Francitas Library Club

 

 


At some point the Francitas Library building was
moved adjacent to the Baptist Church and was
used for visiting preachers.
(picture taken December 2006)


 

 


Francitas Library Club

April 17, 1914

 

Toastmistress - Mrs. G. J. Phelps

Music- Mrs. R. E. Young

Our First Banquet - Miss Helen Schwind

Our Club - Mrs. V. J. Phelps

The Husband of a Club Woman - Mrs. R. E. Young

Our Books - Mrs. W. E. Dillard

Our Club Song - Misses Phelps, Young, Kellogg, Phelps

______  ______ - Mrs. Maude Godfrey

Reading - Miss Natalie Young

Reminiscences of a Pioneer - Mrs. R. C. Young
 

 


Francitas Library Club

Francitas , Texas

YEAR BOOK

1915 - 1916

 

Organized

Reorganized 1912

Joined State Federation 1913

 

Club Colors - Green and White

 


Officers

 President - Mrs. J. W. Dismukes

Vice-President - Mrs. G. H. Bowers

Secretary - Mrs. R. C. Young

Treasurer - Mrs. H. C. Ellis

Librarian - Mrs. Robert Gale

Auditor - Miss Faith Schwind

 


Roster

Mrs. G. H. Bowers

Mrs. Chas. Comstock

Mrs. J. W. Dismukes

Miss Freda Dye

Mrs. H. C. Ellis

Mrs. B. M. Funk

Mrs. Robt. Gale

Mrs. Chas. Griest

Mts. T. A. McCoy

Mrs. G. J. Phelps

Mrs. W. F. Schwind

Miss Faith Schwind

Mrs. Gus L. E. Smith

Mrs. Fred Spencer

Mrs. L. C. Stickney

Mrs. J. A. Van Doren

Mrs. J. M. Young

Mrs. R. C. Young

Miss Natalie Young

 


Course of Study
 

TEXAS HISTORY

Mrs. Anna J. Hardwicke Pennybacker's History Used

 

October Fifth

Hostess - Mrs. Ellis

Social Service - Mrs. Phelps

 

October Nineteenth

Hostess - Mrs. Dismukes

Era of Explorers and First Settlers (French Claims to Missions) - Mrs. Van Doren

 

November Second

Hostess - Mrs. Bowers

Era of Explorers and First Settlers (Missions to close of Era) - Mrs. Phinney

 

November Sixteenth

Hostess - Miss Dye

Era of Filibusters - Mrs. Gale

 

November Thirtieth

Hostess - Mrs. R. C. Young

Era of Colonization - Mrs. Ellis

 

December Fourteenth

Hostess - Miss Young

Era of Revolution (1830 to 1835) - Miss Schwind

 

December Twenty-eighth

OPEN MEETING

 

January Eleventh

1916

Hostess - Mrs. Funk

Era of Revolution (1835 to 1836) - Mrs. Bowers

 

January Twenty-fifth

Hostess - Mrs. Griest

Era of the Republic (Houston's to Lamar's Administration) - Mrs. Comstock

 

February Eighth

Hostess - Mrs. Schwind

Era of the Republic ( Houston 's Second Administration to close of Era) - Mrs. Funk

 

February Twenty-second

Hostess - Mrs. Phinney

Era of State to Davis Administration - Freda Dye

 

March Seventh

Hostess - Mrs. Comstock

Era of State-- Davis ' Administration to Close of Era - Mrs. Spencer

 

March Twenty-first

Hostess - Mrs. Phelps

Review - Leader, Mrs. R. C. Young

 

BANQUET

April Fourth

Hostess - Mrs. Van Doren

Bible - Mrs. Schwind

 

April Eighteenth

Hostess - Mrs. Gale

Bible - Mrs. Dismukes

 

May Second

Hostess - Mrs. Smith

Bible - Mrs. Stickney

 

May Sixteenth

Hostess - Mrs. Spencer

Bird Life - Prizes Awarded

 

May Thirtieth

Hostess - Mrs. J. M. Young

Music - Miss Natalie Young

 


Constitution

 

ARTICLE I

This association shall be known as the Francitas Library Club.


ARTICLE II

The object of this club shall be to stimulate intellectual and moral development; to promote good fellowship; to strengthen, by organization, their individual efforts for humanity and to provide good books for the library.


ARTICLE III

The officers of the club shall be a president, a vice-president, a secretary, a treasurer, a librarian and an auditor, and these officers shall constitute a board.

ARTICLE IV

The officers of this club shall be elected at the last meeting in February. The members of the club shall entertain the gentlemen once a year.


ARTICLE V

The constitution may be amended at any meeting by a two-thirds vote of members present, provided notice of such amendment has been given at the previous meeting.

 


Bylaws


ARTICLE I

SEC. 1 - The president shall preside at all meetings of the club, and conduct them by a formal order of business.

SEC. 2 - The vice-president shall, during the absence of the president, assume her duties.

SEC. 3 - The secretary shall keep a correct record of all meetings; she shall be custodian of all reports and attend to all correspondence.

SEC. 4 - The treasurer shall take charge of all money, keep a correct account of all money received and expended by her.

SEC. 5 - The librarian shall appoint her assistants, and it shall be her duty to see that the library is open on Wednesday and Saturday afternoons from two to five o'clock . It shall be her further duty to receive and mark all books, and take charge of all membership cards.

SEC. 6 - The auditor shall audit all bills and accounts and make a report of same.

ARTICLE II

SEC. 1 - Any woman sympathizing with the object of this association may become a member on payment of fifty cents (50c), yearly dues.


ARTICLE III

SEC. 1 - The regular meetings of this club shall be held once in two weeks. They shall begin the first Tuesday of October. All new officers shall take charge at the last meeting of the year. Five members shall make a quorum.

SEC. 2 - All officers shall be elected at the time provided for in the constitution, except in case of death or resignation, when vacancy shall be filled by the board, until such time as an election is held.


AMENDMENT

SEC 1 - Amendments may be made to the bylaws in accordance with the rule laid down in the constitution.
 

 

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