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Re: Convention

WiN wrote:
> 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,
> :>B))
> sendin luv t'y'all
> aka...
> the'SHADOW'gardener
> aka/email: "William Nash" <raffi@sympatico.ca>
> Personal website URL = http://www3.sympatico.ca/raffi/
Lucy C.
Since new , unregesterd Hostas, can not be placed in the auction , under
a name given by the grower, or introducer, few will be brought.  Ihe AHS
made the rules, now they must abide by them!
Ran Lydell
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