Education: Oratory

To Washington last week went seven high school students, winners of sectional oratorical contests conducted by newspapers throughout the land. To hear them orate in competition for the U. S. championship there assembled one night in Constitution Hall 5,000 people and five judges —U. S. Senator Thomas James Walsh, Director Leo S. Rowe of the Pan-American Union, President William Coleman Nevils of Georgetown University, President Cloyd Heck Marvin of George Washington University, Chancellor Lucius Charles Clark of American University. Timekeepers held whistles poised while the seven delivered set speeches on the U....

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