Club Booklet - Twentieth Century Club, 1931-1932 Wellington, Kansas

Title

Club Booklet - Twentieth Century Club, 1931-1932 Wellington, Kansas

Subject

Wellington, Kansas--History

Wellington, Kansas--Civic Organizations

Wellington, Kansas--Community Clubs

Description

Club Booklet for the Twentieth Century Club of Wellington, Kansas, 1931-1932

Creator

Twentieth Century Club Wellington, Kansas

Source

Wellington Public Library, Wellington, Kansas

Publisher

Wellington Public Library, Wellington, Kansas

Date

1931-1932

Relation

Sumner County Club Booklet Collection

Wellington History Collection

Format

application/pdf

Language

English



Citation
Twentieth Century Club Wellington, Kansas, “Club Booklet - Twentieth Century Club, 1931-1932 Wellington, Kansas,” Wellington Digital Collections, accessed September 30, 2022, https://wellington.digitalsckls.info/item/101.
Text

The
TWENTIETH CENTURY CLUB
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THE
TWENTIETH CENTURY CLUB
1931-1932
Wellington. Kansas
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MOTTO
Aug. 10 Apr 5
“If you have knowledge let others light their candle at it.”—Fuller.
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MEETINGS
First and third Tuesdays from October to June.
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Organized 1930
Member Eighth District and State Federation

OFFICERS
Mrs.
Mrs.
Mrs.
Mrs.
Mrs.
Chas. Rogers....
Wendell Ready___
Fawn Brown......
Herbert Davidson James Austin____
.....President
Vice President
.....Secretary
.....Treasurer
.........Critic
COMMITTEES
Program
Mrs. Ellis Carr Mrs. James Austin
Mrs. Edgar Loofbourrow
Social
Mrs. R. W. Van Deventer Mrs. Wendell Ready
Mrs. Hubert Richards
ORDER OF BUSINESS
Call to Order Roll Call Minutes
Report of Committees Unfinished Business New Business Program Critic’s Report Adjournment
PERSONNEL
Mrs. Billy Alford
Mrs. Ross Atterberry Mrs. James Austin Mrs. Fawn Brown Mrs. Ellis Carr
Mrs. Herman Crum
Mrs. Herbert Davidson Mrs. C. E. Geunther
Mrs Lester Jeter
Mrs. Edgar Loofbourrow Mrs. Wendell Ready Mrs. George Renn
Mrs. Hubert Richards Mrs. Chas. Rogers
Mrs. Ray Rothrock
Mrs. R. W. Van Deventer
TEN COMMANDMENTS
1. Thou shall have no other clubs before this one.
2. Thou shall not worship any false thing.
3. Remember thy club engagements.
4. Honor thy club sisters.
5. Thou shall not murder the King’s English.
6. Thou shall not covet office.
7. Thou shall be prepared for roll call.
8. Thou shall not at the eleventh hour begin to hunt material for thy paper.
9. Thou shall not speak in meeting when thy sister has the floor.
10. Thou shall diligently keep these commandments so that thy club days be lengthened and thy fame spread unto the uttermost parts of clubdom.
—Mrs. Robert J. Burdette.
October 6
RE-ASSEMBLY DAY
“Coming together is a beginning;
Keeping together is progress;
Working together is success.”
Roll Call—My Vacation in Rhyme.
Travelogue—
Beauty Spots in Switzerland'..Mrs. Rothrock
People and Customs of Belgium.....Mrs. Crum
Castles, Cathedrals and Palaces of Scotland ...................Mrs. Davidson
Hostess—Mrs. Austin
October 20
BETTER SPEECH
“Whatever is worth saying, is worth saying well”
Roll Call—My Stumbling Block.
Speech Improvement..............Mrs. Guenther
English Quiz................Mrs. Loofbourrow
Hostess—Mrs. Brown
November 3
“Oh for a booke and a shadie nook,
Eyther In doore or out;
For a jollie good booke whereon to looke. Is better to me than golde.”—
Old English Song.
Roll Call—My Favorite Book.
Book Review—The Story of
San Michele..................Mrs. Atterberry
Parliamentary Drill................Mrs. Renn
Hostess—Mrs. Ready
November 17
INTERNATIONALISM
••And soothed' by love unbought, thy heart shall own A nation’s homage nobler than its throne.”—Holmes.
Roll Call—An Event of International Interest.
World Court.........................Mrs. Carr
Causes and Cure of International
Economic Friction.................Mrs. Brown
Education for Peace.................Mrs. Ready
Hostess—Mrs. Jeter
December 1
WELFARE
“With malice towards none, with charity for all.”
Roll Call—The Name of a Kansas Penal or Charitable Institution.
Existing Laws Relative to the Welfare of
the Individual in Kansas.........,.Mrs. Jeter
Conditions of State Institutions as to Over-Crowding and General Welfare of the Inmates................Mrs. Austin
Hostess—Mrs. Renn
December 15
CHRISTMAS
“Oh, Come let us adore Him,
Christ, the Lord.”
Roll Call—Our Favorite Madonna.
Christmas Story..............Mrs. Richards
Origin of Santa Claus and Kris Kringle.............Mrs. Van Deventer
Hostess—Mrs. Atterberry
January 5
RUSSIA
“Nations and Empires flourish and decay,
By turns command, and in their turn obey.”
Roll Call—Current Events.
Book Review—The Challenge of Russia—
Sherwood Eddy...................Mrs. Austin
Five Year Plan......................Mrs. Crum
Hostess—Mrs. Carr
January 19
KANSAS DAY
“God said let there be light—and there was Kansas." Roll Call--Who’s Who and Why in Kansas.
Early History of Kansas...............Mrs. Alford
Historical Spots of Kansas........Mrs. Atterberry
Parliamentary Drill...................Mrs. Renn
Hostess—Mrs. Crum
February 2
DRAMA
“Drama is a picture of human life.”
Roll Call—Makers of the American Drama.
Modem Plays....................Mrs. Davidson
The Little Theatre Movement in America..........................Mrs. Carr
Hostess—Mrs. Guenther
February 16
PATRIOTIC
“God must have loved the common people.
He made so many of them.”
Roll Call—Anecdotes from the life of Washington or Lincoln.
U. S. History Review.................Mrs. Rogers
Our Nation’s War Songs...............Mrs. Ready
Hostess—Mrs. Loofbourrow

