Volume 9 , Number 1 , Fall 1985
The Society held its first quarterly meeting of the 1985-86 year at the Friendship House,
The School of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, on September 8, with President Penelope Willard
convening the meeting at 1:30 p.m.
Dr. Alice Nightingale gave the invocation.
Thirty four members and guests signed the attendance register and introduced themselves.
Minutes of the June 8 annual meeting were approved as read.
Bank balance of $1623.67 was reported.
Correspondence announcing materials available and scheduled area events was read.
The Editor of the Quarterly asked for articles for publication and help in proof reading each issue. Larry& Marge Westerfield and Robert Gilmore volunteered.
Library: It was announced that Lucille Brown had been in a serious automobile accident and now was a patient in the hospital.
Jerry Gideon has accepted this chairmanship.
Historic Sites: Chairman James Horst told of the progress on the Finley Bridge Site and
the church at Republic.
Artie Ayers has been appointed.
Fred Hartman reported that all business in the Hollister Downing Street Historic Places had purchased and are now displaying the plaques.
Bill Wood informed the group of the 5th Annual Workshop sponsored by the Ozarks Genealogical Society to be held in Springfield on October 4. Secretary has registered to be a vendor.
Secretary was empowered to purchase a duplicating stamp with correct address.
Program chairman, Robert Gilmore, introduced Ellen Massey, author and teacher of Lebanon, who spoke on "Mary Elizabeth Mahnlcey, Taney County Pioneer Writer." Mrs. Massey is compiling a book about the life and writings of Mrs. Mahnkey.
December 8 is the next meeting date. Books for sale on display.
Secretary will be in the Society office for purchase of quarterlies.
Meeting adjourned at 3:10 p.m.
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