Minonk Junior Twentieth Century Club 1938-1939

 Club Colors: Blue and Silver

 Club Flower: Tea Rose

 Club Moto: Real Service Will Not Lose Its Nobleness

President - Carita Spires


Vice President - Ella Mosimann

Secretary - Lavina Squires

Treasurer - Mary Leta Male

Press Reporter - Mary Kasha

Progran Committe - Marjorie Grassman, Monica Halfman, Harriet Luedtke

Advisor - Mrs. Wm, Tucker

Members

Members

Pauline Colehauer, Ruth Cullen, Dorothy Cunningham, Harriet Goodwin, Marjorie Grassman, Elizabeth Halfman, Monica Halfman, Aileen Hayes, Elizabeth Hewitt, Eddith Jones, Helen Jones,
Mary Kasha, Harriet Luedtke

Mary Leta Male, Ella Mosimann, Ruth Parks, Margaret Roberta, Carita Spires, Lavina Squires, Kathryn Tarman, Pauline Walker. Also listed: Amelia Anderson, Phyllis White, Charlotte Onnen, Dorothy Romesberger, Margaret McDorman, Gail Webb

The Junior Twentieth Century club opened their new club year Monday evening at the Royal banquet room with Miss Marjorie Grassman, Miss Monica Halfman and Mrs. Harriet Luedtke as hostesses.

Miss Harriet Goodwin presided at the opening meeting. The pledge of allegiance was given and was followed by singing the club song, "Illinois". Mrs. Dorothy Cunningham read the secretary's report.

The officers for the new club year were given as follows: President, Miss Carita Spires; vice president, Miss Ella Mosimann, secretary, Miss Lavina Squires; treasurer, Mrs. Mary Leta Male; assistant secretary-treasurer and press reporter, Mrs. Mary Kasha; program committe, Miss Marjorie Grassman, Miss Monica Halfman, and Mrs. Harriet Luedtke; club advisor, Mrs. Anna Tucker.

The treasurer's report was read by Miss Margaret Roberta. Club members responded to roll call of assigned topics as follows: "Fashion Trends", Ruth Cullen; "What's New in Sports", Dorothy Cunningham; "Outstanding New Books", Harriet Goodwin; "Keeping Up with the World", Marjorie Grassman; "Drama News", Elizabeth Halfman; "Beauty Spots in U.S.", Monica Halfman; "Music", Aileen Hayes; "Late Movies", Eddith Jones; "Current Events", Helen Jones; "Household Hints", Mary Kasha; "International Relations", Harriet Luedtke; "Junior Club News", Mary Leta Male; "Women in the News", Ella Mosimann; "One Thing To Do To Keep Well", Margaret Roberta; "Heard Over the Radio" Carita Spires; "Bits of Poetry", Lavina Squires; "Proverbs", Kathryn Tarman; "Better Speech", Pauline Walker.

Mrs. Mary Leta Male gave an interesting report on the district convention of the 17th District Federated Woman's Clubs held at Eureka, October 6, at the Woodford theatre.

Miss Harriet Goodwin welcomed the new president, Miss Carita Spires, and expressed her gratitude to the club members for their loyalty, enthusiasm and cooperation given her during the past club year and in presenting the gavel to Miss Carita Spires, expressed her wishes for the same splendid cooperation. Miss Spires responded with a few well chosen remarks. A letter of greetings from Mrs. Edith A. Bruckner, the newly elected state president of Illinois Federation of Woman's clubs was read by Miss Lavina Squires and the regional meeting to be held at Peoria on October 19, was announced.

Five new members were voted in the club, Miss Phyllis White, Mrs. Charlotte Onnen, Miss Dorothy Romersburger, Miss Margaret McDorman and Miss Amelia Anderson. Mrs. Dorothy Cunningham, Mrs. Mary Kasha and Mrs. Mary Leta Male were appointed as a committee on refreshments to assist the Senior club at the Woodford county meeting of Federated clubs held on Wednesday at the Woodford hotel.

Following the business meeting, Miss Marjorie Grassman presented Mrs. John Lawrence, who in a charming manner sang, "Homing", by Del Riego, and "In The Luxembourg Gardens", by Manning. She was accompanied on the piano by Mrs. Robert Livingston.

Miss Esther Simater gave a very interesting and instructive talk on her recent trip to the Hawaiian Islands. Miss Simater wore the traditional grass skirt, embroidered blouse and lei worn by the natives of the islands. She demonstrated her talk with post cards, snapshots, miniatures of grass shacks, canoes, palm trees and a native hula dancer. Clever descriptions and interesting highlights of her personal experiences aboard ship and touring the islands, carried her audience to this country of charm and beauty.

