THE COLLEGE GRIT PUBLISHED WEEKLY IN THE INTEREST OF WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW
FIRST YEAR; No.9 WASHINGTON, D. C., MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 1920
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SENIOR COMmHTEE MEMORIAL CONTINENTAL "ACORN" IS $918.75 SHORT OF
JUNIORS YOICE AID
HALL SECURED FOR JUNE 3
The fuiId being raised to meet
PREDICTS BIG NIGHT Arrangements have been defi-
the $1,000 note due on the first
trust on the College building is fOR SENIOR DANCE
growing very slowly. It being
4i:hairman Szombathy Finds All Mem- nitely made whereby the com- near Thanksgiving Day, everyone
is thankful it has some llra. The "Get-Together" Meeting Committee Is
bers of the College Cooperating- mencement exercises will be held figures follow: Commended-Other Features of
Joyous Evening Predicted.
Friday evening, June 3, 1921, at Previously acknowledged ... $72.25 Wonderful Class Exposed.
The senior dance committee reports Anonymous. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.00
Memorial Continental Hall on At the regular meeting of the junior
a favorable and substantial progress in Sale of book. . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 1.00
class Thursday, November 18, the re-
Seventeenth Street N. W. This Miss Moyers, account of he
the development of plans for Saturday port of the entertainment committee
is one of the best auditoriums in first $100. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 1.00
evening, November 27, when all of on the expenditures in connection with
the city and will be a proper set- Sale of chocolate. . . ... . . .. 2.00 the "get-together party" was received.
Washington, at least all of Washington
ting for this important event. The committee is to be congratulated
College of Law, will walk, street-car or Total to date $81.25 on the splendid results secured from
motor to the National Woman's Party such a small outlay. When it comes
FRESHMEN HOLD PRELIMINARY SENIORS HOLD IMPORTANT to the selection of a committee that
Hall, 14 Jackson Place Northwest.
POLITICAL MEETING TUESDAY MEETING TUESDAY EVENING will get results, we'll say our worthy
Although the primary object of this
chairman is some picker.
dance is to raise money for the build- Next Tuesday Night Will Bring Con- The sale of tickets for the senior
Several Important Topics Will Be Up
ng fund, the dance committee prom- sideration of Constitution and for Decision of Class, Among Them dance is going ahead with tolerable
ses to make this a gala event in the Possibly Nominationll. the Report of Photo Committee. certainty and a satisfactory report is
social life of the school. If the juniors notice any unusual de- assured by the junior volunteers b}
gree of famiilarlty on the part of the President Ebert K. Burlew called a the time that memorable event conies
A wonderful floor has been engaged freshmen since last Tuesday they may meeting of the executive committee off-Saturday, November 27.
for this occasion, music of superb qual. attribute it to the fact that the fresh- Owing to the severe illness of her
ity will render seductive strains, and last Tuesday evening, at which the
there'll be punch galore (the liquid
men begin to feel they have reached chairman of the several standing com- mother, Miss Marguerite M. Milne is
the state where they are the equal unavoidably absent from class these
kind, Of course, with no kick in it); of the middle classmen, for, 10, behold mittees rendered reports of the prog- days. The entire junior class joins in
the committee states turkey sand- ress of their work .. the hope that Mrs. Milne's recovery
you, they too now can have their own
wiches will be served, provided those pnlitical fight. Chairman Owen, of the photographs will be rapid and complete.
wanting them (the turkey sandwiches) Last Tuesday evening Prof. Hegarty committee, submitted a report which
will bring the aforesaid sandwiches received the favorable consideratton of Scribe Exposes Several Junior
(he whose class roll and digest were "Weaknesses."
with them (the dancers). the executive committee. This report
purloined a few days since and never
It was stated "confidentially" that returned) presided over a meeting of will be submitted to the class at the Oh, Gracie, says the scribe, how
the senior girls, notwithstanding the these freshmen until a temporary meeting to be held Tuesday, November could you ask a member of the faculty
lack of a "kick," can make a punch chairman was elected. 23. As the adoption of this report if she was a freshman-and YOUso in-
which has its effect. After draining a The contest for this honor resulted will entail sittings by members of the terested in Domestic Relations, too!
