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ingrand woodcraft. Along with these should Camp Chenango Boy Cooperatowa
, N. Y.
Your Growing Boy
CRYSTAL BEACH CAMP THE MISSES ALLEN SCHOOL
Located at Saybrook, Conn. A salt water camp for
young boys. Boys that are behind in their school work will Life in the open. Athletics. Household Arts. College
be given an opportunity to make up their deficiencies. Inand general courses.
struction by experienced teachers, no extra charge for tutorEach girl's personality observed and developed. Write
ing. Send for circular to McTERNAN SCHOOL, Waterbury, Conn. for booklet. Telephone W. N. 131.
Valcour Island, Lake Champlain, N. Y.
Pole Bridge Camp A rugged vacation in the
, 14th Season T Worcester Domestic Science School Worcester,
forests of the Water Gap region overlooking One and two-year Normal and Home-making, courses. An all-around training camp for young
the Delaware, only 90 miles from N. Y. Modern Trains for teachers of cookery, sewing, matrons, dietitians.
equipment. Mountain, water, and indoor Normal Domestic Science training. Red Cross Work. Grad-Americans. Camp Penn is not a military
sports. For 25 boys, 8 to 14 yrs. Booklet. Rev. uates occupy exceptional positions. Opens Oct. 4th, 1921. Address Mrs. F. A. WETHERED, 158 Institute Road. camp.
WM.E.PALMER, 75 Yale Sta. ,New Haven,
Con The purely military should be left
till military age. But some fundamentals of CAMP WAKE ROBIN Woodlandi sem Y NEW HAMPSHIRE military training are highly appropriate for
YOUNGER BOYS EXCLUSIVELY KIMBALL UNION ACADEMY A high-grade younger men and boys. Physical training, school with a moderate tuition. 109th year opens Sept. 14th. for instance, field engineering, self-help of ming.H. 0. Litle, Lincoln High School, Jersey City, N. J.
Woodcraft, nature lore, manual training, all sports and swimHigh elevation: Eight buildings. 100 acres. Farm. Sep many kinds, and all kinds of practical camp,
New gymnasium. Playing fields. Outing club for winter sports. Address
On Otsego Lake CHARLES ALDEN Tracy, Headmaster, Meriden, N. H. be all the worth-while sports.
Give Your Boy a Vacation That Counts. SelfNEW JERSEY
The Camp Penn program is based upon Reliance, Happiness, Health. Wholesome Food, Systematic KENT PLACE Summit, N; I. these interesting elements, and upon the
Exercise, Mountain Air, Ideal Surroundings. Send for Illus.
Booklet. A. D. LOVELAND, 251 Maple St., Brooklyn, N. Y. 20 miles from N. Y maintaining of an unusually high character. A Country School for Girls. College Preparatory and Academic Courses. Mrs. SARAH WOODWAN PAUL} Principals. standard.
CAMP WONPOSET Bantam Lake, Connecticut. We have a large camping area, delightful
A camp for young boys in the Berkshires.
100 miles from N. Y. City.
Write for camp book.
ROBERT C. TINDALE, Bureau of Personnel Administration and a bully good time!
31 East 71st St., N. Y. C. Founded to further human relations in industry. Educa
Main camp, 16 years to 12. Junior camp, CAMP PISCATAQUIS Lobster Lake, tional Division-One Year Co-operative Course, Eight Weeks 11 to 9. Intensive Course, Evening Courses. Labor Analysis Di
North East Carry. EUGENE HAYDEN, Director. vision. Placement Division. Teachers' Summer Course. For booklet notify CHAS. K. TAYLOR, Your boy deserves the best. This camp offers to boys, 17 West 47th St., New York City.
12-17, a 250 mile canoe trip under ideal conditions. Fishing, Carteret Academy, Orange, N. J.
hiking, exploring. For booklet with soap, write NEW YORK
H. J. STORER, Sec'y, 74 Fayette St., Cambridge, (39) Mass.
“ The work Mr. Taylor is doing, and proposes Putnam Hall College Preparatory
to do, will send us that portion of the youth of Two-year course for high school graduates with type the country who come under his control in far writing and stenography. Music, art, domestic science. All out-of-door sports. Supervised gymnastics. Military drill.
better condition to receive their final military Sleeping porches. Address ELLEN C. BARTLETT, A.B., Prin., training than would otherwise be possible." A high school teacher will be in charge of your boy's Box 809, Poughkeepsie, N. Y.