Delicious refreshments were served by the hostesses at a gaily decorated table in keeping with Hallowe'en, tin horns, whistles and all sorts of Hallowe'en gadgets were enjoyed by all.

Guests of the evening were, Mrs. Odessa Walker, Mrs. John Lawrence and Miss Esther Simater.

The next regular meeting will be Monday, October 24, at the home of Mrs. Mary Kasha.





















































Jr. Twentieth Century Meets With Mrs. Kasha

The Junior Twentieth Century club met Monday evening at the home of Mrs. Mary Kasha.

The meeting opened with the pledge of allegiance to the flag and singing the club song, "Illinois". Twenty-two members responded to roll call. Miss Lavina Squires read the secretary's report and the treasurer's report was read by Miss Margaret Roberta.

Mrs. Mary Kasha gave an interesting report on the county meeting of the Woodford County Federation of Woman's clubs, held at the Woodford hotel last Wednesday afternoon.

Mrs. Kathryn Tarman presented the club scrapbook of the past season to Miss Harriet Goodwin, and Miss Goodwin, in a gracious manner, thanked all who helped to make it a book full of pleasant memories of a successful year.

Miss Eddith Jones and Mrs. Kathryn Tarman were named co-chairmen for tag day for the benefit of the Illinois Children's Home and Aid society. This tag day will be held Saturday October 29.

The president, Miss Carita Spires, welcomed the five new members, Miss Amelia Anderson, Miss Margaret McDorman, Miss Dorothy Romersberger, Miss Phyllis White and Mrs. Charlotte Onnen.

Departmental work was assigned to all members for the club year, as follows: "American Citizenship", Ruth Cullen; "American Home", Dorothy Romersberger; "Art", Kathryn Tarman; "Civil Service", Aileen Hayes; "Conservation", Dorothy Cunningham; "Education", Margaret McDorman; "Gardens", Harriet Goodwin; "Indian Welfare", Helen Jones; "Public Health and Child Hygiene", Eddith Jones; "International Relations", Phyllis White; "Law Observations and Legislation", Margaret Roberta; "Motion Pictures", Harriet Luedtke; "Press and Publicity", Mary Kasha; "Literature and Library Service", Pauline Walker; "Music", Amelia Anderson; "Radio", Monica Halfman; "Club Institute", Elizabeth Halfman; "Park Ridge School for Girls", Charlotte Onnen.

The subject of the program was, "American Home', and two very interesting and entertaining papers entitled "Making a House a Home' written by Mrs. Mary Male, was read by Miss Monica Halfman, and "The King of a House I Would Like to Build", prepared and read by Mary Kasha.

Delicious refreshments, in keeping with Hallowe'en, were served by the hostess. The next regular meeting will be November 14, at the home of Miss Elizabeth Halfman.

Jr. Twentieth Century Club Meets Monday

The Junior Twentieth Century club held their regular meeting Monday night at the home of Miss Elizabeth Halfman.

The meeting opened with the pledge of allegiance to the flag and was followed by singing the club song,"Illinois". Twenty members responded to roll call of individual topics. The secretary's report was read by Miss Lavina Squires and the treasurer's report was read by Mrs. Mary Leta Male. A letter of appreciation from the Illinois Children's Home and Aid society for the contribution of $11.07 received from the tag day sale, was read by Miss Lavina Squires.

The Junior Twentieth Century club is again on the honor roll with a one hundred per cent subscription to the Illinois Federation News. Miss Carita Spires, president, appointed Miss Harriet Goodwin, Miss Lavina Squires, Mrs. Ruth Cullen and Mrs. Charlotte Onnen as a committee in charge of the candy booth at the benefit card party and style show, sponsored by the Senior Twentieth Century club, Tuesday, November 15, at the Minonk grade school.

The subject of the program for this meeting was "Literature and Library Extesnion", and Miss Marjorie Grassman, program chairman, presented Miss Harriet Goodwin, who gave a very delightful and clever book review, entitled, "With Malice Toward Some", by Margaret Halsey.

Mrs. Dorothy Cunningham, in her usual capable manner gave a demonstration of a filled angel food ake. Recipes were then distributed and a delicious serving of this cake was enjoyed.

A social good time followed with group singing, accompained by Mrs. Harriet Luedtke, the club pianist. Guests of the evening were Miss Leona Stokowski and Miss Mary Gerdes. Tasty refreshments were served by the hostess.

