The Press: School of Expression

Proportionally better attended than President Roosevelt's weekend party at the Jefferson Islands Club (see p. 7) was the annual commencement of the J. Russell Young School of Expression this week in Washington. This school has no endowment, no buildings, but claims the White House grounds for its campus. Its function is to spot notable feats of word-spouting and to reward them with 50¢ diplomas, all "Doctor of Oratory,'' all cum laude or better. Its ceremonial dinner at the Mayflower Hotel brought 125 acceptances out of 130 invitations issued to Washington correspondents, three Cabinet...

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