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White House Visit , Air Circus Tours
On Social Program of Young Orators
Seven High School Students Here for Contest to See
Plane Formation I\ew to Capital , as Guests
of The Evening Star.
As guests of The Evening - Star ihe
seven high school orators in the na
tional oratorical contest will go on an
all-day sightseeing tour tomorrow,
with a reception by the President at
the White House and an Army and
Navy and Marine air exhibition as
high points of the program.
This trip will conclude the formal
entertainment of the young orators,
who compete tonight at Memorial
Continental Hall on the subject, "The
Constitution,” for national prizes of
$3,500, SI,OOO and SSOO.
Assembling at 8:15 o'clock tomor
row morning in the boardroom of
The Star, the seven orators, their
parents and friends, making a party
of about thirty persons, will begin a
day which will conclude with a din
ner at 7:30 o'clock in the evening.
Luncheon is to be served at 1 o’clock
at the New Willard.
Iteeelved by President.
President Coolidge will receive the
party, including Col. and Mrs. C.
Fred Cook, hosts for The Star, at
13:30 o'clock at the White House,
following the air exhibition, which
begins at 10:30 a.m. A trip to Mount
Vernon, Arlington and Hock Creek
Park will follow, culminating in aj
dinner at 7:30 o'clock at Wardman
Park Hotel.
A staff photographer of The Star
will accompany the party and take
photographs of the visitors at various
historic points. These photographs
subsequently will be made into al
liums, a copy of which will he sent to
each of the seven high school stu
dents who represented their sections
of the country in the national ora
torical contest. The hook of views
will be a unique and a priceless me
mento of the day.
Vir Circus Is Feature.
Heading Army, Navy and Marine
Corps airplane pilots and a variety of
aircraft which cannot he exhibited at
any other city in the country, will
take the air tomorrow morning at the
naval air station and Bolling Field.
Anacostia. D. C.. in the program of
aeronautical entertainment arranged
especially for the orators. This en
tertainment will mark the first joint
air program given since the Shrine
convention here one year ago.
Under the plans completed today,
the guests of The Star will arrive
at the Naval air station at 10:15
o'clock tomorrow morning, where
Capt. W. D. Thomas, by arrangement
with Incut. T. T. Patterson of the
bureau of aeronautics, will send a
"parade” of various types of Naval
aircraft into the air. They will hop
off from the river in front of the
hangars. Turning to the field, the vis
itors will witness a stunt formation
which never has been exhibited for
mally in Washington. Three planes
simultaneously execute all the stunts
known to aircraft pilots, and then
one of the trio will land, leaving
the two to "fight it out” until one
is “shot" down with theoretical ma
chine guns. A Marine Corps plane is
scheduled to lay a smoke screen over
the field.
Planes All in Formation.
Upon the completion of this brief |
program, the visitors will ride around i
the field to the Army post, where
officers on duty in the chief of the air ;
service oilice will be waiting to en- |
tertain. The first event will be a j
Ttf. Haviland formation of five planes, i
which will leave the ground in a "V" 1
alignment, executing different posi-
Business High Alumni to Visit
Chesapeake Beach.
Business High School's Alumni As
sociation will hold its nineteenth an
nual excursion to Chesapeake Beach
tomorrow. An elaborate program of j
entertainment and athletic events has i
been arranged. The boardwalk will
he decorated with the school's colors,
orange and blue.
The general committee in charge of
the outing is composed of Alfred Mc-
Garraghy. chairman: Marie Collins,
secretary: Jerome Kaufman and Mrs.
F. M. Butts, tickets: Mr. Woodward
and Air. Thomas, athletic events;
Richard Hart and Paul Sedgwick,
decorations; Agatha I.anigan, prizes;
Vernon Snow. Mary Sherman and
Frank Costinett. publicity; Margaret
McCloskey, Walter Stokes. Robert
Greenwood. Lee Hoskinson and Rob
ert Parsons, school, and Doris Sehutz,
Margaret Collins. Elsie Smart,Michael
Broderick. Thomas Du Feif, Laura
Baulsir and Josephine Clendening.