The next meeting will be held November 28, at the Hotel Woodford with the Washburn Junior Woman's club as guests. Hostesses will include Miss Harriet Goodwin, Miss Margaret Roberta, Miss Phyllis White, Miss Helen Jones, Mrs. Ruth Cullen and Mrs. Dorothy Cunningham.

Jr. Twentieth Century Meets Washburn Club

The Junior Twentieth Century club held its regular meeting Mondy evening at the Hotel Woodford, and entertained as guests the Washburn Junior Woman's club, of which there were seventeen members present. Hostesses of the evening included, Miss Harriet Goodwin, Miss Margaret Roberta, Miss Phyllis White, Miss Helen Jones, Mrs. Ruth Cullen and Mrs. Dorothy Cunningham.

Miss Carita Spires, president, presided at the meeting, which opened with the pledge of allegiance to the flag and singing the club song, "Illinois". Miss Spires welcomed the guests of the evening and Mrs. Grace Moore, President of the Washburn Junior Woman's club responded in a gracious manner.

Sixteen members answered to roll all of individual topics. Minutes of the meeting were read by the secretary, Miss Lavina Squires, followed by the treasurer's report, read by Mrs. Mary Male. All other business concluded, the meeting was turned over to the program committee. Mrs. Harriet Luedtke, chairman, presented the following very entertaining program.

Andreas "Sonny" Paloumpis in a very capable manner played two violin solos entilted, "Petite Rhapsodie" and "Aire Varie"; C. W. Webb gave two pleasing piano selections, "Trees" and "Five Silhouettes", Mr. Webb's own composition, an interpretation of five minature waltzes, was greatly enjoyed; Mrs. Viola Beckman, in her own inimitable way read a group of poems entitled, "Da 'Mericana Girl", by Daley, "Ole Mista Moon", by Price and "The Builder", by Oxengham; Mrs. Gail Webb sang beautifully, three vocal solos, "Oriental Romance", "Dainty Damozel" and "Only A Rose", Mrs. Viola Beckman, accompanied at the piano by Mrs. Harriet Luedtke, gave two very pleasing musical readings, "My Ships by Wilcox, and "Mammy's Little Soldier Gal", by Price.

A social time followed and group singing was enjoyed by all, accompanied at the piano by C. W. Webb. Dainty refreshments were served by the hostesses. The next regular meeting will be on Monday, December 12, at the home of Miss Lavina Squires.


Junior Twentieth Century Plans Christmas Party

The Junior Twentieth Century club met Monday evening at the home of Miss Lavina Squires.

The president, Miss Carita Spires, conducted the business meeting, which opened with the pledge of allegiance to the flay and singing the club son, "Illinois". Sixteen members answered to roll call. Minutes of the meeting were read by the secretary, Miss Lavina Squires. The treasurer's report was given by Mrs. Mary Leta Male. Mrs. Gail Webb was accepted as a new member of the club, and Mrs. Pauline Walker was granted an indefinite leave of absence. All further business concluded, the meeting was turned over to the program committee.

Miss Marjorie Grassman, chairman, presented Mrs. Viola Beckman, who read beautifully the ever fascinating story of "The Other Wise Man", as written by Henry Van Dyke. Then all members joined in the singing of all the Christmas carols.

The Junior Twentieth Century club members are looking forward to their annual Christmas party, which is to be a "kid's party" and gift exchange to be held Thursday, December 15, at the home of Miss Marjorie Grassman. The committee in charge will be Mrs. Ruth Cullen and Mrs. Mary Leta Male.

The next regular meeting of the club will be Monday, January 9, at the home of Miss Eddith Jones.

Jr. Twentieth Century Enjoys "Kids Party"

Last Thursday evening at the home of Miss Marjorie Grassman, the Junior Twentieth Century club enjoyed their annual Christmas party. It was a "Kids Party", and all the members came dressed in children's clothes, wearing huge bows of ribbons in their hair and many carrying dolls. The prize was awarded to Miss Ella Mosimann, who dressed as an infant.

Santa Claus was there and gave gifts to each one after each recited a poem. Chinese checkers and bunco were played and prizes awarded. Refreshments in keeping with the holiday season were served.

The committee in charge of this delightful party were Mrs. Ruth Cullen, Mrs. Mary Leta Male and Miss Marjorie Grassman. Tonight, the members of the club will meet at the library and will go caroling.

