Mrs M F Manning

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Mrs M F Manning - 25 Years Ag< In and About Alton October 29,...
25 Years Ag< In and About Alton October 29, 1916 Mrs. Joe Lamport entertained 22 Children in celebration celebration of the fifth birthday of her daughter, Verla. Shurtleff college football team beat Blackburn 31 to 3. Alton high school and East St. Louis football teams battled to a 0-0 tie. A grid tilt between St. Louis University frosh and Western Military .Academy .Academy also ended 0-0. Frank C. Picard, harnessmaker and leather goods dealer, said that the price of leather had jumped from 15 centa to 18 centa.a pound. While the boost may not sound like much, Ptcard said, the first time a full harness Is sold the buyer will become well aware of the increase. ' An Alton grocer, who tried to collect a bill with his fists, was fined $6,60 In police court. H. H. Clark, special assessor for Wood River, was making special assessments for sewer and water service. . ' * • Mrs. M. F. Manning, Mrs. Mooney and Mra. C. Helper were named to the committee for St. Joseph's hospital tag day at Wood River. Harry Burton, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Burton, of College avenue had recovered from diphtheria. A Halloween party was held at the Masonic Temple by the recently organized Eastern Star Lodge. A quartet composed of the Misses Edith and

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 29 Oct 1941, Wed,
  3. Page 4

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