WOMEN: Health Preferred

" Given the opportunity, women will improve themselves physically, and thereby improve the race," says Mrs. Herbert Hoover. She has ceased to be known to the world as "the wife of the Secretary of Commerce," and stands now the only woman Vice-President of the National Amateur Athletic Federation.

In the name of the Federation, Mrs. Hoover has called a conference of representatives of all schools, colleges, playgrounds, and recreational authorities to meet in Washington, April 6. Her plan for physical education for women is so promising that the War Department has...

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