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Send Selective with the Navy, learned meet- of the army, quota that to then gone five and to been Wood River Woman's Club to erve Silver Anniversary i Banquet Tuesday Night ALTON Group Now Is Leading Institution After 25 Years RVER, 15.- at March >S Club ' wlth 40 mem- and whl <* n i u a meml >ershlp of will celebrate Its silver annl- •* a banquet Tuesday eve- Alton YWCA, for which week".- 8re bei " g completed th| s Four hundred women have been £ 6 v berS SJ th ° Clut d «ring the 25 years. More than 100 of them have moved out of the city and 60 Wood River Man Gets Commission U. S. Navy for the induction' o ex held so _„_ v..c l-ILjr nilU are dead. Pnst members and members of the Junior Woman's Club have been Invited to the banquet. Seven original charter members or the club, who are still active members, will be especially honored. They are Mrs. M. F. Manning. Mrs. Robert Parks, Mrs. J F •VlcCrPdle, Mrs. William Bacheldor, Mrs. James Towey, Mrs F J. Gainer and Mrs. George Gunni- Reeall Former Days Parts of original programs given in the club's infancy, will be re. peated by persons who presented them many years ago, and activities will be recalled through old newspaper clippings that will be read. Music of a decade or two will be heard, and it too will be given by some of the same musicians of original programs. The program committee is headed by Mrs. F. W. Bauer and assisting her are Mrs. Ralph Volz, Mrs. W. 'P. Stevens, Mrs. D C Burroughs, Mrs B. N. Harrod, and Mrs. G. O. DeAtley. Mrs. James B. Wainwright is chairman of the banquet commit tee which includes Mrs. Byron Tanner, Mrs. J. A, Hubbard, Mrs. Herbert Paton, Mrs. R. Volz, Mrs. J. K. Towey, Mrs. J. L. Cross, Mrs. Clark Miller and Miss Marjorie Crewell. Members of the executive board are in charge of invitations and transportation. They are Mrs. DeAtley, president; Mrs. Omar Lyon, chairman and Mrs. R. L. Holcomb, Mrs. Clinton Tucker, Mrs. J. A. WOOD RIVER, March 15.—Following aduating exercises Friday at Northwestern University, Chicago, Maurice Daniel Callahan, who was one of 741 naval reserve midshipmen who were commissioned ensigns in the United States Naval Reserve, returned to Wood River for a 10-day furlough before continuing on to the west coast where he will report at San Pedro, Calif., for duty aboard a destroyer in the Pacific. Ensign Callahan, the son of Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Callahan of 743 Madison avenue, was graduated last June from the commerce and Garden Club at Wood RiverHears Talk on Peonies R. J. Montague of Delhi Describes Origin and Development WOOD RIVER, March 15. Peonles have so long been associated with American gardens they are thought of by many as native flower, R. j, Montague Delhi told members of Wood Garden Club at a meeting Friday afternoon, but they were brought to this country In 1600 from Japan and China, The meeting held at the home of Miss Ruby Roseberry, near Wanda. Gardeners were inclined to look upon the peony as an Inferior flower in the earlier days, but cultivation and care they have been enhanced in beauty until today they are among the more showy and popular flowers. For best success In growing, peonies should be fed bone mal, Montague said, drawing upon own experience in raising and cultivating the flower for more than 10 years. Mrs. M. F. Manning, program chairman, introduced the speaker. '•-d been assisted in arranging the program by Mrs. R. E. Hessenauer. Miss Roseberry was assisted in entertaining by her sister, Mrs. Ryan. The next meeting of the club will be with Mrs. Frank Bauer of . Wood River avenue. larmon, Mrs. Byron Tanner, Mrs. Mason Rogers. Mrs, Earl Anderon, Mrs. C. E. Kayser, Miss Berha Darling and Miss Esther Culp. Adopting as its aim, "to main- ain an organization center of bought and to promote mutual telpfulness among women, to help th e sick, to. feed the needy, to pro- mote civlc P ride an d to make Wood River a worthwhile place in which to live", the organization meeting was held March 16, 1916, at the hsjne of Mrs. Manning Nineteen women were presen who made up the charter list Mrs. Manning was elected presi dent; Mrs. A. K. Whiteiaw, vice president; Mrs. Robert Parks, recording secretary; Mrs., S. A Beach, corresponding secretary and Mrs. Otto Hoffman, treasurer. Planted 8500 Trees On numerous occasions their aim has been attained through work that