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Parent-T eacher Activities
All material for thU column mu»t
fee In the State office, loom 101.
Burlington Hotel, on the first mall
on Wednesday proceeding the Sun
day on which publication Is desired.
The October conference of the Dis
trict of Columbia Congress of Parents
and Teachers was held Tuesday. In
Wilson Teachers' College. It was de
cided to participate In the community
celebration of Halloween with other
civic organizations. An official float:
trill be entered in the parade.
The State headquarters will be moved
from the Burlington Hotel, to rooms
.101 and 503. In tne National Education
Association Building. Sixteenth and M .
streets. The move will be made on
Nor ember 1.
Announcement was made of the fol- ,
lowing chairmen of committees, or as
sistants. as additions to the State Board
of Managers: Mrs. O. G. Hankins, edl- ]
tor of releases; Mrs. Joseph Randall.!
membership chairman: Mrs. Walter C.
Jones, chairman of national publica
tions; Mrs. Ralph O. Hoagland. chair
man of Juvenile Court activities, with
Mrs. Tomas Cajigas as her assistant.
Mrs. S. S. Kirby, chairman of study
groups; Mrs. Suzanne Rauscher. chair
man of hospitality, with Mrs. E. H.
Daniel as her assistant: Mrs. Fletcher
Sheffield as assistant convention chair
man. Mrs. C. P. Clark rs chairman of
the Parent-Teacher Chorus, with Mrs.
Victor Each as assistant. Mr. John;
W Townsend was appointed a dele
gate to the Federation of Citizens' As
sociations.
Herbert S. Wood was recommended
for appointment to All the existing
vacancy on the School Board.
Miss Adelaide Baylor, member of the
Board of Vocational Guidance and
chairman of Homemaking Committee
of the National Congress of Parents
and Ter.chers. spoke.
The program for the November con
ference will be in charge of the De-!
partment of Health, with Mrs. Joseph'
Sanders, director of that department,!
presiding.
Mrs. Joseph N. Saunders, president, |
•nd Mrs. L. B. Castell, first vice pres- 1
ident of the congress, attended the an
nual convention of the Virginia Con
gress. held in Alexandria, on October
21, 22 and 23. Mrs. Saunders con
ducted a round table discussion on
publicity problems at the convention
at each morning session.
Mrs. C. P. Clark, representative of
the Parent-Teacher Chorus, on the
State Board of Managers, is asking for
20 mothers to volunteer to chaperone
children who will attend the concerts
to be given by the National Symphony
Orchestra, in Central High School.
Mrs. Clark's address is 118 Thirteenth
street northeast, and her telephone
number is Lincoln 31M. There will be
four concerts on Saturday mo nings.
December 19. 1931; February 6. 27 and
March 5. 1932. at 11 o'clock, and four
on Thursdays. November 12 and De
cember 10, 1931, January 14, February
18. 1932. at 4 p.m.
Mrs. E. J. Dowling. State chairman
es student aid. is asking for volunteers
to sew on clothing at the Student Aid
rooms, 1464 Columbia road northwest,
on the following Wednesdays. October
28, November 4. 18 and 25. December 2.
9 and 16. Notify Mrs. Dowling, North
6046. the dates on which association
members can assist.
Mrs. Minor W. Buell, State chairman
of the Committee on Program Helps,
will be in the State office each Wednes
day until further notice for consulta
tion with local program chairmen.
The Summer Round-up chairmen
are reouested to nr 11 the find reports
Os their work to Mrs. Thomas Elkins,
the State chairman, 207 Sixth ctreet
northeast.
Reservoir.
The Reservoir Association met Oc- j
tober 15. Plans for the work for the '
entire year were formulated and com- i
mlt tee chairmen appointed. The asso
elation authorised the purchase of Cur
tla arithmetic practice pads for the
upper grades.
Bancroft.
A special meeting of the executive
board wae called to make plans for the
school to take an active part in the
city-wide Halloween festival sponsored
by the leading civic organizations of
Washingftm. which will take place Hal
loween nlfffet bn Constitution avenue.
