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.See Increase
County Schools May
Face Overcrowding
City and county school of
ficials are keeping their fin
gers crossed this week as they
wonder what effect the influx
of defense workers and army
connected families will have
on school enroliment.
In Tacoma, Supt. Howard R
Goold professed no worry, since
enroliment has dropped in recent
years and most of the schools
have room for more pupils, if more
materialize,
County Supt. Percy J. Cox, how
ever, looks with much concern at
a number of schools on the edges
of the military reservation and
across the Narrows which already
had increased enrollment beyond
capacity when school closed last
spring.
“On a basis of enrollment at the
close of school in town,” City
Supt. Goold said, “when much of
the influx already had taken place,
we are not anticipating anything
phenomenal., We are sitting ready
to expand the number of our
teachers, if it becomes necessary,
but school wil] open with approxi
mately the same staff as last
Q‘tar."
Expect County Expansion
There undoubtedly will be some
expansion in county school staffs,
Supt. Cox said, and some already
have increased theirs. In several
of the schools he anticipated a
jump in enroliment of 20 to 25 per
cent at the opening of school next
Wednesday, Sept. 3, and possibly
60 per cent by the time the term
gettles dewn,
“We are planning on a lot of
increase,” he said, “but we don't
know how much. There's no way
to find out except by a house to
house canvass until school opens.”
He expects to see biggest in
creases in such schools as Clover
Park district, now including five
grade schools under the reorgani
zation plan; at Dupont and Span
away. Crescent Valley school on
the Peninsula near Gig Harbor,
affected by families of Bremerton
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navy vard emploves, there already
was an extra roomful of pupils
when school closed in the spring,
Cox said.
Huge Growth Forecast
Dupont, he said, may see an en
rollment jump of 50 per cent at
the opening, and probably 100 per
cent later, since that is the loca
tion of the government's defense
housing project.
At Parkland, he said, 95 houses
new in the past year were counted
recently, At a rate of two pupils
per house that may make a sub
stantial difference in the school's
enrollment there.
Petain Now Faces
Strong Opposition
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tences on Communists anarchists
and saboteurs, went into action
against terrorists in the Paris
area and it was disclosed that!|
Petain would make an important
speech at 11 a. m. Sunday in the
Vichy stadium. :
Ohservers said the parliamen
tary opposition was the most for
midable and most important of
the opposition which Petain him-x
self admitted in his Aug. 12/
speech to the nation. :
SENATORS, DEPUTIES HAVE
ORGANIZED GRAPEVINE
The rump parliament of more
than 100 senators and dopuuu;
decided to maintain opposition to |
Petain's efforts to eliminate lhomi
completely from national life be-|
fore their mandates expire next'
May. |
The senators and deputies sz
a well organized grapevine system
for eommunicating bad news of
the Vichy regime to their constit
uents. Most of them are in Vichy '
as “refugees” and will keep other
senators and deputies informed of
developments in their home dis
tricts.
Members of parliament have
dropped their petty partisan quar
rels and have all but formed a
sqlid bloc of opposition to Vichy.
ACTION BEING TAKEN
AGAINST OPPOSITION
The parliamentary opposition
was backed by Communist agita
tion which, despite more than
30,000 arrests, has continued an
extraordinarily intense propagan
| da against Vichy, not only among
| workers but in all strata of so
| ciety.
| An investigation was launched
|into the latest railway wreck
]whnch occurred at Carneville.
| Immediate action against Com
| munist opposition was being taken
| by the emergency courts estab
| lished in Paris.
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! TRIBAL COUNCIL MEETING
| A meeting of the Puyallup Tribal
| Council will be held at 7:30 o'clock
| Tuesday evening at the Cushman
| Indian hospital. O. U. Upchurch,
superintendent of the Tulalip
| agency will attend the session.
€he Cacoma Times
Vivacious Brunette
Mona Paulee, green-eyed, vivacious and brunette, who won
the Metropolitan Opera auditions last year, will round out the
series of Sunset Symphonies Wednesday night at 7:30 o'clock
in the Stadium. Miss Paulee’s program and that of Eugene
Linden’s 65-piece orchestra will again be of the popular type,
‘according to Bennie Crann, chairman of the committee in
ichorge of arrangements.
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‘ Most folks are proud of the fact,
‘that at some time or other they
had a part in the success of some
famous personage. i
. Harry Linden, father of Engene
| Linden, director of Tacoma's 65-
lpwcp philharmonie orchestra, s
no exception to the rule, He takes
pardonable pride in the fact that
he was instrumental in “giving a!
