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TABLE OF CONTENTS.

WEDNESDAY—MORNING SESSION.

Page.

Opening Address, Chairman, Lew R. Palmer, Acting Commissioner of Labor

and Industry, 7

Address on War Conditions; A. B. Farquhar, President, A. B. Farquhar

Co., Ltd., York, Pa 8

An Outline of the Relationship of the Committee of Public Safety to Labor

and to Industry in Time of War; Edgar C. Felton, Director, Department

of Civilian Service and Labor, Committee of Public Safety for the Com-

monwealth of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa 11

A National Plan for Dealing with the Labor Problem; Louis E. Reber, Dean

of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 17

The Relationship of the Workmen's Compensation Laws to the Safety Move-

ment: John A. Phillips, First Vice-president, Pennsylvania Federation

of Labor, Philadelphia, Pa 19

General Discussion Opened by Roger J. Dever, Attorney, Anthracite Mine

Workers, Wilkes-Barre, Pa 23

George T. Fonda, Director of Labor and Safety, Bethlehem Steel Co.,

South Bethlehem, Pa 28

Address: Governor Martin G. Brumbaugh, 31

WEDNESDAY^AFTERNOON SESSION.

Chairman, Mrs. Thomas Robins, Director, Department of Women in In-

dustry, Pennsylvania Division, Woman's Committee, Council of National

Defense, Philadelphia, Pa., 35

The Possibility and Limitations of the Employment of Women in Industry:
Dr. Alice Hamilton, United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, Wash-
ington, D. C, 36

Reconstruction and Rehabilitation of the War Injured: Major Harry E.

Mock, Surgeon General's Office, Washington, D. C, 42

General Discussion Opened by Jacob Lightner, Director, Employment

Bureau, Harrisburg, Pa 45

Dr. Otto P. Geier, Cincinnati Milling Machine Company, Cincinnati, Ohio, 51

The Problem of the Married Women in Industry: Mrs. Florence Kelley,

Secretary, National Consumers' League, New York City, 55

WEDNESDAY—EVENING SESSION.

Chairman, Lewis T. Bryant, Commissioner, Department of Labor of New

Jersey, Trenton, N. J., 62

The Bearings of Physiological Science upon Industrial Efficiency: Dr. Fred-

erick S. Lee, Professor of Physiology, Columbia University, New York

City 66

Railroad Employes and Workmen's Compensation Laws: Harry A. Mackey,

Chairman, Workmen's Compensation Board, Pennsylvania Department of

Labor and Industry, Philadelphia, Pa., 76

Page.

General Discussion Opened by John C. Rose, Chief Claim Agent, Pennsyl-

vania Railroad Company, Philadelphia, Pa., 84

George B. Rowand, Chairman, State Legislative Board, Brotherhood of

Railroad Trainmen, Harrisburg, Pa 88

THURSDAY—MORNING SESSION.

Chairman, William Young, Chief Mediator, Bureau of Mediation and Arbitra-

tion, Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, 91

The Way in Which the Department of Labor and Industry May Be of Service

to You: Mrs. Samuel Semple, Member of The Industrial Board, Pennsyl-

vania Department of Labor and Industry, Titusville, Pa., 94

General Discussion Opened by Daniel Post, President, Pennsylvania State

Council of Carpenters, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 100

C. B. Auel, Director, Standards, Processes, and Materials, Westinghouse

Electric and Manufacturing Co., East Pittsburgh, Pa 107

The Teaching of English and the Making of Americans: Peter Roberts, Ph.D.,

Industrial Department International Committee of Young Men's Christ-

ian Associations, New York City, 113

The Menace of Dusts, Gases, and Fumes in Modern Industry: Frederick L.

Hoffman, LL.D., Statistician of The Prudential Insurance Company of

America, Newark, New Jersey, 120

Discussion: John Roach, Chief, Division of Hygiene and Sanitation De-

partment of Labor, Newark, New Jersey 133

THURSDAY—AFTERNOON SESSION.

Chairman, C. A. Emerson, Vice-president, Engineers' Society of Pennsylvaina,

Harrisburg, Pa., 138

General Discussion of Paper on "The Teaching of English and the Making

of Americans" Opened by Robert J. Wheeler, Allentown, Pa., 139

H. H. Wheaton, Specialist in Immigration Education, in charge of the

"America First" Campaign, Bureau of Education, Department of Inter-

ior, Washington, D. C, 143

How Organized Labor Can Be of Service in the Prevention of Industrial

Accidents: James H. Maurer, President, Pennsylvania Federation of

Labor, Harrisburg, Pa., 145

The Value of Education in Eliminating the Human Equation as a Factor in

the Causation of Accidents: Earl B. Morgan, Safety Engineer, Norton

Company, Worcester, Mass 152

The Work of the American Museum of Safety in the Prevention of Industrial

Accidents and Diseases: Arthur H. Young, Director, The American

Museum of Safety, New York City 161

General Discussion Opened by Elmer Spahr, President, Pennsylvania State

Conference Bricklayers', Masons', and Plasterers' International Union,

York, Pa 165

Sidney W. Ashe, Educational and Welfare Department, General Electric

Company, Pittsfield, Mass 168

Report of Conference of Industrial Physicians and Surgeons, 173

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY

MAJOR JOHN PRICE JACKSON, Commissioner,
On Leave of Absence—War Service.
LEW R. PALMER, Acting Commissioner.

Louis A. Irwin, Chief Clerk ol Department.
S. S. Biddle, Editor.

BUREAU OF INSPECTION

John H. Walker, Acting Chief.

Supervising Inspectors

Joseph P. Quinn, Lancaster.
J. J. Coffey, Philadelphia.
Francis Feehan, Pittsburgh.
Walter McNichols, Scranton.

Division of Hygiene and Engineering

Francis D. Patterson, M. D., Chief. T. F. Foltz, Mechanical Engineer.

John S. Spicer,* Chemical Engineer. Elizabeth B. Bricker, M. D.

Walter H. Blakeslee, M. D.

BUREAU OF STATISTICS AND INFORMATION

J. Lloyd Hartman, Chief.

Wilson I. Fleming, Assistant Chief.

William H. Horner, Statistician.

BUREAU OF MUNICIPALITIES.

J. Herman Knlsely, Chief.

BUREAU OF MEDIATION AND ARBITRATION

James A. Steese, Chief.
William Young, Mediator.

INDUSTRIAL BOARD

Commissioner, John Price Jackson,* Chairman.

Lew R. Palmer, Acting Chairman.
Members: Otto T. Mallery, Philadelphia.

Mrs. Samuel Semple, Titusville.

A. L. Garver, M. D., Roaring Springs.
Secretary, William Lauder, Riddlesburg.

BUREAU OF EMPLOYMENT

Jacob Llghtner, Director.

BUREAU OF WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
Members of Board

Harry A. Mackey, Chairman, Philadelphia.

James W. Leech, Ebensburg.

John A. Scott, Indiana.

John Price Jackson,* Commissioner.

Lew R. Palmer, Acting Commissioner.

Secretary, Lee Solomon.

'Absent on war leare.

Attorney General, Francis Shunk Brown, Counsel
ex officio.

Counsel, Francis H. Bohlen, Philadelphia.
Associate Counsel, H. C. Hubler, Scranton.
Associate Counsel, Charles H. Young, Pittsburgh.

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