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THE WASHINGTON TEVrES. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1918.
WAR IS R Ml ERI CAN SCHOOLS Br EDJ1UID A. WALSH, s. (Dean, Dcpt. of Arts and Sciences. CcorsetotTB UnlieraltrO Iron whilins in the flame. So our war-vision is oems clarified through pain In the crucible of Time. That Is why those wno witnessed a college graduation last June read a deep sydbolism in the figure of the frequent, stalwart graduate whose S uremic gown did ot entirely nidi e spurred boot or the Khaki uni form, anl whose service hat replaced the mortarboard of former days. The symbol has been lately realized in the estibllshment by the War Depart ment cf combined collegiate and mili tary training throughout the country. But the complete rulllliment 01 ui promse rests largely with the youth of Anerlca. The newly created students' army tralalng corps of the United states nlng If he be not supported by com petent artillerymen, directed by wire less operators and led, or restrained as the need may be, by quick-witted officers, the War Department bids the younger brother, in the nam of Humanity, 'to study and study hard the intricacies of military science, field artillery, and radio-telegraphy Study hard to strike hard! He strikes hardest who strikes when and where the blow counts most So, In these lengthening September days, the colleges of the land arc girding themselves and organizing their resources for the stern tasks ahead. And willingly, too. For they are conscious of their obligations to a beneficent Government that guaran tees to educational Institutions, large and small, public and private, denomi nation and undenominational, a scope and autonomy, unparalleled in any other quarter of the globe. Not even the seemingly Insuperable problems facing the Federal Government in the whirlwind of change occasioned by the transformation of a peaceful. In dustrial nation into an armed host could weaken the Administration's traditional policy of reverence and consideration for educational and cul tural activities. The helping hand that was .raised to stem a rush of imnetuous enlist ments that would have depleted our Enter Practice of Law in The Capital army Is the answer of experience to,coileges ls now nej,i fortn ,rajn, a problem of supreme importance. tbls tlmt offering to the colleges This sane solution has been made pun5 0f closed co-operation designed possible only after four years of to enlarge their usefulness for pres traglc, but heroic and necessary, cnt war needs, and to prepare them blundering on the part of our allies. for the tremendous work of readjust France and England were the forges ment and rehabilitation that must upon which was beaten out the blt-COme with peace. Collegiate institu te lesson. Ana me neroic isas, wno tions are Invited hereafter to direct aingle-mlnded and unafraI3, sprang! their best endeavors, their executive to arms in 1014 and went down to land teaching personnel as well as premature death on the plains of their physical equipment to activities France and Flanders shall themselves that shall be of military value. isisiflKsjVlBH !iHPiS3sisB isisisW -a&Lmisl tsassvT J38iKLisHsi 1 iiiv afPsBisHiBiHH flisisF'' 4 ' "?' lsisisisB stssBst" JsvSpsHzH ssLsflk4 ' ' vHBHI H T :'PE9isH IsssHn&f Afc&isisKl isisflB :fc sisisisDI SaisisVHBW VlBlilaisR isisisB f HlsissiSi isisisHe 'tDtk vJfHsH isisHSSrisHiH sisisK9isisHHsi sBpshB? "H isisisisl ,' jisaisBitfSSj'isM HHHBKL'HBltfBisisisisisV ISiSiSBK h iSP 25&ri IBHiSHBBBSftKliSlsBBSiSiSHiSiSH r ti irw&fl sHHBislHisisisisH MISS CORA LARIMORE KEELEY, Who passed bar examination before her law course was completed. MISS ELIZABETH C. HARRIS, Chairman of the legal aid committee of the Women's Bar Association. have died In vain and their stricken mothers shall have wept in vain, if that lesson be not heeded in the United States. Seeds Clamorous. , Because the needs of the moment were enormous and clamorous, the pa- The placing of all colleges on a war basis, because a new experiment, cans for inventiveness and adaptability, but most of all for new sacrifices and a further manifestation of that for getfulness of self, which the colleges have already abundantly shown. .. r ,.,. . w-i.t,rt w.r.lThere will be internal difficulties, to rcrced to sacrifice their man-power.! be sure, and doubtless many financial Including students in process of schooling, regardless of age, training, or adaptability to special needs. Man and boy, they flung themselves, & liv ing bulwark, against the avalanche of fir and eteel that jeopardized the spiritual and material equilibrium of the world. As a result, they have now practically exhausted their reserve of specialists and those military experts so necessary for the conduct of a war of the magnitude and scientific method of the present gigantic con flict. Hence It Is that the Administration leads a new figure on to the stage in the greatest world-drama since Cal vary. He will be a soldier, but a highly specialized soldier, prepared to cope with Increased guarantee of suc cess, with the perfectly organized war machine that rode, dripping like a Juggernaut, across France . and Bel Glum. TJrjrrd To Study Bard. The student in the S. A. T. C is a soldier in the active service of the TJnlted States as much a soldier as his brother In the first line trench. But precisely because his brothtt will be annihilated by German cun- obstacles to be overco-ne. But