Education: Solicitude

Representatives of every state in the Union met in Manhattan. Their mission : the Child Welfare Conference (TIME, May 18). Their motto: "A home for every child-preferably with his mother."

Four governors were there-Moore of Idaho, Smith of New York, Winant of New Hampshire, Brandon of Alabama. U.S. Secretary of Labor Davis was there, a politician or two, notables various, such as William Jennings Bryan, Mrs. W. R. Hearst, Miss Margaret Wilson. The sessions were to last five days.

Chairman Sophie Irene Loeb, President of the Child Welfare Board, began the speechmaking, all of which bore upon uniform national laws concerning child protection...

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