GHI--
The Shaw Junior High School Dram
atlo Club Is busily engaged in ar
ranging the details of an operetta to
be presented by the school In the
spring. This offering. “All at Sea,”
Is a melange of the choice numbers
from well known Gilbert & Sulli
van productions Music, dramatic
work, costumes and scenic details are
under the Immediate direction of
faculty committees.
The Shaw Alumni Association met
in the library of the school Monday.
The aims of the association are to
co-operate with the faculty and stu
dent body of Shaw in the promotion
of all Shaw Interests and to advise
and help Shaw graduates upon their
entrance Into the senior high schools.
After remarks by the principal, who
recently organised the movement, the
first election of officers was held. At
friendly but spirited contest resulted
as follows: President, Wilbur Robin
son; vice president, Arthur Robinson,
and secretary. Clarence Hammond.
Committees on
high school pin and reunlffn were
A program of unusual interest was
presented at morning assembly, Wed
nesday. Features of this patriotic
meeting were the pledge of allegi
ance and salute to the flag by the
entire school, led by the cadets, the
reading of selected parts of Washing
ton’s farewell address, by Miss Zita
E. Dyson of the faculty, and a mili
tary drill by a picked squad under
the command of Capt. Herbert Doug
lass of Company H. A piano solo and
three patriotic ensembles completed
the program.
Asst, fclupt. Wilkinson recently ap
pointed a committee on co-ordination
of all activities of the school service
in the Interest of promoting the
health program of the schools. The
committee, which will hold Its fourth
meeting In the Shaw library Tuesday
afternoon at 3 o’clock, consists of
Miss Kirkland, chairman; Miss Tur
ner. Mrs. Shaw. Mrs. Woodward, Mrs.
Connelly, Miss Uoone, Miss Jordan,
Capt. Yorke. Dr. Tlgnor, Mr. Hender
son and Mr. Miller.
A large electric press has been in
stalled In the printing room by a
group of boys from Armstrong. Ed
ward Hackett, the student foreman
in charge of the highly technical
work. Is a former Shaw boy. This
work was directed by Messrs. Vaughn
and Haynes, instructors at Armstrong.
An historical club has been formed
at the Catholic University composed
of the various professors and in
structors. It embraces the three de
partments of hietory—general, Amer
ican and church—and includes among
its members some of the foremost
historians of the countrv. The uni
versity authorities have alwavs es
pecially fostered the study of history
at the Institution and have gathered
together a staff some of whom have
national and international reputa
tions. The club will co-ordinate ac
tivities and serve to attract to its
meetings the brightest scholars of
the east. A program of lectures and
studies has been arranged for the
Lenten season and the general pub
lic will bo Invited. Announcements
are to be made through the pre>s3.
The club will fester studies into the
history of the American nations to
the south of us. and some of the am
bassadors of the South American
countries have signified their inter
est by accepting Invitations to ad
dress the newly formed organiza
tion. The first address, on "Points
in the Economic History of Brazil."
will be given by Mr. Langworthy
Marchant of the Pan-American
Union tomorrow night In divinity
hall, at the university.
The Dod Noon Club held its second
initiations of the year on the evening
of Washington’s birthday. Six new
men were brought into the club. Im
mediately following the Initiation
ceremonies the members of the club
went to the University Club, where
a banquet was served. The principal
speakers of the evening were James
Freeney, president of the club; Basil
Kelly. Leon Hatton. James Breslin
and Michael H. Kerrigan. Leon Hat
ton and Ed Kelly entertained with
popular songs, while John Ballnt per
•trmed at the piano.
A new field for the athletic ac
tivities of the students of the uni
versity has long been an admitted
necessity. For lack of proper facili
ties they have been greatly hampered
in their contest games. The students
have always offered excellent ma
terlal and the justification of their
playing ability would seem to lie in
a suitable stadium. This may not be
realized for a few years to come.
However, a most desirable site has
been put aside for this purpose The
students already have raised a con
siderable amount of monev among
themselves and in order to raise the
*IO.OOO yet required, an appeal has
been sent out to the public. Regard
less of whether a sufficient amount is
, raised to complete the whole work
It Is expected that the site will be
drained and the field in readiness for
j the foot ball season.
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women of tomorrow, the model school
which Is now open- In 8t Anthony’s
parish, Brookland. The archbishop
in his remarks stressed this point and
showed the necessity of religion and
morality for the continuance and
progress of the nation through Us
The model school is intimately as
sociated with the Sisters’ College, an
integral part of the University. It
was made possible through the gen
erosity of Mrs Justin Ward, professor
of a musical system which has been
built upon and closely correlated to
the Catholic educational series of
textbooks published for Catholic
grade schools. This work was begun
by the late Prof. T. E. Shields, who
was also the first dean of the Sisters’
College, and Mgr. Pace, present di
rector of studies, and Is now being
continued under the auspices of the
department of education of the Cath
olic University.
In the sermon given by Rt. Rev.
