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With, Estates, Taxes Discussed Before Wood River Rotarian* WOOD RIVER, Feb. 7—You don't have to mention your children In your will, Francis J. Manning, Wood River attorney told members of the Rotary Club when he discussed, "Wills, Estates and Taxes," before the group, Monday noon. No one knows hoW the Idea tha a person must leave their chll< at least $1 got started, Mannini said, pointing out It was decide! otherwise as early as 1400 In an ild English case. If the child Is not mentioned In he will, often it Is used as an rgument to try to show a clr umstance of Insanity In which he person drawing up the will did ot realize what he was doing. Manning pointed his talk to uestlons asked most frequently bout wills of which one is their ecesslty. He said, generally a wll i necessary and particularly so I lere are minors or a business con crned. Where children are In olved, If there Is no will the state may be tied up until they each legal age. He advised men Ith businesses to acquaint their wives with the business so she wll not be a helpless widow. On the execution of wills, he stressed the person making it musl sign as well as two witnesses, and these signatures must be acknowledged In the presence of all signers. Anyone can sign, hut. if a legatee signs, his share Is Invalidated although the rest of the will stands. An executor must be a resident of the state where the estate Is, In order that the court may have Jurisdiction. Manning explained what happens when there is no will, Illinois' ruling on lapse legacy and said the probate of a will generally is necessary. On taxes, he discussed the state inheritance tax which is against the Inheritance of the individual and the federal estate tax which is against the entire estate. I. E. Daucr, Roxana, was visit- Ing Rotarian, Walter Hale, Jr. was a guest of .his father and Lloyd Eden was Introduced by H. H. Smith as Junior Rotarian for the month. Ymmg Adults Meet WOOD RIVER — John McVey was elected president of the Young Adults Sunday School class of the First Evangelical United Brethren Church at the regular monthly meeting of the class at the church, Friday evening. Other officers elected were Mrs. Waldon Crause, vl.ce president, Mrs. James Wright, secretary, and Raymond Carr, treasurer. Shuffle board ahd darts, game recently purchased by the class, furnished entertainment for th scolal period. Edwin Crause led group singing and devotions were presented by Mrs. John McVey Fifteen members attended the meeting. Birthday Dinner WOOD RIVER — Mrs. Ben Belcher entertained with a sur prise birthday dinner at her home 441 Evans avenue, Saturday eve nlng, In honor of her sister, Mrs Waldon Crause of 463 Wood River Avenue. Canasta furnished diversion following dinner, Guests in eluded Mr. and Mrs. Crause and children, Mr. and Mrs. Belcher and children and Mrs. Albert Ross mother of Mrs. Crause and Mrs Belcher. Vacation In Mexico WOOD RIVER—Mr. and Mrs. 2 Omar Lyon, 490 Sixth street, and Mr. and Mrs. John Olbert, Oldenburg, returned Sunday from a two weeks' vacation in Mexico. En route they called at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mason Rogers in Houston, Tex. Returning from England WOOD RIVER—Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Arbuthnot and children, Charlotte and Nola Jean, who lave spent the past year in Chester, Eng., have notified frier-*- lere they will return to their home, 676 Acton avenue. They are scheduled to sail from London Wednesday. Nola Jean underwent a mastold operation last month and Is reported to be making satisfactory progress. Mr*. Fuhr'n Mother Dies WOOD RIVER—Otis Fuhr and :hildren, Donald and Patricia, of 24 Eighth street, were called to Christopher, III., Sunday because 8 replying to on a o

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 07 Feb 1950, Tue,
  3. Page 18

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