LEONARD Wood, Major General, U.S.A. welfare if sent to my cottage in historic Plymouth by the PENNSYLVANIA
shore for the summer. Daily exercises, swimming, boating, BONNIE DUNE, Cape Cod, Mass. fishing, hiking, excellent food, educational talks on Mark . The of All the fun of camp, all the care of home given a
Twain ; trips to Boston, Salem, White Mountains, and the Horticulture for Women, Ambler, Pa. (18 miles from Philadelphia), offers an August Course in Floriculture, Vege
few boys (8-14 years) on breezy, sunny, healthy
Berkshires. Write etable Gardening, Fruit Growing, and Canning and Presery
Mrs. DWIGHT ROGERS,
FRANK E. MCCOY, 25 Quincy Street, North Adams, Mass. ing. Practical work out of doors forms a large part of sched
DWIGHT L. ROGERS, Jr., Directors. ale. Teachers will be especially interested in this course
8 Parkside Road, Providence, Rhode Island Circular upon application. Elizabeth Leighton Lee. Director
CAMP SOKOKIS, for Boys
Bridgeton, Me. On famous Long Lake. ADULTS! CAMP
In the foothills of the White Mountains.
Small home camp, usual activities. Booklet.
LEWIS CALEB WILLIAMS,98 Rutland
Rd., Brooklyn, New York. Tel. Flatbush 3774. In the Adirondacks
Canoe and mountain trips. A delightful rest and recreation camp for families. On lake, 4 miles from Lake George. Come with your chil
Water sports and athletics.
GIRLS' CAMPS dren to the unspoiled woods and take a new lease on A healthy, happy summer, outdoors, for the boy. life. Comfortable, floored tents. A few cabins available.
A Salt Water Camp A place for Dad's fishing or hunting trip.
for Girls on Great Special attention to the table. Fresh vegetables, milk and eggs from nearby farms. Bathing. Canoeing. Easily
For booklet write G. W. FAIRCHILD, Jr. Bay, New Market, N. H., near Portsmouth. reached. Season July 1 to Sept. 5, 1921. Send for booklet to
48 Grove St., Pawtucket, R. I.
Boating, swimming, hiking,athletics, handicrafts,motor trips, DR. MARTHA TRACY, Director
cruises. Send for booklet. ETHEL B. MAYALL, Princeton, N.J. Before June 20–1720 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pa.
Limited to 20 boys. Real wood-craft instruction. Excel-
GREEN LAKE, WISCONSIN
Tenth season. Three camps, 150 girls, ages 8 to 22.
Season eight weeks, $325
KAWAJIWIN Cass Lake, Minnesota. A camp for girls In the foothills of the Berkshires
Star Island. Screened sleeping porches; wonderful beach; all land and water sports; canoe trips ; library; French
conversation; tutoring. Sixth season from June 18 to A Health and Recreation Camp
Camping and Trail Trip Aug. 27. For illustrated booklet, address Miss WINNIFRED for Boys
SCHUREMAN, 1780 Lyndale Ave., South Minneapolis, Minn. for
Party limited to twenty boys in charge of tutor. CAMP AREY, Lake Keuka, N. Y. guide and cook, to take 60-day trail and camping In a spot chosen for its beauty and healthfulness trip through the Big Horns and Yellowstone Park, Under the guidance of experienced directors; all starting July 1. References as to health and character water and land sports, dramatics; hikes, camprequired. Address
ing trips, horseback riding. Limited to fifty girls. Ranch is nationally famous
Mrs. A.C. Fontaine, 713 E. Parkway, Brooklyn, N. Y. Cases of infantile paralysis, lateral cur
as an ideal vacation spot. FRANK O. HORTON
Comfortable family bungavature of the spine, faulty posture, etc.
lows. Rates on application Buffalo, Wyoming Absolute co-operation between the camp
In the mountains of Northern New Jersey. Camp for staff and the physician sending the child.
