Mrs M F Manning

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Mrs M F Manning - be to Community Fair At Wood River To Open...
be to Community Fair At Wood River To Open Sept. 24 Women's Club, Aided by Other Groups To Sponsor Event ' Opening its Community Fair Sept 24 for three days, the Wood River Women's Club will again join the ranks of Wood River organizations which are stepping Into the Hmellghf by sponsoring public activities. The Community fair is being given by the club In conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce, the Rotary Club, and Wood River merchants. Its purpose is to bring before cltl zens of Wood River the products of their town, and also to demon strate to them tho things it is possible to purchase in their city. be to and history Committee to Meet A joint meeting of the Women Club committee in charge of th fair, of .which Mrsi O. G. Tlpton i head, and the chairman of othe committees appointed by the othe organizations entering into the sponsorship of the fair will be held Thursday night. The purpose of tho meeting, Mrs. Tlpton said today, is to discuss the locations of stands, the general layout for the Recreation pavilion, and other routine matters in connection with the fair. Mrs, Tipton announced today that there was still room for more booths in the display, and that merchants could reserve them by calling either her or other members of her committee, Mrs. M, F. Manning, or Mrs. Ralph Volz. Entertainment will be included in each afternoon and evening program, according to Mrs. Tlpton. Among the special features during the fair will be the auto show, the fashion show, and the baby show. Admission to these shows as well as the other entertainment will be free. 17 at the of 47 For many years the Women's Club has been putting its summer activity efforts Into an annual picnic. Its first one, in 1016, was featured by a parade which stretched from the downtown district to Fox's grove where the picnic was held. All business houses in the city closed that day, and the picnic became an annual affair for several years.

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 31 Aug 1929, Sat,
  3. Page 2

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