It was decided that the children of the
school, who desired to do so. are to
march In costume, and the parents to
decoiate their csrs with the school col
ors and participate in the parade. j
The Boy Patrol will also be In
line in costume and wear their badges.
The officers and committee chairmen
are as follows: President, Mrs. Joseph
T. Randall; first vice president. Miss
Effie Handy; second vice president, !
Mrs. Robert B. Hall: third vice presi
dent. Mrs. E R. Seal; fourth vice pres- 1
Ident, Mrs. D. L. Maxwell; fifth vice
president. Mrs. Maurice Eanet; legisla
tive chairman: • Mrs. Willis Crane;
membership chairman, Mrs. R. C. Hud
son; publicity chairman, Mis. A. S.
Magene; way* and means, Mrs. William
P. Wright; hospitality, Mrs. William P.
Wright: recreation. Mrs. R. E Elgin;
child welfare, Mrs. Mary Bowie; pre
school, Mrs. Lees; Parent-Teacher Li
brary, Miss Mensh.
Stuart Junior.
The association of Stuart Junior High
School met with Mrs. Lucy Gauzza,
president. Plans were made for a
Halloween party to be held at the
school next Friday night.
The sewing circle will meet on the
aecond and fourth Tuesday of each
month.
Klngsman-Pierce.
The Kingsman-Pleree Association
met at the Pierce School. The presi
dent, Mrs. E. H. Griffith, apoointed the
following committees: Hospitality, Mrs.
Reicr: membership, Mrs. Davis; pub
licity. Mrs. Smith; bulletin. Mrs. Ep
stein; Juvenil- Court. Mis. Elvove:
ways and mean*, Mrs. Berger and Mrs.
Love; student aid. Mrs. Leimbach, and
child welfare. Mrs. Rabbitt. Mrs.
Diedel will succeed Miss Blum as sec
ond vice president. The State presi
dent's message was read by Mrs Bray,
and the Summer round-up report was
given by Mrs. Jane Davis.
Miss R C. Babblngton, principal,
spoke of the changes In the teaching
staff of the two schools. The P.-T. A.
song was sung by Solomon Elvove of
the fourth grade. Pierce School. A
lesson In nature study, showing the life
of a caterpillar, from caterpillar to but
terfly. was given by Mrs. Smith's third
grade cf Pierce School.
Woodridge.
"The Parents’ Part in the Educatirn
of the Child” was the theme of this
year's pregram at the meeting cf the
association on October 15. Mrs. G. B.
Allen, truant officer for the fifth divi
sion. was guest speaker.
Mrs. Lloyd Miller, piogram commit
tee chairman, distributed copies of the
year's program, which had been pre
pared with the assistance of Mrs. P. I.
Neuhaus, Mrs. Freeman Weiss. Mrs. J.
B. Higdon. Mrs. R. O. Young and Mrs.
M. M. Shaw.
The fourth birthday of the associa
tion was celebrated by a gift of $5 to
the State Student Aid for underwear,
and by a pageant written and directed
bv Mrs. M M Shaw The children
participating were: Marjorie Lyon.
Paul Speaker. Ruth Schenkel. Cordon
Allan. Done Id Wilson. Wanda Gruev,
Audrey Pe.ktns. Helen Schade. James
Mac Daniel. William Woolridge. Ber
nard Far wick and Lena Oenung.
The association voted to purchase a
picture for uae as an attendance prize
and balls for use of the children on
the playground. Mrs M. C. Wilson,
chairman of the Junior. Garden Club
Committee, reported tulip bulbs had
been awarded the prize winners In the
recent school flower show, and an
nounced a Spring show would be held.
Miss Lovell’s grade won the attendance
officers are: President, Mrs.
John L. Mitchell: first vice president, i
Mrs. H P. Firestone; second »vlce presl- !
dent. Mrs Ward Taylor; third vice
president. Mrs. R. A. Lyon; secretary.
Mrs Robert B. Doing; treasurer, Mrs
F. T. Donnelly.
Committee chairmen have been ap
pointed as follows: Attendance. Mrs.
P. I Neuhaus; Child Welfare Magazine,
Mrs. George Targett; Health. Mrs.
