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EXPANSION URGED FOR DEAF TRAINING Enlargement of Vocational Training Work Asked, Wilbur Declares. Enlargement of the vocational train ing work in the Columbia Institution for the Deaf in this city is "urgently re quested by the heads of schools for the deaf and teachers of the deaf through out the country," says Secretary of the Interior Wilbur today in his annual re port to Congress. “To protide this and better auricular and oral instruction three new instruc tors are needed,” the report states. A new building to house vocational work and classrooms is declared to be another Important need of the institu tion. An increase of 25 free scholar ships in the advanced department is also recommended to take rare of the expected increase in attendance. Enrollment in Schools. This institution is supported mainly by congressional appropriations and, in part, by tuition fees. During the year that ended June 30 last, in the advanced department, known as Gallaudet Col lege, 129 students were under instruc tion, representing 35 States, the Dis trict of Columbia and Canada. In the grammar department, known as Kendall School. 59 were under instruction, 34 being from the District of Columbia. During the year the power plant was remodeled and a 300-horsepower steam boiler installed. Additional space for coal storage was provided and new re frigeration installed in the main kitchen. Six hundred square yards of old asphalt roadway was replaced by new asphalt. Degrees Conferred. On commencement day there were conferred one honorary degree, four de grees of master of arts in the course of the normal department, two certificates of graduation from that department, three degrees of bachelor of science and eight degrees of bachelor of arts. The receipts during the year were $169,832, and the expenditures $167,135. INQUEST WIITpROBE 6 CAR-TRAIN DEATHS Story of Wild Ride With Death Will Be Told to Coroner. By the Associated Press. WHITTIER, Calif., December 2. —The story of a wild ride with death will be told to a coroner’s jury here today at an inquest into an accident which cost the lives of six young persons at a grade crossing near here. The six were killed yesterday when their automobile w-as struck by a Santa Fe passenger train and hurled, a mass of twisted wreckage, against the concrete base of • semaphore signal. Sheriff’s deputies said the party was returning to Los Angeles from a dance in Santa Fe Springs and apparently an attmept was made to beat the train to the crossing. The dead are: William R. De Ford, 21, former Los Angeles High School foot ball player: Mr. and Mrs. Joseph McCann. Centralia, Wash.; Edwin C. Bike, 23; Miss Arline Herr, 19, and Mrs. Audna Day, 23, all of Los Angeles. Investigators said De Ford evidently Was driving the car. Mr. and Mrs. McCann were on their honeymoon. MaCann formerly was a member of the University of Washing ton foot ball team. What Washington People Think of Christmas Clubs In 1924 Washington banks enrolled 49,385 members 1925 66,279 1926 73,615 1927 78,145 1928 83,178 1929 87,701 \ This year let’s make it — loo,ooo Meantime the total savings have grown from #3,000,000 to nearly #8,000,000. There’s a plan to fit every pocketbook, and people of all classes are using the method to save money for every purpose. Are you haring your share in the clubs? If not, why not join now? Clubs are open in 31 banks of the DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA BANKERS ASSOCIATION and are maintained by them for the benefit of the community and not as a direct source of profit. ? J £ _> ____ November Freaky Weather Month With Records for Hot and Cold I Two all-time records showed up mid- I night Saturday, when meteorologists here closed their book of statistics rela tive to the weather vagaries of Novem , her. 1929. I The month brought both the hottest and the coldest November temperatures in the history of Washington's Weather Bureau. On November 2 last electric fans and iced drinks had a brief vogue as the city sought relief from an unaccustomed temperature of 83 degrees. I CONSERVATIVES SCORED : FOR VOTING “SLACKNESS” Press Hits Absentees for Failure to Upset Labor Party in Insurance Split. ( By the Associated Press. LONDON, December 2.