Alice Brewer Wells, Business and Professional Women's Club: The Changing Role of Women.
Page Four Marin Council Women's Clubs Holds Panel Discussion Monday Eighty-five women attended the first evening meeting of the Marin Council of Women's Clubs held last Monday at the San Rafael Women's Improvement Club. The subject was "Woman's Place in a Changing World," and was presented in the form of a panel discussion. Mrs. H. A. Shuder, president of the Council, introduced as leader of the panel Mrs. Wm. D. Fusselman, who in turn introduced her panel: Miss Muriel Wright, Business and Professional Women's Club; Miss Dorothy Bitner, A. A. U. W. and Business and Professional Women's Club; Mrs. Alice Wells, Business and Professional Women's Club; Mrs. J. C. Uhte, child welfare work, P.-T.A.; Mrs. G. T. Page, Federated Women's Club; Miss Gretta Mae Adams, A. A. U. W.; Mrs. H. K. Brainerd, San Ra-fael Improvement Club and A. A. U. W.; and Miss Hulda Moorhead, A. A. U. W. Floor leaders assisting in the discussion were: Mrs. C. R. Lemme, Federated Women's Club; Mrs. Russell Smith, Ross P.-T.A. and A. A. U. W.; Miss Frances Mllliken, A. A. U. W.; and Mrs. Letha Jenkins, Business and Professional Women's Club. Mrs. Fusselman explained briefly the technique of the panel discussion, showing just how It differed from other forms of discussion. Background of Movement The discussion opened by giving the background of the feminist movement and the tracing of women suffrage through the past century, followed by the effect of the industrial revolution on the home, the influence of the World war In advancing as a whole the cause of women, and the results on the World war and the post war depression on the position of women. The status of omen in Germany, Russia, Italy, Japan, France and Spain was compared with our women as we see them in the new deal. It was the concensus of opinion that there is a sphere for women in politics; that women, single or married, have the right to earn If they need or wish; and that the time has come for greater identity of Interests between the sexes, but that there can be no equality until there is security for both sexes. The future of woman points toward a greater activity, the development of a creative ability and a better society. In tills all-embracing, broader outlook there Is a place for woman in the making of the homo. In social legislation, in public heulth, In the abolition of crime and in the abolition of war. Holds Monthly Meeting Preceding the program, the Marin branch of the American Association of University Women, which Is a part of the Marin Council, held its monthly business meeting, the presi dent, Mrs. E. Dewart Lewis, presid ing. Attention was called to the following announcements: The bridge party given by the county P.-T.A. at Larkspur on January 16th; an invitation from Mrs. January, president of the San Francisco branch of A. A. U. W to use their club room in the Western Women's Club, 609 Sutter Street, Room 1200, upon presentation of membership card, any day from Monday to Friday; the western regional conference on the cause and cure of war, to be held at Mark Hopkins hotel, February 13th and 14th; and the formation of two new groups under the internationl relations section, one called "Problems of the Pacific," meeting at the home of Mrs. John Forbes in Ross, and the other, "Social Trends," to meet for the first time Friday afternoon, January 18th, at the home of Mrs. Lewis on Terrace Avenue, Kentfleld. The treasurer's books, closing December 31st, showed sixty-five old members and eighteen new ones. Dinner Dance Miss Helen Pitcher, chairman of the recent graduate section, announced a dinner dance to be given Saturday, January 26th, 8:00 p. m., at the Marin Golf and Country Club. Mrs. A. C. Walters announced the meeting of the international relations section for Monday, January 28th, 8:00 p. m., at Marin Junior College. Mrs. E. A. Wlcher will speak on her experiences in Jerusalem. Miss Gretta Mae Adams reported the organization of a new branch of American Association of University Women at Santa Rosa with a membership of about 40. Mrs. Shuder announced the class of Mrs. Fusselman on book reviews, new plays and current events to begin January 24th at the library hall, San Ansel mo, 8:00 p. m., and to continue on the fourth Thursday of the month for Ave consecutive months. MAIN SCHOOL P.-T.A. The Main School Parent-Teacher Association of San Anselmo held a well attended meeting last Thurs day. At the conclusion of the busi ness session Miss Wllma Schrader, a former graduate of the school,, ren dered three piano selections, and a splendid talk was given by County School Superintendent George Ken dall on "Spiritual Training of Children," and "School Legislation." Mrs. Thomas l'eryam presided, and tea was cerved after the meeting. court the team last F. 27. over tenth the traveled the to hit good the of 47 man game usual season two-time and the to p. will for after program. of at Several the on January American affair table s The Marin County Association of Kite Departments will meet at tho : Fairfax school auditorium this Frl-1 lay evening with several Important!" matters scheduled to come before I the body. 1