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WELCOME TO THE WOMEN OF LOUISIANA ASSEMBLED IN THE 22ND ANNUAL CONVENTION
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Volume I. FOUR SECTIONS. BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1921. THIRTY-TWO PAGES. Number S
WOMEN OF STATE TO INVADE CAPITAL
OFFICIAL CALL FOR MEELTING
AS ISSUED BY THE PRESIDENT
OUTLINE OF PROGRAM AND USEFUL INFORMATION RE
GARDING BIG CONVENTION OF WOMEN'S CLUBS
HERE GIVEN BY MRS. STORM
Morgan City, La., Oct. 25, 1921.
To the Officers and Members of the
Louisiana Federation of Women's
The Twenty-second Annual Conven
tion of the Louisiana Federation of
Women's Clubs will meet in Baton
Rouge, November 29-30, December 1,
Official headquarters will be at the
Istrouma Hotel. Convention head
quarters will be at the Woman's Club
House. All meetings will be held in
the Woman's Club House except the
Wednesday evening session, Presi
dent's Night, which will be held in the
It is requested that all clubs send
their full representation. Visitors will
be cordially welcomed at all meetings.
Official Representation: Article V,
Sec. 1. (By-Laws) Each club holding
membership in the State Federation
may be represented at the annual
meeting by two delegates or alter
nates, and the president of the club or
her alternate. No delegate or presi
dent, shall represent more than one
club or organization.
Sec. 2. State organizations and
city federations holding membership
in the State Federation shall be enti
tiled to three representatives at the
Officers to Be Elected: President, c
Second Vice-President, Correspondinl 1
To Ratify: Election of President of ,
Resolutions. Those who contem-ll
plate presenting resolutions will kind-[j
ly forward them at least one week be
fore the convention to the Chairman
of Resolutions, Mrs. D. A. Kelly, Lake
Reservations: Hotel accommoda
tions must be secured at an early date
thru the Chairman, Mrs. G. P. McNeel,
Istrouma Hotel, Baton Rouge.
By order of the Board of Directors.
Mrs. Albert Florens Storm, Pres.
Miss Daisy Badley, Rec. Sec'y.
A Bulletin of information will fol
low this official call.
Time-November 29-30, December1
1, 1921. 1
Official Headquarters - Istrouma 1
Convention Headquarters--Woman's I
Club House. 1
All meetings will be held in the l
Woman's Club House, except the 1
meeting on Wednesday evening, Pres
Ident's Night, which will be held in
the Community Club. At this session
District President will present the En
dowment Fund offering, results of
"Federation Week" campaign.
The convention will open on Tues
day evening, November 29, at 8:15
The convention will close on Thurs
day afternoon, December 1, at 4:30.
The Board of Directors will meet atl
lunclh, Tuesday noon, Istrouma Hotel.
Price per plate, $1.00.
The Council will meet Tuesday af-it
ternoon, Woman's Club House, 21
All members of the Board and of
the Council are requested to arrive in
time for these meetings.
(The Board of Directors is compos
ed of the State Officers, District Pres
ident, Chairmen of Departments, and ,
the G. F. W. C. Directors.)
(The Council is composed of the a
Board of Directors, the Presidents of j
al1 clubs or their alternates and the a
Chairmen of Divisions, Departments, 4
Standing and Special Committees.) 8
The Credentials Committee will re
eelve credentials at the IstroumsA Ho-[
tel an Tuesday--at the Woman's Club ,
Delegates are requested to present t
their credentials and to register im
mediately after their arrival. Creden. a
ti)ls must be accompanied by copy of as
ielpt of the Club's dues.
Welga ai.e equstbd to wr s
(Chntiaued on Page FIve) a
Department of Applied Education.
Committeee on Raising and Distribu
tion of National and Community
Denver Col., Nov. 4, 1921.
Mrs. Albert F. Storm, Morgan City,
My dear Mrs. Storm:-The ap
proaching International Conference on
the Reduction of Armaments called by
the President of the United States, of
fers a supreme opportunity for ser
vice to the club women of America.
The general Federation of Women's
Clubs has always desired to cooperate
with governmental leadership, lending
every possible support to those in au
thority. Through the President, the
United States of America has taken
the foremost place in endeavoring to
solve the great problems created by
after-the-war conditions, and the com
mittee on Raising and Distribution of
National and Community Revenue
eagerly assures the President of its
profound appreciation of his action in
calling this historic meeting. It also -
hopes that the President may see fit
to call upon it for any form of ser
vice that may seem desirable.