Fifteenth season. Horse
American girls of twelve years or over. Number limited. Camp Yellowstone
back trip through Yellow
Ninth season. Booklet. Mr. and Mrs. MILTON C. COOPER, For circular address stone Park, Jackson Hole and Rockies. Indian dances,
135 West Washington Lane, Philadelphia.
Steamboat Springs, Colo.
Fort Washakie, Wyo.
Junior, Senior, Normal, Professional Departments. Classic
Dancing and Its Related Arts. Cross country riding, swimDr. MARY G. HASKINS, Physician in charge
ming, tennis, basket ball. Booklet upon request.
PORTIA MANSFIELD SWETT, Principal. MIRIAM T. SWEENY, Director Physiotherapy BOYS' CAMPS
CAMP WABASSO Where Play is Education.
Lake Blaisdell, Sutton, N. H. Altitude 1,000 ft. CAMP MINNEWAWA
Miss CHRISTINE H. SMITH, Director, Dana Hall, Wellesley, Mass. AT RAYMOND, MAINE in the beantiful Sebago Lake region is a family camp for boys lent care. Tenth season. GUY W, CHIPMAN, Director, Principal Friends School, 112 Schermerhorn St., Brooklyn, N. Y. in the Maine Woods near Belfast, Maine FOR GIRLS
Illustrated booklet “D” on request. Address
Exceptional Care and Personal MARGARET DUDLEY, 39 Remsen St., Brooklyn, N. Y. In the beautiful St. Lawrence valley. Interesting and enjoyable river trips to the Thousand Islands, Games, boat
Supervision Given Every Boy SEASIDE SUMMER CAMP ing, swimming. Our aim is to provide a healthful, invigor
FOR YOUNG GIRLS ating summer, to give careful attention to individual needs and to maintain helpful intimate companiouship between
For Booklet address
Particulars Physical Director, Stone SchoolCoruwall-on-Hudson, N. Y.
Apply to Mrs. J. D. LIVINGSTON, Barnstable, Mass.
Rocky Pond Camp
HF BAR RANCH
MAY 25, 1921
THE DISCOVERER OF RADIUM accorded Madame Curie by the scientific mine whether or not the applicants for CIENTIFIC bodies, women's col
bodies. The plans included a luncheon a position were observing and mentally leges, and Polish patriots have vied
in her honor by five scientific societies, alert. The questions were diverse in in honoring Madame Curie on her
a reception at the American Museum of character, as the following examples visit to this country. As a girl Marie
Natural History, under the auspices of will show: Sklodowska left Poland rather than
the New York Academy of Science and In what States do the Apache Inbetray fellow-students accused of antiNew York Mineralogical Club, and the
dians now live? imperial ideas.
What two rivers converge at PittsThus she became a formal presentation by President Har
burgh? laboratory worker in Paris and met ding at Washington of the gram of
What number of vibrations per Paul Curie, her future husband and radium.
second do red rays of light give?
In handing to Madame Curie co-worker in those patient investiga
Of what country is La Paz the tions that led to the segregation of the
capital? precious substance known as radium.
Bound Idaho. In her address the other day at Smith
Who was Fenimore Cooper ? College Madame Curie laid emphasis on
What is the difference between
linen and cotton ? the fact that the pursuit of science pure
What is TNT? and simple for the sake of knowledge
Who was Thomas Paine? rather than direct practical gain was a
What function has the colon in
man and where is it located? sure if slow road toward discoveries of benefit to humanity. So it certainly was
Schoolmen have been indignant bein this case; intricate and innumerable
cause the questions were useless in deexperiments with radio-active substances
termining whether or not the questionee led to the logical conclusion that horn
could rightly claim to be educated. The blende must contain one radio-active
applicants were indignant because they element totally unknown. This was
failed to see any connection between the a brilliant piece of chemical reasoning
thyroid gland and selling incandescent followed at last by actual separation
bulbs. of the new element and its visual
We have seen no indication that Mr. demonstration. The Curies were work
Edison believed that his questions would ing to establish scientific truth; but in
determine the amount of education cidentally thereby they conferred
which an applicant possessed, nor do we benefit on suffering humanity. Rarely
believe that he had any thought that a if ever has the Nobel Prize been more
familiarity with the thyroid gland would fitly awarded than to Madame Curie
assist in the selling of electric lights. Central News and her husband, in 1903. Very fitting
The real cause of complaint with Mr.