Mgr. Henry the great Importance
of such work was Impressed upon the
large audience In attendance. Rt.
Rev. Bishop Bhahan, rector of the
Catholic University, closed the dedi
catory ceremony with solemn bene
diction In the evening, at which Rev.
Charles A. Aiken, professor of apolo
getes in the School of Divinity,
preached the sermon.
According to announcement made
by Elmer Louis Kayeer. secretary of
George Washington University, great
interest Is being evidenced In the lec
ture series of Dr. Langdon Mitchell,
author of “Becky Sharp’’ and "The
New York Idea.” The lectures, which
are given Thursdays, at 11:15. at the
Concordia Church, 20th and G streets,
are under tho auspices of the uni
The subjects of the remaining lec
tures of the series are: March 1. “The'
Revelation of Nature”; March 8, “Con
fidence In God”; March 15. “Man
Among Men”; March 22, “What Is
Evil”; March 29. “What Should We
Do?”; April 5. “The Kingdom of
Heaven.” _
Columbian women will hold a card
parly at the Wardman Park Hotel
tomorrow afternoon, at 2 o’clock, for
the benefit of their scholarship fund.
Postponement of the Junior Play,
“The Charm School." which was
scheduled to appear tomorrow even
ing has been announced by the di
rector. William S. Becker. The im
possibility of getting the play ready
to present In such a short time was
the reason given for the postpone
ment. The play will be given either
on the night of March 10 or 15.
Both the Junior reception and prom
were successful this year. Over six
hundred people attended the recep
tion, which was held at the Raleigh
Hotel the afternoon of George Wash
ington’s birthday, immediately fol
lowing the February convocation,
j The Uazzberry. satirical sheet, pub
lished once a year by Pi Delta Epsi
| lon, honorary journalistic fraternity,
created quite a stir at both the con
vocation and the reception. The
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faculty took special Interest in the
“take-offs” that were published.
Arrangements are being made by'
the Glee Club for a joint concert with
Columbian University, to be held in
Washington during the early part of
the spring. Many unique features are
being planned for the dual effort.
On the first of March the club will
hold a concert, in Rockville, Md.;
Wednesday evening, March 7, the club
will sing at the First Congregational
Church. 10th and G streets, and will
give a concert, in Alexandria, Va.,
Saturday evening, March 9.
Through the generosity of a promi
nent Washington woman Georgetown
University is in a position now to
burn the mortgage on the netn home
for nurses at the university hospital.
Announcement of a gift of *50,000
to the hospital, which will make pos
sible the clearing of the remaining
Indebtedness on the nurses’ home,
was announced yesterday fhrough the
Georgetown Endowment Association.
For the present it is the wish of the
dotjof that her name bo withheld from
the public.
For nearly three-fourths of a cen
tury the Georgetown Medical School,
pioneer Catholic medical school in
the United States, has maintained a
standard of education of the highest
clans practically without an endow
ment. Radical changes in the tech
nique of medical training, however,
necessitate the raising of an adequate
endowment for the medical branch It
it Is to maintain Its present standing
as a “class A” school. It is the hope
of the university to raise an endow
ment of at least *1,000.000 for the
medical school and hospital, so as to
enable the Institutions to keep up
with the latest laboratory equipment.
"The school, with little or no en
dowment, cannot conform to the re
quirements of ‘class A’ schools,” said
Dr. John Foote, prominent Washing
ton physician and member of the
Georgetown staff, "and many such
have been forced to close their doors.
Already this action has been taken
by more than one medical school con
nected with Catholic teaching insti
tutions. It Is very certain In a short
time no university under Catholic
control will have a school of medi
cine unless steps are taken at the
earliest possible moment to endow at
least one of these surviving faculties.
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"The question as to whether Catho
lic medical schools are needed 1s an
swered by the fact that such schools
have been founded and have been
well supported in the past. A great
medical school may be said to be a
school which has produced great
physicians. The brilliant roster of
the graduates of the medical depart
ment of Georgetown University fixes
its status a» a teaching institution.
"To have a medical school under
any auspices properly endowed and
equipped will require a minimum of i
$1,000,000. The plant at Georgetown j
is valuable and the laboratory equip
ment fairly adequate though capable
of improvement. To maintain this
splendid old Institution as a class A
school will require, under the ever
rising standards, a sum many times
the amount of the fees paid by stu
dents each year.
"The pioneer Catholic . medical
school, after nearly three-quarters of
a century, should not be forced to
* close its doors with the acknowledg
ment that Catholic educational insti
tutions are fundamentally inferior f.o
other and competing: schools because
they cannot maintain and pay even
the minimum number of professional
teachers required by modern educa
tional standards."
Members of the staff of the Polish
legation will give the eight remain
ing lectures in the series on the civili
sation and commerce of Poland a.r
ranged ander auspices of the School
of Foreign Service. The next lecture,
by Dr. Ludwlk Ehrlich of the faculty
of the University of Lwow. formerly
lecturer at Oxford University and the
University of California, will be given
Wednesday evening at 8:20 o’clock.