The Senate yesterday authorized in
vestigation of three proposed irriga
tion projects with a view to com
pleting construction. They include
Casper-Alcova in Wyoming, the De
schutes In Oregon and, the Southern
Dassen irrigation in California. Half
of the cost of the, inquiries are to be
the states concerned.
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tions over the field and land without
breaking the formation.
While the vsitors are watching this
event, a photograph plan© will fly
overhead, take a picture of the group,
land, develop, print and deliver same
before they leave the field.
A chase of metereological bal
loons by a pursuit plane, the object
being to run down the free balloons
and destroy them with the ship’s
propeller will follow; an Americjan
fighting plane will do stunts over
the field and a large free balloon
carrying two officers will be liberated.
The -Army program was arranged
through MaJ. W. H. Frank, executive
of the air service, and Capt. Oliver P.
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minutes in which to speak, time to
be strictly enforced by Judge Robert
Mattingly of the Municipal Court;
Isaac Cans, president of the Wash
ington Chamber of Commerce, and
Maj. Victor B. Grant, president of the
National American Club, the time
The fat© of the seven speakers in
their contest for the national prizes
of $3,500. SI,OOO and SSOO, of which
The Evening Star is custodian, will
bo in the hands of Chief Justice Taft
and the following associate justices
of the United States Supreme Court:
Justice Willis Van Devanter. Justice
Pierce Butler, Justice George Suther
land and Justice Edward Terry San
s The proceedings will be broadcast
bv stations WCAP of this city WEAF
of New York City and IN JAR of
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Tomorrow’s Program for Oratorical Contestants
SlflbrelaC Trip a* Guests of The Evening Stnr.
9:30 a.m.—Party assembles In boardroom, mezzanine floor, Star
9:45 am.—Enters automobiles, and passing Capitol, proceeds to •
naval air station. Anacostia
10:30 am. —Exhibition flying, naval aviators.
11:00 a.ra.—Proceeds to Bolling Field. Exhibition, flying, Army
aviators. Party to be photographed by flying plane,
and to receive developed prints prior to departure from
12:15 p.m.—Reception by Mrs. Coolidge. White House.
12:30 p.m.—Reception by President, White House offices
1:00 p.m.—Luncheon, cabinet room. New Willard Hotel,
2:15 p.m.—Departs by automobiles forMount Vernon, visiting Fort Myer
and Arlington, tomb of Unknown Soldier, Alexandria
Christ Church, where George Washington worshiped, eii
route. Stay of one hour at Mount Vernon. Returning via
Highway Bridge, ride through Potomac Park, and stop
at Lincoln Memorial. Proceeding north, passing home
of Woodrow Wilson, then out Massachusetts avenue to
Mount St. Alban, where lies the body of former
President Wilson. Through Woodley lane, to ifith
street. North on 16th street, to reservoir, to Rock
' Creek Park. Through Rock Creek Park and the
National Zoological Park, to Wardman Park Hotel.
7:30 p.m.—Dinner at Wardman Park Hotel, with music and dancing.
guests will occupy one of the boxes
at Memorial Continental Hall this
evening. The District Commissioners
and guests will occupy another. Mr.
and Mrs. Frank B. Noyes will have a
box. as will Mrs. Anthony Wayne
Cook, president general. National So
ciety, Daughters of the American
Norm to Deliver Checks.
