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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH at on a of 78 Get Diplomas At Lewis-Clark Gradual ion Hrld Ttir>.*(la\ Evening at At Wood River Police Break Up Woman's Club Circus, But It Was All in Fun WOOD RIVKR — Lowif-Clark Junior High School graduated 7R fighih grarlprs Tuesday night In the new school auditorium. Certificates were presented by George L, Hayes, president of the School District 104 Boarrt of Education. Similar exercises will be staged tonight at 8 p. rn. at the auditorium of Woodrow Wilson Junior High School in Hartford. The program opened with two numbers, a march and an overture. played by the school band, directed by Wilbur Hitle. Graduating students entered the auditorium lo a processional. "Largo" by Handel played by Mrs. Kunice Robinson, district vocal director. Highlight of the program was the announcement of winners of the American Legion essay contest and school rnedal awards, made by Francis Manning. Americanism chairman of Legion Post L'04 of Wood River. The awards were presented by Manning, ,Cmdr. Clifford Davidscm and Bill Blacklock, child welfare chairman. Essay winners were Ann Early of the eighth grade, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Early, 303 WOOD RIVKR — Wood River police broke up the Woman's Club circus Tuesday night, but all in i fun. It was about the only way to get the dozen colorful performers out of the banqtjet room at St. Paul's Lutheran Church and al: low for an installation of officers. So, after Toya the snake charmer had ctiarmed and Pavlova the tightrope walker had hoisted her umbrella, the police night riders , insaded the banquet room, turning I the women back to more serious business. ! The "Greatest Show on Earth" i was staged as surprise entertain- i merit and probably will go down in Woman's Club history as one of their zaniest annual programs. A few of the performers, acting incognito, had to be introduced following the mock arrest. Mrs. Karl Fulp. toastmistress for the .evening's program, took on the job after Bobo the clown feigned dumbness. : Amid barking and music, the Guests included Mrs. M. K. Bruce, president of the Wnd district Illinois Federation of Woman's Club from Last St. Louis; Mrs. Francis Manning, new Junior Woman's president; Mrs. Clifton Seymour, retiring Junior president; and Mrs. William Soliday of California, a former member o'f the club. Mrs. Brown was chairman of the banquet committee assisted by those women who performed. Receive* Degree WOOD RIVER.-Jacqueline Ball, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Ball, 70 Rosewood lane, was graduated from Blackburn College. In Carlinville, Monday. She received her bachelor of arts degree in English. Miss Ball will leave the middle of June for Crystal Air. Mich., where she will he in charge of horseback riding at the resort during the summer. East Alton Jr.