The Press: Class for Clubwomen

They had been invited to hear an expert tell them how bad their stuff was. Six hundred showed up. They were all women and all amateur correspondents—presidents and press chairmen of Los Angeles clubs. Like clubwomen everywhere, they habitually send their local papers the kind of disheveled copy that prematurely ages the editors of women's pages. Last week, for the sixth time in six years, Los Angeles Times Club Editor Bess Wilson crisply told them to mend their ways.

To Bess Wilson, these spare-time journalists are no Helen Hokinson characters. "These women are hard workers . . . and they're alive...

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