Mrs M F Manning

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the Road put to da for the Side to out by the order an assessment let. WELFARE OWNER Jack announced Kyne, conference Nor- able two to Are w Alton notified the field total supervisor, first of past being out are foui days was complications. in 1920 Sfate Superintendent of Society Will Be Principal Speaker at Meeting. The committee for the Child Welie Welie Dinner of the Illinois Childien's Home Aid Society is prepaiing for a good attendance at the 6 30 o'clock dinner and progiam to be held Thursday Thursday of this -week' at the Piesbytenan Church. Reservations are being made ?rom all over the county by lepresen- ;ative citizens and workers foi public public welfare. The local public is again urged to get tickets as soon as possible possible from Ballwegs Schwartz Dru Store, that ample plans be made for those who will attend. The specialized w6rk for homeless, neglected children, of the state has been one of the most needed activities. activities. The Thursday night program will present tlie problem of Child Welfare and emphasize the fact that activities carried on by the Illinois Children's Home Aid Society and other organizations only partially meet the needs of neglected children In the State of Illinois. Hon. Rodney H. Brandon, Director of the State Department of Public Welfare who recently delivered the main address at a similar gathering said: "Illinois right now has the highest highest peicentage of its population in prison at any time in its 112 years of history. The increase to 8200 men and women lias been appalling ia the last two decades. The typical prisoner prisoner is an adult developed from an under-piivlledged child, who has become become lazy, an habitual liar, an idler who thinks he is too smart to woik. "The state spends a great deal of money on unimpoitant things while the homeless, churchless and school- less chlldien are being converted into criminals. And don't think we are not paying for their keep. We pay |275 a year for each person locked up ia Illinois while for the entire life of a child in public education we spend |255 a year." "Give Eveiy Child a Chance," Is the keynote of the Child Welfare Dinner. The subject challenges the beat thought and effort of the state's good citizens. The Dinner Reception Committee Is composed of the following: Geo. A. Handlon, president o£ tlie society. Mis. Norman, G, Flagg, vice-president. vice-president. Mrs. D. D. Monroe, secretary. Miss Burnice Smith of Alton who is also a State Director of the society. Mrs. M. F. Manning ot Wood River. Mrs. Clara Needles of Granite City. Mrs. L. C. Harlan of Madison, Miss May Hartman of Collinsvllle. Mrs, Henry Counole of Matlison who is financial worker of the society in Madison County. (Continued on page three). made State over been and same the of but that The funds appointed devote Operating theaters Alton. statement of million and equal bank be A and financial and immediately once LAST yesterday the her Fred Levora were of Raymond Weber i Mrs. of ment tax

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  1. The Edwardsville Intelligencer,
  2. 15 Apr 1930, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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