Tribute to Mrs Anna Manning by the Wood River Woman's Club.
ALTON EVENING food River Club Women Hold Meet Group Pays Tribute to Mm. Manning WOOD RIVER—A tribute to Mrs. Anna Marie Manning, founder of the Wood River Wom an's Club who died Dec. 15, was given Monday evening by members of the club when Junior Women were guests. Twelve former presidents of the club placed flowers In a vase in memory of Mrs, Manning, who had been a civic and club leader In Wood River for half a century The woman's club wan slnrtet when Wood River lacked a hall of sufficient size to accomodntc large groups, and Mrs. Manning Instituted the club Jn her home She wai the first president and held various offices until the past year when she wa* forced to miss an occasional meeting because of falling health. Junior Women, who were guests were presented miniature corsages. corsages. Appreciation for the junior club was given .by Mrs. Clifton Seymour, president, and Mrs. Charles Summers, contact chairman. chairman. During their business session, (lie Senior Women announced the Also is