In view of that fact that ninety
three per cent of all revenue raised
is expended in payment for the past th
and preparing for future wars, leav- fe
ing but seven per cent of National ur
wealth to be expended on education, to
philanthropy and furtherance of all fe
other activities of Government, it us
seems imperative that the Department
of Applied Education and the Cm. in
mittee on the Raising and Distribu- m
tion of National and Community Rev- m
enues should start a campaign among of
the club women of the nation, in favor tr
of the Reduction of Armaments. to
Such a reduction is imperative, both th
from an ethical and financial stand- m
point. A reduction of armaments by of
all civilized nations would not only i
tend toward the preservation of inter- -
national peace, but would release vast
sums of money for service in the con
structive work of the world. A mil -
lion and a half organized women can
become the voice of Twentieth Century
progress in the establishment of more
righteous international relations and
a saner distribution of public revenue.
"Will you not ask of your fellow
workers in the Federation to com
municate directly with President
Harding, declaring in favor of an im
mediate Reduction of Armament? As
public spirited citizens and as the
consecrated motherhood and enlight
ened womanhood of the American re
public, the Federation asks you to
perform this patriotic service. .
Feeling sure that this vital chal
enge for immediate action will meet
the characteristically loyal club re
sponse, I am,
MARY C. C. BRADFORD,
Graduates of McGrath School.
Several young ladies received their
certificates as graduates in Shorthand
and Typewriting at Miss McGrath's
Shorthand School in the Cangelosi
Building on Monday morning. Mr. J.
St. Amant, made a splendid talk to
he class, and gave them some sound
advice, which if followed, will be of
great benefit to them in the business
world. Those receiving certificates
were Misses Julia Lively, M. J. Vick,
Minnie Vick, Geo. Williams of Slaugh
Misses Mary Clarke and Willie Ges
sell, recent graduates, are filling
splendid positions as stenographers.
Sileala arems to be the Ireland of
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OUR PRESENT PRESIDENT
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MRS A. . SOR
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My effort has been to strengthen
the spirit of unity between club and
federation; a unity of purpose and
understanding in state work, each club
to feel that it not only belongs to
federation, but that it has an individ
ual part in its aims and works.
I started out by visiting every'club
:n the state. Of course in towns of
more than one, there was a joint
meeting. As chairman of the Council
Df National Defense for the Tihrd dis
trict, necessitating visiting the towns
to organize the work, as a member of
the Bureau of Speakers, called at any
moment to go any where, as a member
Df several other war organizations, my
work the first two years was about
all I could do. Then came reconstruc
tion days, when everybody wanted to
rest, and extra efforts had to be made
to keep the clubs together. My en
tire term has been marked by the $.
First, the many calls and drives for
war works, in which the club women
were real soldiers; then to "keep the
home fires burning" I ask for the
Endowment Fund, for the establishing
of an official relief, etc. etc., and in
sisted that the clubs take an .$ctive
part as federated clubs.
Our legislative work was partly
successful. The Home and Training
OUR VICE PRESIDENT
Chaimnan LoaiCana Branch National Woman's Party.
22ND ANNUAL CONVENTION OF
WOMEN'S CLUBS TO MEET HERE
SECOND TIME IN HISTORY STATE FEDERATION HAS
MET IN BATON ROUGE-REMARKABLE GROWTH
IS SHOWN IN TEN YEARS
CLUB IN MEET
FULL OF "PEP"
On Monday, November 7th, there
took place at the Woman's Club a
meeting of the Board of Managers of
the Club House that was so full of
"pep" that the officers of the or
ganization were much gratified to see
the great interest and perfect co-op
eration shown by each and every mem
ber of the Board. Thirteen members
There was a great deal of routine
Mrs. W. S. Holmes turned in a good
report from the Rummage Sale.
Mrs. A. R. Albritton reported the
finances in good condition and a nice
nest egg in bank on our next pay
Mrs. A. Doherty reported furniture
and chairs bought and the Club House
in readiness to be used for entertain
It was decided to have a formal op
ening, Friday, November the twenty
fifth (25th) from seven to ten. The
stockholders of the Woman's Club,
Inc., will be allowed to invite guests.
Invitations will be issued and mem
bers are asked to notify Mrs. G. A.
Waterman or Mrs. A. R. Albritton of
the number of guests they expect to
bring. Mrs. Maurice Mayer will have
charge of the refreshments and Mrs.
Joe Ramires of the invitations. Other
committees were not appointed.
Mrs. Babin told of the great inter
est shown in the "Story Telling". Last
week there were ninety-three present
to hear a very delightful program got
ten up by Mrs.T. H. Harris. The
members of the "Story Telling" com
mittee have worked zealously and
some very interesting programs have
been given. This committee consists
of Mrs. L. U. Babin, Mrs. T. H. Har.
his, Mrs. W. F. Peak, Miss Caroline
Farrnbacher, Mrs. Henry Jastremski,
and Mrs. Eugene Cazedessus.