MADAME CURIE AND HER TWO DAUGHTERS is the presentation to our honored guest
ON THEIR ARRIVAL IN NEW YORK
Edison's list lies in the fact that it does as a token of the honor in which Ameri
not cover questions of general interest, cans hold her of a single gram of diploma as Doctor of Science President
but deals largely with specific facts radium, valued at about $100,000, to be Neilson, of Smith College, hailed her as
which most well-ordered minds would used in her Paris laboratory and for “first among women of all ages for the
cast out as superfluous mental lumber. medical relief.
brilliance, magnitude, and significance It sounds very much like a list prepared American women teachers and stu- of her scientific discovery, the peer of
by a person who wanted to ask certain dents honor her as a Warsaw scholar, a the greatest benefactors of mankind in
questions because he himself happened professor in the Paris School of Physics, the unselfishness with which she has de
to know their answers. The questions a member of the French Academy of voted without tax or toll the results of
produced by such a process may be Science, a thorough scientist, and as the her research to the service of humanity."
amusing, but they are less illuminating woman of this generation who has at.
than the lamps which made Mr. Edison tained the highest distinction in the MR. EDISON SEEKS LIGHT ON A famous. field of chemical research. Therefore a NUMBER OF THINGS great gathering of American university s inevitably as mumps will sweep
FACING THE FACTS women was planned for May 19, at
Ne valuable, if indirect, outcome of
the “Murder Farm" horror in Georwas to be represented, while the speak. demic in the world of conversation. gia has been a plain and constructive ers chosen were among women leaders
The editor who could always tell in ad- statement on the race question from the in the educational field. One comment
vance the news items which would Governor of the State. In this he makes on the value of Madame Curie's career
prove infectious would be indeed happy. no attempt to minimize the charges of says: “She is a personal force for the
Such an item appears to be Mr. Edison's unfair and cruel treatment of the colupliftment of her sex, and this despite the fact that she has not been noted in
list of “general information" questions. ored people, but he rightly declares that the self-conscious
Certain applicants for work in Mr. woman
the better element (and that, he claims, After all, there is nothing that teaches Edison's employ recently found them- constitutes the majority) of the white as does example.”
selves confronted with a list of ques- people condemns oppression. What is Equally universal was the recognition tions designed by Mr. Edison to deter- better still is his appeal to them to join
which every American woman's college school, tou do certain topics become epi. O*
A threwela the primary grades
Publication gives every man a chance to clear up his record.
The point which Secretary Weeks makes is a sound one, but the soundness of the Secretary's contention does not mitigate the distress and annoyance caused by errors in the official lists.
these offices "are business agencies of the Government in purpose and ought to become so in fact." To this end he recommends an Act of Congress. All friends of the merit system will heartily indorse this. Our postmasters should be put beyond the possibility of a reactionary order which would reverse the progress already made.
THE IMMIGRATION PROBLEM
Orh houses of Congress have now
B passed the "Immigration Bin in
in specific plans to put down violence and cruelty and establish good relations between the races.
As to the facts, Governor Dorsey laments Georgia's record of the past; 418 lynchings since 1885 is a frightful record, greater than that of any other State. In the last two years, he says, there have been 135 instances in Georgia of “Negroes lynched, Negroes held in peonage, Negroes driven out by organized lawlessness, and Negroes subjected to individual acts of cruelty," while in only two of the cases cited was crime against white women involved.
The remedies suggested and outlined by Governor Dorsey include: thorough investigation and publicity by Georgians, not outsiders; the organization of white and Negro committees on race relations; compulsory education for both races; the repeal of existing laws that permit peonage; a State Constabulary to be sent wherever violence is threatened; a commission of judges to inquire into lynching; the drawing of juries from the State at large in lynching cases; and perhaps the infliction of a fine upon a county where a lynching has taken place.
All these suggestions are open to discussion; out of them should come some concrete action and reform from within rather than from without the State.
