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The undersigned trustees of the National Educational Association have this day examined and approved the foregoing accounts of Mr. L. C. Greenlee, Treasurer, with all statements of receipts and vouchers for expenditures.

(Signed)

A. G. LANE.

N. C. DOUGHerty.
J. M. GREEN.
NICHOLAS MURRAY BUTLER,

FIFTEENTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

To the Board of Directors of the National Educational Association:

The Board of Trustees presents the following report of the Permanent Fund of the National Educational Association, and its income, for the year ending June 30, 1901:

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STATEMENT OF SECURITIES AND BONDS BELONGING TO THE PERMANENT FUND OF THE NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION, JULY 1, 1901

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The foregoing securities were examined at the Merchants' Safety Deposit Vaults, Chicago, June 29, 1900, and I certify that the above is a correct statement of the investments belonging to the Permanent Fund of the National Educational Association in the custody of A. G. Lane, chairman of the Board of Trustees,

BLOOMINGTON, IND.,
September 16, 1901.

(Signed) JOSEPH SWAIN, Examiner.

JOURNAL OF PROCEEDINGS

OF THE

FORTIETH ANNUAL MEETING

OF THE

NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION

DETROIT, MICH., JULY 9-12, 1901

FIRST DAY'S PROCEEDINGS

OPENING SESSION.-TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2:30 P. M.

The association met in the Light Guard Armory at 2:30 o'clock, and was called to order by Professor O. G. Frederick, chairman of the Local Executive Committee of Detroit.

Music-song, "Morning Invitation," Veazie; chorus of five hundred children; Mrs. Emma A. Thomas, director.

The audience was led in an invocation by Rev. A. H. Barr, pastor of the Jefferson Avenue Baptist Church of Detroit.

Addresses of welcome were made by his excellency, Hon. A. T. Bliss, governor of Michigan; Hon. Delos Fall, state superintendent of public instruction; Hon. W. C. Maybury, mayor of Detroit; President James B. Angell, University of Michigan; Wales C. Martindale, superintendent of city schools of Detroit.

Music-song, "Lend Me Thine Aid!" Gounod; Mr. Harold Jarvis; song, (a) "Anchored," (6) "Floating," Veazie; Mr. Jarvis and chorus.

The conduct of the meeting was then transferred to Dr. James M. Green, President of the National Educational Association, who was introduced by Chairman Frederick. President Green introduced Dr. Richard G. Boone, superintendent of city schools, Cincinnati, O., who responded to the addresses of welcome.

The President announced the Committee on Resolutions, as follows:

E. Oram Lyte, of Pennsylvania, chairman,

Livingston C. Lord, of Illinois.

L. E. Wolfe, of Kansas.

W. T. Carrington, of Missouri.

J. V. Calhoun, of Louisiana.

William F. King, of Iowa.
Joseph Swain, of Indiana.
W. K. Tate, of South Carolina,
James B. Angell, of Michigan.

The Secretary read several announcements concerning the annual meeting of the active members from each state for the selection of nominees to the President as members of the general nominating committee, in accordance with By-Law No. 1.

The meeting then adjourned.

SECOND SESSION.-TUESDAY, JULY 9, 8 P. M.

The meeting was called to order by Vice-President Oscar T. Corson.

Music double quartet, "Bridal Chorus," Cowen.

President Green delivered the annual presidential address, on "The Duty of the National Educational Association in Shaping Public Educational Opinion."

Music-song, "The Two Grenadiers," Schumann; Mr. Oscar Garissen.

Rt. Rev. John Lancaster Spalding, bishop of Peoria, Ill., addressed the convention on the subject "Progress in Education."

SECOND DAY'S PROCEEDINGS

THIRD SESSION.- WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 9:30 A. M.

The meeting was called to order by President Green.

Music - trio, (a) “Meditation," Richardson; (b) "Intermezzo," Mascagni; violin, Miss Carlotte McDonald; cello, Miss Emma McDonald; piano, Miss Kate McDonald. Prayer was offered by Rt. Rev. John S. Foley, bishop of Detroit.

The subject for the morning's discussion was "Elementary Education."

The first paper was presented by Superintendent F. Louis Soldan, city schools, St. Louis, Mo.; subject, "What is a Fad?"

A paper on the subject, "Is the Curriculum Overcrowded ?" was read by Superintendent J. H. Van Sickle, city schools, Baltimore, Md.

Charles R. Richards, director of the manual training department of Teachers College, Columbia University, New York city, read a paper on the subject, "How Early May Handwork be Made a Part of School Work?,"

The paper of Dr. Soldan was discussed by William K. Fowler, state superintendent of public instruction, Lincoln, Neb., and William M. Davidson, superintendent of city schools, Topeka, Kan.

The Committee on Nominations appointed by President Green in accordance with sec. I of the By-Laws was announced by the Secretary as follows:

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New Jersey

Montana

New Mexico

New York North Carolina North Dakota

..Ohio Oregon .Oklahoma

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah

Vermont

Virginia
Washington

West Virginia
Wisconsin

Wyoming

..Alaska

Hawaii

Porto Rico

New Hampshire

After announcements by the Secretary, the meeting adjourned.

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