Re: Next Dykes Winner
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- Subject: Re: Next Dykes Winner
- From: "John I. Jones" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 22 Jun 1998 10:27:54 +0000
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Dorothy irisnut Willott wrote:
> I'm glad to see the explanation about the Wister Medal. I know I can pick three
> TBs this year in accordance with the ballot. I thought the idea was to give more
> TBs a chance at the Dykes since there are many more TBs introduced than any
> other class. Personally, I seldom vote for a TB for the Dykes, because other types
> of irises grow so much better for us. The TBs are devastated by borers and rot.
> The judges in the west don't have these problems, so they mostly vote for TBs.
> I'm still trying to decide between two siberians and a MTB this year.
> Dorothy Willott on the shore of Lake Erie
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> >To: Dorothy.Willott@gte.net
> >Subject: RE: Re: Next Dykes Winner
> >Date: June 21, 1998
> >Carryl Meyer wrote:
> >> I was at the AIS Board Meeting in Denver when the decision was made to
> >> add more TB's to the list eligible for Dykes Medal--reasoning--all
> >> other specie on the list were winners of the medal given for that
> >> specie, whereas several of the TB's were not winners of the Wister
> >> medal--so for an interum time there will be some non-Wister Medal
> >> winners up for the Dykes. Eventually, there will be only winners of
> >> their specie medals, but for right now the rules were
> >> changed--otherwise, next year there would be only 1 TB on the ballot--
> >> My vote is known only to myself--but--for the past few years, I have
> >> not voted for a TB, as I thought that an other one was better
> >> qualified to win the Dykes Medal--hopefully, other than a TB will
> >> again win the Dykes--who knows when?
> >> Hope this helps to settle the confusion--the AIS Board Meeting minutes
> >> in the next Bulletin will have the discusion and you can read more
> >> about it there! Carryl in Western Montana--where we finally had a
> >> day without rain--nice that it was the day of our IIris Garden
> >> Tour--any good remedies for sunburn?