Dr. Ehrlich will deliver five lectures
on the succeeding Wednesday even
ings. April 4, Prince Albert Radzl
wlll, honorary counselor of the lega
tion. will speak on "The Immigration
Problems of Poland." Hippollt Ollwlc.
commercial counselor of the legation,
will speak on "The Economic Inven
tory of Poland.” April 11, and also
will give the last lecture of the series
April 18, on “The Economic Policies of
The National University Masonic
Club held its third annual banquet
at the City Club Wednesday evening,
which was largely attended. Justice
Charles H. Robb of the Court of Ap
peals was among the speakers.
The Woodrow Wilson Club held its
annual election of officers Fridav
evening. C. B. McCullar (Georgia)
was elected president, M. J. Dane
(District of Columbia) vice president.
J. E. Orchard (Pennsylvania) secre
tary and Thomas Smith (Alabama)
treasurer. Henry P. Thomas, retir
ing president, was given a vote of
' thanks for his efforts in behalf of
the club, he having been its organ
i*er. R, D. Wise was appointed by
the president as chairman of the
membership committee and Henry P.
Thomas as chairman of the enter
i talnment committee. They will have
charge of all arrangements for the
coming “ladles’ night” exercises. The
annual banquet will be held later in
the year.
1 The Samuel F. Miller Debating So
ciety has elected officers as follows;
Oscar L. Smith, president; W. J
Storey, vice president, and Miss Pera
gold, secretary. M. J. Lane was
named as chairman of the rules and
program committee, and C. B. Mc-
Cullar. chairman of the publicity com
mittee. The next debate will be on
the question, “Resolved. That the
‘War College' as an institution should
be abolished.” The debate will take
place Saturday evening, 8 o’clock.
; The first of the 1923 series of meet-
I ings for education and demonstration
! in practical social service, under the
j university extension work, was held
at St. John's C. E. M. Church, Anacos-
I tla. Thursday evening.
1 The principal address was delivered
I by Prof. Edmund Hill. jr.. dean of
' the Commercial College, showing the
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necessity for special training alung v
the,lines of social service, and giviW'
examples ,of .*be gr»a| good ’accoiiß
pi tubed by iirteliigent-aid well dirccltß
efforts for social uplift.• The sacs thVi
more of the missionary spirit should
enter Into the work of education
among the colored people was em
phasized by the president of the uni
versity and by Dr. N. H. Humphrey
|and Ulysses J. Banks. . '"bj®
a meeting of members of t»c 4
boars of directors, the faculty and
representatives from, the alumni aad
Student body ’Tuesday reverting.-’.ar
rangements wte-re .perfected ' for the
annual public reception for Thursdav
evening. Prof. Ernest E. Peace. Miss
Katie F. Roberts, Prof. John F. Col
lins. Dr. Albert f’orom. Miss Agnes
Bates, pr. John it. Boone, and A1 isc •»
Viola. Simms, were appointed a coUfi**#*
miltee of arrangements.
The basic’ principles Underlying
salesmanship as applied to life insur
ance will be analyzed and studied. In
addition, actual demonstration sales
will be held in the classroom, where
every member may have the oppor
tunity to study their operation and
prove their value. The course will
not conflict with any course given bv
a local agency, hut will rather supple
ment that training, as it is especially
designed to ground the agent tho r-f
oughly in the rudiments of selling/
and technique of underwriting.
The course will last sixteen weeks,
meeting twice a week for two hours
each session. Study will be correlat
ed with daily employment, by prob
lems taken from the experience of
class members given to the group to”
Popular interest in the Gilbcrt-Sul — 1
Hvan Japanese comic opera master- **
piece, "The Mikado.” which is to oe’ n
given by the Howard University
Choral Society at the Lincoln Theater”’'
Thursday evening, is evidenced by the”'*
large number of patrons who already,
have made reservations.
The especial interest which is being*
exhibited in "The Mikado" probably la
due to the fact that it is the moat H
ambitious production which the srtu-p f
dents of Howard University have evar,»
undertaken. The students are being;',
trained under the supervision of pro- l!t
fessional directors, which assures the,, a
production <>f the opera in a purely ”
professional manner. The scenery
and costumes to be used have been -y
secured from New York city. There. j
Is required for the production an on - ‘j
semble of seventy-five principals and ‘ 0
a chorus, with an accompaniment of c .
a symphony orchestra of thirty-five
At the request of a number of thc.,,
patrons, it has been decided to give a.,,
matinee performance of "The Mikado -j
Friday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock m
order that the school children of the
District of Columbia may havt- the >; ,
privilege of seeing it.
A survey of the youth movement *’
in England. France. Germany and
Czechoslovakia was made at the-'*
meeting of the Stylus Literary Club
Monday by J. Alpheus Butler, one o<
the members of the club.
Discussion was entered into by
members as to similar tendencies .j
’toward the negro youths in America.

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