Mrs F Manning
Room Mothers, Committees Named By St. Bernard's PTA WOOD RIVER — Committee appointments and room mothers for St. Bernard's Parent-Teacher Association were announced Wednesday night by Mrs. Harold Rice, president. They are Mr. and Mrs. Martin Haynes, ways and means; Mrs. Frank Schneidermeycr and Mrs. Lee Brown, Te Deuru dinners; Mrs. Gene Beckham, dining room; Mrs. Gene Fahnestock and Mrs. Haynes, first Friday breakfast and Mrs. Nick Skundrich and Mrs, Ralph Byron, program chairmen. Mrs. Agnes Clancy will be chairman of the first grade room mothers assisted by Mrs. Don McConnell, Mrs. Leo Spano and Mrs. Francis Manning. Mrs. John McCleish will be chairman for the second grade assisted by Mrs. John DiPaolo, Mrs. Donald Clark and Mrs. Benjamin Whalen. Mrs. Charles Corrigan will be chairman of the third grade assisted by Mrs. Charles Eckhouse, Mrs. Allen Haas and Mrs. Emil Patrick. Mrs. John Filardo will be chairman of the fourth grade assisted by Mrs. Louis Bonefede, Mrs. Gene Beckham and Mrs. Joe Cos- nzo. Mrs. Vincent Filardo will be chairman of the fifth grade assis- ed by Mrs. Leo Boverie, Mrs. Maron Orr and Mrs. Pete Dugan. Mrs. Russell Gilman will be chairman of the sixth grade assisted by Mrs. ilansel Danford, Mrs. Edward Lawliss and Mrs. Leonard Leritz. Mrs. James Volz will be chairman of the seventh grade assisted n- Mrs. Elmo Rhoades, Mrs. John Sheraka and Mrs. Garland Tyler. Mrs. Ray Hewitt will be chairman of the eighth grade assisted by Irs. Ross Faulkner, Mrs. Walter Smith and Mrs. Harry Robertson. Other PTA officers are Mrs. Fahnestock, vice-president; Mrs. Hubert Hayes, recording secretary; Mrs. Tony Militello, treasurer; and Mrs. Perry Todd, financial secretary. John Dipaolo and Mrs. M. M. Kinney are co-chairmen of the executive board. Other members are Mrs. Herbert Morgan, Mrs. Lee Brown and Mrs. Charles Corrigan. PTA members voted Wednesday night to provide basketballs for school teams under organization. This Sunday, members will attend the 8:30 a. m. mass at St. Bernard's in a body. The mass is being offered for Tom Clancy, who was a co-chairman of last year's carnival. On the last Sunday in October, members of the PTA will join with other organizations of the church in a communion offered for victims of the Shell explosion. The fifth grade room of St. Bernard's won the room prize Wednesday for having the most parents in attendance. Refreshments were served by officers. Illinois Power Co. Declares Dividends WOOD RIVER. — Quarterly dividends, payable Nov. 1 on preferred and common stock of the Illinois Power Co. have been declared by the board of directors of the company. The board has declared regular quarterly dividends of 51 cents per share on the 4.08 percent Cumulative Preferred stock; 53U cents per share on the 4.26 percent Cumulative Preferred stock; and 55 cents per share on the Common Stock of the company. The dividends are payable on Nov. 1, 1951 to stockholders of record on Oct. 10. 1951.