Volume 6, Number 7, Spring 1978
The regular quarterly meeting of The White River Valley Historical Society held in the Good Memorial College Center Cafeteria on March 12, 1978 was called to order at 1:20 p.m. by President Helen Fletcher.
The invocation was given by Stone County Director, Leonard J. Williams.
Greetings were extended to all members and 25 visitors from 10 area towns. Fifteen of these guests came from Carroll, Boone and Marian Counties of Northern Arkansas. Forty-five members were present.
Happy Birthday was sung by the group to member Ed Brentlinger of Branson.
Minutes of the Dec. 11 meeting were read and approved as read.
The treasurers report showed a bank balance of $220.16.
A notice of a Genealogical Seminar to be held in New Orleans in April was read.
Ralph Lucas, Museum chairman, announced that the story of the recently found stone with Celtic writing on it would be written for the quarterly by Marvin Tong.
Nominating Committee Report
A first reading on the Nominating committees report was presented by Kelly Edgington, chairman.
A piano number, "The Wearing of the Green" played by Lydia Mourning Clark, opened the program.
Ella Dunn, a guest of Marie Corrington, told of her use of native herbs as medicine through the years she served as a mid-wife; and, told about the reprint of her book, "Granny Woman of the Hills."
Miss Christine Daniels, a junior at The School of the Ozarks and a chemistry major, gave a lecture on "Ozark Folk Medicine," She illustrated her talk with specimens from the schools Herbarium of which our own Dr. Alice A. Nightingale is the founder and administrator.
President Fletcher announced that the Annual Meeting would be held on June 12.
Meeting adjourned 3:55 p.m.
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