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Four Jouraal-Every Evening, Wilmington, Delaware, Friday, June 21, 1935 I prize of $10 for the pupil making; the Wilmington High Honor Pupils highest average for aenior high Bellanca Rushes Work On Three Airplanes school work in academic subjects The new Bellanca Skyrocket plane Tax Program May Be Chart For Future Use Husband, Wife Meet mid ay After 19 Years was divided between R'Jth Kohlbecker and Anna Goodman. The Board of Education honor prize of $10 for the pupil making the highest general average for senior high school work Jn commercial subjects awarded to Helen Dougherty, being constructed for Dr. Richard U. Light, of New Haven. will be delivered early next week The new Aircrulser. constructed for the Republic of Cuba also at the Bellanca factory at New Castle, will be deliveted In about two weeks Work on a new Bellanca Pacemaker for the General Airways, of Toronto, Canada, is also being The It. O. E. 6tore3 award, a prize Democratic Leaders Will Seek to Get View Of Rooevelt on His Plan of $5 to the girl obtaining the high est average for senior high school work In the household arts course, awarded to Beverly Rittenhouse. G. O. P. Council Group Holds Get-Together Republican members of City Council held a get-together yesterday afternoon in the office of President-elect of City Council Albert W. James in the Citizens' Bank Building. The get-together wis called by Mr, James. No organization business was transacted, it having been anncunc ed that a conference will be held by the Republican members sometime next week. It was explained that the purpose of yesterday meeting was so that all the RepuD-l'can members could become acquainted with each other. Mr, James, In speaking informally to the members, predicted an efficient administration by the Republicans. It was said today that while various offices to be filled by Council were spoken of during the meeting, no names were nor were any allocated to rmmbers of the new City Council. 1 ti p- VA Continued from FrU Pit. 15, 1916. On his arrival in this country Giuras went to Philadelphia. He came to Wilmington in 1924, When he left Greece he had a baby boy but the child died when he was two years old. "Since 1918, for 17 years, I have been trying to persuade my wife to come to this country. I have writ The Alumni Association English prize of $10 for the boy receiving ithe highest average In senior high school English, awarded to Dudley Fulton. Roper on Stand Denies Charge Of Ousted Aide The Women's Organization of Retail Druggists, Wilmington Chap ter No. 12, prize of $5 to the girl making the highest average in chemistry, awarded to Alma Continued From First Pgf I I I The Avoda Club of Wilmington was brought out In testimony of the first officer of the steamer Margaret prize of $5 to the pupil making the WASHINGTON, June 21 (AP). Democratic legislation, uncertain a to whether President Roosevelt like his for new taxes on the wealthy to be enacted now or later, indicated today they were planning to ask him about it. If the progranr should be postponed until next session it would be thrown into 1936 a cmpairn vear Some confidants of the President already have Indicated he is ready to press his plan through the presidential campaign ttius making it a major issue. Much Confusion But there wsvs much confusion in Congress els to whether the White House would prefer immediate passage and Democratic leaders apparently were divided as to the practicability of obtaining action this session on a program which includes such major proposals as higher taxes on large incomes, both individual and corporate, and heavy levies on Inheritances. ten and written, hundredi of letters. Fina'ly, she come." laughed happily. The Greek born Wilmington resident waa naturalized in the U. S. District Court in September of last year. He has been in touch with the immigration authorities In Washington and the Amerkan consul in Greece and has paved the way for the arrival of his wife and daughter. He has been assured by the American consul in Greece that there will be little difficulty about their admittance to country. His wife, Mrs. Giuras. wanted him to return to Greece, where he had built a new home before he left. Ruth Kohlbecker Dudley Fulton acK Kerrigan highest average in problems of De Lykes. a passenger