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Re: MIIS/SIIS Show Report

Many congratulations to Ann and Ernie!  Yup, it must be the list!

Barb in Santa Fe

-----Original Message-----
From: ernie henson <erni@midwest.net>
To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
Date: Monday, May 18, 1998 2:49 PM
Subject: MIIS/SIIS Show Report

>Why doesn't someone ask me about Queen of the Show?  Oh, well, since you
>asked...  Ernie and I got it for an MTB, ROBIN GOODFELLOW.  So exciting
>..we had 2 on the Queen's Table.  The other one, a SA, SPECIAL FEATURE,
>took second runner-up.  It has long been a favorite of ours. We took 6 blue
>ribbons, plus 5 reds and 1 white.  Two were disqualified because Ann put
>the wrong name on the tag. (blush) (TOUCH OF CLASS should have been CLASSIC
>LOOK....little things like that!)  I'm sorry that I don't have names of the
>other winners...maybe I can find out later and report back.  I think Nancy
>& Irv Pocklington had first runner-up,  Orville & Lu Dickhaut won the most
>blue ribbons, Pat Hayden of our list was one of the winners...John
>Bilski...Maybe I can get the names of the irises for you later.  Please
>forgive my lapse but it was our first and I was a gibbering idiot...while
>Ernie remained perfectly calm.   We never even suspected we would have
>anything worthy of the Queen's Table.  The show was over 100 miles from our
>house and we only had a few left after the wind & rain  Friday night. We
>had a GREAT judging team and a great many visitors in the afternoon.
>Wonderful place to have the show...under a huge skylight.
>Congratulations to all the latest show winners on the list (that are so
>much more sophisticated about their wins than we are) Walter, I do believe
>you are right...it IS this list!)
>          From Ann Henson who is still trembling with excitement!!! ( Hi
>Margaret & Debbie...Bet you thought I could never wait this long to post
>the good news, huh? Well, our electricity was off last night)

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