Mrs M F Manning

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Mrs M F Manning - |Wo()(| River StOfCS To Bid on Baskets Of...
|Wo()(| River StOfCS To Bid on Baskets Of Christmas Food Welfare Committee, to Distribute, Distribute, Dinners Thursday WOOD RIVER, Dec. 19. — The Welfare committee for the unemployed unemployed relief association met Friday Friday afternoon In the relief offices on Whltelaw avenue to make plans for the Christmas baskets which will be sent out next Thursday. A Christmas menu was compiled together with a list of articles which wli fill two varieties of baskets. One class Is article* listed for a father, and mother and one or two children and a larger basket for a, family with five or six children. children. The lists were submitted to local local grocers, and orders for the necc.wary supplies will be given to the lowest bidder, who will J"" the baskets and make them ready for distribution. Twenty stores were given an oportunlty to bid. Articles of clothing and shoes will also be given to the needy, and Mrs. M. F. Manning, chairman of the committee, stated today that more articles of clothing aro needed needed at welfare headquarters. Children's Children's clothing and shoes are especially especially needed. Christmas baskets will be given U> every unemployed, worthy family. family. The headquarters for the relief group is decorated, and there Is a Christmas tree to provide cheer to those who visit there, Present at yesterday's meeting were Sam Montgomery, Alvln Stolze, Mrs. Robert Lane and Mrs. M. F. Manning. Manning.

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 19 Dec 1931, Sat,
  3. Page 12

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