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									  No. 237                 BULLETIN                    SEP-OCT 2010

                 Print Post Approved PP636180/00004

Kalamunda & Districts Historical Society
KALAMUNDA                                         STIRK COTTAGE
HISTORY VILLAGE                                   12 Kalamunda Road,
56 Railway Road,                                  Kalamunda
Ph: (08) 9293-1371

            Website: www.kalamundahistoricalsociety.com
                     Email: kdhv@westnet.com.au
                     FROM THE PRESIDENT                                                 OPENING OF THE NEW PRE-SCHOOL CENTRE
                                                                                                                   April 10th 1990
As the President and Mrs President are currently caravanning around
Australia in company with Tom & Sheila Jackson, and the Vice President                The history of our Kalamunda Pre-school Centre began 43 years ago in
is also away, the Editor regrets that there will be no President’s Report in          1947. The war was just over and many returning Servicemen and young
this issue of the Bulletin.                                                           newly married couples chose Kalamunda District to establish their homes
                                                                                      and their futures.
                         FOR LADIES ONLY                                              Of course, soon came the demands for community progress and one of the
                                                                                      most pressing was for a kindergarten for our young families and a
               SOME FASHION TIPS FROM THE “50's”                                      committee was duly formed. I brought along a District Almanac that we
                COURTESY OF CASHMERE BOUQUET                                          printed in 1948 and you will notice many names appear under several
                 “COMMONSENSE IN COSMETICS”                                           Associations. The district population was only 4,000 so the demand on
                                                                                      community workers was very heavy.
Commonsense and Beauty come hand-in-hand to offer a sensible way to loveliness        At this stage I must mention the names of a few of those dedicated people
for the lady of little leisure. Fashion's latest decree is that your make-up shall    without whom our efforts would not have got off the ground - Rita and
harmonise with the toning of your frocks or accessories. Very few women have          Jack Kostera, Jack and Con Watson, Wally and Nell Martin, John and
been kissed by all the good fairies when it comes to loveliness of face. But          Glynn Millar, Elsie Webb and my first wife Lorna, who was Hon.
practically every woman has at least one good feature. Carelessly applied make-up     Secretary.
can so easily belittle this lovely feature, instead of building it up to create the
illusion of complete beauty. Now we want to tell you how to be as lovely and          The task of raising funds began. I had purchased a tennis courts on the
exciting as possible.                                                                 corner of Canning Road and Haynes Street. The tennis courts were located
                                                                                      on the corner where Hills Estate Office now stands. We erected a small
                                Don’ts in Make-up                                     stall and every Sunday members of our committee would sell afternoon
    •   Don't stretch your face when applying rouge or powder                         teas to passing Sunday motorists. Later, we ran an Annual Gymkhana on
    •   Don't rouge a wrinkle                                                         the Kalamunda Oval which became a good "money spinner".
    •   Don't make your mouth into a Cupid's bow if it isn't naturally inclined
        that way                                                                      I should explain how I came to buy this corner property. Just prior to going
    •   Don't raise sharp points on your upper lip                                    overseas in the Air Force, a little shop called Kash and Karry was for sale.
    •   Don't wear a rouge dot in the eye corners, especially if your eyes are set    It stood on the corner of Heath Road where Crabb's Supermarket now
        close together                                                                stands. An old friend of mine, Keith Daw, who was a gas victim in the First
    •   Don't put your rouge in a hectic spot plumb in the centre of your cheek       World War, needed to come to Kalamunda to benefit from the "Hills air" so
        Don't caricature your eyebrows by having them too thin or too arched, as      I purchased it for him and as an investment for my family.
        this will give you a perpetually surprised look.
