Junior 20th Century Has Gala Meeting
The Junior 20 Century club met at the home of Mrs. Howard Palmer Monday evening. The
business meeting was opened with the members pledging allegiance to the flag and singing of "Illinois",
new and old, in answering roll call.
In the absence of Mrs. John Ryan, Jr., Miss Maxine Clark served as secretary. A communication
from M. K. Reckford, general director of the Illinois Children's Home and Aid society, asking the club to remember
the little ones at Christmas time, was read.
Mrs. Lester Spires, chairman of the Public Health committee of the Senior 20th Century
club, invited the members to attend the lecture of Dr. L. L. Collins at the Tuberculosis Sanitarium, Wednesday
evening. Several ideas were submitted to the Ways and Means committee to be acted upon for the raising of funds
for the club year. The club voted to give a donation to Mrs. Allen Simpson toward furnishing a sun parlor at Camp
Plalns were discussed for the holding of a card party and silent auction within the
next several weeks.
Dr. W. S. Morrison was the guest speaker of the evening and answered the many questions
asked him by the members. Mrs. Kenneth Walker demostrated how to make a receptacle to be pinned to the sick bed
of the patient for the disposal of Kleenex, etc.
Two changes in personnel were announced, Miss Marjorie Zivney replacing Mrs. Virgil
Little as vice president, and Mrs. C. M. Veihman taking Mrs. Donald Madison's place on the program committee.
The names of Mrs. Francis Waldschmidt and Mrs. Robert Schmitz were submitted for membership and approved.
Dainty refreshments in keeping with Hallowe'en were served by the hostess to the 13
members in attendance, the club's sponsor, Mrs. Raymond von Behren, and two guests, Mrs. John Onnen, Jr. and Mrs.
Robert Webster. Mrs. Elmer Stalter will be hostess to the club at its next meeting to be held on Monday evening,