Frank B. Noyes, president of The
Evening Star Newspaper Company
and president of the Associated Press,
will be on the platform and will turn
over to Chief Justice Taft the three
checks, made out by this newspaper,
which will be the form in which the
national prizes of $3,500, SI,OOO and
Just Drive It; That’s All
SSOO will bo delivered. Chief Justice
Taft will make the presentation of
the awards. Secretary of State
Hughes will occupy a seat on the
The contest will be the culmination
or a big day in the lives of the con
testants, which began at 12:30 o'clock
this afternoon with a luncheon in
their honor by the Monarch Club and
invited guests at the Raleigh Hotel,
and was followed at 2 o'clock by a
parade up Pennsylvania avenue, .south
of the Treasury, up Executive avenue
to Pennsylvania avenue, past the
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White House and thence to Memorial
Continental Hall.
With three bands playing, and the
six winning companies in the high
school competitive drill acting as
guards of honor, the seven national
contenders stirred Washington to en
thusiasm this afternoon as they
passed in triumphal parade.
Separate Cara for Each.
The parade was headed by Eergt.
Frederick Hess, and included the Cen
tral High School Band, the McKinley
Manual Training School Band and the
Boys’ Industrial Band of Eirming
( ham, Ala.
Each of the contestants rode In a
separate automobile, •■companied by
Parents and immediate friends, and
officers and members of the Monarch
Club. A delegation of local high
school students, composed of sixty
boys and girls from the Central.
Western, Eastern and Business High
Schools and the McKinley Manual
Training School, led the column, after
which came the contestants, each
followed by a winning high school
cadet company, in the following or
Company F, Central. Capt. Tolbert
M. Pelzman; Company H, Western.
Capt. John Neshlt; Company D, Cen
tra'; ( apt. George E. Muth; Company
L, Western. Capt. Louis Craven; Com
pany M, Columbia Junior, Capt. L.
Lebowitz, and Company E, Eastern.
Capt. Ralph Swingle.
Thousands See Parade.
As the procession moved up the
Avenue to the strains of “The High
School Cadets’ March,” Sousa’s famous
composition, thousands of persons
along the lines of march cheered the
young orators, among whom is Ruth
Newburn of this city, senior at the
Central High School, the youngest of
I the seven contestants, being but six
teen years old. She was the wlifner
In The Evening Star’s zone of the
national contest and won prizes in
the local contest totaling’ J4OO.
At Memorial Continental Hall the
contestants reviewed the crack cadet
companies, as the latter went
through a short drill on 17th street.
Following the review the young
orators went to their respective
hotels and, in the case of Miss New
bum, to her home, to rest for the
great effort tonight.
Oyster Welcomes Orators.
Commissioner Oyster formally wel
comed the seven orators, extend
ing the keys of the National Cap
ital to the six out-of-town con
testants, at the luncheon given In
their honor at 12:30 o’clock at the
Raleigh Hotel by the Monarch Club.
H. S. Omohundro, president of the
club, acted as toastmaster. Miss Ruth
Greenwood of the Eastern High
School, alternate to Miss Newburn,
was hostess for the club.
The visitors were told that the Na
tional Capital is not only the Federal
city, but also is the city of every Ameri
can, and were asked to carry this mes
sage back to their respective sections of
the country. Attractive souvenirs in the
form of monogramed vanity cases for
the girls and hand-colored photographs
of the Hincoln Memorial, showing the
cherry blossoms in bloom, were pre
Special music featured the luncheon,
and entertainment features included
dances by Morse Allen and songs by
Mildred He Hart. The luncheon was in
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the awards tonight, which Is ex-
peeled to take plaee about 10:15
o clock, the assemblage Is to be in-
vlted to meet the contestants, in-
eluding: the three prize winners, at
a reception by the Washington Cham-
her of Commerce at the New Willard
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Tomorrow will see the sever
orators on an all-day sight-seeing
tour as guests of The Kvening Star
The trip will include an Army and
Navy air exhibition in the morning
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at the White House at 12:30 o’olock,
luncheon at 1 o’clock at the New
Willard Hotel, a trip to Mount Ver
non and other points and tinner at
7:30 o’clock at the Ward man Park
Hotel. Details of the trip will bp
found in other columns of today’s

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