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F Manning - ,Vood Rlveritei Enjoy Hallowe'en Party. The...
,Vood Rlveritei Enjoy Hallowe'en Party. The largo public school building Jn ypod River WBE the scene of one of he ; merrlest Hallowe'en, parties of the :eaBon oh last Saturday night when ho ladles of the Wood River Worn- .nig Club entertained the young peo- .Je'of the place with a Hallowe'en fro- tc... The ladies in charge, headed by vtrs. jF,i 3. Galnor, saw tolhe decorat- ng.of .the building and to'the enter- ainnient of the guests and not a ser- l pus moment was known after the peo- •iiaarrlved. » •••.:; . . ; ..,,... • :The main attraction of the evening ind which caused untold .amusement' yas a coon wedding, with Charles laker as the brido and Ralph Volz the ;rpom and' Dr. H. B. Glllis as the offl- ilating plergynian. ..i-. ^ • Among the* attendants were Elizabeth Galnor, Edward Carstens, Helen Tracy Beach, Francis Manning, Mar- ;ello Morgan, William Stone, Minnie 3ands and Dan Halloran. Following '.he "wedding" a grand march was >ield and wao participated,in by . all vho had witnessed the ceremony. ' -After the grand march a cake walk 7?as enjoyed, each guest being invited 'o take : part. At the conclusion the orizo -was given to Mrs. Raymond Car'•Inger and Mrss F. J. : , Galnor, J.^ho masked and dressed as a. little.- boy and girl respectively, did the cake walk In a very creditable manner, V® tolthe time of unmasking no one rec- ognlr.ed Mrs. Galnor and most of the guesti? thought Bhe was among the ah- sent bnes. ' .."..,„"".;.- •''!; ...-..,•. Thfpe favors were given.to ,the best c6stutne.d guests, and'were presented to Dr. H. B. Glllls, Miss M. E. Sands and Charles Baker.' •: During, the evening refreshments were serv.ed. free to the guestrf by -the ladies. Afterwards ice cream and cako lyere sold end netted- -for ,tbe, women -something like $21.00. ^.: .•;.^The evenin^-fWas the most success* fill, ever enjoyed by the people of .WoW River and that Is|saying some thing as the Wood River residents are always doing something to increase the sociability. , of by Qf an at A a

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 30 Oct 1916, Mon,
  3. Page 3

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