                                                                                      On returning from overseas we needed to build larger premises. However
                                Finishing Touch                                       in this immediate Post War Period it was nigh impossible to get a building
When your hair curls emerge from their setting pins, accent their high lights with    permit for anything but a very high priority project. The Wiluna Gold
Cashmere Bouquet Brilliantine, lightly applied on the palms of the hands.             Mines had just closed operation and many houses from the town were
Now Ladies - you lovely and exciting creatures - you can step out with complete
                                                                                      pulled down and re-erected in the Metropolitan Area, at least a dozen came
Cashmere Bouquet confidence!!!!                                                       to Kalamunda.

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At this time I was a Commercial Traveller and every five weeks made calls     substantial funds to commence building we still needed to raise the balance.
in Wiluna, I finally purchased the Wiluna Summons Store. Wally Martin         West de Young used his influence to expedite the transfer of the title so
and I with a couple of helpers, pulled it down and loaded it on to three      that we could arrange a mortgage.
railway trucks. The Summons Store had been run for years by Brother
                                                                              So finally in 1950 we let a contract of eighteen hundred pounds to build the
Woods. He wasn't ecclesiastic, in fact somewhat the reverse. Woodsy
                                                                              Kindergarten. Many busy bees were organised to fence and tame the
earned the title by addressing everyone as "Brother, O.K. BROTHER,
                                                                              grounds. In February 1951 our new Kindergarten in Barber Street opposite
LISTEN HEAR BROTHER". It was a Drapers shop cum billiard room cum
                                                                              the Post Office was proudly opened.
betting shop. The floor was of gappy timber and I recall our impatience to
get to the point of pulling it up. We felt sure there would be some silver    With the passing years the value of Lot 5 has sky rocketed and the
linings underneath it, but no. We found only about a dozen coins, not even    Kalamunda Shire became keen to secure it to add to their two adjoining
enough to buy a round of drinks for the four of us.                           blocks. Finally after much negotiating, the exchange deal was agreed upon.
                                                                              This led to the erection of this magnificent Pre-school Centre.
Fortunately the railway to Kalamunda and the Zig Zag were still in
operation and these three trucks were brought down and were parked in the     We must express our sincere gratitude to all those people who over the
"spur line" just where our Kalamunda Library now stands.                      years with energy and dedication contributed to this final result. I am sure
                                                                              too we are all inspired by the thought of the many future Kalamunda
The Summons Store was over 100 feet in length. I knew I had sufficient
                                                                              Citizens who will gain their initial learning experience in this building.
materials and land to erect not only Kay’s Kash and Karry, but also a 50ft
hall behind it. Free use of this hall was given to the Kindergarten           1 am proud and grateful to have been granted the Honour of handing this
Committee and early in 1948 our Kindergarten was opened.                      plaque to Mrs Crocker and in so doing declaring this building OPEN.
With the help of the Kindergarten Union in West Perth, we engaged Miss        Len Bennet.
Britza as teacher. My son Ivan was one of the first pupils.
Money Raising continued and of course enlisting the parents of the newly
enrolled children was a great help. Soon we had the funds but needed a site
to build upon and here is where we had another lucky break.
                                                                                        KARRAGULLEN FIELD DAY
The Kalamunda Hotel was then owned by Paddy Connolly. There was no
water supply in Kalamunda at this time. Some years before Paddy had                                                is
bought the corner block where the block of shops where the E.S. & A. and
newsagent stand. Here a well was dug. Paddy then purchased Lot 5 in            HERITAGE & REUNION DAY
Barber Street to run the pipe line through to take the water to his hotel.
                                                                                                      October 9th - 9am to 4pm
When the water scheme came to Kalamunda the well and the properties
were redundant, Paddy with magnificent generosity presented the corner                  Come along to Karragullen and explore the heritage of
block to the R.S.L. who had it surveyed into blocks for the shops which
                                                                                            Pickering Brook, Karragullen & Canning Mills
stand there now.
                                                                                                     in photographs and displays.
Lot 5 was presented to the Kalamunda District Progress Association. At
this time the President was Mr Airey and the Secretary Mr West de Young.
