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Oklahoma Plan for State Training School Girls Stirs Up a Storm. (peeltl Dispatch to The Star. OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., Sep tember 23 (N.A.N.A.).—When Mrs Creighton Burnham, superintended of the State Training School for Girl! at Tecumseh, announced her plar for “date nights” at the Institutior early in the Summer, it was hailec enthusiastically throughout the State as a eommonsense step. Today it i! the center of a political storm thal will undoubtedly have a bearing or the next campaign for State commis sioner of charities and corrections. Mrs. Burnham previously had intro duced other reforms into this school which cares for delinquent girls from 8 to 18, that received wide approval She w'as among the first heads of such institutions to introduce beauty shops into ther program, on the theory that a proud girl was less likely to be a . problem girl than one careless of her appearance. The “date night” idea was merelj a continuation of that program Three-fourths of the girls in the insti tution come from broken homes, most of them have had no social ad vantages. and most of them had beer sent.to the schbol because too much of their leisure time w'as not super vised. Mrs. Burnham had a group ol “honor girls,” most of whom were about ready for parole. She decidec they were entitled to mote recreation as a reward ana as an incentive, tnar the drab routine of the school per mitted. Approved Dates. The honor girls were to be per mitted to have a party and dance, anc young men, approved by ministers 01 the county judges of their own coun ties, were to be permitted to attend For weeks before the first party July 16, the girls made dresses anc planned menus. Mrs. Mabel Bassett, State commis aioner of charities and corrections did not take much interest in thi plan, but commented that she didn’ very much like the idea. For the first party, 98 young mer appeared at sundown. There wen 88 honor girls. The party was helc In the recreation room at the schoo and was so thoroughly supervisee that it would have been impossible for any girl and her escort to have eluded the crowd. Mrs. Burnhan made every effort to prevent photog raphers from posing boys and girt with their arms around one another Town cut-ups from surroundini towns were there for an entertain ment program. There were rope twirlers, a fellow’ who could hop liki a frog, fancy dancers. The evening opened with a game In which the boys and girls mingled trying to learn the names of other: present. Then there w'as dancing Between dances, music for which was furnished by the firemen’s band froir Oklahoma City, the entertainment numbers were sandwiched In. Then were lemonade and Ice cream aftei the dancing, which ended at mid night. Photographers Many. Gov. Marland had as his persona: representative at the dance Wayne Phillips, who approved the plan. Th< State Board of Affairs, which super vises the school, approved continu ance of the plan. The question in the Governor’s mind was whether the special privi lege to the 38 girls would cause the other girls to sulk and become re sentful. Mrs. Burnham handled this problem by having the band play t special concert for inmates not at tending the party. All apparentlj were enthusiastic about it. The criticism that followed the first ■ party didn't concern the dance. Mo > tion picture men arrived on the scene early and all manner of pictures were faked. The firemen were lined up . outside the fence, and. at -a signal rushed the gate, knocking over girls who huddled there. When the dance" i started, the hall was so full of news and news-reel photographers that the dancers could hardly move, and the load of camera lights twice blew out fuses in the building. Early in August Mrs. Burnham announced that a girl about to be paroled would be married to a former sweetheart she had met at the first “date night.” It never was publicly announced that the girl had a 2 year-old child whose need for support played a big part in the romance. Political Foot Ball. Mrs. Burnham merely let it be known that an old romance was re kindled. The couple were married amid a fanfare of publicity at the school and the girl went to live with her husband, a clerk in a grocer? store. Two weeks later, the boy lost his job and the girl returned to the school. Meanwhile a national picture maga zine had carried four pages of plo tures on “date night.” It was being flashed from theater screens and there was another flurry of publicity over the wedding. Mrs. Burnham was being mentioned as a candidate to succeed Mis. Bas sett as commissioner of charities and corrections, though there has been no positive announcement from her. Commissioner Bassett began to take more interest in the “date night” sit uation. After talking to Tecumseh townspeople about the program, which had included two other quiet dances, she filed a report with the, State Board GROUP NAMED TO STUDY AIR PROGRAM FOR U. S. Roper Appoints Six Members of "Junior Cabinet” as Com mittee Members. • Appointment of six members of the ‘‘junior cabinet” as members of an interdepartmental committee to study pending and proposed aviation laws and recommend a long-range foreign and domestic aviation policy and pro gram for the United States has been announced by Secretary of Commerce Roper. They are R. Walton Moore, State Department; Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Stephen B. Gibbons, Assistant Secretary of War Louis Johnson, Second Assistant Postmaster General Harllee Branch, Assistant Secretary of the Navy Charles Edison and Assistant Secretary of Commerce J. Monroe Johnson. 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