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F J Manning - Two W. River 7th Graders Win Legion Essay...
Two W. River 7th Graders Win Legion Essay Contest WOOD RIVER — Miss Linda Stirnaman, and Miss Marilyn Horvat won top honors in the American Legion district school essay contest, it was announced by Urban Hass of Mascoutah, district Americanism chairman, at the convention held in Wood River Sunday. The two girls, both seventh grade students of Wood River Schools, won in the local contest, and their success in the district judging will automatically make them eligible for competition in the Fifth Division contest. If they place in the division judging, judging, their essays will be sent on for competition in the state contest. contest. The state-wide contest conducted conducted by the Legion Posts of each community was open to all pupils pupils of the sixth, seventh and eighth grades, who were invited to write essays on the topic "A Great American". Linda, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leon F. Stirnamen, 536 Leslie Ave., is a student at Lewis-Clark School. Marilyn is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Horvat, Rt. 1, Edwardsville Edwardsville road, Wood River and is a student at St. Bernard's School. The awards were presented to the two girls, Monday evening by Francis Manning, contest chairman. Past Oracles Annual Picnic Set Thursday WOOD RIVER — Members of the Past Oracles Club of the Royal Royal Neighbors of America will meet Thursday at the home of Mrs. Rose Waggoner, 759 E. Rosedale Ave., Rosewood Heights, for their annual picnic supper and social evening. The meal will be served at 6 p.m. followed by games and contests. contests. Each guest is asked to bring a small "white elephant" to be used as prizes during the social evening. Charles Herren Improved WOOD RIVER - Charles Herren, Herren, 489 State Aid Rd., who is a patient at the Alton Memorial Hospital Hospital for treatment of injuries suffered suffered in an auto accident Saturday, Saturday, is improving, his wife said today. Herren, involved in an accident accident in southern Illinois, suffered suffered a brain concussion and fractured fractured pelvis, Mrs. Herren said. Violet Club Of RosetvoodToMeet in ceremonies in Jr. 11 mothers of 90 a professor Six Ky. of Casting

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 25 Jun 1957, Tue,
  3. Page 11

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