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MUSIC TO BE FEATURE AT N. E. A. CONVENTION Washington as Host to Provide for This Form of Entertainment When Educators Meet. COMMITTEE IS SELECTED Between 20,000 and 40,000 Dele gates Will Attend Sessions. The personnel of the committee on music which will play an important role in the entertainment of the thousands of teachers from all sec tions of the United States and Hawaii who are coming: to Washington for the annual convention of the Na tional Education Association the lat ter part of June was announced last night by Dr. Frank W. Ballou, super intendent of schools and general chairman of the convention commit tee. Edwin N. C. Barnes, director of music in the Distridt public schools, is chairman of the committee. Other members are Mrs. Carrie V. Byram. vice chairman; Miss Josephine Worm ley. vice chairman: Edith Athey, Vera Budd. Evelyn Burgess. Clare Bur roughs, Lillian Brosseau. Esther Ctlander. Aletha Hannon. Helen Mer riam. Lillian E. Tibbs Mary I* Europe Fannie H. Douglass and Al ston W. Burleigh. Expect 20,000 to 40.000. Between 20,000 and 4 0.000 teachers and educators are expected to attend the conclave of the association, which has a membership of more than 140, 000. The convention, will be a rep resentative assembly of delegatee elected from state and local associa tions. The assembly follows in a measure the plan of organization of Congress—one element representing the states as a whole and another representing localities. As the association grew in mem bership and came, through its as sembly. to represent the teachers of the entire country, need was felt for a platform of service which every teacher could understand and work for. Service Program. In 1920 a service program was adopted which gives expression in more dynamic form to the ideals which the association has been de veloping throughout sixty-six years of growth. In brief, this platform calls for; "1. A competent, well trained teacher, in hearty accord with Amer ican ideals, in every public school position in the United States. "2. Increased facilities for the training of teachers and such induce ments to enter the teaching profes sion as will attract men and women of the highest character and ability to this important field of public serv ice. "3. Such an awakening of the peo ple to a realization of the importance and value of education as will elevate the profession of teaching to a higher plane in public esteem and insure just compensation, social recognition and permanent tenure on the batds of efficient service. “4. Continued and thorough In vestigation of educational problems as the basis for revised educational standards and methods, to the end that the schools may attain a greater efficiency and make the largest pos sible contribution to public welfare. Favor Separate Department. “5. The establishment of a depart ment of education with, a secretary in the President’s cabinet, and fed eral aid to encourage and assist the states in the promotion of education, with the expressed provision that the management of the public schools shall remain exclusively under state control. "6. The unification and federation of the educational forces of the coun try in one great professional organi zation devoted to the advancement of the teaching profession, and through education, the promotion of the high est welfare of the nation. To ac complish this purpose every' teacher Should be a member of a local teach ers’ organization, a state teachers’ association and the National Educa tional Association. •*7. Active assistance to state and local affiliated associations in secur ing needed legislation and in promot ing the Interests of such associations and the welfare of their members In accordance with the charter and by laws of this association. ”8. Equal salaries for equal service to all teachers of equivalent training, experience and success; and the pro motion of sympathetic co-operation between school authorities and teachers by' utilizing, under recog nized authority and responsible leadership, suggestions and advice based upon class room experience. “9. Co-operation with other organ izations and with men and women of intelligence and vision everywhere who recognize that only through education can be solved many of the serious problems confronting our nation. ‘TO. The National Education As sociation Is committed to a program of service—service to the teachers, service to the profession, service to the nation. Its supreme purpose is the welfare of the childhood of America.” WOMAN’S PARTY PLANS AFFAIR FOR STUDENTS Members in Local Colleges Will Be Guests at Lawn ’ Fete. A garden party for members of the District of Columbia National Woman’s Party who are students in the colleges and universities of the District will be given by the local branch of the party at national head quarters, 21 Ist street northeast, this afternoon at 4 o’clock. The meeting will enable the members to make plans for their first conference, which will be held at Meadowmount « In the Adirondacks. N. T., August 4, 5 and 8. Many students from George Washington University, Washington f’ollege of Law, National University, Law School and Maryland University are expected to be present. Miss Heath Jones, national or sranizer for the students’ council of the National Woman’s Party, will tell about her recent organization tour of the eastern colleges, which included visits to Sweet Briar College, Swarth more, Columbia, University, Barnard College, Wellesley College, Adelphl College, Temple University and Drexel University. Miss Vivian Simpson, who Is a student at George Washington University and a former student of Maryland University, will also speak. Lucy Branham, chairman of the Inez Mllholland memorial committee, will preside. The conference at Meadowmount next August will be attended by many members of the Inez , Mllholland memorial chapters, which the Woman’s Party has organized in many of the colleges. The conference Is to end with the staging of a masque, symbolic of the life of Inez Mllholland, who died In the woman suffrage campaign of 1916. Novelist Freed as Wife Slayer. FLORENCE, Italy, May 24.—Signor Masalni, novelist, today was ac quitted of the murder of his wife, whom he shot fatally after a quarrel a week ago. but he was given, im prisonment of three months and ten days for carrying arms without a license. Because of his mental con diton he was ordered confined In an Insane asylum as a person dengerous to himself and others. In England and Wales one In every thirty-one of the population was re ceiving poor law relief at the begin ning of this year, according to on Official report Just issued. * • making small payments weekly or RHHp in ToHviv\ St ir --.hi,. D. CT I «OTiSroilS CBEMKT FIIHOTOfiE SMBE-aSD-OTT Another Broadcast of Furniture Bargains by The Hub | A Remarkable Offer By The Hub Refrigerator 100-Piece Decorated Dinner Sets, Including ■ a rft 3 Br j $t t .75 Damask Tablecloth and Six Scalloped Napkins . * ~U Read the headline again—think of it! Choice of a half dozen handsome designs in high-grade 2"Rlir|ipr Oil c • «/->• , Har . . _ ... dinner ware, including a limited number of INITIAL SETS-a dam- , Ci. Special Close=Out of in mnmv fond’ rr.rr.nart ask table cloth and six scalloped napkins ALL FOR THE PRICE of mm m* v>OOiC ment, top icer style. "Alas- an ordinary 100-piece set. 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Beautiful floral IS Rustic Cedar 3x6 Art Rug 5... $1.49 4V 2 x9 Gold Seal . . . $3.49 Blacking’ Flower Cedar Arm 3x9 Art RugS . . . $1.98 Gold Seal . . $11.25 Baby Box Stand Chair 6x9 Art Rugs . . . $5.95 9 X 12 Gold Seal . . SIB.OO Walker 9gc sl* l9 i"atoai b !tV f ft d Q Slightly Imperfect GUARANTEED QUALITY $1.69 Hardwood box. *i,h hark finrshi j | I I d and ,<wt ■ m 1 ■■■■ nw Hl——■ » THE SUNDAY STAR. WASHINGTON, D. C.. MAY 25, 1924-PART 1.