Meeting of December 15, 1978 at Gilliland's. Alan Huff presiding.
Alexis Gilliland, V.P., Bill Berg, Treas, Joe Mayhew, Trust., Dave Hastie, Walter Miles, Doll Gilliland, Dan Joy, Janet Prato, Mark Owings, Robert MacArthur, Lucille Ennis, Ginny McNitt, Janie Brauninger, Sandra Carvey, Judy Newton, Barry Newton, Avedon Carol, George Nyhen, Simon Forrest, Bobby Baum, Steve Smith, Judith Judson, Fran Buhman, Howard Fishman, David Linsey, Jennifer Judd, Phil Cox, Tom Schaad, Lisa Peoples, John Epperson, Lee Smoire, Bob Lovell, Wayne Dionne, Joanna Dionne, Kent Bloom, Ken Dunn, Donna Gause, John Sapienza, Scottie Robinson, Edie Williams, Phyllis Kramer, Rosa Oliver, Bob Oliver, Scott Dennis, Jim Saklad, Regina Cohen, Jim Landau, Judy Fetter, Lou Wolkoff, Kasumi Delaney, Jim Hacha, Charlene Hacha, Steve Delaney, Jack Chalker, Eva Whitley, Bruce Miller, Robert Brown.
The meeting was called to order at 9:10. The minutes were read and approved with the following annotations: 1) Dave Hastie has withdrawn as a candidate for WSFA president (all that candy was for naught!) 2) Bruce wants the paternity suit hushed up.
TREASURY: The balance has ebbed to $3,289.77.
W.S.F.A. has taken in 8 new Members: Virginia McNitt (Present) Paavo St. Dennis (absent) Mike Tuchman (absent) Christopher Ison (absent) Rich Dixon (absent) Sandra Carvey (present) Janie Brauninger (present) Bonnie Dalzell (absent). 5 out of 8 isn't bad.
The seasonal shrub, in honor of Channimas, was decorated with fannish trinkets, around its feet were piled the books we voted ourselves, in sentimental profusion: there would be egg nog.
DAN JOY had produced the WSFA JOURNAL for December, JOE MAYHEW is doing JANUARY. Please give any announcements, etc., to JOE.
DAN JOY has advertisement rate sheets for the DISCLAVE PROGRAM BOOK. Memberships are at present $3.00, but at the end of Feb, the price will go up to $5.00. JOE MAYHEW will be selling memberships at HEXACON (Lancaster, PA. January 5-7). HEXACON will print an ad in their program book for DISCLAVE in appreciation for the art hangings provided via WSFA. DAN JOY will have the DISCON* fliers at the meeting of January 19, 1979 (at PAT KELLY'S) WSFA will fold and address them with fannish zeal.
* FREUDIAN SLIP
KENT BLOOM held a committee meeting after the January 5th WSFA meeting at Berg's. Suggestions for [illegible] over the next 6 - 9 months should be given to KENT in WRITING.
It was suggested that we go see SUPERMAN THE MOVIE. DOLL said she would look into it after the holidays.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:37.
Meeting of January 5, 1979 at Berg's, Alan Huff
presiding. In attendance:
Alexis Gilliland, V.P., Bill Berg, Treas, Sharon Harris, Sec., Chris Callahan, Trust., Michael Harris, Bob Oliver, Rosa Oliver, Steve Smith, Janet Prato, Dick Roepke, Lucille Ennis, Avedon Carol, Ken Dunn, John Epperson, Helen Pease, Virginia Aronovitch, Charles Gilliland, Tom Schaad, Marianne Petrino, Judy Newton, Barry Newton, Kent Bloom, Lee Smoire (late).
The meeting was called to order at 8:52. The minutes were absent and will be read at the next meeting.
TREASURY: The balance has slipped to $2,501.56. $500.00 has been put into the DISCLAVE account.
No special anything is available for SUPERMAN THE MOVIE. The subject will be discussed in the future. THE MAGNIFICENT MEN IN THEIR FLYING MACHINES is playing for FREE at the SMITHSONIAN AIR AND SPACE museum on January 25th at 7:00 PM.
zip. Adjourned at 9:19.