Jr. Twentieth Century Meets With Miss Jones

The Junior Twentieth Century club held their regular meeting on Monday evening at the home of Miss Eddith Jones.

The meeting, presided over by the president, Miss Carita Spires, opened with the pledge of allegiance to the flay, followed by singing the club song, "Illinois".

Eighteen members responded to roll call of individual topics. The secretary, Miss Lavina Squires, read the minutes of the meeting and Mrs. Mary Leta Male gave the treasure's report.

A card of thanks and New Year's greeting was read from Miss Kathleen Gibbons, superintendent of the Woodford county sanitarium, for the Christmas gift of a large basket of fruit given to the patients, by the club.

Mrs. Gail Webb was welcomed into the club by Miss Carita Spires. All further business concluded, the program committee took charge. Miss Marjorie Grassman, chairman, presented Mildred Ann Phillips, who played very beautifully, "Meditation", by Morrison. Two duets followed, played by Joan Rowe and Mildred Ann Phillips entitled, "Ciribiribin", and "Country Gardens", Joan Rowe, in a very capable manner played, "Russian Dance", by Ingleman.

Miss Helen Jones read a very interesting and instructive paper entitled, "Indian Customs". Delicious refreshments were served by the hostess. The next regular meeting will be on Monday, January 23, with Miss Dorothy Romersberger and Mrs. Charlotte Onnen as hostess, at the home of Mrs. Walter Kelly.

Junior Twentieth Century Club Meets

The Junior Twentieth Century club met Monday evening at the Walter Kelly home, with Mrs. Charlott Onnen and Miss Dorothy Romersberger as hostesses. The meeting opened with the pledge of allegiance to the flag and singing of the club song, "Illinois".

Seventeen members answered to roll call of individual topics. The secreatry's report was read by Miss Lavina Squires and was followed by the treasurer's reports, read by Mrs. Mary Leta Male. All further business concluded, the program,the subject of which was "Art", followed.

Mrs. Harriet Luedtke gave a very interesting and discriptive paper on the "Life and Works of Michaelangelo". Mrs. Kathryn Tarman conducted an art contest, with exhibits of all works of great artists. The prize for naming the most paintings and the artist was won by Miss Eddith Jones.

Guests of the evening were Mrs. Ernest Feken, Mrs. C. W. Sedgwick, and Mrs. Merle Waldron. Tasty refreshments were served by the hostesses.

The next meeting will be held February 13, at the home of Miss Aileen Hayes, with a valentine exchange.

Jr. 20th Century Club Meets With Miss Hayes

The Junior Twentieth Century club met Monday evening at the home of Miss Aileen Hayes with Mrs. Pauline Walker as assistant hostess. The meeting was called to order by the president, Miss Carita Spires. The pledge of allegiance was given, followed by singing, "Illinois".

Eighteen members responded to roll call of individual topics. Following the roll call the secretary's report was read by Miss Lavina Squires and the treasurer's report was read by Mrs. Mary Leta Male.

A committee, consisting of Miss Ella Mosimann, Miss Margaret Roberta, Mrs. Ruth Cullen and MIss Dorothy Romersberger was appointed by the president to work out methods of making money for the club.

Several projects for the club were under discussion and a committee of two, Miss Eddith Jones and Mrs. Harriet Luedtke, were named to investigate and report at the next meeting.

Miss Marjorie Grassman, chairman of the program committee, presented a very enjoyable valentine program, which follows: Miss Monica Halfmann read an interesting paper on, "The Origin of St. Valentine's Day", Miss Carita Spires read another interesting and amusing paper entitled, "Modern Marriage Customs". From a clever and beautifully decorated valentine box drawn by a white horse, the handiwork of the hostess, Miss Aileen Hayes, the members enjoyed a comic valentine exchange that brought forth much merriment. Several valentine games were played, following the exchange and an enjoyable social time followed. Delicious refreshments were served by the hostess.

The next regular meeting will be on February 27, at the Hotel Woodford, with Miss Ella Mosimann as hostess.

Miss Mosimann Hostess to Jr. 20th Century

The Junior Twentieth Century club met Monday evening at the home of Miss Lavina Squires, with Miss Ella Mosimann as hostess. The meeting opened with the pledge of allegiance, to the flag and was followed by singing the club song, "Illinois".

Seventeen members responded to roll call of assigned topics. The secretary's report was read by Miss Lavina Squires and the treasurer's report was given by Mrs. Mary Leta Male. Following the business session, Miss Marjorie Grassman, program chairman, presented a very enjoyable program.