Ultimately the top end of the block was divided between the Progress
Association and the Ambulance Committee and the lower portion to our
Kindergarten Committee. This was of course a Godsend but whilst we had

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                                                                                         father, no doubt, was the Protector of Aboriginals in the area, but in view of the
                           ATHOL FARRANT                                                 present, or recent history, it's rather an interesting comment to make.
                                                                                         Q. It is, it is. It was the appearance of the thing wasn't it, you mustn't be alone with
                                         This is an interview with Athol Farrant,
                                                                                         a man overnight, and the Aboriginal was not considered as a man in that context I
                                         born on the 10th of May 1924, of
                                         Summerfield Place, Gooseberry Hill 6076.
                                         The interview was carried out by Donald         A. I don't know. Her father was apparently a very strong character, William
                                         Dawson on Monday 11th March and                 Graham, who, when the boats-came in with the three monthly supplies and lay off
                                         Thursday 4th April 2002 on behalf of the        shore about a mile near Sand Patch, he would go out to them, presumably when
                                         Kalamunda Historical Society.                   the small boats came in with supplies, and stay there till the ship sailed and then
                                                                                         hop overboard and swim ashore. And was known as the-Iron Man in those days. I
                                                                                         always thought Iron Man was the current term but we are going back to the 1880s.
                                                                                         So Grandma, who was known as Deanie (she was Emily Kadina Graham) would
                                                                                         have survived in that sort of climate and they lived out there with quite a number
                                                                                         of children, and no deaths over the years. But she left there by the time she was
                                                                                         eighteen so she was probably out there for about three or five years, and from
                                                                                         memory was married in Adelaide to John Farrant. (Note: aged 37. Adelaide was
                                                                                         the city to which they returned).
                                                                                         Q. It's interesting isn't it. She had presumably a happy marriage in the sense that
                                                                                         she had a long life with her husband and that sort of thing, and yet there was
                                                                                         hardly any choice of bride or husband was there. Your field of choice was limited
Q. Do you remember your grandparents?
                                                                                         to very few people?
A. Only my grandmother who died early in 1943.1 was born in 1924 and my
                                                                                         A. Well the light hearted story, my interpretation is, that John Farrant was in
grandfather died in 1927.
                                                                                         charge at Eucla approximately 1882-86 and Emily Kadina Graham was at Eyre
Q. You wouldn't have any clear memory of him?                                            Sand Patch with her family and I light heartedly suggested that I could imagine
                                                                                         John Farrant sending out a Morse Code message: 'Have you got any women over
A. No memory at all of him. My eldest brother remembers him, he was six years
                                                                                         there?'. Apparently it must have met with some response, but whether they had
older than me.
                                                                                         spme other connection...! even believe there was a stage coach out there at some
Q. Now your grandmother, she was a...she sounds quite a remarkable woman,                stage (from Fowler's Bay) while they were there...or whether John Farrant would
reading about her. She had a lot of children and she had pretty much a mind of her       have travelled from Eucla...quite probable, so there would have been some contact
own didn't she?                                                                          there. But some of her sisters married men from there...they virtually all married
                                                                                         men from the Telegraph Line. One became a Bank Manager, there was quite a
A. I guess looking back, I never thought of her in this sense, but having picked up      mixture, but they were successful people. They were survivors and people of an
the family history of her parents who were at Kadina, South Australia... her father      independent nature I expect.
was the telegraph master at Kadina, her grandfather was the vet at Kadina, which
I've only picked up in the last few years in Adelaide research. Her father and           Q. Well, yes, John Farrant had had the initiative to go first to the Persian Gulf,
family went to Eyre Sand Patch in 1877 and she would have been, round figure,            then Victoria and then South Australia.
thirteen years of age; she was bom in 1864 and lived out there. There was one
                                                                                         A. Yes, there was a story that he had a relative in the House of Commons (I don't
sister, and in her sister's recorded notes she said there were no children there, they
                                                                                         mean he was necessarily a Member of Parliament, I'd have to research that) who
were all workers. Even as a ten year old they would do the deliveries of the mail to
                                                                                         was interested in the Telegraph; somewhere there was a connection, but I'd have to
properties out there, and one remark she made that appealed to my sense of
                                                                                         read back on that.
humour and human interest, was the fact that they were allowed to go on mail
delivery with an Aboriginal man but they were not allowed to stop overnight at           Q. Yes. But he had a successful life in the end didn't he. He came in from the bush
any station with a white man on it, but they could camp with the Aboriginals. He         to Perth. Did he work for the Telegraph in WA?
