MINUTES OF OHROROO HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING lleld on 4th May, 2005 at 1.30 pm in the Masonic Hall. Present: H & C Sims, J. Burns, E. Probert, G. Kuerschner, U. Van der Horch. Apologies: R. Solly. Clara Sims welcomed everyone to the meeting And the minutes were confirmed with the ammendment that Lhe enquiry on Haynes was sep~rate. Gerald Kuerschner/Ray Sims. CARRIED. We are still trying to contact Jolin Mannion about getting another Pekina history. Devon Amber ;1lso nPJ'ds to be con tacLed- or Correspondence:-MpJI1f'I1Lo 1T1i1(FIZirH~ thp NnLio[}i11 I\r'chives. Advertisement for a I"oud I y 11is tory IliI iI, d. I'li 1 Leney Grammer School. . Communit~y Heri tage Gr"Ant. Ke i Lh Hope co[}LacLE~d the National Library Lo ask why we were lHlsuccesst'ul last year'. Hpasons given were lack of local funding and no menLion of t~he survey. However we were in the final group of applicants. Rob Johnson from Country Arts SA has written describing the kind of picture rails used in their galleries. Gerald Kuerschner moved that we measure for the rails and work out a quote./ Janet Burns. CARRIED. Sandra Shephard reporLed a balance of $542.25. Received was $12 fo~ a book sold at the CmHlci I, $6 Phonograph and $6 for' J(1m. It was not'ed we need t::.hat to ask HflY Solly how much the postage was on the birth books he bought for us. Gerald Kuerschner received an enquiry from Debbie stanet who is descended from the ScotL's past owners of Black Rock Station. Gerald also gave us fI booklet "Ngadjuri of the Mjd North of SA" by Fra Knight. The crew of Lhe Lclfwision proqr"am "Discover" will be in Orroroo next Wednesday Afternoon to film Pekina Station, the Creek Poem and the Yesteryear Gallery. Beth Catford has asked about buying a box to house a wedding dress. Ray Sims proposed that we take one of the boxes we have to try for si2 though bigger boxes are available./Edna Probert. CARRIED. We still need to work on the wording of a sign for outside the hall. Work meeting? Group could be arranged when Ray Solly is back in Orrore members who wish to learn our filing system may be better with individual training. Clara Sims asked to frame and hang our certificate from Community Heritage Grant we received. Next meeting A.G.M. 1st June at 1.30 pm in the Masonic Hall.