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ARK. ILLITERACY COMMN
HOLDS CONFERENCE IN L.R.
Parke-Harper News Service
LITTLE ROCK, June 4 A conference of the Arkansas
Illiteracy Commission was held yesterday in the office of State
Superintendent J.L. Bond. James J. Harrison, who has become
director of the Forward Educational Movement of the Arkansas
Educational Association, was elected as field worker for the
commission. Plans are being worked out where it is hoped to be
able to provide systematic school training for the adult
illiterates of the date. The identify of all persons over 10
years of age who unable to read and write has been secured from
the Census Department and the various county superintendents will
be appraised of those residing in the several counties. Those
attending the conference were J.W. Ramsey of Paragould, State
Supt. J.L. Bond, W.A. Ramsey of Fayetteville, Ury McKenzie of Hot
Springs, Mrs. W.P. McDermott of Little Rock, D.T. Henderson of
Lake Village and Sam Criswell of Cabot. Claud S. Fitzpatrick of Helena
was recommended to succeed Mrs. R.F. Milwee of Brinkley and Mrs.
E.C. Thompson of Little Rock to succeed George W. Reid of Fort
JUNE 4, 1921