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for these meetings should be worked out in close cooperation, so
that the conference of workers in the Indian Service might become an integral part of the Congress and might be, so far as possible, of interest and value to the general public and might emphasize facts that would arouse public sentiment in behalf of needed improvements. On certain forenoons when the conference o Indian School workers may be devoted to technical matters, another section of the Congress will probably convene for the consideration of topics of popular interest. THE GENERAL PLAN. In general, the plan for the Congress is to devote the forenoons and evenings to sessions for the presentation of addresses by the most able speakers to be secured and for general discussions, leaving the afternoons free for visiting the Exposition. A feature of intense interest in the afternoons will be a series of special studies at the Exposition, conducted by experts, who will point out exhibits bearing on topics of particular interest and will explain the lessons to be derived from them. Sunday, August 15th, will be Indian Missions Day, when a presentation of religious work among Indians will be made in various churches, and a mass meeting will probably be held. The American Indian Association and the Indian Rights Association have given assurances of their cooperation to insure the success of the Congress. TOPICS FOR INDIAN SERVICE "WORKERS. The Office of Indian Affairs has announced the topics to be considered by the conference of Indian School Workers. The keynote, will be given in the discussion of "Education for Efficiency" at the opening session. "Indians State and Federal Responsibility" is a topic in which the entire Congress will undoubtedly take a keen interest, and it is expected to bring out a strong presentation of the problems to be solved, with due consideration of exceptional conditions such as are found in some parts of California. Attention will also be given to the problem of the suppression of the liquor traffic among Indians. 6.