Tacoma Chapter Show
Honore Hacanson, Secretary
Our fifteenth annual show was held in our Garden Area at Point Defiance Park. The rhododendrons planted there combined to make a beautiful setting. Show Chairman was Mr. Pat Cummins. Committee Chairmen were--Cut Truss Section, Robert Badger; Signs, Wm. McCrea: Food, Mrs. A. E. Turner; Education, Brian Shera: Members' Plant Display, Dr. Wm. Avery: Awards, Russ Coovert; Hostess, Mrs. Ted Fawcett; Commercial Displays, George Harrison.
Judges were Roy Clark, Fred Bobbins and Frank Doleshy.
Les Brandt walked away with three trophies and the $25.00 award for the best plant in the show.
Some of the prize winners were.
First, Lester Brandt: Second, Roy and Honore Hacanson; Third, Bill Vinson.
Best specimen plant of any hybrid normally less than three feet in height in 10 years - 'Mrs. W. C. Slocock' exhibited by Bill Vinson. Best specimen plant of any hybrid normally exceeding three feet in height in 10 years'Hawk' exhibited by Bill Vinson. Best specimen plant of a deciduous hybrid azalea--'High Fashion' exhibited by Roy and Honore Hacanson. Best specimen of an evergreen hybrid azalea - 'Hino Mayo' exhibited by Roy and Honore Hacanson. Best rhododendron plant, not in bloom, with leaves exceeding 12 ins. in length - R. arizelum, exhibited by Roy and Honore Hacanson. Best flowering plant of any hybrid rhododendron not previously exhibited, the result of hybridization made in the state of Washington - won by Lester Brandt for 'Lady Roseberry' X R. cinnabarinum var. roylei. This plant also won two other trophies and $25 in cash.
First prize winners in the various cut blooms classes included-Ted and Mildred Fawcett, Robert Badger, K. W. Janeck, E. W. Smith, A. E. Turner, Russ Coovert, Chris Troseth, Paul Brown, Phyllis Hellar, and Harry M. Manning.
The Evergreen Perpetual Trophy for the highest number of points in the cut bloom classes was won by K. W. Janeck. Mr. A. E. Turner won the Schoenfelds Perpetual Trophy for the best truss in the show, variety 'Mrs. Furnival'.