and freight carrier, that the San Juan. Puerto Rico, i i mocracy awarded to wiliiam Aquilla Holt. inspection in August of 1930 was in The Elizabeth J. Patton mathe matics prize of $31.52 to the boy complete. "At the instance of Secretary Roper, the Department of Justice detailed a special agent to Investigate," showing the greatest knowledge of matheimatics in a competitive ex Mitchell testified. "After examining amination, awarded to Joseph Wallace. i The Charles G. Kurtz prizes of $25 each, one to the boy athlete and II 1' the records of Lykes Brothers at Galveston, Texas, the special agent reported that out of 14 annual inspections of six vessels made by steamboat inspectors at San Juan, the record show the steamboat inspectors were paid gratuities in six Former Governor Of North Carolina Dies WASHINGTON, June 21 (AP). Angus W. McLean, former governor of North Carolina, died today at emergency hospital. He was 65. Death was attributed to a blood clot in his right lung. He had ben HI for several weeks. He was brought here on May 17 from Atlantic City in a Coast Guard ambulance plane. He was stricken April 19 while enroute from Washington, where he maintains a law office, to Atlantic City. Mrs. McLean came here from North Carolina to be with her husband. He was governor of North Carolina from 1925 to 1928. one to the girl athlete with the high II i hL I I II est scholastic average, who has won I a letter in some organized sport, awarded to Grace Fisher and Jack Kerrigan. 95 Yrnr Woman Dies Elizabeth 35. th oldest woman in the Laytpn Heme, where she had been or" 15 year, and one of the oldest residents of the city, died last night at th home at Thirty-fifth and Market streets. The funeral will take place from the hom tomorrow afternoon A Il v-'- II i 1 "mL International Correspond ence Schools. Scranton, prize award ed to Clarence Deakyne. John Brentlingcr, Benjamin Cres- it 2 o'clock. Interment will be in Mt. Zion cemetery. cenzl, George Davis, Jack Kerrigan. Alfred Maciejewski, Robert Palma- tory, John Retting, Allan Smith and Joseph Wisruewskt obtained a general average for senior high instances totaling $300. Reads From Records "In four other instances, gratuities amounting to $260 were paid to the inspectors at San Juan." Far less emphatic in his testimony than during the first two days. Mitchell for the most part read from records. Supporting his charge of "dry rot" in the inspection service, he asserted that fines against steamship operators were being waived by the 3ureau of Navigation in nearly all cases. He said Arthur J. Tyrer, assistant director of the bureau in charge of the navigation, division for many years, had told him that applications for relief from fines number school work which makes them eligible for admission to the National Athletic Scholarship Society of Secondary Schools, whose purpose is to Anna Goodman Louise Burns William Aquilla Holt There was no immediate denial 01 a reoort that the President soon would send a letter to Chairman Harrison (D-Miss) of the Senate finance committee informing him that the njw program was not necessarily for immediate consideration. After conferring with Charles Michaelson. publicity director for the Democratic national committee. Speaker Byms issued a statement raying the presidential message was a "practical chart" for a tax bill that Congress will have to enact 'sooner or to meet emergency expenditures. LaFoIIette To Offer Plan 'I have no doubt." he said, "that whsn the matter comes directly before Congress for action that the national legislature will follow the President's lead." Though the Senate committee rejected yesterday a move by Senator Prog Vis. to attach a series of "wider distribution of wealth" taxes to a bill extending $500,000,000 in nuisance taxes, La Follette was planning to offer his stimulate high scholarshio among At the commencement exercises I I K' 'I At the commencement exercises boy athletes. This organization is the Honor Society for athletes. ItlMl. I I I of Wilmington High School last Introduce Ranking Pupils The twenty-five highest pupils in the class in the order of their White Shoes for snorts Wklb Shoes for dre runn. A h- 2 scholastic standing were intro ed about 10,000 a year. "It had been the habit for many years, so Mr. Tyrer told me, of re 7 luieij, IV new here in the leathers