1t to Mona FPaulee, vivacious
young mezzo-soprann Who will |
close the series of Sunset Sym- |
phonies Wednesday evening at 7:30
o'clock in the Stadium, i
Papa Harry was conducting the |
orchestra in the Columbia l:nrdonl‘
in Portland, Ore when Miss Paulee |
started on the road to fame, and |
which culminated last year in her
winning the Metropolitan auditions |
of the air.
Didn’t Miss Guess
“I'm just another one of the boys '
who predicted success for Miss
Paulee,” commented Harry Lin-|
den today while visiting his .on.t
“I told Mona that some day she
would become a famous singer, and
all indications are that I did'nt
miss my guess,
“About 15 years ago Mins
‘Pnuln'. dad owned a motion pic
ture theater in Portiand, It was a
l small one, but it had a stage, and
'g pit for an orchestra, although
most of the time an Organ Was
used Of course there were no
talkies then, And so to lighten up
ith’ silent program, the words of
some of the current popular bal
j lads were flashed upon the screen
The audience was expected to
l Join in, but rarely did. Maybe they
were just frightened or a might
lazy.
“At any rate Mona FPaulee
wasn't bashful. She loved the
sentimenta) lyrics, and the melo
dious tunes, and so, all alone, al
most every performance, she'd sing
Charmaine and Diane. [ guess
the audience liked it, because they
never ‘walked out on her’' Those
were really her first appearances
in public, and I get a kick out of
| the fact that she was at that time
| in life when she wore braces on
{hcr teeth, and wore her hair in
| two stubby pigtails.”
‘ Ambitious Musiclan
! Miss Paulee is an ambitious and
| hard-working young musician,
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‘Congressman Just Sits
‘And Rocks and Rocks
| WASHINGTON Excerpt from
:'ha latest “newsletter’ of Rep
Wilburn Cartwright, D, Okia, o
his oonstituents
By actual eount 12 congress
| men have died during the last six
i months from overwork and worry
| Think the remaining members are
| entitled to a little rest from their
worries. 8o I'm down in old Okla
'homa sittin’ on a screened-in
| porch just g rockin’ and a rockin.’
|and when I get tired I don't rock.
{lly folks are all well and hope
|you're all the same Life is Wo
%mon to be mad at anybody.
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' She has climbed by devious rculn.‘
by leas serious and finally more
Cintensively classical singing to !m‘
| enviable position of a promising
young starlet of the lolmpomu\;
opera, and her appearance in Tl“
Lcoma is being anticipated mmi
great interest, according to Mrs, |
Mary Humphrey King, manager of
the headquarters of Tacoma Phil
| harmonic, Ine., in the Bernice bulld.
ing. |
| Jean Paul King, another “"West
Coaster,” who Ras gained fame
nationally will again be master of
Cceremonies, and Conductor Linden
'umd his sugmented orchestra are
| planning a program of the type
| that struck such s popular eord
Inst Wednesday evening when
| Marie Loulse Quevii was guest
artist,
As usunl, children under 12 years
of age will be admitted without
charge if accompanied by parents,
lnnd enlisted men in uniform will
| be guests of Tacoma Philharmonie,
[lnc., for the closing Sunset sym
| phony.
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To Celebrate
:
Next Friday
25th Anniversary ‘
Of Park Service |
§
With the staff of Mt Rainier|
National park participating, Bth
anniversary of the Mi
of the national park service will b
commemorated throughout the
country Friday.
According to Woward R Stag
per, park naturalist twe m‘
are planned for ohservance of the |
oceaston :
At Paradise valley, Stagner Mi
planned “Historieal Highlighta in
the National Parksa” while at
Longmire, colored slides and -o!
tion pictures will supplement &
tople, “Our National Parka”™ ’
At Yakima Park
Yakima park, on the east side
of the mountain will devole s
program to “The History of the
National Park Service™ while at
Ohanapecosh the program s en
titled “The National Park Servs
jee.” i
Although it was but 28 years '
ago that the national park m}
ice established itaelf formally as
A branch of the department of llog
interior, the national park idea
had ity birth some 48 years ’rb'!
to 19014 !
Perpetunl Heritage ]
The setting was in what is now
Yellowstone National park . the
year, 1870, Here Cornelius Hedges,
A Montana lawyer and member di
the first expedition to bring hack |
authentic information about Yel- |
Nowstone, convinoed the party as
they sat around a campfire one
| night that instead of dividing |
| the area for personal uplolhuoas
| as was then the plan, the region
{and the wonders of the region
!.nould become the perpetual heri
!!un of the American people. The
lidea caught on quickly with mem
bers of the party, and the birth
of the national park idea was
solemnized that autumn night in
1870,
Two years later congress adopt
| ed the iden and established Yellow
stone, casting the die for other
' national parks to follow. In 19186,
a new foderal bureay, the national
park service, was established to
administer the ideas born around
that eventful eampfire in Yellow
stone, Friday Mt Rainler cele
hrates, along with other parks,
the establishment of that bureauy.