Miss Phyllis White, accompanied at the piano by Miss Harriet Goodwin, sang very beautifully, "Liebestraum", by Liszt; "Dawn", by Curran, and for an encore sang, "Morning", by Oley Speaks. A very interesting and discriptive talk was given by Dr. A. H. Claycomb on the subject, "Don't Be Your Own Doctor". Miss Eddith Jones conducted an institute on "Cancer Education", which was thoroughly enjoyed by all members participating.

Danity refreshments were served by the hostess. The next meeting will be on Monday, March 13, at the home of Mrs. Minnie Wilcox, who will entertain the club and give a travel talk on her trip to Paris.

Mrs. Wilcox Lectures At Meeting of Jr. 20th Century

The Junior Twentieth Century club held its regular meeting Monday evening at the home of Mrs. F. W. Wilcox.

The meeting was called to order by the president, Miss Carita Spires. Following the pledge of allegiance to the flag and the singing of "Illinois", the roll was called. A short business meeting followed.

Mrs. F. W. Wilcox, who has cruised around the world a number of times, gave a very interesting and fascinating lecture, illustrated with pictures, on Paris, Versailes and London, Vivid discriptions of personal experiences proved most thrilling. At the conclusion of her talk, Mrs. Wilcox was presented a gift by the club in appreciation for a most enjoyable evening. The guest were then invited to inspect the large display of souvenirs collected by Mrs. Wilcox from her travels all over the world.

From a gaily decorated table in keeping with St. Patrick's day, delicious refreshments were served. The next meeting will be Monday, March 27, at the Royal cafe, with Mrs. Kathryn Tarman as hostess.

Mrs. Tarman Entertains Junior 20th Century

The Junior Twentieth Century club held its regular meeting Monday at the Royal cafe, with Mrs. Kathryn Tarman as hostess. The regular meeting opened with the pledge of allegiance to the flag and the club song, "Illinois", was sung.

Seventeen members answered the roll call. The secretary's report was read by Miss Lavina Squires, and the treasurer's report was given by Mrs. Mary Leta Male. The spring convention of the Seventeenth District Junior Woman's club, to be held at the Y.W.C.A. in Bloomington, Saturday, April 8, was announced. The club will sponsor a movie in the very near future. Further business transacted a very interesting and entertaining program followed.

Attorney Edward F. Riely gave a very interesting and instructive address on "Law Observance In Our Community" and a "Resume of Child Labor Laws in Our State". Danny Choisser sang very beautifully, "Beautiful Dreamer", and was accompanied at the piano by Mrs. Harriet Luedtke. Sally Jeanne Onnen, in a very charming manner sang, "Il Bacio", by L. Arditi.

During the social hours, very dainty refreshments were served from an attractively and gaily decorated table. Mrs. Irma VonBehren, president of the Twentieth Century club, was a guest.

The next meeting will be held on April 10, at the home of Mrs. Folkert Harms, with Misses Amelia Anderson and Margaret McDorman as hostesses.

Jr. Twentieth Century Club Holds Meeting

The Junior Twentieth Century club held its regular meeting on Monday evening at the home of Mrs. Folkert Harms, with Miss Amelia Anderson and Miss Margaret McDorman as hostesses.

The meeting was called to order by the president, Miss Carita Spires. The pledge of allegiance to the flag was given and was followed by singing of the club song, "Illinois".

Thirteen members responded to roll call. The secretary's report was read by Mrs. Mary Kasha, who acted as secretary, due to the illness of the secretary, Miss Lavina Squires. The treasurer's report was given by Mrs. Mary Leta Male. The president appointed the executive board as a committee to nominate officers for the ensuing year. Members of the board are, Miss Carita Spires, Miss Ella Mosimann, Miss Lavina Squires, Mrs. Mary Leta Male and Mrs. Mary Kasha.

Miss Dorothy Romersberger and Miss Carita Spires gave interesting reports on the spring convention of Junior woman's clubs held at Bloomington last Saturday. The anual convention of the Seventeenth District Illinois Federation of Women's clubs will be held at LeRoy Thursday, April 20, and Mrs. Mary Leta Male and Mrs. Mary Kasha were appointed as delegates to this convention.

Mrs. William Tucker, the club adviser, conducted a very interesting and instructive parliamentary quiz. Miss Ella Mosimann read a paper written by Robert Wilcox entitled, "My Experiences In Radio". This was very cleverly written and greatly enjoyed by the club. Delicious refreshments were served during the social hour by the hostesses.

The next meeting will be held Monday, April 24, at the home of Mrs. Mary Leta Male.