—Absentee Conservative members of the House of Commons have been roughlv hauled ; over the coals in their party since the Labor government narrowly escaped de feat last Thursday, when for the first time Conservatives and Liberals trooped into the same division lobby there were 128 Conservatives absent out of a pos sible voting strength of 258. The Lib erals, on the other hand, were only seven short of their full voting strength. The Conservative press is sharply critical of “Conservative slackness." The Morning Post roundly scolded the party M. P.’s. The division was on a Liberal amend ment in committee to a clause in the unemployment insurance bill. As it did not involve the main principle of the bill, a defeat of the government would not have caused either resignation or dissolution. • — Italy has stopped the practice of in serting in contracts for public works a clause forbidding the use of labor-saving machinery. Drove Me Mad” “I had pimples and blackheads so ; badly, and used to squeeze them so j much that my face looked red and i raw. On the advice of a nurse friend | I got a jar of Rowles Mentho Sul- ; phur and used it faithfully for ten | days. In 3 days’ time there was a big difference in my skin and today I it is as soft and clear as my ten year-old sister’s.” The sulphur in Rowles Mentho Sulphur clears the skin while the Menthol heals the sore, broken tis sue. That’s the twofold action you j want for skin troubles. Try Rowles r Mentho Sulphur not only for pirn pies and blackheads, but for dry, scaly skin, rash, and itching eczema. ; i IT WORKS! All druggists sell It in j jars ready to use. Be sure it’s Rowles. j THE EVENING STAB. WASHINGTON, n. C., MONDAY, DECEMBER 2. T02!7. This wm three points above any No vember maximum in the 58 vears of the Weather Bureau’s existence. On two previous occasions the mercury had touched 80. The other November extreme was vis ited upon Washington at 8:30 a.m. Sat urday. when the temperature reading : dipped to 11.3 degrees, the lowest of record. The former minimum for the season was 12 degrees on November 22 and 23, 1 1880. MATSON JURY LACKS INDICTMENT EVIDENCE Suspects Held in Death of Broth ers Will Be Released, Offi cials Say. By the Associated Press. TEXARKANA. Ark., December 2. Because it failed to find sufficient evi dence in connection with the deaths of I Arthur and Lee Matson, whose shot ; riddled bodies were found in an aban | doned well on November 19. the Miller County grand jury Saturday failed tore turn an indictment. Since their arrest a few days after the disappearance of the Matson broth ers, Foos and John Rayburn, together with Ola Owens, sweetheart of Coe, have been held in jail here. All will be released, county officials said. The two youths missed Novem ber 4 and it until their bodies were discovered in a well November 19 that it was known they had met with death. Officers advanced the theory that the brothers were executed as a result of a moonshine war and they had been shot to death to prevent them frnm revpallncr thp Inrntinn nf n ctill | COAL BINS % ♦ and CHILDREN ♦ The warmth, comfort and healthfulness of your home ♦ depends on the cleanliness of the fuel you use. 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Three hundred ai.d sixty students enrolled in the School of Medicine— -235 in the College of Medicine, 68 in the College of Dentistry and 56 in the College of Pharmacy. “There were 287 applicants for ad mission to the School of Medicine,” ; says the report. “This number far ex ceeded the school’s capacity. Those of maximum preparation were selected. There is a notable increase in the caliber of entering students. Os the 60 students entering the School of Medicine this year, 30 held bachelor degrees and 28 had done three years of college work.” The total enrollment of Howard Uni versity for the year 1928 w r as 2,671 Craduale McCormick Medical Classes Filled College Eyes Examined DR. CLAUDE S. SEMONES Eyesight Specialist Phone National 0771 4011-410 McEachlen Bldg. loth and G Six. N.W. [students from 38 States, including I the District of Columbia, and 15 foreign countries. At the commencement last June 227 received degrees. “The most notable development in the professional schools this year,” says the report, "has been the inauguration of a full-time three-year day school of law with 20 students registered in the first-year class." Largest Enrollment. In the academic colleges of the uni : versity the total enrollment was 1.919 j students, which exceeded the enroll ment of last year by 132 and. is the largest enrollment in'the history of the university. There were 666 new students. 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This was the third year that there has been no deficit. 11 - • INSTRUCTORS ELECT. Kansas City Woman Heads Teachers of English. KANSAO CITY. December 2 UP. — Miss Ruth Marie Weeks of Kansas Citv Saturday was elected president of the 1 i National Council of Teachers of Eng- I 1 lish, meeting here in annual convention, i Other new officers Include O. B. Sper lln of the University of Washington. Seattle, first vice president; Henry Graydon. High Point. N. C„ second vice I « Locate in The New 14th Street Market Progressive Merchants , Meat Dealers , Grocers , etc., will want to establish new stands in this New Market . Many have already made reservations . The latest devices—mechanical refrigera tion system—light buff brick stands—large storage space—light, air and other features too numerous to mention in this .space. In vestigate this new market now while choice space is still available. 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