March 1
WOMEN
“Men need not try where women fail.”—Euripides.
Roll Call—Interesting Women . I
Women in Industry...............Mrs. Guenther
Woman in Politics and Social Reform......................Mrs. Loofbourrow
Hostess—Mrs. Alford
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March 15
GUEST DAY
“There is no man that imparteth his joys to his friend, but he joyeth the more.”
Hostess—Mrs. Van Deventer



April 5
CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE
"Better one line that will survive the author than a hundred books outlived.”
Roll Call—A Quotation from Modern Verse.
Poets and Poetry of the Present
Day.....................Mrs. Van Deventer
Some Tendencies of Modern Fiction........................Mrs. Rothrock
Hostess—Mrs. Rogers
April 19
CHILDREN
“Blessed is he who helpeth the little ones,
He shall have peace in his day.”
Roll Call—Clever Sayings of Our Children.
Cultivating a Love for Good Books
in Our Children...................Mrs. Renn
Religious Training of Our Children.. .Mrs. Rogers
Hostess—Mrs. Rothrock
May 3
HOME
“The sweetest type of heaven is home."
Roll Call—Household Hints.
Music, Art. and Recreation in the
Home..........................Mrs. Richards
Fine China.........................Mrs. Jeter
Parliamentary Drill................Mrs. Renn
Hostess—Mrs. Davidson
May 17
EDUCATION
"Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army."
Roll Call—Believe it or Not.
Illiteracy in the U. S.............Mrs. Alford
Summer Camps for Boys and Girls...Mrs. Brown
Hostess—Mrs. Richards


CONSTITUTION Article I
Name: The name of this organization shall be Twentieth Century Club.
Article II
Object: The object of this club shall be to encourage women to study and to consider subjects of general interest whether of a literary, social or educational nature.
Article III
Officers: The officers of this club shall be president, one vice-president, a secretary, a treasurer and a critic. Such officers shall be elected' annually by ballot at the next to the last meeting of the year and they shall assume their respective duties at the close of the last regular meeting.
Article IV
Members: Any woman may become a member of this club upon election of membership by the club and the payment of the annual dues. The membership of this club shall be limited to sixteen members.
Article V
Regular Meetings: The club shall meet the first and third Tuesdays in each month, beginning the first Tuesday in October, at three o’clock, continuing until sixteen meetings have been held.
Article VI
Annual Dues: The amount per capita of annual dues shall be determined by vote of the members at the first regular meeting of the year and the said dues shall be paid within one month thereafter.
Article VII
Five members shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.
Article VIII
This Constitution may be amended at any meeting by a vote of two-thirds of those present but the amendment must be proposed at least two weeks before action is taken upon it.
BY-LAWS
Article I—Duties of Officers
Sec. 1—The President shall preside at all meetings of the club and of the executive committee and shall appoint standing committees.
Sec. 2—The Vice-President shall assume the duties of the President in her absence.
Sec. 3—The Secretary shall keep the minutes of all proceedings of the club.
Sec. 4—The Treasurer shall collect and have charge of all funds of the club.
Sec. 5—The Critic shall at the close of each meeting offer her criticism on any part of the program.
Article II
Sec. 1—The program committee shall consist of three members who shall select places of meeting and arrange programs.
Sec. 2—Flowers shall be sent only in case of death in the immediate family of a member.
Article III
Any woman desiring to become a member of the club shall present a written application. New members shall be admitted by ballot, their names having been previously presented to and accepted by the Executive Committee. Two votes against a candidate shall prevent her election to membership.
Article IV
A fine of twenty-five cents shall be imposed for absence.
Article V
Members must prepare assigned work on the program or provide a substitute and two failures within the year forfeit the right to membership.

Original Format

Small bound program booklet approximately 4" 1/4" wide X 6 1/4" tall, in handprinted cover, with typewritten pages, and bound with a ribbon.