in. Itlative and resourcefulness inspired by true patriotism and an enlightened responsibility must lead to practical solutions. Anything less would be unworthy of our best traditions and surely forgethful of the long lines of soldier-students sleeping beneath scarred battlefields, under alien skits. YANKS PICNIC ON SEINE PARIS, Sept. 5. For the benefit of American troops who come, to Paris tlit pre-war custom of "jccurslont up nnd down the river Seine has been ro vld. Each Spnday morning a toralst steamer leaves the Qual de 1'Hot.il de Vllle laden with a happy company of khaki boys, many of whom corns to town wearlnr their tin derbies. Women workers of the Y. M. fl A, T. W. C. A, Red Cross and A. F. F. W. usually complete the ship's company, and what with the home-made apple and custard pies, doughnuts and crul lers the trip develops Into a genuine American picnic in spite of the three thousand miles of veritable Hudson river excursion. GIRLS SCHOOLED AT SMEGMA'S T St. Cecilia's Academy, under the direction of the Sisters of the Holy Cross, whose mother-house ls tho famous St. Mary's Academy and Col lege. Notre Dame, Indiana, has been from Its Inception a faetor In the educational field of Washington. It was established In September. 186S, at 131 C street southeast, with only forty pupils, which number rapidly Increased, necessitating a more com modious dwelling. Accordingly in 1ST: at Sixth and East Capitol streets, its present location, ground was purchased and a building begun. where on Its completion in 1874. the sisters continued their work of In struction. The situation of the academy I Ideal. In a very healthful and ele vated part of the city. It Is within walking distance of the Congres sional Library, Capitol and Botanic Garden, and within easy reach of the other places of national and scientific Intercut. The education given is practical, solid and refined. It embraces all that ls comprehended In true educa tion the development of the entire pupil, her physical, mental, and moral powers. Whether called to the high est or to the less prominent sphere of social life, truth and a ense oZ duty, those sterling principles of ac tion which glorify womanly char acter, are the means proposed to enable each to wield an elevating and lasting Influence. The curriculum of studies pro vides for a thorough training In the various branches required for a lib eral education, beginning with the elementary work and passing by de grees to the studies of the academic course. The cramming process Is thereby avoided, and pupils are af forded the time and opportunity necessary .for well-ordered mental, moral and physical development There are three departments acad emic, preparatory, and primary Twelve years are required for the regular course, when a graduate's medal and diploma are conferred. A commercial course which covers two years la designed for those who wish to fit themselves for clerical posi tions. Excellent opportunities are afford ed those who desire to acquire thor ough instruction In music, expression, art. and modern languages. These branches, which lend to home-life a charm and pleasure that improve, re fine, and elevate the home and social circles, may be pursued as collateral studies by the student or taken up as special branches. To the knowledge of the fact that It Is of the utmost importance that the physical training of young girls receives careful consideration ls due the organization several years ago of the Cecil Ian Athletic Association. WOMEN IN THE LEGAL PROFESSION By HELEN E. JAMISON. Associate Loan of -the Washington College of Law. Probably fw people, realize the de- raand in these busy times for women with legal training1 and the extent to which such women have come Into prominence. The number of women practicing law In Washington and p'formlng legal work for the Gov- '-rnment has probably doubled within the last year. f Several of the younger members of the bar hav opened offices for active practice within the year, notable among them being Miss Elizabeth C. Harris, who Is chairman of the legal aid committee of the Women's Bar Association, and Miss Cora Larlmore Keeley, who has the distinction of having passed the bar examination before her law course was completed. Miss Mary OToole, well known s an attorney, and also for her Interest In civic affairs, has been elected a member of the board of directors of the Washington Chamber of Com merce. . Miss Kathryn Sellers, known as an International law expert by reason of her valuable .services to the State De partment and the Carnegie Endow ment, for International Peace, has- been nominated by the 'President as Judge of the Juvenile Court of tho District of Columbia. For many years women have been doing legal work in the Government departments, but until recently very few have attained the title and salary of law clerk. The Internal Revenue Bureau, with Its large Increase of work, due to the war taxes, has probably claimed the greatest number of these new ap pointees. Miss Gertrude E. Leonard, Miss Mary E. Sweeney, Miss Helen F. Hill. Miss May Warner and Miss Ruth Levey are here applying the-Income tax laws to corporations and to In dividuals. Miss "Laura M. Berrien, also of this bureau, is secretary of the. Women's Bar Association. In trft War Risk Insurance. Miss Ruth L. Halpenny and Miss & Evelyn White In the law division and Miss Lucy S. Fltshugh. of the library force, are writing briefs on the