few a senior once threatened to sing in the selection of Mr. Evans who class to begin December 5 and the re- Suppose that combined in one per-
'The Quartette of Lucia;" (he wears a thereupon appointed a committee to jedion of ihe report will entail more son you should find the pleaalng pres-
little penciled line under his nose; he form the class constitution and by- work on tJAl committee, a large attend- ence of Adams, the forceful speech of
was followed by another wishing to laws. This committee consists of Miss ance is desired that this matter be Breen, the studiousness of Miss Alida
Sing, as he alleged, a beautiful little Sullivan, Miss Bray, Mr. Barron Mr. attended to. Smith, the quickness of perception of
ditty entitled "I might be a poor man Clayton and Miss Hill. A report will Chairman Fellheimer, of the class- C. C. Smith and the tenacious emory
now, but as soon as I wear out my be submitted by the committee Tues- pin committee, also will endeavor to of Miss Van Valkenburg, what a won-
shoes I'll be on my feet again"-this day evening, November 23. get a decision from the class as to derful student that would be!
fpllow reads Davis's notes. whether a distinctive pin for the class (It would be like attempting to paint
The leader of the six-piece orchestra EAGER FOR MORE KNOWLEDGE is desired or simply the College pin the lily to wish that person to possess
~tes that monkey glands are unneces- with the date 1921 thereon. also the flow of Mr. Perisin's dowen'
sary, for old and young alike, fat and Three of last year's male graduates Other committees made reports language or the retiring modesty of
thin, can not resist the tempting call are now taking advanced courses at showing that the work of the class is Mr. Rugg.)
of its melodious tunes. the American University. Mr. Simeon being well attended to. It may be of general interest to note
Thus when extending to the deans, C. Capule is taking a course in diplo that the papers are still missing! or
faculty, alumni, members of the under- macy, Mr. Orin J. Bundy a course in course, Prof. Hegarty's digest and roll
citizenship, and Mr. Paschal Sherman ALUMNI ASSOCIATION DECIDES
graduates and all their friends an in- (not bank roll) are referred to.
vitation, the committee feels certain a course in civil law leading to the TO GIVE THEATER PARTY
if they accept the invitation they will degree of D. C. S.
-- HOLIDAYS NOW WITH US;
have a jolly good time at Woman's Na- Committee ApPOinted to Investigate WEDNESDAY LAST SCHOOL
tional Party Hall, 14 Jackson Place THIRD FRIDAY OF EACH Feeding 'Students With Light SESSION FOR THIS WEEK
Northwest, Saturday, November 27. MONTH TO BE MEETING NIGHT Lunches Before Classes. _
In order that the committee can esti-
mate with some degree of certainty Of THE LAMBDA SIGMA CHI The Alumni Association met Thurs. Prospect Is That Students Will Have
the number of persons who will enjoy --- day night in the Myrtle Green room One Night Each Week Free
this evening with them, the junior and The Lambda Sigma Chi Fraternity of the College. This was the regular Until End of College Year,
freshman committees are requested tr held a meeting Friday night in the faU meeting. The president, Miss Wednesday evening classes are the
make a report of sales of tickets Wed- College halls. Two candidates were Mary C. Laird, Presided. last until Monday, November 29. The
nesday evening, November 24. introduced to the mysteries and bene- The principal subject considered was prospect of 'boarding house turkeys
The following are the committees fits of the fraternity and other matters the raislng of funds for the building. and their resultant consequences is re-
cooperating: Junior class, Miss Nellie of interest to the members received at- It was decided to give a benefit at one sponsible for the decision not to have
tention. The by-laws were amended so of the theaters some time in Decem- classes Friday evening.
