Minnesota Tales

The St. Paul Daily Globe, July 31, 1902, p. 2


Arrangements Made for Chrysanthemum and Orchid Show in November.

The Ladies' Auxilliary for the Promotion of Home Industries held a special meeting yesterday morning in the Chamber of Commerce and made arrangements for a chrysanthemum and orchid show to be given during the first week in November. Premiums aggregating $100 will be given for the best displays.

For the best collection, single stems, any color, of chrysanthemums, the first prize will be $25; the second prize, $10. For pot chrysanthemums there will be three prizes, $15, $10 and $5, For the best collection of cut chrysanthemums $10 will be given, and for the best designs of cut chrysanthemums there will be a first prize of $25 and a second of $15.

For the best collection of orchids there will be but one prize of $20. Two prizes, $15 and $5, will be given for the best collection of Cratton and other foliage plants, and for the best collection of not less than twelve cut roses a prize of $20 will be offered. Exhibitors will have the privilege of selling their flowers if they wish, the flowers to be delivered the day after the exhibition.

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