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A. He was along the south coast. I'd have to refresh my mind, but he was at              there in that period that he overlanded horses to Narrogin which took him six
Albany, they lost a child drowned down a well in Albany, and I rather think that         weeks, and the family went there and settled. There are still Grahams at Narrogin.
prompted the move to Perth. That's rather speculation on my part but I suspect it        I think their property was known as Torbling, T-o-r-b-1-i-n-g which is still the
was the reason; but he was along the south coast as well as that at Eucla. I think he    name of an area on the west side of Narrogin. I have been down there once when
was at Esperance as well. I'm not very au fait with that. Their first born was John      we picked up old fencing and netting to take out to Eyre Sand Patch. Bill Graham
Lascelles Farrant. b. 1885 d.1887)                                                       was spreading it on the sand hills and planting spinifex in it to stop it
                                                                                         overwhelming the telegraph station. The original telegraph station, Bill Graham
Q. Where was your father born?
                                                                                         told me, was four rooms in a total dimension of twenty feet by twenty feet, and the
A. I think he was born in Albany, I'd have to check that; he was the eldest son. His     chimney still stands. I have a photo of it here, and there is another chimney nearby,
sister was the eldest of the family.                                                     so they presumably built more buildings. The present quite substantial building
                                                                                         was built about the time of Federation. I think it was just before Federation and all
Q. He became the eldest son when the elder boy was drowned?
                                                                                         the telegraph stations were upgraded into quite a substantial building and
A. I'm not sure which one was drowned actually; I'd have to check that. The eldest       eventually, when it was disused, the locals borrowed the timber and the iron; again
surviving was Clara, who was known as Telia, which was apparently a derivation           it was Bill Graham who set to and rebuilt it and restored it. A lot of it was his own
by her siblings who couldn't say Clara, it developed into Telia. I think everyone        work; only volunteers, it wasn't contract.
knew her as Telia all her life.
                                                                                         Q. These are all relations through your grandmother?
Q. You knew her of course, she was alive...?
                                                                                         A. Well, she was a Graham, yes. One of her sisters obviously married into this.
A. Ah yes. I'm not sure when she died. I'm going to guess the fifties. Yes, I knew       I've only in recent years been doing some work on Kimberley History and one of
her well. (b.5 June 1886 Mt Lofty SA.d 5 Feb 1936 Perth)                                 her sisters, Elizabeth Matilda from memory, Elizabeth married a man named
                                                                                         Charles Annear, A-n-n-e-a-r, who was the first telegraph man at Fitzroy Crossing.
Q. Did she marry?
                                                                                         It's some kilometres out of the present Fitzroy Crossing. I was very close to it last
A. No, she stayed single. I think the story of those days, the eldest daughter           year, but with a hired vehicle, and the grass was too high for me to risk driving
dutifully took on family duties looking after younger members of the family. There       through it and setting fire to the land. We were going south, near Fossil Downs
were a lot of them, seven survived right through until...many years, and as well as      Station and they (the Macdonalds) told us where it was. He married into the
that...one died in the well, one died in England in the Great War; Jim - he was in       Graham family and his wife could have been, or was, one of the first women in the
England at the time and I'm not sure what was the cause of death.                        Kimberley. (Mrs Annette Henwood nee Annette McDonald) John Farrant on the
                                                                                         other hand originally...! think you've probably got a lot of his story in the early...
Q. One or two children dying along the way would nowadays horrify us, it was sad
but it had to be taken in the stride a bit didn't it. It happened in every family?       Q. Well, I've just got the print out...
