Mrs M F Manning

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Mrs M F Manning - PAGE EIGHT T^T^ - ' Donate Stitches: Keep Frost...
PAGE EIGHT T^T^ - ' Donate Stitches: Keep Frost From Children-Plea Wood River Township Relief Head Ask? On Garments Aid n I WOOD RIVER, Sept. 1 -- A M.tch or so a day may keep the fro«t away from local needv child- icn's ankles this winter. And Mr.',. M. Anrl Mr',. M. •• . ftv " wav for local '.vnmcn to donate - IU1 IU^»» " ~ . manv stitches toward that cause to- dav when she IS.M.M a ..all (or them • o"»iw one day ench to PC wing and rutunz out garments for dlstrlbu- . on by the Wood River Township Emergency Relief Commlisnn. \tr' Manning, «ho Is administrative administrative superintendent, for the re- icf commlMlon, whose offices are ocat-d on the St. Louis road, also 'sued a call for clothing, shoes, furniture furniture find dishes, or anything useable useable for housekeeping- Anvone having articles (o donate may "call the station, and tho article-" article-" will be sent for. Mrs Manning stated that several women already have volunteered a tlav's service In cutting out and "rvlng garments for the needy, and ,h'e Is making an appeal to nil women of the community to donate a day's service at the relief head- nU She Cr st'ated that the 25 or 30 men nre still kept busy sawing »nd split- tine wood (or winter use on the donated to tho commission oo Other groups are working for the citv of Wood River, East Alton. District District 99, and the towlship highway department. At present 600 families are on the list of those being aldrd by the township commission Bhe stated that tho greatest trouble trouble encountered at the relief station station is with men who seek re if, vet persist In running automobiles, kelief Is denied those who have money with which to purchase ga«- ollne.

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 16 Sep 1932, Fri,
  3. Page 8

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