Another committee that has done
good work during the past month is
the House Committee under the able
direction of Mrs. J. P. McNeel, and
the Club House has been put in per
fect order. This committee has six
members serving three months. They
are Mrs. J. P. McNeel, Mrs. Bynum,
Mrs. Nora Dougherty, Mrs. James
Chambers, Mrs. Payne Breazeale, Mrs.
A. P. Fillastre.
School for the Feeble-minded, the
State Library Commission, Suffrage,
Minimum Wage for Women and chil
dren in industry were our special ef
forts. The first two were entirely suc
cessful and the coming year will find
them functioning. Of course, suffrage
was everybody's victory. The Mini
mum Wage was successful in so far
that a great deal of educational work
was done, and Mrs. Wilkinson wrote
into the Constitution an ordinance
that a Wage Commission can be cre
I believe that our State Federation
is a strong, powerful body to-day, us
ing its power in those things that
mean better schools, better communi
ties, better health, better state.
Am looking forward to a great con
Nov. 19, 1921.
MRS. A. F. STORM.
Dr. Nellie B. Cooper will deliver a
series of lectures in New Orleans
shortly under the iuspices of the Na
tional Association of Chiropodist, on
Foot Hygiene. She will lecture at
the City Normal School, Girls' High
School, Teachers' Association, Grad
uate Trained Nurses' Association. Dr.
Cooper taught seven years in Chicago
and is well qualified to conduct these
By Mrs. L. U. Bahin, Secretary of the
The twenty-second annual conven
tion of the Louisiana Federation of
Women's Clubs will meet in Baton
Rouge November 29 to December 1,
This is the second time that the
State Federation has been invited to
Baton Rouge. In 1910 when it came
there were only two local clubs fed
erated. They were the Philistoria,
Mrs. T. D. Boyd, president and the
Civic Association, Mrs. C. H. Stum
When the federation meets here this
month there will be seven hostess
clubs. Their names and the names of
their presidents are as follows: Phil.
istoria, Mrs. W. S. Payne; Civic As.
sociation, Mrs. C. H. Stumberg; Rest
Room League, Mrs. L. U. Babin;
Housewives' League, Mrs. V. V. Ses
sions; I. H. Gottlieb Memorial, Mrs.
Joe Ramires; Reviewers, Mrs. M. fX,
Gaudy; and the League of Women
Voters, Miss Daisy Badley.
Mrs. A. F. Storm of Morgan City
is president of the State Federation;
Mrs. Jos. E. Frieud, New Orleans,
vice-president; Miss Daisy Badley,
Baton Rouge, recording secretary;
Mrs. W. B. Reed, Morgan City, cor.
responding secretary; and Mrs. Frap.
ces White, Alexandria, treasuret
Mrs. T. E. Brown, Oakdale, auditor.
There are eight district president.
Mrs. A. G. Reed of Baton Rouge is
president of the Sixth District.
The program for this convention
was sent to Baton Rouge clubs by
Mrs. J. D. Wilkinson, of Shreveport,
who is chairman of Federation pro.
gram committee. This program is
well thought out and is expected to
be one of the best ever presented.
Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 29, the
Council will hold its meeting in 'the
woman's club house. The Council is
composed of the officers, district pres.
idents, chairmen of standing commit.
tees, chairmen of special committees,
past presidents and.the president of
every federated club or her proxy.
Subjects chosen for discussion by the
"Modern Amusements--The Dance,
Motion Pictures, 'Night Riders'," etc.,
"Parish Unit Organizations."
Tuesday evening will be the official
opening at the club house at which
time the Governor of the state wijll
address the convention, welcome tad
dress by the Mayor and hostess el=ibs
and women of national fame will be
on the program.
Wednesday evening in the Commun
ity Club will be "Presidents' Night."
On this program will appear the na
tional president, Mrs. Thomas 0.
Whter of Minneapolis, the presidents
of Arkansas, Texas, Alabama, Missis
sippi and Florida federations, who
will bring greetings from their states,
The district presidents of Louisiana
will speak on "Plan and Scope of My
District's Work." "Presidents' Night''
will be the gala night of the conven
Tuesday, at noon, there will be a
luncheon at the Istrouma hotel. At
this time the board members will dis
cuss their work and subjects appurten
ant to the meeting. This luncheon
will be in the nature of a "Dutch
Treat," every member paying for her
Tuesday afternoon from 4 to 5:30,
a reception to the convention by host.
ess clubs to which club women of the
town are invited.
Tuesday night from 6 to 8 dinner for
the department chairmen and the di
vision chairmen, also dinner at that
time for the district presidents, that
these may all discuss their mutual
Wednesday at noon there will be a
luncheon at the Country Club to the
convention compllmentary at the host.
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