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Re: Iris Show

From: "Perry Dyer" <pdyer@flash.net>

Hooray for Frosty Elegance.  I saw in the last edition of the Medianite that
I'm not alone.  It is an outstanding IB from a great Oklahoman, the late
Cleo Palmer.  In my opinion, his finest work.  Alas, too late for an HM
(unless some of us judges wish to gang up and do a write-in -- now not that
I wouldn't do any campaigning -- but seriously, if there is enough "support"
out there, please respond to me privately and let's see how many potential
votes may be out there).

Congrats, Rusty!

Perry Dyer
Blanchard, OK

-----Original Message-----
From: Rusty Thornsburg <rtburg@hotmail.com>
To: iris-talk@onelist.com <iris-talk@onelist.com>
Date: Sunday, April 18, 1999 10:29 PM
Subject: [iris-talk] Re: Iris Show

>From: "Rusty Thornsburg" <rtburg@hotmail.com>
>It's been a busy weekend, first with the Fort Worth Show, then with
>the Dallas show!  It has been a real trip; I think I've logged
>somewhere near 200 miles this weekend, but it's been worth it!
>What Pat forgot to mention about the Dallas is that this year, thanks
>in part to the new Judge's Handbook rules, we were able to have a Best
>Specimen Youth, and a Youth Sweepstakes.
>Frosty Elegance (IB) exhibited by yours truly won Best Youth Specimen.
> I also won Sweepstakes.  This was particularly sweet for me, because
>this was my last year as a Youth Member.
>Saturday, we held the Fort Worth show, which also had 250+ irises on
>display, as well as an artistic division.  Queen of Show in
>Horticulture went to SKATING PARTY, grown by Joe and Donna Spears.
>All of my hort. entries were pathetic (one had 4 falls-- you don't see
>these things when you're still asleep and it's dark outside), but I
>made up for it in the Artisic Division...by winning Best Design of
>Show.  No-one was more surprised than I; that is the stiffest
>competition I've ever seen!
>Exhausted, yet ready for more.
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