Middle Class &lift Up In One
St. AL.: [Her% rc'tet,,e nyvie a middle-class ,,trt whcf thirty rico comPrtved iti),kintr-dass tom/mono'.
said tr S;.nitcrvtile, 5.1., head oiaster
ot St Abe' tiers college, Leeds to his
1(12(111 (if I he 7P dis• noon held at the Albert (lull, Leeds, on I lairsday is power. Is II-ore any reason.he asked. "why we ;.-eeholics should not take our share ol what is offered to all ciliz:tils Incspecliv.1 ot class or derram in at to n
T lie boys in ths college had shown that they could compete with any in the city. Ut the thirty elose scholarships offered by the city councti rest year to titteen secondary schools of the city sie liad been gained by St Michael's
SUCCCSRPS uf Past Pupils
the successes laSi year to termer students in varioto professions should also he an encourageeient to the preeent generation of patents to continue sacrifices which had been made in the past.
He erked that late Mei. Gordon had clescri'e....1 the establishment ol the college as the crowiene work of his episcopacy, and eiritelully• acknowleO_ ol the sympathy and kindness which had always been shown-to the college by evIgr Cowed!.
Wilde stating then, were now 329 ,11/;:;:r)It• ilia .1 si .te ci :11 .s!.t s' 4'o In e (itch 41 -); .ds • htvisl'aret
Bishop's Pride and Joy
The Bishop Leed.s. who as enilitt siastic-.11y received—it was his first evening engagement since his illness—said that the secondary schools of the diocese were a source of great pride and joy to him.
If there was one class that he regarded as his own it was his bays .ad girls.
He recalled that the college was started in the Bishop's House which reminded him that he would be entering upon another generation next year—his 'thirtieth year as a bishop.
Recreation Grounds Fr. J. Bicke.oaff, S.J. (rector), said that it was hoped to have the playground relaid very shortly and also to secure new playing-fields later on.
The prizes were distributed by the bishop, and among those on the platform were Mgr. Canon Hawkswell, V.G., Mgr. C. Tindall, M.A., head master St. Bede's Grammar school, Bradford, and Mr. George Guest, director of education for Leeds.
During the evening the senior boys gave a delightful presentation of the Falstaff scenes from Shakespeare's Henry W.