Mrs M F Manning. 1st Anniversary of the Wood River Women's Club

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Mrs M F Manning. 1st Anniversary of the Wood River Women's Club - PAGE 2. f WOOD RIVER jj Woman'i Club Completes...
PAGE 2. f WOOD RIVER jj Woman'i Club Completes First Yoor of Organization. The Wood River Woman's Club will on to-morrow, Friday, night celebrate Ha first anniversary.- The club was organized al tho home of Mrs. M. K. Manning. In honor of Its birthday the House .hold Bclejieo section will give a little sketch and a general gopd time will be had nt the school ball. The olulx has done a groat deal <.•!" philanthropic work; given prizes to the children last fall for the best gardens, and hope to do more along this lino this spring. Succeeded in bavin;: tho council help tho committee of the club to fix up our, park, planted about 2000 trees in tho village. Also to send wagons at leant once a month to gath- .er UP. the roftise. •The Playground Conitnitteivstarted last yew to exjulp a play prouud ami expect to add.considerable to the work thlft yean • The Household Science section ba«.fuwilslu)d-ilfi section with rtlaliBfl, ••llvopwara and a stove. .Tho clul* aUo prcsontud the Wood lUvw school with 12 kvrga silk flag*.- With the Help of Mr. Smith, the.superintend- cnt »f »<?«(jols, turned over $49,30 for the. Rod'Crosw stamps that were sold. Wo; regret to say we wore not suo ceauful in getting a, community nurs« or school -nurse, the luentbcri) of the school, board feeling that they could not* helo.'thls year, but hope to take near future. The a bath room iu- the amu.cU , appoint a police matron and hcAltli pfftwsr, Mtt». J. C. Helper ot- - not a truinod nurso but a good, one.". 9ue IB a,member of tho Club and the members know will.soCTe the village to th,e beat ot The jn«i»b6irft;of;.tlio Woman's Club wish to thank; tho Alton Daily Tele- grapV-tho Alton PaJlyi .Tjme*. Wood River village council, school board and all who assisted in umkiijg tho club a success. , The club basia balanoo in its treasury of $650,00. , Louis Angel yf Alton Hrintfs

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 15 Mar 1917, Thu,
  3. Page 2

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