C. Hurley (chairman), Miss Hiatt,
Miss BI'Own; freshmen, Miss McVey
(chairman), Miss Sue T. Hill, Miss
Considine, Miss Bass, Mrs. Wilkerson,
as to make the third Friday of each
month the regular meeting night. Ibel' or .Januarv. Miss Cora Larimore
Keeley (1908) was appointed to head
the committee authorized to make ar-
After two more Thursday evening
sessions at 5.(}5, moot-court work will
be on Thursday nights beginning at 7
Mr. McNearny, Mr. Boyle. ENGINEER OR LAWYER? rangements, . o'clock and ending before Friday
Mrs R A Heindl (Margaret H Constderatton was given to a project ~orning .. This will leave Saturday
RANK'ING MEMBER OF THE BAR M h· 1'918)' h bOt rn C be' to serve light refreshments just before night, which heretofore has been the
14 at iagara FalsI aNsony °M r, H em drl
as.. ~ class hours each day '. and Miss Laura night . devoted to . this d work, free for
t d di
SUCCUMBS AT AGE OF 80 YEARS
Mrs. Marilla M. Ricker, of Dover,
IS anboy IS a native-born III a~a a,
have. not yet decided
d Berrien was appointed chairman of the
e eria co~m! ee.
The assocIation. voted to sub~cr~be
. I II u ymg
or movres, epen mg upon
"ability" of the the student.
• \ Let's b
N. H., died early this month at the
age of 80 years. At the time of her hether he will carry a 'brief case or for The College Glfit for the aSSOCIatIOn ,------ __
death she was the oldest woman law- w " records. Don t forget to come to the sentor
a dmner pall. The following members of the class dance Saturday night.
yer member of the District bar, having
of 1920 were elected to membership:
been admitted in 1882. Miss Emma M. HOM ESTEADER "CITY'S" FOR Mrs. E. J. M. Clemens, Theodore P. C.
Gillett, Dean of Washington College of THE WINTER MONTHS WIllis, Stuart E. Womeldorph, Ida
Law, now is the ranking woman mem-
ber of the bar, she being admitted
June 5, 1883.
Miss Anna Speich, who is working a
homestead claim near Cody. Colo., has
Stout, John F. Lundquist, Nathan L.
Goodman, Robert Herrnany, Mrs. Marie
JJ (Q)<e IB3<a!.lflllteIffis>llHll«!o
Mrs. Ricker, as United States com- arrived in Denver, where she will re- 430 FIFTH ST. NW.
missioner, had limited judicial powers main until the ..spring. The winter PRINTERS STATIONERS ENGRAVERS
Only a few days remain in which to
While living in Washington she was breezes do not blow away the lone- enroll among the Red Cross member-
known as the prisoners' friend. someness on the claim. Legal Instruments of All Kinds-
, Law Blanks- -Legal Papers
DANCE FOR THE COLLEGE NOVEMBER 27
Page Two THE COLLEGE GRIT Monday, November 22, ]920
THE COLLEGE GRIT EXAMS LOOM UP TO
I BAR EXAMINATIONS
18th. They will be held at Georgetown
16 Law School, 508 ESt. NW. All appli-
Published every Monday by the -- -- cations should be filed with Mr. Mor-
Starting this week the holidays be- Exmination of applicants for admis-
UadergrRduRte. of gin to "intrude" themselves into the sion to the District of Columbia Bar gan H. Beach, clerk of the Supreme
"VASIIINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW school life. They would be enjoyed will begin Thursday, December 16, and Court of the District of Columbia, not
131G K Street Northwest, ~
much more by the student body if the ,co~n~t~in~U~e~fo~r~t~h~r~ee~d~a~y~S,~thie~1~7~t~h~an~d~1~at~e~r~t~h~a~n~s~a~t~u~rd~a~y~
'Vashlngton. D. C. shade of the following examinations
did not follow in their wake:
. Class of 1921.
Subscription Rates December 9, Cases on Evidence.
