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F Manning - (Established January IS, [food River Asks Flood...
(Established January IS, [food River Asks Flood Relief Aid Oily to Seek Share of State Fund \VOOD IUVER, Sept. 8.—Wood [ jj ivc r will seek a share in the stale (flood relief fund appropriated by 'l, e last General Assembly. fl,c City Council, Tuesday night, juthorlzctl City Counsellor Fran- (is Manning to inquire whether [flood River is eligible to receive s from the appropriation. Manning said today he will query hi Qov. Hugh Cross on the mat- While Wooti River staved off nia joi- damage through the efforts O f the Civilian Defense corps and Liunleer workers, who built an emergency levee at the west edge 0 ( town, some minor damage oc- curred, 'Manning said. The council also: Authorized purchase of a wind- Shield for the city fire truck. 'instructed Alderman Kasten to investigate possibility of building a ramp for fire hose to replace the present drying tower. Approved a call for bids for t.ho installation of sanitary plumbing In the two jail cells. Enacted a new ordinance covering the/ registration of vital statis- The ordinance was inspired by recent legislation at Springfield, and will not, affect the present sys- lem of recording births and deaths. Dinner at Clifton Terrace WOOD RIVER.— Mr. and Mrs. Lee Wrest of 643 Whllelaw avenue were guests of honor at a dinner party given on Labor day by Mrs. W. A. Dolbee at her home In Clifton Terrace. The dinner was arranged in observance of Mr. and Mrs. Wrest's wedding anniversary. Return from Honeymoon WOOD RIVER. — Mr. and Mrs. Ewing Sons have returned from their honeymoon and at present are residing with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Thompson, of Halloran avenue. Finishes Boot Training WOOD RIVER. '— Gerald A. White graduated from "boot" training at Farragut, Idaho, Monday and will arrive in Wood, River this week to spend a leave with his wife, who resides with her par- ents, hovcn WOOD of the Fort and nnd Mrs. Elizabeth, WOOD Rolland Ills Ga., and Lincoln, his basic former ton, Is WOOD of Acton letter her^lhat wife, with his heard WOOD Guild of meet o'clock as Couison WOOD Bund of turned Mich., her

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 08 Sep 1943, Wed,
  3. Page 9

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