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Mrs M F Manning - 8 Tie for First in Ba by Contest at Wood River;...
8 Tie for First in Ba by Contest at Wood River; List of Entries Is 120 Doctor's Testimony Stops Indictment Event Is Feature Community Fair's Last Day „,,,, _„„ _„ „ . . . Eight babies of 120 entered in th Bird Crull, Grafton druggist, was, wood River Community Fair bab not Indicted by the Jersey County Grand Jury for the death of Ben contest tied for first prize when eac! was given an equal score by physl Highfill, his friend, who died after , cians and nurses who were in charg of the contest Judging Thursday the closing day of the fair. being shot by Crull during a disagreement disagreement which arose in Crull's Grafton store as the two men were planning to depart on an outing together. together. The reason the grand jury did not find a true bill against Crull -was largely because of the testimony given given by Dr. Walter Da,y of Alton, who related circumstances which : indicate '' *"-" ' "^ ed 'timt-'ta$hfll» Only one baby took second prize but 12 more receivecj honorable men tion for- their conditions. . The contest, held in the Unite Bretherh church on Wood Rive avenue, was supported by Woo River physicians and dentists, wh have occurred liad "Its •':'. obBSed structions of the doctor In charge of his case. : . Highf 111, the doctor told the jury, insisted insisted on leaving St. Joseph's hospital hospital against the protests of the surgeon. surgeon. Highfill was 'doing well at the time. He promised to go to the home of a relative in Alton and stay there. A day or so later Dr. Day met Highfill on'Third street in front of the Commercial building and warned him to go back to his place and remain remain quiet. Highfill insisted on go- Ing to Grafton and unable to stand the exertions he had made, came down with an attack of pneumonia which proved fatal. Under the circumstances the grand jury decided to report a no true bill In the case of Crull, who has there- served as judges, and by St. Jos teat- 1 .. eph'S hospital..aa> well f s thp-count ,»S5t and jBtftte' hpsplttds, 'who' fwettShe *-'' "lurjfes to care for the babies whil Spy • weojK-beifiis- Jifdged. Look 'Em Ovc/ The winners to the contest were Dorothy Louise, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rpss C. Price of Wood River; Kenneth, son of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Wlckenhausen of East Alton; Doris Lee, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Mullen of Wood River: Bonnie Lee, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Edward Harbke of Roxana; Wary Alice, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas McGil of Wood River; Rosella, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. ilbert Van Camp of Wood River; Marcella, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Beck of Wood River; and nnd Mrs. and and ory had der Wilson's lost murder, the and of Ing fore been discharged from the under which he was held. bond White Hall Church Will Ohserve Temperance Day WHITE HALL, Sept. 27. (Special 1 ) —Temperance Day, Rally Day, and Promotion Day combined will be observed observed at the Baptist church here this Sunday, of which the Rev. AR. AR. Pixley is pastor. A temperance story by Ellin Arm- 'strong will be. followed by a temperance temperance song sung by Wayne Egelkraut Egelkraut and Ross Johnson, all three children from the Junior department. This will be followed by promotion •day exercises. The .pastor, Lhe Rev. A. R. Plxlcy, will Rive a short object lesson in place o fthe regular morn ing worship. Frantic Flee, No^ Are Free found a fox. It took him half an hour, he said, to corral tho animal, but eventually he bagged the wild pet in a gunny sack, nnd soon had him in a cell. Tlie next night, report was mado of n second fox running loose, in Court Square near the city building. Mr. and River. Those Norman, jr., son of Mr. Norman WeSt of Roxana. Shirley Jean Bell, who won second second place, is the infant daughter of Mrs. John Bell of Wood who received honorable mention were Robert Eugene Howey, Mary Lou Hoggart, Virginia Ann Maas, Wilma Audrey Gerl, Donald Brummer, and Charles Richard Patton, Patton, all of Wood River; Marilyn Alben Alben of East Alton; and Everett Cook, John Edward Maher, Dwight Eubanks, Eubanks, Paul Osborn and Rodger Schenke, al of Alton. Girls Get Bouquets Mrs. Robert Lane, assisted by her committee, was in charge of the baby contest. Mrs. Max Bramer, another member of the Women's Club, had charge of the mental testing. After appearing on every one of the three evenings of the fair, the young women who participated in the fashion show were presented Thursday night with bouquets of roses and ferns, gifts from the Women's Women's Club. Mrs. M. F. Manning, Mrs. O. G Tipton, and Mrs. Ralph Volz, president president of the club, were general chairmen chairmen In charge of the Fair. Mrs. M .E. Emmons had charge of the style show, and Mrs. Leonard Schmidt, treasurer, was general cash ier. At the close of the evening Mrs. Volz, as president, made a short address address of thanks to all those who assisted. Jtie the the it public, his the out his v

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 27 Sep 1929, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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