THE TRAIL - BLAZER
OUTDOOR NATURE CLUB
Monthly Schedule and Report
MEETING: Thursday. May 20. 8 PM. Houston Public Library.
Programs Texas Marine Life, by Jack L. Baughman, Marine Biologist of the Texas
Game, Fish and Oyster Commission - an important subject, discussed by a man who
understands it thoroughly. Business: Annual reports and election of officers;
new projects and committees. Draft of proposed By-Laws accompanies this paper,
through courtesy of Chairman Chas* H, Sander. Every member has a full voice and
vote in Club affairs.
FIELD TRIP: Sunday. May 23. To the surf, to observe and study marine life.
Cars will meet at 6 AM on the beach at the West end of the Galveston seawall.
Bring lunch, sun-glasses, and any reference and collecting material you may need;
also, old shoes and clothing, for wading,
Our 25th Anniversary party, in the pavilion of beautifully-wooded Milby
Recreation Center, was enjoyed by 110 members and friends of the Club, "Old
timers" shared the spotlight with guests of honor representing many phases of
the civic and educational life of the community. A full account of the event, including names of committees, guests, pictures, addresses, decorations, etc., will
be filed in 0. N. C. archives. To Mrs. Edna W, Miner, General Chairman, Dr. Lyle
Humphrey, Master of Ceremonies, and all their co-workers - congratulations!
More than 4,000 people attended the 1947-48 series of lecture programs
of the Audubon Screen Tours, sponsored by the 0. N. C. For this outstanding
success, special credit is due to Chas, 0» Gallenkemp, Chairman; President Tabony
and Treasurer Manis; 0. D. Brown and W. H. Powell, who looked after the screen and
projection apparatus; Robt. A. Vines, George G. Williams, and other earnest workers,
whose cooperation has helped lay the basis for continued progress in this fine work,
Audubon Nature Camp: Far-sighted purposes and plans of the camp were outlined by Audubon President John H. Baker in his address at the Club's celebration,
at which he paid a sincere tribute to the 0. N. C.'s 25 years of service to the
causes of education and conservation. The Club is contributing a scholarship to
the camp, and several members have signified their intention to attend one of the
two-week sessions. For information, contact Mrs. Alfred A. Krueger, 5122 Tremont
St., Dallas 14, Texas.
For a memorable experience, make that trip to the Big Bend National Park*
sponsored by the Houston Museum of Natural History! Phone: J-25528.
If you're not keeping a record file of "Trail-Blazers", why not pass your
copy along to a friend or prospective member, Thanks to "Andy" Anderson, of the
Houston Press, for the title to this paper. Regarding 0. N. C. bulletins, address
Joe M. Heiser, Jr., 1724 Kipling St., Houston 6, Texas; phone H-8654,