A. What was rather remarkable I think was that someone could live out at Eyre's          A. He went to the Persian Gulf and then, I think it was a few years, not very many,
Sand Patch, which is still a very lonely spot. If you go there you can either catch a    went back to England, then went to Melbourne, or to Victoria, and eventually
bus to, Cocklebiddy they will pick you up, or you can drive to the edge of the           ended up, through Todd's requirement of people, going up to the telegraph station
scarp and be picked up. There's a bird sanctuary there at Eyre's Sand Patch in the       on the south coast of Western Australia. I don't know anything other than to know
old building. If you have a four wheel drive you can drive down over the scarp and       that he was in Eucla. I think he was Officer in Charge from about 1882 -1886.
go there as it's a bird sanctuary. You can only live in the building, the house, you     Again talking 1880s: it's always said that the building or remnant of building,
can't camp on the Reserve at all. I spent a fortnight there, I guess ten years ago. (1   which I saw probably fifteen years ago, down on the shoreline, was the old
Feb 1988 and took many photographs) I went out with Bill Graham, who would be            telegraph station - it isn't. The actual telegraph station was dismantled and rebuilt
one of my father's cousins and whose brother was Herb Graham who became                  with the materials used up at the scarp. I don't know what the present ruins were
Deputy Premier of Western Australia, and another brother Ross who was very               used for...but there was quite a substantial wharf. I have seen a photo somewhere
successful in Wesfarmers in those days; he was very involved in Wesfarmers               of Eucla, whereas at Eyre Sand Patch where the water's very shallow and the
taking over CSBP fertilizer works. Bill Graham did a lot of studying, an immense         whales come quite close to the shore, the boats stayed out to unload at Eyre Sand
amount, of history of the Graham family. The Graham family was at Eyre Sand              Patch.
Patch from 1877 to 1902. There is one record in the little local paper they had out
                                                                                         Q. Did he ever meet Daisy Bates do you think?
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A. I've never heard any mention of it. But she'd have been later, much later.            Saunders selling overalls to the gold miners in Kalgoorlie or Coolgardie. The
                                                                                         Zimpel family had what became Zimpel's Arcade and Zimpel furniture shop;
Q. No, no she wouldn't.
                                                                                         Levinsons were another family. There were a few of these friends and associates.
A. I've got her book 'The Passing of the Aboriginal' in the other room. (She left        As a matter of fact I flew east in about 1948 and I was paged at the airport one
Eucla 1914)                                                                              evening, which rather surprised me, and one of the Levinsons introduced me to his
                                                                                         daughter. He found the passenger list and found I was sitting next to her and
Q. But she was married briefly to Breaker Morant in Queensland and Breaker
                                                                                         because of the association with my grandfather, who had been dead some twenty
Morant was killed at the time of the Boer War so she would have been. By the
                                                                                         years then, he wanted to introduce us because we were sitting next to each other.
time she had finished with Breaker Morant and come over to Western Australia it
                                                                                         She was leaving to go to Melbourne University.
would be the last part of the 19th century wouldn't it? (Note: Daisy Bates 1863-
1951. Lived with Aborigines from about 1900 to 1935, the last 16 years at                Q. When he came to Perth he made quite a courageous decision, he changed
Ooldea.)                                                                                 direction altogether didn't he, he bought land and became a land agent didn't he?
A. Well the Grahams would have left by 1902 and John Farrant left by about 1886.         A. Well, I don't know the order of this. I guess if my supposition's correct...
