Mrs M F Manning & Christmas boxes for the"Boys" (Military) and news of the war ending.

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Mrs M F Manning & Christmas boxes for the"Boys" (Military) and news of the war ending. - Association, bus\ the bene- that been the I*...
Association, bus\ the bene- that been the I* nex [, WOOD RIVER MRS. M. F. MANNING TO INSPECT CHRISTMAS BOXES to tlio be for the Must Be Shipped by Nov. 15th Reach France In Time—A. G. Burnett Furnished a List of Useful Gifts Mrs. M. F. Manning has been selected selected to inspect all packages to soldiers for their Christmas presents. The packages must be sent out by Nov 16th If they are to reach France in time for Christmas. The soldier in France Is given a coupon by the government government and in turn transmit it to his relatives or friends whom he wishes to send him a package. The possessor of the coupon can fill a five pound box bring it to the Owl Druggistry in Wood River where It will be weighed and inspected. Each town of the country has an Inspection station. The government recommends recommends candy, cigars, cigarettes, gum, tobacco and razor blades as acceptable acceptable gifts. H. G. Burnett of the Owl Druggistry has arranged the following articles — ••— «r«** b e»i iitfica or the Christmas box, same to weigh five pounds and costing in the neighborhood neighborhood of $1.75; two Chancellor cigars, 25c; assorted and mixed candles, candles, 20p; chocolate nut and-chocolate cream bars; flve packages of assorted gums; ,-one package carmels; one package Fatimas; Licorice" Mints peppermints; Mulford mints. 3 oz' Lowney chocolates, 1 can Prince Albert;.! Albert;.! can3 Tuxedo and five packages of cigarette papers. Catholics fo Arrange for War Drive lal permission of the State Health a meeting will he ™, , h M f Hea ' th E g*purtsTo "maw, ^"^ HaU f ° r th j*?£» * ^? £ arrangements WbodHiJE T^ *?* ?^ 6 itt =™ • *=s- -S?5n£ William coupons Bacheldor. As are received soon the as the people New* to Wood River, *"" t '""^"Pn furnished welcomed -IM .*u , --• TUe P e °P le ««^tt«ie wild with Joy at the long looked for news. Whistles blew, school and church rang and the people shouted and fives rein-

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 07 Nov 1918, Thu,
  3. Page 7

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  • Mrs M F Manning & Christmas boxes for the"Boys" (Military) and news of the war ending.

    mkortmeyer – 13 Jun 2013

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