It may be something more than a coincidence that these suggestions come from a Governor who, while the State's Attorney, had the bitter experience of seeing his prosecution of the Frank case rouse the mob spirit among the people. Georgia needs reform in this; and no one has better reason to know it than Governor Dorsey.
THE POSTMASTERS AND MERIT JOLITICIANS have been besieging the
President to throw the Post Office Department back to the spoilsman.
The President's rejoinder of May 10 is in the form of an Executive Order. Mr. Harding's act is in line with his pledge, given during the Presidential campaign, to stand by the merit system.
There are over .52,000 postmasters. Of these, the nearly 40,000 fourth-class postmasters are already by law under Civil Service examination rules. The remainder are under the rules only by Executive Order; 700 are first-class postmasterships; over 2,600, second-class; and nearly 9,600, third-class.
If the receipts of post offices are above a certain amount they are of the first class and the postmasters' salaries are $3,200 or more; postmasters in offices of the second class (with a smaller minimum of receipts) receive a salary of $2,300 or more; those of the third class, a salary of $1,000 or more; those of the fourth class, a salary of less than $1,000.
President Wilson put the first three classes under Civil Service examination rules, precedent to appointment, as Congress had already done with respect to the fourth class. There has been much inquiry as to whether President Har. ding would repeat the order.
He does, but he lets down the bars a little. Instead of Mr. Wilson's ruling to submit to the President the first name on an eligible list of candidates who have passed a Civil Service exam
virtually the same form as the measure passed by the preceding Congress. By a "pocket veto" President Wilson allowed this bill to die-that is, he took no action on it. When it was passed, The Outlook called it a mechanical and mediæval measure.
The bill limits immigration for the next thirteen months to three per cent of the number of foreign-born persons of any nationality in the United States as determined by the census of 1920. This would give us some 75,000 potential propagandists from Germany and 52,000 from Russia. We would get many times as many Germans as French, indeed not as many French as we are now admitting. We would get but 1,482 persons from Belgium and only 139 from Serbia.
In the New York "Evening Post” Mr. M. W. Alexander, Director of the Na. tional Industrial Conference Board, has published an interesting and suggestive survey of our immigration. He shows that, according to the Immigration Commissioner's report, during the preceding fiscal year
some 430,000 immigrant aliens were admitted into this country and over 288,000 immigrant aliens de parted, leaving a net alien immigrant increase of over 141,000. Mr. Alexander thinks that the present increase of net immigrant alien population will not prove to be as great as rumored.
The bill would permit about 350,000 immigrants to enter and would assign to the major countries the following percentages: Germany
4.6 During the operation of the proposed legislation, affirms Mr. Alexander, eighteen per cent from Denmark and seventy-three per cent from Belgium of the normal annual arrivals would have to be rejected (these countries send most of their immigrants to our farming areas); and fifty-nine per cent from France would have to be refused ad. mittance, The bill is thus not only
THE SLACKER LISTS
F pared by thcat iar Department ination, the Postmaster-Generay may sao
slackers and deserters continues to re- submit anyone out of the first three. sult in the gathering in of an unnotice- The examinations, Mr. Harding adds, able number of fugitives and in a pain- shall be "based on the applicant's busifully noticeable number of false charges ness training, experience, fitness, organagainst men who served honorably in izing and executive ability, and general the war. Chicago has contributed a qualifications for an efficient adminislieutenant-colonel to this last category tration, and shall in no sense be a and New York has found several men cloistered, scholastic examination which decorated for bravery upon its list of might result in a high grade in theory draft evaders and deserters.
but not in a guaranty of efficiency." Concerning these slacker lists, Secre- The President then proceeds to put tary Weeks recently said:
up the bars a little. He says that the We have exercised every precau
above is subject to the provision that tion, the lists having been checked "at the expiration of the term of any three times by the Adjutant-General's
person appointed ... through examinaoffice and then referred back to the local draft boards. It would be too
tion before the Civil Service Commission bad if the descendants of men who the Postmaster-General may ... submit served honorably in the World War the name of such person to the Presishould, fifty or one hundred years dent for renomination without further from now, look up the records of their
examination." forebears in the War Department and find them listed as draft evaders.
As Mr. Harding concludes, obviously