was very successful in addition to the every day routine worthwhile activities of the organization. In the early years of its existence the club was responsible for the planting of over 3500 trees on the city streets; over $800,000 was raised by members in the township in the fourth Liberty Loan drive; at the time of the flu epl- finance school of St. Louis University. Since his graduation he has been a student at Northwestern University Naval Reserve Midshipman school. His mother, who went to Chicago to witness the graduation exercises, returned to Wood River with him Friday evening. Milk Producers Elect Officers Report $10,000 Building Projects at Wood RiVer WOOD RIVER, March 15— The city of Wood River reported three building projects to aggregate estimated cost of $10,000 in Febru an, n eru- ary, according to a statistical tab- , asca a- ulation for municipalities of 1111- nois issued today by the Illinois Department of Labor. Edw™ ville reported two projects wti- mated cost $3050 es °- Permit valuations over the demic in 1917 and 1918 an emergency hospital was set up in which fifty patients were admitted within 24 hours; welfare work is being carried on continually in connection with the American Red Cross and the Associated charities in Alton. In the early days members wer in attendance at many city counci meetings, and it was because o pressure from the "ladies" tha many of the ordinances were pass ed. Much work was entailed by th women In helping with the or The newly elected Board of Di rectors of Sanitary Milk Producer held their first meeting at the Association office in St. Louis recently and elected the following officers: President, E. W. Tiedeman, Belleville, 111.; vice-president R. D. Pennewell, Palmyra, Mo. treasurer, J. King Eaton, Edwards ville; secretary, A. D. Lynch, Clay, ton, Mo. The following standing committees were elected: Executive Committee, R. D. Pennewell, M. E. Bone, Vandalia; J. King Eaton, Joe J. Herman jr., Beaufort, Mo.; B. J. Schumacher, Altamont, III. Finance Committee: C. Monte Craft, Pevely, Mo., Orville Plocher, Highland, Frank B. Tracy, JerseyMle. Budget Committee: Includes the finance committee and M. E. Bone and H. P. Wicklein, Evansville. Sales Committee: H. P. Wick- ein, Thomas Creech. Troy, Mo., J. King Eaton and B. J. Schumacher. avenue, the building that will ^r pr^o "7—" £ thc Kr °-| had been l*™J° r H"'* P ermits nad been issued earlier. | ™,v i j I nff. v ,£? d was a new i °"if t bui Wing for the Mu- C °' near the City Hall. office Is River avenue, Lard Export Demands Gain' cial ' "a* Se ™ ce) - Increased interes in domestic lard Is WUniClI III IIClp«»B VT1V1* »,»•*- vr» ganization of the Public Library and social events were stylishly given. Membership Relations: publicity, Orville Plocher, Thomas Creech, Jos. Haarmann, Effingham, 111., VIorris Major, Mountain Grove, Mo., John Voss, Breese, 111. Transportation: Theodore Meissner, Hoyleton, 111., Joseph Haarmann, Morris Major, John Voss, and Sumner G. Wilson, Butler, 111. Legislative Committee: (For Missouri) R. D. Pennewell, C. Monte Craft, and Joe J. Herman jr. (For Illinois) Frank B. Tracy, Joseph Haarmann, and Theodore Miessner. --- i t« th V «;--/- may Ver!,„„ It i be nefit of Amer- *ffi. Pn ffiS£ I , and u a Foil-mount Police Chief Sued MILWAUKEE, UP) — Chief of Police Charles K. Artlnger o Fairmount City, 111., was namec defendant in a damage suit fo $5,522.95 filed in circuit court b Government buyers entered the I market recently and while there has been no confirmation of any large scale business, traders said the inquiries indicated there is export demand which may be satis- fled, if necessary, by some subsidy arrangement. Provision men said shipments to Britain could be made under the lend-lease law. Export outlet for lard, which comprises about 15 percent of the hog and thus Is a determinant in establishment of hog values, has been on a greatly reduced basis in recent years. Processed lard much-of the time has sold below the price of live hogs. Before the war Great Britain was the United States' biggest customer for lard. Several years ago Britain and Germany were big importers but in 1940, the Ger- mcns having been virtually out of the market for several years, little Cuba became the best U. S. lard of

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 15 Mar 1941, Sat,
  3. Page 3

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