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' 'MOTHERS' CONGRESS ADMITS FATHERS, -TOO H f
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National; Meeting in St. Louis 'to Pjscuss Child Welfare from
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Mrs. FredericSchoff,Presidentq the National, Mothers' Congress
-Child welfare, ann-rthe respon
sibility of the home to e child
mmILKp the main -theme nf discus
sion at the sixteenth annual con
vention of the National Mothers'
Congress to be held 'in St.Jbouis
The Mothers' Congress - is a.
great -group of sociologists work
ing under the conviction tha
upon the integrity -of -the home is"
based the perpetuity of the na
tion. . ,t
Wholesome food, juvehjle
court work,. the public school cur-
Lriculum, playground activities
marriage sanctity and the en
lightenment of the parent wi all
be worked into the program.
The wpmen of thjs organiza
tion believe that the welfare of a
child hinges on the enlighten
ment of both parents. And man
as wejl as women is invited to
share' in the proceedings. The
advisory council, made up entire
ly of men, includes former Pres
ident Roosevelt, Rev,. Jostajj