Single copy Five Cents December 20, Negotiable Instru-
Collegiate year .......••..... One Dollar December 22, Cases on Constitu-
Managing Editor Wm. G. Jones
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tional law (mid-year examination).
Class of 1922.
December 13, Evidence.
Sidney West Incorporated
Class of 1923.
December 16, Criminal Law.
Monday, November 22,1920 None of the professors have guar- 14th and G Street.
anteed to give goo dmarks for Christ-
mas ~ifts. "A word to the wise is WASHING TON~ D. c.
To a large number of Americans Everything Quite Legal.
Thanksgiving Day means little
more than a day of pleasure, a day
devoted to feasting and jollification.
And yet this is an occasion distinc-
"And," continued the narrator of the'
thrilling experience, "the great waves
rolled on and on, until at last my frail
bark was arrested by an oncoming
wave more powerful than the rest."
I Men's Wear I
tively American in its origin and "Well, and what did you do when
your boat was arrested by this wave,"
practice. No other nation observes asked the cynic.
an annual Thanksgiving Day. At Sole Agents
"We bailed her out," said the ad-
the end of their first year in a new venturer. Dunlap Hats
country our Pilgrim Fathers found Stein-Bloch Clothes
Where you find a man who dies from
themselves with half their number overwork you'll find a hundred who
dead, the other half menaced by have rusted from underwork.
hostile savages and a severe winter. Money also is the root of much hap-
The harvest was plentiful, however, piness.
and when the winter's provisions
had been gathered Governor Brad-
ford appointed a day of thanks-
giving. Since 1863 our Presidents
have issued annually a Thanksgiv-
ing Day proclamation. These are
days of great prosperity in the
United States, but the wolf is near-
er our doors than most of 11S real-
ize. One year of complete blight
would sweep humanity from the
face of the earth by actual starva-
tion, and nothing stands between
the terrible fate of famine but the
covenant of God in which He
promises that the "seed time and
harvest shall not fail." This is a
time for thankfulness. Each indi-
vidual has at least this boon of life
for which to he grateful, and the
overwhelming mass of Americans
have many and varied causes for
thankfulness. Let us observe this
national day of thanksgiving in a
truly American spirit of gratitude,
gratitude for the privilege of being
surrounded by the protection of our
free and independent institutions
and the traditions left us by the
Fathers of our country.
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Monday, November 22, 1920 THE COL LEG E GR I T Page Three
-----------10 -I G T WAy
H ACTIVITIES OF W. C. L.
.1.'-.:) AID SUFFRAGE CAUSE
NO JOB TOO UIRGE; MO JJO~ 1rOO SMALL 1218 N~~o~Oo~~::~~~UE Founders, Facul-ty-a-n-dStudents Unite
To Emancipate Women-Amusing
To Be Printed by If you are thinking about learning to Incidents Come to Light
dance, don't make a decision before By Helen E. Jamison. .
you have visited the Rightway Studio, PART III.
When the "hikers" appeared at the
the only up-to-date Dancing Academy
SllIP(Q)S & JMUIRIRA 1f dinner given in their honor at Rausch-
South of New York. Private course
ers, all traces of travel stains from
lessons half hour $1. Private room for
You need not have an ap- tedious journey were gone.
IP~llN1rIE~ . "General Rosalie" herself was particu-
larly charming as she told of their ex.
pointment. Open 10 a. m. to 10 p. m.
periences on the road, regretting only
923 ELEVENTH STREET NORTHWEST
that they had not allowed more time
"See ETZ and See Better"
Walhington, D. C. for missionary work along the way.
EdW •- H. Etz
These "hikers," In their long dark
n travel-stained capes, were a pictur-
esque feature of the parade; but prob-
ably the greatest value of their pil-
Main 7578 grimage .lay in the interest they
Ask W. G. Jones for Estimates
aroused in the many small towns
1217 G St. NW. Washington, D. C. through which they passed which had
not yet been touched by the suffrage
As the date set for the parade ap-
proached it was evident that those who
had estimated Washington's suffrage
strength uy the membership of the sut-'
frage organizations had greatly miscal-
culated. Suffragists had sprung up,
like mushrooms, overnight, who had
never belonged to a suffrage organi-
zation and who, in many cases, had
never thought much about suffrage
until confornted with the question,
"To march or not to march." And the
morning of March 3d every train was
bringing in more sutrragists.