you want and night Ruth Kohlbecker was awarded the American Association of University Women, Emma B. Worrall Scholarship of $200, divided the Board of Education honor prize of duced. They are: Cecilia Fisher. at Ma-jrice Goldberg, Anna Goodman, permir a generous lummer wardrobe. Ruth Kohlbeckerm Seymour Miller, i Dudley Fulton, Sybil Keil, Mary Gardner, Jack Kerrigan. Helen; SANDALS, PUMPS, TIES, SPORT fir DRESS OXFORDS High, Cuban or low Hollywood -v, Dougherty. Edward Spiiler, Janet $10 for the pupil making the highest average for senior high school in academic subjects, and divided an award of $5 for the pupil making the highest average in senior high school Latin. She is the daughter of Mr. Eckman, Margaret Wiiliams, Alma mitting entirely a large per cent of the cases coming before the assistant secretary." Mitchell asserted. Called Violations Technical The witness said that at one time the Pacific Steamship Lines, made 12 applications for relief from violations of harbor laws for which the law provided forfeiture of the entire ship. "I called Mr. Tyrer into my office and asked him why he" proposed to remix the entire penalties," Outten, Madeline Jackson. Mary Lou Stroud. Leone Harris. Henrietta Lovinger. Katherine Irwin, Betty tiffin, size 1 to Width AAA to EEK. $4 raloe. Special at S2.95. plan from the floor, possibly next week. LaFoIIette has praised the Presidents tax message, and the amendments were his idea of how Mr. Roosevelt's general suggestions should be carried out. However, he Boggs. Walter Jones, Aquiia Holt, Kalman Sklut, Elizabeth Swene-heart, and Kathryn Townsend. was not optimistic of immediate Mitchell said, "and he stated that and Mrs. Charles Kohlbecker, 311 West Twenty-third street. Dudley Fulton was awarded the Student Council prize of $5 for the pupil making the highest average in senior high school French, and the Alumni Association English prize of $10 for the pupil making the highest average in senior high school English. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. N. D. Fulton, 1625 North Franklin street. fVn I Plunges 60 Feet I IMS Into River, 2 Drown PITTSBURGH. June 21 (AP). Divers went to the bottom of the rain-muddied Allegheny River today Joseph Wallace, 3rd. Clarence Deakyne OXFORDS Women's White Linen SANDALS OXFORDS A tperfat Darehaa success, believing the Senate would want to study the matter further. His tax plan will be supported by Smarcr Long La. who expressed skepticism about the President's rcessare and said he wanted to "put tie New Deal crowd on the spot." To Consult President Chairman Doughton N. cf the House ways and means committee, indicated he would consult the President as to whether immediate action is desired before calling the committee to a discussion of its course. of Women's sad with low and Cohan hel, Aitut thr new Det-Ria to4e sandals. Cool and with the new shark-pr-mf innoies. For Men, Women. Boti nd 79c Girls f1- Cp Join our Krd ran. tt. Vslnb: prizes. in his opinion the violations were technical in nature only." Tne violations. Mitchell said, were made "deliberatey" with a view to evading California State charges for pilotage. Mitchell declared his attempt to impose a fine of $1,000 for each of the 12 offenses resulted in the case being taken out of his hands. He told the committee he had "very positive indication of corruption in New York," where the bureau maintains a large inspection force. He said he told Weaver the system "needed a general shaking up, all over the country," and that Weaver turned the case over to the Girls Dres and Sport Oxfords. ia Hhtto and Brown sad White. KV. heet comfortable: leather or mnoer soie. All sizes. Worth S1.5A and $3.0. 1 seeking the bodies of a farmer and his wife, victims of an automobile's spectacular 60 -foot plunge from the Washington "Crossing bridge. Edward Betker, driver and owner, i crawled to safety through a broken window as the car struck the water and was rescued by a man in a rowboat. Mr. and Mrs. Frank nefftits. Worth Speeial nerlal. Jack Kerrigan teas awarded the Charles C. Kurtz prize of $25 for the boy athlete with the highest scholastic average, and the National -Honor Society prize, of $5 as the most outstanding: boy in his class. He is the son of Mrs. Catherine Kerrigan, 316 North Franklin street. Anna Goodman dwided the Student Council prize of $5 for the pupil making the highest average in senior high school Latin and divided the Board of Education honor prize of $10 for the pupil making the highest average for senior high school work in academic subjects. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Goodman 1715 West Fourth street. i Louise Burns was awarded the National Honor Society prize of $5 as the most outstanding girl in her class She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Burns, 202 Clifton avenue, Elsmere Holt waJ awarded the Avoda Club prize of $5 for the pupil making thehighest average in Problems of Democracy." He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Holt, 1209 West Seventh street Joseph Wallace was awarded the Elizabeth J. Patton mathematics prize of $31.52 for the boy showing the greatest knowledge of mathematics in a competitive examination. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs Josevh Wallace, 4 West Twenty-third street. Clarence Dcakyne was awarded the International Correspondence School prize of any course selected He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Deakyne, Minquadale. -1 Misses' Children's 1 -Straps, Pumps Oxfords in White Xa-Back. Clf Advocates cf immediate payment Men's Boys' Cool SUMMER OXFORDS in White Barkskin. also Brown and White and Black and White. Plain or perforated toes. all Brown and Black Calf or Calfskin. All with ffhit. nu.i. i perforated toes. AIs, all Brown and Black Calf or Calfskin. All with Christ, of Shaler Township, the SB II or Kid. BM also Brawn and Rr.wn other occupants of the automobile, White, with eooi. venti- I Attorney General for were believed drowned. Anton Anderson, a youthful witness of the tragedy, said the driver Ik TnP- d.ffer- WW II ent style to select from IE i 1-strap slippers, step- I II 1 in Banana and oxfords. 1 1 oeodrear welt soles. Worth tl. Special, Goodyear welt soles. Worth it. SneeiaL -J Se hi, girls siz. Z-43 1 of the car apparently lost control, of the soldiers" bonus renewed their drive after reading the President's message. An' American Legion statement asserted the Roosevelt program was similar to one suggested by Secretary Morgenthau when the Treasury head said new taxes would be necessary if the bonus were paid. The Legion said "there is no reason now" why bonus payment should not be approved. Senator Thomas (D-Okla) said: 'v. a. as aw a i sr tr i naw an -mtw Class Largest Can't Find Report Mitchell told the committee he had been unable to find the inspection report on the Morro Castle, which he had volunered to produce today. In his testimony yesterday, he had said that improper inspection may have been responsible for the fire which destroyed the steamer, with a loss of 134 lives. "Conceding, without admitting. -t House -oasses a tax Is Graduated At W.H. School It is very likely that an effort to attach a bonus rider will be made i Tfhaf t.hi eountrr. tnat mere is grait and inefficiency is ro-e'inonev in circulation i the inspection department," said ing the highest average in senior high school industrial course to Samuel Higley. An award of $5 to the pupil making the highest average in senior high school art to Ernest Towers. The National Honor Society of the Wilmington High School awarded prizes of $5 each to the boy and girl who were the most outstanding in the class, and who have done the most for the high school. Louise Burns was awarded the prize as the most outstanding girl, and Jack Kerrigan as the most outstanding boy. The Board of Education honor unairman copeiand (D-NY), "I do J. H. PHILLIPS 106 Maryland Ave. Announces that he will be closed on Saturdays during the balance of June, July and August. and payment of the bonus is uuc way to accomplish that. not think any fair-minded man who goes into the facts a our specia committee did tan trace the disaster to the inspection service." Roper Defends Department Secretary Roper took the itand to answer Mitchells charges and Tin on Taxe Demeil NEW YORK, June 21 AP). Leading stock market brokerage houses todav wsre dismayed by mhlished reports that Wall Street described his deposed critic as "a had an advance tip on President mzn of exceedingly suspicious tem- Roosevelt's tax message. perament." The report was widely discredit- Defending his administration of Continued From First Page, and the Student Council prize