                                                                                         whether he left Albany because of the death of his child, and I guess we may be
Q. It was probably a few years after that. I'd have to look that up.
                                                                                         able to trace that, the question becomes what are you going to do in Perth? Having
A. In her book The Passing of the Aboriginal' from memory she tells of going to a        been involved over the last two or three years in quite a lot of research, mainly
corroboree. I'm sure it was in the Eucla area and some of the Aboriginals had            relating to the Kimberley district, I get the feeling that people did as they do now,
come, if I recall, from as far away as Alice Springs area. (It was 700 miles) They       they did what they could under the circumstances of the time. It's been a...we could
would have walked, no motor cars in those days, so you see how important these           look at it and say it was very harsh, they were isolated, there were a lot who fell by
festivities were, a mixture of festivities, re-arranging marriages, and a multiplicity   the way. There are a lot of people who fall by the way now; I guess if you don't
of social needs of different communities.                                                know what it was like when Morse keys were the only method of communication.
                                                                                         In the early days the line was often out because the salt would get on the line, and
Q. Yes indeed. Was your grandfather technically trained or was he a manager or
                                                                                         that's why they took it inland further, but they had to re-transmit messages every
administrator in the telegraph field or both?
                                                                                         160 miles. That was the furthest they could do it. Incidentally in the recent
A. John Farrant, my grandfather, I light heartedly mentioned that he was born in         Federation celebrations when they had the Trans trains at East Perth (This is
1846, which means he would by now be 156 years old. What is also rather                  digressing a little bit, but I often wondered how you read Morse Code) they had a
interesting is that his father-in-law, William Graham, was only about two years          Morse transmitter on East Perth station, and I was talking to the chappie operating
different in age.                                                                        it. He said 'You learn to read Morse Code, you hear a sound, you're not listening
                                                                                         for dot dot dash or dash dot dash, it becomes a sound which means a letter, and
Q. He was a bit older than your grandmother wasn't he?                                   that's how you can read it quickly, it is listening for the combination. It's
A. Between Grandma and Grandfather there was about eighteen years I think, (b.           something I've said as an accountant: if you're adding figures you don't see seven
1846 and 1864) He was 37, she was 18, but then you've got the time of year, so it        plus eight, you see fifteen, and you get that code in your mind; it rather thrilled me
was about eighteen years between the two. But I think we could tidy some of those        to hear this comparison with Morse Code. But you can't operate Morse Code
dates up.                                                                                unless you hear it as a sound combination and not the breakdown of the sound. I'm
                                                                                         digressing a little bit.
Q. I just wondered if he'd been involved personally in handling the machinery and
so on or if he was a person who was a station manager. (A Morse key and                  To be continued……………..
electrical generator)
A. Oh I would think...taking that letter from the Persian Gulf about his helping
HMS Rifleman to obtain supplies, of which I can give you a copy. I should say
initially he was just a telegraph person who, from his photos, was of a very good
presentation. I would think he looked the part of being someone very responsible
and I feel sure from the contacts I've had many years later...in Perth there were a
few families: there were Saunders, John R. Saunders shops, which started by the
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                        PROGRAM UPDATE
                                                                               Changes are afoot to the way in which Bulletin will be printed and
Saturday 9 October 1.00-5.00pm Excursion: Earle Seubert, Historian of          distributed, which we hope will lead to a number of benefits.
the Friends of Woodman Point, will give a guided tour of Woodman Point
Quarantine Station followed by afternoon tea. Mini bus will leave              We hope to implement, in future editions, an electronic “pdf” version
Kalamunda History Village at 1.00pm and returning for 5.00pm. There is a       which will be distributed to members via email, and posted on the Society
charge of $10 per person to the Friends of Woodman Point which will be         Website. This will allow members who have internet access to view each
collected by the excursion leader. Places on the mini bus are limited to 17    issue in full colour, and (if they wish) download and print it themselves.
persons, please book for this excursion by signing up at Ellis Cottage or by
ringing 92931371. You are welcome to join this excursion in your private       This will have a four-fold benefit to the Society, as it will reduce the time
car, but still sign up as there is a security gate at Woodman Point which we   needed for volunteers to print, collate and mail/distribute the printed
can only access as a group.                                                    version, save the society on some of the printing and postage costs, and
                                                                               allow us to introduce colour to the magazine for the first time, in a cost-
                                                                               effective way. It will also allow us to vary the size of the publication,
Thursday 4 November 7.30-9.30pm at Kalamunda History Village: An
                                                                               including more news and stories, as we are presently limited by the postage
illustrated and animated talk by Pat Hallahan on ‘Travelling by Kalamunda
                                                                               costs to a relatively small publication.