The Lawyers' Section formed just
south ot the Oapitol, and it was a sort
of W. C. L. reunion of alumni, faculty
and undergraduates, with a sprinkling
of out-of-town lawyers. The section
was headed bv a float on which Mr.
Modern Motive Might W. Edgar Leedy (1912) and Miss Re-
becca L. Blaine (1909), in caps and
gowns represented aomethfng=-co-edu-
MOUNTAINS, miles and minutes give cation in law, I think-at any rate,
way before electricity, the magic mo- they were dignified and handsome, as
tive power. Properly applied, it drives giant. OF COURSE, THERE W.ERE
locomotives across the continental divide, Then there was our Washington Col-
tows ocean liners through the Panama Canal, lege of Law banner (the 'big felt one,
faded now but stm cherished), carried
or propels huge ships. by Prof. W':Illiam Clark Taylor and Mr.
Gilbert Temple (1914). I think each
Through good light,safe signals,and illumin- was relieved in turn for a time by Mr.
ated highways, it is making travel better and Herbert B. Andrew (1914), a son of our
professor. Mrs. Mussey marched
safer and also is increasing the usefulness of stone, followed by Miss Leonard (1914)
and Miss Gillette. Others who were
transportation methods on land, sea or in among the marchers Included Mrs .
. the air. Margaret L. Coope (1901), Miss Flora
Raymond (1899), Miss Florence A. Col-
In short, electricity is revolutionizing trans- ford (1903), Miss Ethel Colford (1903).
Mrs. Sarah T. Andrew (1914), Mrs.
portation, making it quicker,safer, more eco- Edith Kingman Kern (,1907), Miss Sal-
nomical and reliable in all sorts of weather. lie V. Been (1911), Miss Ida May
Moyers (1900), Mrs. Rosalie McShel-
ton (1912), Mrs. Marie L. B. Baldwin
And back of this development in electric (1914), Miss Emily A. Spilman (1912),
transportation, in generating and transmit- Miss Katherine R. PIke (1911), Miss
Erna Carpenter, now Mrs. Sheridan
ting apparatus as well as motive mechan- Ferree (1911), Miss Mary C. Farmer
isms, are the co-ordinated scientific, engi- (1'912), Miss Nila F. Allen (1912), Miss
Emma F. Hayward (1913), Miss Sophie
neering and manufacturing resources of the B. Kent (1907), Miss Hope K. Thomp-
General Electric Company, working to the son (1913), M:iss Elizabeth M. Eggert
(1913), Judge Kathryn Sellers (1913),
end that electricity may better Mrs. Edith B. Newman (191~), Miss
serve mankind. Laura M. Berrien (1916), Miss Ethel
Lee Lawrence (1914), Miss Delia sner-
don Jackson (1899)
96-13OD Miss Etheridge marched with the
prestdents of State associations and
not with the lawyers.
The fate of that parade is well
known, how the crowds were allowed
(Continued on page four.)
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Page Four THE COLLEGE GRIT Monday, November 22, 1920
W. C. L. AIDS SUFFRAGE CAUSE overturned before the court passes torney B. H. Stambaugh. Bond was Green. Attorney Shoemaker is acting
(Continued from page three.) into history. fixed at $5,000. for the prosecution.
