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Evening star. [volume] (Washington, D.C.) 1854-1972, May 24, 1936, Image 9

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••Showboat Cruise” on City of
1 Washington Will Be Taken
^ Down Potomac.
1 The opening of the Summer boating
season on the Potomac will be cele
- bratec Tuesday night when the
Steairxr City of Washington casts oil
at B:X) p.m. from the Seventh Street
I. I.
Wharf on the first "Showboat Cruise”
sponsored by the President's Cup Re
gatta Association.
The cruise -will be preceded by a
half-hour concert on tM| wharf by the
Police Boys' Club Band of 60 pieces
under the leadership of Bandmaster
Clinton J. Brown, Jr.
A convoy of local power boats will
accompany the Oold Cup Showboat
out of the harbor. Gangplank prises,
deck amusements and carnival at
tractions have been arranged by the
Sponsors’ Cwmmittee, of which Harold
Allen Long is chairman. The commit
tee Includes William J. McManus and
Harold O. Haydon, vice chairman;
Mrs. Helen Ray Hagner, Eugene U
Vidal, Carter Barron, John Saul, Dr.
Sterling Ruffin and Edgar Morris.
Dancing on deck will continue
through the evening and a floor show
is scheduled, with Cordon Hitten
mark as muter of ceremonies.
Photographic Club to Meet.
The Wuhington Photographic Club
will meet at the Mount Pleasant
branch of the Public Library Wednes
day at 8 p.m. The program will in
clude an exhibition of pictures taken
by members of the society.
F. B. I. Chief and Gen. Conner
Will Witnes* Military
J. Edgar Hoover, director of the
Federal Bureau of Investigation, and
MaJ. Gen. Leon Conner, chief of
the United States Cavalry, will be
honored with special military man*
euvers when honorary degrees are con
ferred on them by Pennsylvania Mili
tary College at Chester on June 9.
Hoover will receive the degree of
doctor of laws and Gen. Conner the
degree of doctor of military science, j
Honored with them will be Dr. Nor
man E. McClure, head of the English
department at Ursinus College, who
will receive the degree of doctor of
The cadet battalion will be reviewed
by Hoover and Gen. Conner at the
opening of military exercises on the
campus in the afternoon, following
conferring of the honorary degrees in
the morning. They will be honor
guests later at a sham battle, which
will include a cavalry foray against
an infantry poet. It is expected an
United States Cavalry unit will par*
tlclpate in this engagement.
/ P. M. C.'s 115th annual commence
ment ^season will open Friday, when
the cadets enter their annual camp
of military instruction at the reserva
tion of the Pennsylvania National
Guard at Indian town Gap, Pa. The
camp will be called Henry D. Thoma
son. in memory of the late Col.
Thomason, class of 1879, New York
27th Commencement Scheduled
Saturday in Great Choir
of Cathedral.
St. Alban’s School, the National
Cathedral School for Boys, will hold
its twenty-seventh commencement ex
ercises next Saturday at 10 a.m., in
the Great Choir of Washington Ca
thedral, It was announced yesterday.
William R. Castle, former Under
secretary of State, will deliver the bac
calaureate address.
Prizes for the year will be awarded
at 11 a.m. at the Peace Cro68, after
which the class of 1938 will dedicate
its window in the Lane-Johnston
Building and the class of 1911 will
dedicate an anniversary gift In the
Little Sanctuary.
The annua] graduates’ reception •'
and luncheon will be held in the Lane
Johnston Building at 12:30 p.m.
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