The POTOMAC RIVER SCIENCE FICTION ASSOCIATION is back at the WHEATON LIBRARY at the corner of Ga. Avenue and Arcola Avenue (a couple blocks past University Blvd. They meet on the second Friday of the month. In February, they will discuss MARVEL COMICS -OR "RADIATION SICKNESS," Don Hernhuter will be ring master. (Feb. 9) on March 9, Jeanie Dunnington will lead a discussion of CHILDRENS FANTASY. PRSFA is mostly a discussion group. The first issue of their clubzine THE PRSFS NEWSLETTER (Monthly) was dated Jan 3 by editor DON MILLER.
BALTICON 13 will be held over Easter weekend (April 13,14,15) at the HUNT VALLEY INN. WSFA members seem to be running it: SUE WHEELER is the Chair, Kathy Lydick is in charge of the Huckster's Room, Rick Jacobs has the Art Show, and most of Wisfapolis will be there. POUL ANDERSON is G.O.H., C.J. CHERRYH, STEPHEN KING, and JACK CHALKER are featured on the flier. CHARLIE ELLIS is running an AMATEUR FANTASY FILM CONTEST, There will be a free mimeo room. Room rates begin at $28.00.
BSFS, INC. Hath also produced a newsletter. No title in evidence. The first issue is dated January 13, 1979. Inside it says: "ALFRED BESTER and the movie A CLOCKWORK ORANGE are confirmed for Balticon 13.
HEXACON printed an advertisement for our DISCLAVE in their program book. Nice layout by DAN JOY. It was supposed to be a courtesy for the use of our old Art Hangings. Actually, due to a set of curious circumstances, they used the Art Hangings belonging to BALTICON. But since it was really WSFA which provided them.................
WE ARE ALREADY SELLING MEMBERSHIPS FOR DISCLAVE. $3.00 UNTIL THE END OF FEBRUARY. BUY NOW AND $AVE.
Thursday, Jan 18: THE DAM BUSTERS (1955 film) 7:30
Th, Jan 25: THOSE MAGNIFICENT MEN (etc) 7:30
Wed, Jan 31: LECTURE by ROCCO A. PETRONE: REFLECTIONS ON VON BRAUN & THE SATURN-APOLLO TEAM. 8:00
DAILY "WORLDS OF TOMORROW" AT SPACERIUM 12:45-4:30 (A space voyage to future worlds beyond Earth) $.50. admission.
DOLL hosted the WSFA WINTER SOLSTICE DINNER. To torment those who didn't make it, she published the following menu:
APPETIZERS: Deviled eggs, Fresh Vegetables, Dip Cheeses,
SALADS: Tossed, Cold Rice, Cold Vegetable, Citrus, Fruit, and Jello with peaches.
ENTREES: Turkey & Dressing, Ham, Roast Beef, Mushroom gravy.
CASSEROLES & VEGETABLES: Greenbean c., Sweet Potato c., Zucchini c, Rice Pilaf, Sweet and Sour cabbage & meatballs, Tuna & vegetables & Macaroni c., Barley c., Broccoli with Hollandaise Sauce, Cranberry Sauce.
BREADS: Pumpkin Bread, Biscuits,
BEVERAGES: Burgundy, Rose, Bheer, Softdrinks, Champagne Punch, Coffee, Tea, Cider.
DESSERTS: Beethoven's Birthday Cake, Apple Pie, Walnut Cake, Fruitcake, Pumpkin Pie, Pecan Pie, Brownies, Cookies, Ice Cream, Nuts & Mints.
Doll says, "Thank you all for making it a great evening!" (It is amazing how she fits all those people and all of that food into her house before they eat. But with the general increase of personal volume due to the gorging and noshing, how do they fit after dinner?)
LUCASFILM LTD is having a contest: 1st prize is a trip for 2 to England to the set of THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK (SW's sequel). 2nd prize: trip for 2 to the US premiere. 3rd prize: a set of 4 signed and numbered 1st ed. lithos by Ralph McQuarrie and Joe Johnston. TO ENTER: come up with an one panel cartoon based on STAR WARS. The quality of the artwork isn't important. Winning ones will be redrawn by pros and published in BANTHA TRACKS (SW OFFICIAL (!) Fan news letter. CATCH: YOU GOTTA JOIN THE OFFICIAL STAR WARS FAN CLUB ($5.00) details from STAR WARS FAN CLUB, BOX 8905, UNIVERSAL CITY, CALIFORNIA, 91608. Entries must be received before 15 March 1979. BARF! BARF.BARF.BARF.BARF.BARF.BARF.FRAB.BARF.BARF.
