Education: Bee

In the auditorium of the new National Museum at Washington, last week, the voices of 21 bright and resolute children shrilled. The children were competing in the national spelling contest sponsored by the Louisville Courier-Journal and 19 other newspapers.

Virginia Hogan of Omaha, who was twelve the day of the contest and 13 the day after, got $1,000. Unfalteringly she spelled "luxuriance" correctly, after Viola Strbac of South Milwaukee had failed by suggesting "l-u-x-u-r-i-e-n-c-e." Little Teru Hayashi of Ventnor, N. J., spelled rapidly, unerringly, until confronted with "panacea." He had never heard of...

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