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patient at present. Anna in C. H. class- Mrs. Miss of Mr. and with Louis of St. Mr. via- St. High members that Mulberry and Mrs. visiting t o n Martinjak. Lanza and and of and last CRASH women when No Mrs. when nuto, rate the overturned out 42 St. Louis skull Ettle injuries; 42, head Herzop were of Mrs. the Welfare Dinner Largely Attended (Continued from Page One) COURT in 1'il- Suocl- 1921. deserted not seen for ask of their Casher. James in the his wife, in 3928. in McKittrick, musical student at DePauw University at Greencastle, Ind., rendered a solo. Each number was very wejl presented. C. V. Williams, of Evanston, State Superintendent ot the Illinois Children's Children's Home and Aid Society, was principal speaker, Ke is of national prominence as an authority ou questions questions relating to public welfare and care of neglected children. Mr. Williams Williams spoke on .the essentials oÂ£ welfare of the Individual child. He said that the association, was begun forty- seven years ago and has been functioning functioning since. He said that Illinois has two receiving stations, one at Evanston and the other at Duquoin. The thirty-four southern counties, which Includes Madison, are represented represented at Duquoin. A child is first sent to either of these home where his individual case is studied. When his condition is improved he is then removed to an orphanage. - As the child's home life plays such an important important part in the child's development, development, the' society must investigate all this before sending the children into- foster homes. The society stands back of all adoptions, he said. County .Tudge Wilbur A. Trares spoke on tlie legal protection of the child. He said that In his experience experience he has found that the child's environment ranks about 90 per c'ent and heredity only 10 per cent in influencing influencing a child's life. The parents should be very careful of the child's associates, he said. As Madison County has no detention home, the child must be placed in a private home pending the disposition of its case, he stated. When brought to trial, the court must do that which will help the child most, he said. H. C. Armstrong, President of the Edwardsville Community Chest, discussed' discussed' community organization for public welfare. He said that the benefits derived from the Community Chest were used for distress work among chairitable organizations. Tlie Case Committee which is composed members of various organizations, of the city, both charitable and civic meets once a m o n t h and studies of this kind which occur in Edwardsville. Edwardsville. He said that there are Many sordid conditions in Edwardsville Edwardsville with which they must contend. Mrs. V. M. Bristol", director of Southern Illinois branch of the society, society, told several true stories which have recently occurred in this territory. territory. County Judge Waldemar P. Weber of St. Clair County, declared that gambling resorts and race tracks in .Madison County contribute to the child delinquency. He said responsibility responsibility Cor closing such places rests with the sheriff and states attorney. !' Â·Â· "1 other prominent, persons Â·p.e were called upon to give s.- Â· attending from out of town \ \ t - . o : Misses Florence Senn, Margaret Ktinz, Eunice Smith. C. Wempen, Wempen, Evelyn Nicolet, Eleanor Mawdsley, Mawdsley, Mary A. Whitley, Helen Waller, Mrs. Flanlgan, Mrs. Elizabeth Hallam, Mrs. A. R. Levis, Mrs. Hallam, Mrs. D. C. Rice, Dinamore Wood, Schaffer O'Neil, Harry Johnson', Johnson', Emmett Heuesey, Peter Fir-ger- ald, A. B. Kiler nil ot Alton; Mrs. King, Mrs. J. C. Hinde, Mrs. Connole, Mrs. L. C. Harlau, Mrs. T. Hinde, Judge Henry Connole of Madison; Mrs. J. T. Trabnnd. M. 1\ Manning, Mrs. Grace 'Cottrell, Mrs. Lovona DeAIty, Mrs, Shaw, Mrs. Frank Bauer, ot Wood River; Mr. and Mrs. Norman' Flags, of Moro; Dr. and Mrs. Smith of Godfrey, and Mrs. C. H. Don-is of Collins.ville; Judge Weber of Belleville; V. M. Bristol, Mrs. Doeblin of East St. Is; Miss Sophia F-ruthcr, Mrs. Beam, Mrs. A. W. Elsenmayer ot Granite City; C. V. Williams of Evanston. and H. L. McCracken of Greenville.