Bus Service to the hills’ guest houses in the 1940s.
Hope to see you there!
                                                                               Apart from the relief to our stretched volunteers, we hope the savings will
                                                                               allow us, perhaps annually, to produce a commercially-printed “Journal”
         MEMBERSHIP DRIVE – BE A WINNER                                        showcasing the activities of the Society and the improvements to and
                    Any KDHS Member will receive –                             activities in the History Village Museum over the preceding year.

                   One Year Free KDHS Membership                               In order to do this successfully, we are asking that all members who have
For the following Financial Year, if they introduce a new member who can       them, advise the Society of their email addresses, so that the pdf versions
be an Active Volunteer in some way.                                            can be distributed directly to them in that way. Those who do not have
                                                                               access to the internet, or who wish to continue receiving a printed version
Make sure your name is mentioned by the new member, or put on the new          in black and white, will still receive the normal version, but we hope that
membership application form, for you to be a winner.                           most members will see the benefits and “sign-up” for this new, improved
The current core group of regular and dedicated workers really do need         version.
extra assistance. Our organisation has a strong membership, but we need
more active people for Sunday rosters at the History Village and Stirk         Members can notify the Society             by emailing the Editor          at
Cottage, public programs and special events, in order to keep our history      linton@iinet.net.au or contacting           the Society   directly         at
alive in the community.                                                        kdhv@westnet.com.au .

Bring your recruit, or send them to us at the Busy Bee mornings on                      EDITOR’S NOTE - BULLETIN SUBMISSIONS
Thursday and Saturday to look around, find out what there is to do, and
have a cuppa and a chat with our team.                                         PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DEADLINE FOR THE NEXT BULLETIN IS SATURDAY,
                                                                                                            OCTOBER 30th
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                                                                                  Kalamunda & Districts Historical Society Inc.
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                      NOVEMBER - DECEMBER 2010
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Nov 7   Elly Beckeringh and Stella Stewart
                                                                             KEEPER OF RECORDS
Dec 5   Elly Beckeringh and Stella Stewart                                   Jenny Lewis      1 Broadway, Bickley                      9291-8129
                         ROSTER ORGANISERS                                                                    MEETINGS
                    Mick & Ella Middleton – Tel: 9293-1004                   Meetings are held once a month, except for January. They are usually held at
                                                                             Kalamunda History Village, except when they take the form of tours to other
                                                                             venues.. An annual programme is issued with the January Bulletin each year,
             MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL TIME                                         and can also be viewed on the noticeboard at History Village.
                            Please remember that                                                MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTIONS
                                                 st                          Junior (under 16)          $12.00 Senior Couple                    $17.00
               Subscriptions became due on 1 July 2010
                                                                             Senior                     $14.00 Couple                           $19.00
                                                                             Single Member (over 16)    $17.00 Family                           $19.00
  The amounts due are on the last page of this Bulletin, below the list of
                        Committee Members.                                                       KALAMUNDA HISTORY VILLAGE
              Please forward your subscriptions to the                        Open to the public Monday – Thursday from 10am - 3pm, Saturday 10am – 12
                                                                                noon (10am – 3pm on Market days), and on Sundays from 1.30 - 4.30pm.
       Treasurer, KDHS, P.O. Box 121, Kalamunda, WA 6926                        Education programme for schools, & group bookings - phone 9293-1371.
                         as soon as possible.                                                 Stirk Cottage is open Sundays 2.00 - 4.00pm.
                                                                             BULLETIN EDITOR:         John Linton - 55 Lyndhurst Rd, Kalamunda 6076
                                                                                                      Tel: 9293-3664 Email: linton@iinet.net.au
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