WILL BE MIMED
Fight Against Tuberculosis
in D. C. Next Year Topic
for Tomorrow Night.
Plans for an intensified crusade
against tuberculosis in the District
. next year will be discussed tomorrow
night at a “Health Congress-’ to be
held in connection with the annual
public meeting of the District of Co
lumbia Tuberculosis Association at
the United States Public Health Serv
ice auditorium. Nineteenth street and
Constitution avenue N.W.
More than 80 organizations con
cerned with civic welfare, education
> and health work in the District have
named delegates to attend the meet
ing and report back on ways and
means of aiding in the tuberculosis
Meanwhile, plans went forward for
launching the annual sale of Christ
mas seals to finance the fight against
tuberculosis. This campaign officially
opens on Thanksgiving Day. Thou
sands of letters appealing for co
operation in the drive will be put la
the mail tomorrow morning.
“How to Protect Your Home From
Tuberculosis” will be the general
theme of a series of short addresses
at the "Health Congress” meeting to
morrow night. Speakers on the pro
gram include Dr.’ J. A. Myers of
Minneapolis. Minn., president of the
National Tuberculosis Association:
Dr. C. St. C. Guild, field secretary of
the national association: Dr. James
• O. Townsend, president of the Dis
trict association, and Mrs. Ernest R.
Grant, managing director of the local
City-wide Committee Formed.
Dr. Townsend announced the for
mation of a representative city-wide
committee as official sponsors of the
anti-tuberculosis crusade, as follows:
Melvin C. Hazen, George E. Allen
and Col. Dan Sultan. District Com
missioners; Mrs. W. B. Pry. president
of the District of Columbia Congress
of Parents and Teachers: Mrs. L. W.
Biddle, president of the Federation of
Women's Clubs: Dr. Thomas F. Neill,
president of the District of Columbia
Medical Society; Josephine Pitman
Prescott, director of Bureau of Public
Health Nursing; Dr. A. Barklie Coul
ter. director of the Bureau of Tuber
rulosis; Mrs. R. G. McGee, secretary',
Health Committee of the Council of
« Bocial Agencies; Ross Garrett, direc
tor, Central Admitting Bureau for Hos
pitals: Miss Anita Turner, health and
physical education department of the
public schools; Dr. R. Frank Jones,
president, Medico-Chirurgical Soci
ety; Dr. W. L. Darby, executive
secretary, Washington Federation of
Churches; the Rev. Lawrence J.
Shehan. assistant director. Catho
lic Charities; the Rev. John K.
Cartright, pastor. Immaculate Con
ception Church: Dr. Frank W. Bal
, lou. superintendent of public schools;
Mrs. Henry Grattan Doyle, president,
Board of Education: the Rev. Arthur
O'Leary. S. J.. president. Georgetown
University; Theodore Grape, president,
Federation of Business Men's Associa
tions; Arthur Clarendon Smith, presi
dent. Opportunity House; Mrs. Karl
Fenning. president. Twentieth Century
Club; Mrs. John Boyle, Jr., chairman,
Citizens’ Permanent Committee. •
Directors Are Included.
Also Included in this general com
mittee, to be known as a “health con
gress,” are the following directors of
the Tuberculosis Association:
Dr. Numa P. G. Adams, dean of the
Howard University Medical School;
Birch E. Bayh, director health and
physical education, public schools; Miss
Gertrude Bowling, director, Instructive
Visiting Nurse Society; Dr. C. Willard
Camalier. Senator Arthur Capper, Sen
ator Royal S. Copeland, Dr. S. L.
Christian, assistant surgeon general,
United States Public Health Service;
, Dr. James G. Cumming, chief. Bureau
of Communicable Disease. Health De
partment; Dr. Joseph A. Murphy, chief
medical examiner, public schools: Dr.
J. W. Peabody, superintendent of tu
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Health Speaker ji
DR. J. A. MYERS.
berculosis hospitals; Dr. Luther H.
Reichelderfer, Dr. George C. Ruhland,
health officer of the District; Mrs. An
drew Stewart, president, Starmont Aid:
Dr. W. D. Tewksbury. Dr. William
Charles White, chairman, Medical Re
search-Committee of the National Tu
berculosis Association: Rev. D. E.
Dr. Hugh S. Cumming. former sur
geon general of the United States
Public Health Service, is named as
honorary chairman of the General
FLOOR SHOW FEATURES
ELKS’ CHARITY BALL
Proceeds of Wednesday Eve Party
to Be Used to Distribute
Featuring a floor show for the first
time, the eighteenth annual charity
ball of the Washington Lodge of Elks
will be held Wednesday night in the
main ballroom of the Mayflower Hotel.
Members of the Committee on Ar
rangements are Fred L. Catlin, chair
man: Joseph A. Burkhart, Patrick T.
Callan. James E. Colliflower. John B.
Colpoys, Ralph A. Cusick, James T.
Edwards. William F. Engel, Charles E.
Ford. Clark C. Griffith, Joseph P. Hag
erty. George D. Horning, Charles Jac
obsen. Harry King, Judge Robert E.
Mattingly. John J. Moran, Henry I.
Quinn. Harolt T. Pease. James J. Mur
ray, Leo A. Rover, Gus A. Schuldt,
William S. Shelbv, Chatham Towers,
Dr. William N. Woolridge and L. Mar
Proceeds will be used for the Elks’
annual distribution of Christinas bas
kets, the orphans' outing and in sup
port of other welfare activities.
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