In Case No. 25 Attorney Fellheimer In Case No.3, an indictment for mur In Case No.9, an action between
to surge into and across the line of gained a temporary restraining order del', Idotha Bunch pleaded not guilty principal and agent, Attorney Owen
march until the procession had to in an action for breach of covenant in when arraigned before Judge Smith. succeeded in her demurrer to Attorney
force its way through a solid mass of a lease, despite the arguments of At- She is being deefnded by Attorney Malone's declaration.
humanity. Miss Kent was a marshal
and kept us in formation by frequently
calling, "Girls, don't give way or the
crowd will cut us off." We needed the
admonition, for it was rather di1ll.cult
to walk four abreast through a defile
no wider than a single car track. Mrs.
Mussey was not well (in fact, that
parade came near to being her swan
song) and was not certain that she
would be able to march the whole dis- and at the
tance; but once started, there was no
turning aside-our Honorary Dean is Stock Exchange
not the kind to fall back in the face of New York
opposttion anyhow-so the photog- v1pJCI:
rapher caught her and put her on a Here in the very heart
post card, still leading her forces. of Wall Street, Fatima
The artistic effects which had been leads. And at the Stock
so carefully considered by Miss Paul Exchanges of Boston and
and her associates in planning the pa- Philadelphia, Fat im a i.
rade were completely lost; as a spec- also the largest seller.
tacle the parade was a failure, for it
could be seen by comparatively few
persons because of the crowds, but in
arousing sympathy for the suffrage
cause it could hardly have been more
effective. It completely exploded the
theory that men and women have the
equal protection of the law.
(Continued next week.)
01 GIROLAMO CALLS THE ROLL
OF THE FRESHMAN CLASS
"Well, well, look who's here! Mr.
MARTIN. Good morning, how are
"Oh, fine, thank you. How is your
Instead of fewer cigarettes
"FIRST CLASS. Meet my friend,
"Glad to know you, BARON."
how about less Turkish?
"We just met a HUNTER up the
HILL He was carrying a very large
BUCK. I LOVE hunting, don't you?"
"Well, my favorie sport is fishing.
S MOKERS are learning that straight Turkish cigarettes"
delicious as they are, are so rich that they soon tire
the taste. They contain 100 much Turkish tobacco.
"The BARON is an ecceUent HUN- But smokers are learning also that instead of cutting
TER. Give him a gun and he will
surely hit anything he AMES at." down the number of cigarettes per day, they can cut down
Tbe BARON made a profound on the proportion of Turkish tobacco in each cigarette.
BOUGH in the way of a "thank you."
"Gentlemen, I am sorry, but I must They can do this by switching to part-Turkish or
leave you," said Mr. Martin; "I have Turkish Blend cigarettes.
an appointment which I must keep."
After the formal salutation Mr. Martin However, many men find that ordinary Turkish Blend,
left. Mr. Ebert and the Baron proceed- Jack taste-they contain 100 lilt/, Turkish.
ed their way in silence.
"Tell me," said the Baron, breaking And so more and more smokers, as shown by sales-
the silence, "What is a sea-BASS? I
don't know any more about fishing reports like that above are turning to Fatima. For Farimas
than a MASON knows about medi- are part- Turkish- not Illl-Turkish like straight Turkish
cine." • cigarettes. Yet they contain more Turkish than any other
"Well," replied Mr. Ebert in his Turkish Blend.
phlegmatic tone, "a very good fish, I
should. say. The only way to eat it is LIGGETT & ~lYERS TOll,a.CCO Co.
to BOYLE it. Anyway, I don't believe
all Martin said about fishing; but I did
not contradict him, in order to avoid
QUARRELS." The Baron gave a
hearty laugh, showing a fine set of
FA,LSE teeth as wtHITE as SNOW.
Silence prevailed again. The coun-
try air was getting cooler. The
GREENE of the meadows was very
restful to the eyes. From a far pas-
ture came a faint BRAY.
Those not called were not present.
COURT WORK IS EXPEDITED;
LADIES HAVE THEIR DAY
In the preliminary cases heard last
Thursday at the session of the moot
court the successful attorneys were
the ladies, God bless 'em. But the men
say in the future they'll treat 'em just
as though they were real lawyers and
not ladies, thus this precedent may be
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