630 SOUTH AS H L A'N" \B o U LW A R D
TELEPHONE SEELEY 1526 : C" LINOI
Vol. XXXIX NOVEMBER 1947 No. 10-11
THURSDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 13, AT 7:30
SPECIAL BUSINESS: Nomination of Officers, members of the Execu-
tive Board and delegates for the ensuing year. Election will be
held January 8, at our annual meeting.
The Executive Board is proposing the following Amendment to be
voted on: Amend Article 6, Section 1, by changing the words
"fifteen members" to "seventeen members. This will add two mem-
bers to our Executive Board, to give wider representation for
our increased affiliated organizations.
PROGRAM: Miss Halo Hibbard will show colored pictures of
Florida, California and some Smoky Mountain views.
REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED
THERE WILL BE NO MEMBERSHIP MEETING IN DECEMBER.
EENIDNDER OF OUR CHRISTMAS SALE TO BE HELD SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6,
at our Club House, 630 South Ashland Boulevard. We will have
our two usual main attractions the HAT BOOTH and the good
TUfRKEY DINNER at the low price of $1.-35, served at noon and in
the evening. Be sure to visit the Sale and make up a dinner
The'BOOTHS will include:
Millinery latest new hats Jewelry New and old
Fancy Goods Groceries and foods
Aprons Toys Jams and Jellies
White Elephant Miscellaneous Candy
These booths may suggest something for members to give. Our
dressmakers will make aprons if any members will send the ma-
terial but this must be sent early. We want well filled booths.
SEE PAGE 2 FOR INTERSTATE CONFERENCE PROGRAM.
November 1947 Page 2
The Annual Interstate Conference called by the Women's Trade
njLion Leagues and Committees of Illinois and Wisconsin will be
.held Satur:day and Sunday, November 15 and 16, at the Morrison
Hotel in Chicago.
The Saturdav morning and afternoon sessions will be devoted to
reports of elegates. A labor speaker from Wisconsin has been
invited to edd.tess the Conference. The sessions will begin at
10 a. m., and 2 p. m.
Saturday evening there will be a dinner meeting at 6:30. This
will be the gala meeting of the Conference with two distinguished
v-omen as speakers. Chase Going Woodhouse, a former Congresswoman
who distinguished herself in her own state of Connecticut as Sec-
retary of State and served in the 79th Congress, will give us a
view of how things are done in Congress. She has a wide know-
ledge of affairs about things of special interest to women now.
She is Executive Director of the Women's Committee of the Na-
tional Democratic Committee. Lottie Holman O'Neill, a Republican
LabLe Rep1?esentative from the 41st Senatorial District, was the
fi%:3st woman Legislator in Illinois. She will give us a view of
the State Legislature and how that body works.
Bothi romen have been champions of the bills of interest to women
"nd introduced Equal Pay Bills one in Congress and the other in
the State Legislature.
Dinner, '3.65 reservations must be received not later than Fri-
day, November 14, at 630 South Ashland Boulevard, or call Seeley
The Sunday afternoon meeting will be held at 2 o'clock. Miss
Pat -rcia Graff, manager of the Chicago Field Office of the Social
Security Board, will talk about the Act and the recommendations
madam by the Board for improvements in it. There will be a period
Mr. Daniel D. Carmell, legal counsel for the Chicago and Illinois
ta-te Federation of Labor, will talk about the Taft-Hartley Act
and this is important to all trade unionists today. No one is
better qualified to explain this Act and answer questions on it
than lir. Carmoll.
Members of our League or other guests are welcome at the sessions,
for which there will be no charge.
There will be a meeting for Action Against High Prices in which
we are co-operating on Wednesday afternoon, December 10, at
1 p. m., at Hull House, 800 South Halsted Street. Housewives are
particularly invited. No charge for visitors. Fee for delegates,
50 cents. Organizations are invited to send delegates.