of $5 for the pupil making the highest average in senior high school French. In what seemed an unending line the graduates marched into the auditorium while the Wilmington High School orchestra under the direction of Mrs. Elizabeth C. Bacon played the processional. The girls, wearing corsages of red roses and fern, were seated on the right of the audience and the boys on the left. Practical Ideas Urged Principal orations were delivered by four students, following j.he custom of recent years. They had as their theme, "Development of Secondary Education in the City of Wilmington," divided into the past and the present. Miss Leone Harris spoke on" "The Secondary Pupil of Sixty Years ed by brokers, wno pomieo. out mai trie Commerce Department. Roper it appeared to nave origin iu declared he had investigated all an article published in a London charges of "irregularities in his newspaper yesterday. department and taken action where The seling in the stock market justified, late Wednesday, in advance of the jjg aid Mitchell had refuted to President message, was described by Act on business put before him to 1 1 TT--0 i several markei analysts as repre sucn an extent that he created a "log jam" in the department. "I deeply regret," the secretary commented, "that he did not appreciate the objectives involved but ii r-i I IJ II r- I II w-as willing to wreck the nublic Ago;" Eaward spiiler, 'ine secona- service through charges based chiefly I ary Curriculum of Sixty Years Ago; senting a natural setback after a substantial rally. Selling centered i metals, and was attributed to increasing uncertainty over the ability to maintain present prices in the absence of codes. Brokers recall-Ed that whenever the market has had a Substantial movement in advance an important piece of Washington news, rumors have usually been circulated that Wall Street had an advance tip. Miss Anne Curlett, "The Secondary on rumors and suspicions The cabinet member who took the stand immediately after Mitchell had concluded his testimony, read a prepared statement with great presided at his last function in that position, as he is to be principal of the new Pierre S. duPont High School, introduced the class officers: John Pearce, president, awarded the $4000 Pyle Scholarship; Miss Virginia Davis, vice-president; Miss Mary Lou Stroud, secretary; Donald Martone, treasurer; other student officials; members of the group of 25 highest students and the Honor Society, the last-named merely standing. The invocation and benediction were made by the Rev. Charles C. Harris, pastor of Eastlake M. E. Church, whose daughter, Miss Leone Harris, one of the class orators, stood among the 25 highest in academic ranking. Selections wece played by the Wilmington High School Orchestra. Howard Baldwin, student conductor, led them in a prelude concert before the commencement exercises began. The usual singing of the school song, "Alma Mater" by the class, featured. Special prizes and scholarships were presented by Miss Grace Baird, regent of the D. A. Miss Florence Young, president of the Alumnae Association; Mrs. W. Ralph Gawthrop, president of the Delaware Chapter of the American Association of University Women and Samuel Caroth-ers. All other prizes were presented by Mr. Stouffer. Prizes Awarded The list of prizes follow: The Jacob Ferdinand Speer Memorial Mathematics Prizes of $25 each, one to the boys and one to the girls obtaining the highest averages in senior high school mathematics, awarded to Carl Streed and Cecilia Fisher. The Caesar Rodney Chapter of the D. A. R. Prize of $5 to the pupil obtaining the highest average in American history, awarded to Mary Leila Gardner. The American Association of University women awarded the Emma B. Worrall Scholarship of $200, for any college selected by the recipient, to Ruth Kohlbecker. The Alumnae Association of Wilmington High School awarded a scholarship prize of $500 to Ehse Wooten of the January 1935 class. The Student Council made the following awards: $5 to the pupil making the highest average in senior high school French to Dudley Fultpn. An award of. $5 to the pupil making the highest average in senior high school Latin, divided between RutK Kohlbecker and Anna Goodman. i An award of $5 to the girl making the second highest average in senior high school commercial subjects to Margaret