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Re: Convention

At 01:02 AM 6/28/99 -0400, Clyde Crockett wrote:
"It was the worst auction in history in respect of the entries. Why?
  The AHS decided that only REGISTERED hostas could be entered.(!!!)"
Cly'cuz ..for the record! ..T'was not because "Only registered hostas could be entered?".  IN FACT...   

*As I recall*? ..this was placed into moritorium until sometime in 2001, so the whole business about only registered hostas being participants at a National Convention has been shelved; and of course, I'm assuming? ..this includes! "the REGISTERED HOSTA LIST" as published?

There were unregistered hostas in the AHS AUCTION, even one seedling from Toyozo Nakayama of Japan, coded #TOYOZO-99, and from the pod-parent known as H. 'Urajiro Giboshi' -- a product on the market in Japan; and fetching, $400.00 for the AHS Treasury.  As for?...

Why it was the worst auction in history with respect to entries! ..if it was? ..IS BECAUSE & TO WHIT:
  ..1) the rank & file membership attending convention -- did not participate whole-heartedly in donating "HOSTA-CUSSES" fer auction and...
  ..2) the big H-business boys, known as the Growers Association er sumpin like dat? ..put a boycott on donating same H'cusses?

let's call a spade a spade eh
and put all the cards on the table

:-( huh?

Miss Lucy'Canon,
sendin luv t'y'all
aka/email: "William Nash" <raffi@sympatico.ca>
Personal website URL = http://www3.sympatico.ca/raffi/

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