George Clemmer; Home Service. Mrs.
!J. O. Frenzel: Hospitality, Mrs. H.
Evans; Child Guidance and Juvenile
Court, Mrs. P E. Strleby: Legislation,
Mrs T. Paul Speake; Membership,
Mrs. John M. Kane; Milk. Mrs. W. B
Putman; Music. Mrs. R. C. Long; j
■ Program. Mrs. Ucyd Miller; Publics- !
i tlons, Mrs. F. G. Schenkel; Publicity, i
; Mrs. Charles R. Allen; Recreation. Mrs.
! John L. Mitchell; Safety. Mrs Frank
IA. Varney; Social Hygiene. Mrs O.
Giles; State Bulletin. Mrs. Henry J.
| Rassier; Study Group. Mrs. M. C. Wil
i son; Summer Round-up. Mrs. H. G.
; Young: Thrift. Mrs Charles Walp;
Ways and Means, Mrs. E. B. Frazier; ;
Reporting Delegate. Mrs Lloyd Miller, j
Powell Elementary.
Dr. P. A McLendon, psychiatrist, ad
dressed the study group Monday after
noon.
The following officers and chairmen
compose the Executhe Committee: :
President. Mrs William G. Illch; first ■
vice president, Mrs. C. A Parker; sec
ond vice president. Mrs. Louise Duganne; ;
corTtsoondlng secretary, Mrs. Hugh
Brewster; recording secretary. Mrs. W
C. Strauss; treasurer, Mrs. C. L. W. i
Meyer; Hosp'tallty. Mrs. N Bobys; Pub
licity, Mrs. W. D. Barkdull; Bulletin,
Child Welfare, Mrs. Y. C. Millington; |
Program, Mrs. C. A. Parker. Mrs W. R. \
Little and Mrs. J. Cherner; Student Aid.
Mrs, H. K. Ullman ; Study Groups. Mrs. j
W C Strauss; Membership. Mrs. J. J. j
Klns-v, Library. Mrs. George Werner,
and Health. Mrs. H. A. Heine.
Bunker llill.
i The Bunker Hill Association met
Tuesday. Mrs. Joseph Sanders, fifth
| vice president of the cong.es>> spoke,
i The regular monthlv meeting was
I changed to the first Thursday of each
! month. The next meeting will be held
at the school November 5 at 2:30 p.m.
Bradley - Fa Irbrot h er.
Mrs. L. B. Castell. first vice president
of the congress, was the guest of honor
at the meeting at the Fairbrother
School.
New grouping of schools required an
election of officers, which resulted as
follows: President, Mrs. F. A. Litman:
first vice president, Mrs. Guyer; second
vice president. Miss M. A. Price; sec
retary. Mrs. Eva Castle; treasurer, Mrs.
L. W. Fraser
Truesdell.
Jere J. Cran*. first assistant superin
tendent of public schools, will sneak at
the meeting of the Truetdell Associa
tion, Tuesday. October 27. at fi o'clock.
Dr. Julia Hahn, supervisor of the third
; division, will speak on th? "Modern
Activity School” at this meeting.
The executive board met Monday.
A committee of three, with Mrs. R. C.
Swann as chairman, was appointed to
arrange for the benefit movie to be
given at the Colony Theater In No
vember.
Mrs. John P. Laboflsh was selected to
take the Parent-Teacher Course at
George Washington University. Mrs
Joseph H. Bilbrey, former president of
the association, was presented with a
past president’s pin. Mrs. R. G.
Sturrler was appointed chairman of the
Child Guidance Committee.
Owing to the illness of Miss Annie
E. Burlingame, principal, the reception
in her honor was canceled.
Eastern High.
Eastern High School Home and
School Association met October 15. Th*
first half of the prcgrani cccsl~t?d of
short talks by teachers on various
phases of high school life and activi
j ties.
The following is a list of the teachers
j who spoke: Mrs. Cora V. Bryan. Miss
1 Ethel T. Prince. Miss Kate Buckman,
Mrs. Lola D. Hall, Miss Freda Egbert.