Mrs. Mary Kasha Heads Jr. 20th Century Club

The Junior Twentieth Century club held its closing meeting of the club year Monday evening at the home of Mrs. Mary Leta Male. The meeting opened with the pledge of allegiance to the flag and the song, "Illinois", was sung. Twelve members answered to roll call. The secretary's report was read and the treasurer's report was given by Mrs. Mary Leta Male.

The officers for the coming year were elected as follows: President, Mrs. Mary Kasha; vice president, Miss Aileen Hayes; secretary, Mrs. Kathryn Tarman; treasurer, Miss Dorothy Romersberger; assistant secretary and press reporter, Mrs. Ruth Cullen; program chairman for 1940, Miss Eddith Jones, with Miss Margaret Roberta and Miss Phyllis White, who were appointed to serve on that committee.

Announcement of the state convention to be held at the Hotel Sherman in Chicago, May 1, 2 and 3, was read. Miss Carita Spires, president of the Minonk Junior club, will speak, Junior day, May 2, and the subject she has chosen will be "Junior Activities of the Seventeenth District".

Miss Marjorie Grassman read the announcement of the joint meeting of the Junior and Senior Twentieth Century clubs and spring luncheon to be held Monday, May 8, at Roland's Neo-Classic Tea room in Bloomington. Following the luncheon there will be a style show.

Perfect attendance records for the year were held by Miss Marjorie Grassman, Miss Eddith Jones, Mrs. Mary Kasha, and Miss Margaret Roberta, and as a token of her appreciation, the president, Miss Carita Spires presented these members with a gift. Mrs. Mary Leta Male, who has served as treasurer and who is moving to Peoria this week, was also presented a gift, as was the club adviser, Mrs. William Tucker.

Miss Priscilla Danforth gave a humorous reading entitled, "Brotherly Love" and Miss Marcella Belcher read "Crimson Rambler". These readings were very well given and greatly enjoyed by all. Miss Aileen Hayes prepared a paper entitled, "Small Stars In the California Sun", and was read by Mrs. Mary Kasha. A social time followed and lexicon was played.

Delicious refreshments were served by the hostess. The club will enjoy a joint meeting and spring luncheon with the Twentieth Century club on May 8.

Twentieth Century Clubs Enjoy Joint Luncheon

At 12:30 o'clock Monday noon, thirty-five members and guests of the Senior and Junior Twentieth Century clubs of Minonk, enjoyed a three-course spring luncheon at Roland's Neo Classic tea room in Bloomington. This date marked the close of the season's activities for these two clubs. The tables with their pink and green color scheme and lovely bouquets of spring flowers were beautiful. Mrs. Kemp's orchestra furnished music during the luncheon.

The regular business meeting of the senior club followed the luncheon. Mrs. Nina Ridge and Mrs. Elma DeFries were the only club members who had attended every meeting during the year. Mrs. Minnie Wilcox, Mrs. Ernestine Abels and Mrs. Erma vonBehren each missed but one meeting. These members were given honorable mention.

Mrs. Roy Hoswell was admitted into the club, a new member. Mrs. Thomas Kennedy of Bloomington, formerly of Minonk, and a charter member and influential organizer of the Senior Twentieth Century club, was a guest. Mrs. Kennedy spoke a few words of the origin of the club, first as a bird club, started by the late Mrs. B. M. Stoddard. Mrs. Joseph Pickard, Mrs. Frank Goodrich and Mrs. George Werkheiser, then later when Mrs. Kennedy and Mrs. F. W. Wilcox became members, it became the Domestic Science club. It was finally federated and became the Twentieth Century club. Mrs. Wilcox is now the only charter member retaining membership in the club. Mrs. Kennedy presented each lady present with a lovely rose at the close of the program.

Miss Carita Spires, president of the Junior club, attended the state convention of Federated Women's clubs held recently in Chicago, and she gave a very vivid and entertaining review of the same. Mrs. Erma vonBehren closed a very successful year as president of the Senior club and she spoke a few words of thanks to her officers and co-workers for the year of splendid co-operation and encouraged her successor in office. Both Mrs. VonBehren and Miss Spires were presented with corsages. The new club calendars for the coming year were given out during the meeting.

Mrs. Bonnet and Miss Ruth Robbins, with the assistance of several models, gave a very interesting style show. The committe responsible for planning the lovely luncheon and entertainment was: Mesdames Goodwin, Jones; Wilcox and Luedtke and Misses Monica Halfman and Marjorie Grassman.