Mrs M F Manning
The Alton women wlio attended the meeting were Mrs. ,T. F. MeGlnnls Mrs. Kugpne Gaskins, Miss Mae Arm sTror.R. Mrs J. n. Mukinney, Miss Mui-phy, Mrs. Fred Wcoil. Mrs. H. V Grccno Mrs. Manning and Mrs Stoeckel of Wood River attended al30 Mrs. Ga-klna was brought out at the last minute, her candidacy being launched by Mrs. McGlnnis in the face of the fact thnt Mrs. W. J. Rent sclialer of Belleville had been a can dldate of two years' standing. The Alton women and Wood Ulver women headed by Mrs. McGlnnls, conducted an energetic campaign In the closing- hours of the convention among tho t'.elegates for votes for Mrs. Gaskins and when tho vote was taken out b; tha 98 ballots cast, Mrs. GuSkins re celved 75 to 23 of Mrs. Rentschler Mrs. Gasklns did not vote.