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Father Joins Seven
]
' Sons in U. S. Navy
' PORTLAND Floyd Patton, 5
| yvear-old fother of eight sons,
| seven of whom are in the United
| States navy, Tueaday joined up
Limself
. Lt G, F. Degrave, Portiand re
. crulting chief, sald the age limita-
Uon was waived in the slder Pat
| ton's case and he would probably
| Le assigned to recruiting duty,
| Patton moved to Ridgefield,
| Wash , from Lake City, lowa, with
Sound Off! |
Clarence Nash ond Florence
Gill, voices respectively for
Donald Duck and Clara Cluck,
are shown in the flesh in a
hilarious sequence of Walt
Disney's "“The Reluctont Dn-i
gon,” tull-length feature com
edy which has live actors oy
well as cartoon characters. The
picture opers Wednesday ot
the Blue Mouse theater with
| “Murry, Charlie, Murry,” fea
| turing Leon Errol,
Prison Sentence
Given Burglar
I John WMellanger, 31 . year . old
[ Chippewa Indian, pleaded guilty
to & charge of attempted second
[degree burglary and was sentenced
to serve not more than 10 years In
"the state penitentinry by Nuperior
Court Judge K. M. Card Monday.
Accompanying the sentence was
& recommendation from Judge
Card and Deputy Prosscutor Huge
Metgler, ir, tn the state parnie
board that Rellanger be given his
Hreedom after serving six montha
Hellanger wan arresied hy sity
polles Aug. 10 after ha had sl
[tempted to hreak into the apart.
Cment of Mr oand Mra, R I, Blead.
[ man, M 33 o, Tacoma way. Mrs
Hteadman's screams frightensd
Chim away from the window he was
trying to force, and police appre
hended him & short time later in
| the vicinity,
!
L two sons who enlisted some time
lugo. All seven of the Patton boys
| are assigned to the U, B 84 Ne
vada
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SEATTLE . Federal Judge
Liovd L. Riack late Monday denied
a mew trial ta Thm Drummey,
Seattle business man. and De,
Dwight D Clarke, Colville and
former Olympla osteopath, and
tald the men he would sentenes
them each ta four years in the
MeNeil Isiand penitentiary for
mall fraud.
A jury convietad Denmmey
and De. Olarke an Aug. 3of
. defranding Mre. Joan Husier,
| Puysiiup widew, of $194.008
- In Corn Coly stoek,
Judge Rinek deferved sentence
until R A m Sept. 3to give the
men time to wind up thelr Bushe
neases
Assistant U 8 Alterney Oene
L eral Gernld Hile asked the court o
wenlence sach defendant = 10
Lyesars. Defense Atltornays Johs J,
}mm.uumm
Iplended for probation. Sulliven,
representing Drummey, saled for
& three year term for his oltent if
| probation could net be glven.
Blind Army Flier
SAN QUENTIN PRISON, Cal.
Capt. John M. Holmes, army e
serve fller, entered Han Quentin
prison iate Monday to serve & one
{l6 10 year term for the slaying of
CWilsen MeMary eousin of Ovegon’s
U A Senator (harles MoNary, in
s Nan Mates hotel mom May 3
Holmes, wha htinded himself 8
:‘a milcids attempt after shooting
[ MeNary n s love quartel, was
Ihrought o the prisen from the
| Man Mateo county jall at Redwood
Oy by Undersheritt Lawrenes
Nieri, The undersheriff said
[ Molmes wan silent during thelr
| drive of approximately 30 miles,
One of three blind pricssers
now in Nan Quentin, Nelmes
expectn tn larn to road by
| the Brallis methed whils serv
| ing M sentencs,
1, On release he Ropes (o resume
s [him job with & San Francises ime
j | porting and exporting firm,
) Holmes, 48, and MeNary, 20,
, | quarreied over their friendship for
o | Mrn. Gwendolyn Johnaton, wealthy
widow. MHolmes testified ot his
I‘.‘mat he shot MeNary when the
, latter “lunged st me’ Then he
, shot himself. In W 8 pockels po
, liee found & nole saying: “MeNary
g Mole my girl”
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y .
" Man, 68, Refuses Job
o ’
' Because Mother Didn't
b |
Approve of Night Work
| NEOSNO, Mo.-An spplioant st
" the Mate smployment office seek
'ling work at the new army cemp
| Tuesday turned down & job & A
[ night watehman because, he said,
* | hie mother didn't approve of bie
# | staying out all night,
‘ His age, listed on the applione
"tlon, wan 88

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