Williams. An award of $5 to the girl making the highest average in senior high school academic English to Henrietta Lovinger. An award of $5 to the boy mak earnestness. Between phrases he would pause to glance up at the committee with lips in obvious agitation The committee members listened intently, their eyes centered on the witness. Sustained Heavy Losses Answering Mitchell's charges that he had wronsrfullv nermitterf the IV. Y. Republicans Will Draft Liberal Procrani ALEXANDRIA BAY, N. June 21 (AP). Young Republicans of New York Stat? met here today to "take up where the Springfield, grass roots' mseting left eff in the ship -Leviathan" to be laid matter of concrete suggestions" to Ur by the United States Lines rehabilitate the G. O. P. in both the i without inflictinz upon the comaany and nation. More than 1.000 the $1,720,000 in penalties he should delegates from have aoolied under its mail suh- til "Ell parts of the State plan to; sidy contract, the secretary said he figuratively strip down the Republi- had ordered the Leviathan restored can machine and re-fit it for the to operation in 1934 as a test of its fall State assembly campaign and popularity sus a passenger vessel the 1936 presidential election. "The records of that year show One of the high spots of the he said, "that the Leviathan con- Pupil of Today;" and Aquilla Holt, "The Secondary Curriculum of Today." Greetings were extended to the class by M. Charming Wagner, assistant superintendent. He counseled the graduate; "The world is hungry for ideas onginable, workable, and practical, and it is looking to you to furnish them. You must not fail." Mr. Wagner introduced Superinten-ent S. M. Stpuffer who presented the prizes. He congratulated the graduates, felicitated their parents, and wished the members of th June 1935 class "God Speed! He remarked that "you are the largest class graduated from the Wilmington High School, perhaps the largest which ever will be." The opening of the Pierre S. duPont High School in September will divide the student bodies. One Graduate in Hospital Miss Audrey Newton, a member of the class, who is ill in the Homeopathic Hospital, heard the commencement program through a radio at her bedside. She received her diploma today. The entire program was broadcast over radio station WD EL. Due to the large size of the class it was impossible to present each member individually with his or her diploma. The scrolls were presented to 15 home room presidents who In furn presented them to their class mates. In presenting the diplomas Mr. Eaton told the graduates that he believed they have learned the lessons of truth, honesty, and 1 character. Officers Introduced Principal Ralph L. Talbot, who Si'J X.n WILMINGTON there's tinued to sustain heavy losses. The k'lV taree-day mesung is expected to be the drawing up of a program "liberal Republicanism" on a national basis tomorrow mormng. The fUggesrrd program, designed for total number of first class east-bound passengers for the entire summer season of 1934 was 975. of which 285 had been transferred Dy that drinks down just as easily" It has of tho fin flavor and quality of tho bof European boor. That's why it is known ottha Pimnr of Ammrica. Vot it coitt no mora thon ordinary boar. ADAM SCHEiDT BREWING COv Notrisrown, ra. I f) I tho lotin Quarter I I Paris. ANce I Y--ss use et a piatiorcn by the O. P. tne company from other ships, in 193. for "full production at "This is an average on each profitable prices for the farmer, of the five eastbound voyages of guaranteed employment for labor, about 4- lower prices lor consumers, -tie men said ne received mior-ticn of profus for busineis and ajmation from Senator Copeiand (D- 'I tltl V7 stabilized currency. cnairman of the commerce committee, that the bis- shin wa. so Adaptation of hydraulic mining old it might be considered a "fire trap." Also on tap and full quarts at better dealers, or ea II General Distributors, Second Creenhill Ave. Phone Wilming ton 3-3105 methods to road building enabled the California highway department to excavate X. 500.000 cubic yards of earth at a tenth of the cost of excavation by mechanical or power means. "It was reported the he said, "that fear existed in the minds of passenges on these trips as to the safety of the

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