vexatious questions which have arisen under the war risk Insurance law. In the customs division of the Treasury Miss Katherlne Pike passes upon intricate questions arlslnc under the customs laws and regulations. Miss Adele M. Stewart holds an im portant position in the office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and Miss Marietta Deehnn In the Supervising Architect's office. ails Clare Greacen. who has for a number of years been handling Im portant legal work In the office of the Comptroller of the Treasury, has been sent to Frsnce to attend to similar work for our. Government there. The Department of Labor also Is Utilizing the legal services of women. Mrs. Sarah T. Andrew has recently been appointed to a law clerkship there. In the various bureaus of the In terior Department are a. large num ber of women doing work Involves; the application of both general and special laws. In the Secretary's of fice. Miss Flora Raymond passet upon many of the Important con tracts which go to the Secretary for nis signature.- Miss Marie K. Saun ders is an examiner in the Patent Office. The General Land Office employs a number of women in the appllca tlpn of the laws relating to the pub lie lands. Here are Mrs. Jennie L. Munroe. Miss Eunice W.WrlghtWssl Katherlne Horan and" Miss FraacM X. Osburn. all holding the da&TM o j bachelor of laws. 1 ' In the Indian OfTlce Miss Taaat L Peter passestapon many question of law affecting the Indians. The Commissioner of Indian Affairs re cently honored one of the women who has been doing legal work In, con nection with Indian matters. Visa Florence Etheridge, also wall known for her work for the Federal Em ployes' Union, by appointing her as probata attorney for the Choctaw Indian Tribe with headquarters at Vlnlta. Oklahoma. WOOD'S COMMERCIAL SCHOOL 311 EAST CAPITOL ST. Phone Lincoln 38. 32nd Year. Over 1,000 Students Enrolled Daring the Past Year TYPEWRITING Why Not Learn Typewriting Where It Is Taught? In the Window of the Underwood Typewriter Co. is a List of 152 Skilled Typists, and it Speaks Well For This School That All Are Graduates of Wood's Commercial School Touch Typewriting Quickly Taught, Shorthand, Civil Service, Bookkeeping and Stenotypy. 3 Months, Day $20.00; Evening $10.00. Complete Course in Decimal and All Other I Forms of Filing. 2107 S Street N. W; Washington, D. C. Boarding and Day School for Girls XSP& 7C&ft High School and College Preparatory Courses. Two Years of College Work. Special Courses: Art, Journalism, Short Story Writing, Secretarial and Business Courses, Kindergarten Normal Training, Domestic Science. Parliamentary Law, Principles of Common Law, Affiliated with Washington College of Music. . "' Write for Catalogue Mrs. Nanette B. Paul,.LL.B., President , "Paul's Parliamentary Law" and "The Heart of Blackstone" W T - r -, - ' , TTT . - - FT T-HI T. I Tt -m -T - t - r T T-4 I1 -r ... I -0. BSBUBl Train Now in a Profession That Is Essential The demand for draftsmen is very keen and increasing as are also the salaries paid Nearly every department of the United States Government, as well as private concerns of all parts of the country, are greatly in need of' the services of additional Draftsmen. There is a shortage of scorei of thousands of Draftsmen, and it is a patriotic service as well as a ycreat personal advantage to train quickly for this important work. Thejs will be no less a demand when the war is over. It is the line of PJRMA NENT DEMAND. Both in Time of War and Time of Peace! DRA.FTING s one tle most fascinating as well as essential profes- sions. Few lines offer as great opportunities for advancement and permanent, congenial employment as Drafting. No particular previous training is required in taking up this study at the Columbia School of Drafting, where the instruction makes one a thoroughly practical Draftsman, capable of taking a position at professional pay. The new commodious Quarters and increased equipment of The Columbia. School of Drafting now occupying an entire building, renders this pre-eminently THE SCHOOL FOR YOU. No detail is lacking that would aid the student in a mastery of Drafting in a reasonably short time. The instruction is entirely individual and the interests of each student are looked after personally. The time required to become a competent Draftsman tinder our methods is 3 TO 9 MONTHS, depending upon the amount of time devoted to the study and the aptitude of the student. Women Needed as Well as Men The situation produced by the draft for military service has opened the drafting profession to women, as well as to younger men a ' older men. The enrollment of women in our classes has incrcasd over 300 per cent since the war began, and they have astonished the iolustrial world by their aptitude for this work. COLUMBIA 14th and T Streetsfc. W. PARTIAL .LIST OF COURSES MECHANICAL DRAFTING ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING STRUCTURAL DRAFTING SHIP DRAFTING PATENT DRAFTING TOPOGRAPHIC DRAFTING MACHINE DESIGN MATHEMATICS BLUE PRINT READING BUILDERS COURSE SCHOOL OF ROY C. CLAFLIN, President. Rates to Be Increased On and after tho 16th of the present month the rates of tuition in the Columbia School of Drafting will be increased. ENROLL NOW and secure the benefit of the present charges. If you cannot start your course until later, you can secure advantage of the old rates by paying your registration fee before the 16th. DRAFTING Phone North 272 in v;vi