Dr. Ellis Haworth and Miss Kate C.
Moore. The second part of the pro
gram consisted of a moving picture.
Music was furnished by the school
orchestra.
The following officers have be?n
elected: President. Cuvier A. Metz
ler; vice presidents. Miss M. J. Watts
and Mrs. John Schratt: secretary. Mrs.
George W. Lady, and treasurer, Clar
ence Sevick.
Bryan.
The membership drive being carried
on in the Bryan Association has netted
1 250 members to date. Mies A. M.
Crook, principal, and her teachers
have co-operated.
Mrs. Charles Hughes has been ap
pointed reporting delegate to the Dis
trict of Columbia Congress of Parents
and Teachers.
Fillmore.
The Fillmore Association met Mon
day in the school, B. R. Kleinwachter
presiding. Dr. John F. O'Brien spoke.
The next meeting will be held Novem
ber 16, at which time the election of
j officers will take place.
Wallach.
The Wallach Association met Mon
day afternoon in the school. The fol
! lowing committee chairmen were ap
pointed: Program. Miss Belt: Mrm
! bershln. Mrs. Rice: Student Aid. Mrs.
i Hix: Publicity, Mrs. Simmons: Hospi
tality, Mrs. Haller, and Summer
1 Round-up. Mrs. Fisher.
The meeting date of the association
was changed to th? second Monday of
j each month. Miss Newlove's and Miss
, Allen's rooms had the largest number
of parents present.
Blake-Gales-Seaton.
There will be a meeting of the
Blake-Gales-Seaton Association Octo
ber 26 at 3 p.m., at the Seaton School.
A sterroptieon lecture will be given by
a speaker from th? Community Chest.
A class to discuss problems in chi'd
training will be started if enough
mothers wish it.
Powell Junior High.
L. T. Walter, principal cf Powell
Junior High School, welcomed the
members of the Powell Association
October 15.
Mrs. C. D. Lowe, president, presented
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association whereby each grade would
conduct It* own meetings, one general
meeting to be held each semester
Mr*. Bertram Lobred has been ap
pointed chairman of the seventh grade
group and other appintments will be
made shortly.
John Quincy Adams.
Dr. Julia Hahn, supervising princi
pal of the division, addressed
the association October 14 In the
school Auditorium Mrs. William N.
Gill. Hospitality chairman, was as
sisted by Miss M F Gore, principal
of the school, and the parents of the
fifth and sixth grades.
A new student activity, known as the
Stamp Club, has been organised under
1 the supervision of the association and
directed by Mrs. D. Rus. The officers
of the club include: President, Luis
Rivera; vice president. Rosa Ellis; i
treasurer. Jane Kisch; sergeant at,
arms. Franklin Nitt. Meetings are held ,
each Tuesday at the school at 3:15 |
o'clock.
"The Adolesced! Child” is the topi: ,
chosen for discussion at the opening
meeting of the Study Group, under the
direction of Mrs. T. K. LawTence. which
will be held October 27 at 1:30 p.m. in
the teachers' room in the school.
Mrs. J. W. Broderick, membership
• chairman, and Mrs. R. Srygley, Sum
mer round-up chairman, are attending
the class in parent-teacher work at
Ceorge Washington University.
An appeal was made by Mrs. L.
Stuart, student aid chairman, for
clothing to be taken to the Student Aid
Center to be mended and distributed to
needy children.
Mine.
Hine Junior High School Association
held its annual banquet October 10 in
the Y. W. C. A., at which time Mrs
Joseph N. Saunders. State president,
was guest of honor. Mrs. John F. Ha
maker, president of the association,
and Dr. Harold E. Warner, principal of
Hine. spoke. George F. Spengler was
j toastmaster.
Mias Marie Walcott, art teacher, ap
peared in the guise of a gypsy fortune
1 teller. Several original readings were
presented by Mrs. Gladys S. Bennion.
Miss Mary A. Kramer arranged Hal
loween riddles and Miss Audrey Brow*n
played several piano selections. Miss
Lucy Hunt served as chairman of the
Entertainment Committee and Miss
Mary J. McDonnell acted as chair ran
of decorations.