Sat, January 20, 1979 DOLLY'S BIRTHDAY
Sat, January 27, 1979 DAN JOY'S BIRTHDAY
Sat, February 24, 1979 WALTER MILES' BIRTHDAY. WHEN'S YOURS?
THE WSFA JOURNAL IS THE OFFICIAL NEWSLETTER OF THE WASHINGTON SCIENCE FICTION ASSOCIATION. THIS IS VOLUME TWO, NUMBER SIX, EDITED BY JOSEPH T. MAYHEW, 6000 67th Ave. E. Riverdale Md. 20840. (301) 459-5634.
ALTERMAN, Peter S.
Silver Spring, Md. 20910
BAUM, Robert B. (Bobby)
Bethesda, Md. 20034
Arlington, Va. 22207
CARVEY, Sandra O.
Arlington, Va. 22203
CHALKER and WHITLEY
zip code correction:
Rockville, Md. 20850
Baltimore, Md. 21234
South, Arlington, Va, 22204
(703) 820 3962
Epperson, John K.
Arlington, Va 22204
Rockville, Md. 20852
Phone: (703) 754-8814
Riverdale, Md, 20840
Alexandria, Va. 22311
LOBEL, Lisa(Ivey) & Stuart
Arlington, Va. 22204
Baltimore, Md. 21218
McNITT, Virginia S.
is with the Circus
ROBINSON, P. Scott
Springfield, Va 22151
TARRANTS, J. TIMOTHY
phone: (301) 262-9094
Alexandria, Va 22314
Phone: (202) 234-4387
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ALDISS, B. WHO CAN REPLACE A MAN? $1.25
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January 20: MARKLAND ALTHYNG (General Business meeting) at St. Joseph's Monastery in Baltimore. Hall fee: $1.00. BYO feast, bheer and cider provided. Hall opens at 6:00, meeting at 7:30: Election of officers, DRECT: From Bawlamer Belehway (I-695) take exit 13 east. Go east toward Balto past 5 traffic lights and turn left at a moving and storage place. Park in the lot.
January 27: WINTER WOOD WAR at Oakley Farm from 10:00 to 4:00. Fratricidal fol-de-rol in wretched weather. warming at a local pub expected to follow. INFO: (301) SOW-BOAR (ATTILA.)
February 10: ST. ABSURDUS MELEE TOURNAMENT (SCA) contact MYFANWY (202) 333-3191.
February 14: ATTILA THE HUN'S BIRTHDAY. (at Md. U.) Contact IVAN CHORT (301) 726-5516
THE WSFA JOURNAL
6000 67th Ave. Apt 104
E. Riverdale, Md. 20840
THE WASHINGTON SAVOYARDS, LTD. are putting on Gilbert & Sullivan's THE GONDOLIERS at Montgomery Blair High School Auditorium 8 p.m on Jan. 19, 20, 26, 27, and at 7:30 on Jan 21 ad 28. Alan Huff, PRESIDENT OF W.S.F.A.! will be singing therein.
At the time this was being typed, SOMTOW was still in THIGHLAND. (Perhaps because the Thai Government has suddenly become much more strict about letting its art treasures out of the country.)
THERE'S A NEW PRO IN THE AREA:
Dan Joy has lost his artistic virginity, he sold two pieces of artwork at HEXACON.
The 1979 UNICON will be at the SHOREHAM AMERICANA, 2500 CALVERT STREET, N.W. WASHINGTON, DC. 20008 --Right across the street tram DISCLAVE'S Sheraton Park! It will be held over the weekend of July 13-15, 1979. The Co-Chairpeople Sue Ruth and Natalie Paymer will be advised by Ted Maniken (Head Honcho of their Corporation) and Clinton Winchester will book their Huckster Room, Sean McCorkle will run their Art Show. The Art Show will have no hanging fee and charge 10% commissions on all sales. If you want more information before we can print it, contact:
College Park, Md. 20740
In Baltimore area call:
Ted Maniken (301) 332-1619
In Washington contact:
Natalie Paymer (301) 794-7374