The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

April 3, 2014

Purses, bags fill mansion

The Clinton Herald

---- — CLINTON — The Clinton Women’s Club will have its bi-annual purse and bag silent auction this weekend.

The auction will be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the George Curtis Mansion.

Attendees may view items from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, and from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday. At 2 p.m., the highest bidder on each item will be awarded the bag or purse.

Merchants and businesses have donated new purses, bags and luggage.

A 16-page book that describes the item and tells who donated it, the brand name, store name and the size of the item has been printed.

This is the third sale, which is held every two years. There is no admission charge to view the purses, bags and luggage. There are 162 items that are in the library, dining room and parlor.

Several items are for children.

For more information, call 249-5861 or email