The association met October 15 The
Hine Orchestra, under direction of Miss
C. E. Sprenkel, played several numbers
and the Glee Club contributed several
selections. Dr. Harold E. Warner. Miss
Lucy Mclntosh. English teacher; Mss
Mary A. Kramer, foreign language
teacher; Miss Eva Baker, mathematics
teacher, and Miss Esther Woodward,
social science teacher, spoke.
Miss Anna Hlnkel’s class won the
contest for having the largest number
of people present at this meeting.
Gordon Junior High.
The association of the Gordon Junior
High School met October 16. Mrs. W.
Waldreon. first vice president, opened
th? meeting. The association accepted
the resignation of Mis. Pag? Irving,
president, after which Mrs. W. Edward
Denton, president pro-tem, assumed the
chair.
The association unanimously passed
a resolution amending the by-laws,
changing the number of meetings to
six. Mrs. Allan D. Henry, , program
chairman, outlined the program for
the association activities for the year.
Congress Heights.
The Congress Heights Association
met in the new school auditorium.
Plans for the coming season were out
lined by Mrs. E. F. Hayes, president,
and Miss Eva M. Trusheim, adminis
trative principal. There is to be a study
group organized for the mothers under
the direction of Miss Trusheim. Hot
j lunches are to b? served to the children
by the mothers under the supervision of
a teacher.
It is the desire of the community to
| organize a Community Center in Con
gress Heights, the activities of which
are to be held in the auditorium. Rev.
Conner of the Methodist. Church re
quested the assistance of the Congress
Heights Parent-Teacher Association in
initiating this project. The associa
tion pledged its support.
The Ways and Means Committee has
Planned a cafeteria luncheon and a
Halloween party. The proceeds cf the
party are to be used for the milk fund.
Miss D. L. Tripp's room won the ban
ner for the largest attendance. Ten
dollars was presented to Miss Ruth K
M? honey's room for th? largest at
tendance threughout the year’ 1930-31.
Tenley-Janney.'
The Executive Bo rd will meet with
th? president. Mis. Horae? Drury. 5025
Wisconsin avenue, October 27 at 8 p.m
Mrs. Guv Cook led the study group
in a spirited discussion on "Parent«
and Their Jobs" Thursday afternoon in
the Prrent-Teacher room in th? Tenlev
Schcol. This was the second number
of the program of six, built upon
"Parental Attitudes and Habit Train
ing in Pre-School Children." Meetings
are held each Thursday at 1:30 p.m.
in the school until November 19.
Another series on the "Adolescent
Age” are being planned to begin in
January.
Wheatley.
The Executive Board cf the Wheatley
Association was the gu?st of the Friday
morning general assembly held in the
school auditorium. Miss HorgHh.
teacher member, gave songs, dances
and displayed costumes from Budapest,
from where she has recently returned.
Miss Florence Mortimer, principal,
extends an invitation to parents to at
tend these Wednesday »nd Friday
morning educational assemblies. Mrs.
Alice Manning, president of the Parent-
Teacher Association, held a conference
with the beard members, discussing the
milk fund administration and grade
mother activities. Mrs. Nina Russell,
grade mother chairman, has formulated
a plan by w*hich mothers can aid in the
"Building up the Underweight Child
Campaign" at Wheatley by co-operat
ing with the parents and teachers of
these children, urging earlier bed hours,
more sunshine and correct diet.
Florence Mortimer, principal, also
spoke.
The study group met in the parent
teacher club room Thursday with M'ss
Margaret Grubb, teacher, leading the
discussion on "Parents' Problems.”
The representatives from Wheatley
taking the Parent-Teacher course at
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School and Colleges
Events of Interesting Student and Faculty
Activities in Washington s Leading
Educational Fnstitutions.
C. U. Plans Expansion.
PLANS for the expansion progrem
of the Catholic University of Amer
ica. which have been the subject |
of discussion at a series of conferences
of the hierarehv cf the Roman Catholic
Church in all p:rts of the country thw
Fall, will be one of th? outstanding
I matters to come before the annual
meeting of the Board of Trustees < f the j
university, which takes place early in ■
I November. i
1 Th? recent conference of prelates hold
at Providence, R. 1., was the fifth and
last of the meetings called to consider
the plans adopted by th? Board of
Trustees last Spring, projecting a vigor- :
ous program leading to a greater Cath
olic University. Conferences have been
held at Atlantic City. L's Angeles.
Omaha and Cleveland.
The campaign of the university looks
to build up a $20,000,000 endowment
fund bv 1940. and raise an immediate
fund of $1,000,000 to be applied against
the university’s pres-nt indebtedness.
A proposal by Mgr. James Hugh
Rvan, rector of the university, that th?
l3*y and clerical alumni groups cf th?
institution unite into one strong body {
will be taken up at the annual meeting
of the Clerical Alumni Association in
Pittsburgh next Thursday and Friday.
Invitations have been extended by Rev.
William P. Curtin of Sewickly, Pa.,
president of the clerical alumni, to Carl j
G. Vilsack, president of the lay body,
and all its members, to m?et with the
clergy to discuss this plan.
Mgr. Ryan and members of th?
faculty of the university, will address
the convention in Pittsburgh Thursday.
George Washington University are Mrs.
Nina Russell, vice president: Mrs. Helen
Thomas, secretary, and Miss Elizabeth
Gieger, teacher, wT.o is also Bulletin
chairman.
Mrs. Walter C. Jones, past president,
has recently been appointed national |
publications chairman for the District
of Columbia Congress of Parents and
Teachers.
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The foot ball game between Catholic
University and Duquesne will be wit
nessed by delegates to the sessions.
Dr. Frank O'Hara, professor of eco
-1 nomies at Catholic University, was ab
sent from his post during the past
week attending the ninth nnnual meet
ing of the Cathclic Rural Life Confer
ence at Wichita. Kans.
Among the first social activities to
; get under way at the university was the
I dance of the Catholic University Glee
| Club in the Willard Hdtel yesterday.
A smoker of the Senators, day student
organization, will be held in th? Roose-
Yelt Hotel November 3. A meeting of
the University Press Club will be held
tomorrow to discuss the formulation of
p, constitution,
Prcf. T. J. McKavansgh of the de
partment of electrical c „.neering. has
just been appointed a member of the
C mmittee on the Scientific Develop
ment of Radio Art and Television. He
also was recently named to the Com
mittee on Any teur Communications
and Experimentation of th? American
Academy of Air Law.
A. IT.l T . Honors Four.
FOUR members were initiated Friday
into the Brahmin Society at Amer
ican University, the honor society
for those who have been outstanding in
the field of extra-curricular activity.
Three of the four were graduates of
j Washington high schools. The new
members included Arthur Murphy,
graduate of Western High School, prom
inent as a college debater; Edwin Ross,
graduate of Eastern High School, editor !
of the American Eagle; Daniel Terreil i
of Elkton, Md.. assistant editor of the
Eagle and th? ’Aucola, and cheer leader,
and Miss Oriel Belle Claflin. graduate
of Central High School here, who gradu
ated from American U. last June. She
was prominent in dramatics and was
named to many elective offices.
During the exercises cf initiation ad
dresses were made at student assembly
■bv George L. Sixbev, a graduate of
American University, and formerly a
member of the society, and by Donald
Sherbondy, debates coach. Gold keys :
were presented by W. Yule Fisher, presi
dent of the society. Other officers have
been elected as follows: Dan Terrell.
1 vice president; Arthur Murphy, secre
-1 tary. and Edwin Ross, treasurer.
Dr. Lucius C. Clark, chancellor of
American University, is expected to re-
I turn early this week from Atlanta. Oa..
! where he attended the ecumenical con
ference of the Methodist Church.
A high percentage of graduates of
American University have continued
with their education, going -into grad-
I uate or professional studies, according
to a recent survey of graduates made
in the office of the registrar More than
40 per cent of the graduates have gone
into these higher branches of educa
tion, the survey shows, a figure oon
sidered above the average for graduates
I cf American colleges.
The Faculty Women's Club will give
! a dinner next Thursday night at the
women's residence dining room in honor
of the new members of the faculty. Ar
rangements are in charge of Mrs. Lucius
C. Clark, president, and Mrs. George B.
Woods, chairman of the Social Commit-
I tee.
The sophomore class has elected Jo
seph Thomas of thus city president, and
Edward Davidson, also of this city, as
treasurer. Other officers will be namod
later.
Thp French Club held a special meet
ing Thursday evening, including a musi
cal. followed by a French table at the
college dining room and talk by Mile.
Me lie Delongee on French fashions.
The "A Club." composed of girls who
have won their letter in athletics, held i
its annual color-choosing ceremony at 1
a picnic on the campus Wednesday |
I when girls chose their colors, blue or
I orange. for athletic participation
through the year Beatrice Adams,
president of the club, was in charge of
arrangements.
. The junior class has elected officers
as follows: Max Schaul, president;
Lois Spencer, vice president; Katherine
Router, secretary, and John Williams,
treasurer.
G. W. V. Plans Debate.
JAMES RONALD and Ralph Gllby
have been chosen to represent
j George Washington University in
the international debate which is to
i take place in Washington on Friday
! evening.
Their opponents, representing the Na- !
j tional Union of Students of England. 1
will be Stuart Craig of University Col
lege. Nottingham, and John Needham
l of St. John’s College, Durham Uni
versity.
The debate will be held in Corcoran
Hall of George Washington University
I at 8 p.m., with the president of the
university. Dr. Cloyd Heck Marvin, j
presiding.
The subject of the debate. "Unem
ployment Relief.” Ls a timely one. The
George Washington team will uphold
the negative of the proposal. “Resolved,
that the dole provides a better method
of solving the unemployment problem
than does the charity system.” The
British speakers will defend the dole.
All of the participants are experienced
debaters. Ronald of George Wash
ington is a second-year law student, and
represented the university in intercol
legiate debate last year. He is a na
tive of Indiana, and holds the bachelor
| of arts degree lrom Earlham College.
; Ralph Gilby, a sophomore, also is in
his second year of intercollegiate de
bate He came to the university from
Spokane. Wash. Stuart Craig of the
visiting team took his bachelor of arts
degree from University College, Notting
ham. with honors in philosophy. He
has taken a leading part in union ac
tivities. was student treasurer last year
and ls now president. He had a prom
inent place in college debates and in
other student societies.
John Needham was graduated from
St. John's College. Durham Univer
sity. in 1927, with honofs, and has held
many offices in addition to the treas
urership and presidency of the Union
Society at Durham.
The George Washington University
debate teams have a long history of
participation in international debates.
1 A George Washington team met the
j first British team sent to this country
j in 1923. and each year since that time
I university debaters have debated against
visiting foreign teams. One year a
George Washington team represented
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the universities and colleges of the
United States In England. Last year
the international debate wm held with
debaters from the Scottish universities
as opponents.
Appointments to the Board of Editors
of the student annual for this year
have now been completed. The editor
in chief of this years Cherry Tree
will be Pauline Schaub. Wendell H.
Bain will serve as business manager.
Other members of the board are Elisa
beth Rees. Ralph McCoy, William Han
back. Jean Fugitt, and Archie Burgess.
Work 09 the book already ls In progress.
The George Washington Bicentennial
will furnish the theme for thg J 932
edition.
Columbus IT. Fapeiv *
THE SKIPPER, published by the stu
dents of Columbus University, is
ready for distribution early this
week. Under the editorship of Richard
A. O’Connell of the School of Law, the
first isue of the paper contains ft va
■ riety of articles dealing wltlr law and
business, humor, news of th® univer
sity. Mr. O'Connell ls recruiting a num
ber of promising writers from among
! the student body to assist him in the
publication of the Skipper, which is
being sent to the alumni and the fa
culty members as well as to outside
friends of the university.
Plans for the first social event of
the season are taking the form of the
third annual ''C” Club dance. This has
been set tentatively for November 21,
probably at the Mayflower Hotel.
Kavmond J. Walter of the senior class
has been named as chairman of the
committee in charge and he announced
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