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July 20, 1975

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 30

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·C Jul% 20, How Does Your Garden Grow? Use Sevin, But Beware Show Bees That You Care ; By Anne Howard ; Garden Editor I really pulled a boner in last Sunday's column and I hope most of you were out of town on vacations and didn't read it. Leroy Monday of Cross Lanes called me the next day. He was upset. And after I listened to him.' I was upset, too. He told me something I already knew, b u t . . . \1 told you last Sunday to get after the Japanese beetles with Sevin. But what I didn't explain was that Sevin will kill bees and you must be very, very careful where you put it. DON'T put Sevin on blossoms. Put it on the leaves, on the undersides of leaves, on the stalks, on the ground, but NOT on flowers or cornsilk or blooms. Don't spread it around on your lawn if you have clover blossoms. ' a 'You may say to yourselves. "Oh, what's a;bee. I'd rather get rid of the beetles." Well, let me tell you (as Monday told me) th'at if you get rid of the bees you may not have any corn -- or anything else for that matter. Bees are among the best of the pollinating agents that get things going. .You know about the birds and bees? Well, most of us have forgotten about the bees and if we don't start remembering soon we could be out there hand pollinating each ear of corn, each squash, each tomato. * "And where will you get honey? I was just sick after Monday's call. I knew about Sevin and bees. I was just in a hurry last week trying to get the column out and didn't think to warn you. ' I'M NOT SAYING that Sevin is the only insecticide that kills bees. I'm singling it out because I recommend that you use Sevin for Japanese beetles. 1 recommend Sevin because it is an excellent insecticide and it is safe for man and his pets. But it ISN'T safe for bees and that's a pity. I'm sure the Carbide people who invented Sevin are working on that problem. Hopefully they'll have a solution one of these days. They seem to have a solution for just about everything else. Before you use ANY insecticide, read the directions. If it says "harmful to bees!" please follow the directions on the label and remember what I've written here. It would be hard to find an insecticide that is safer to use than Sevin . . . if you're careful when and where you use it. Just keep this in mind: When you're dusting things with Sevin, don't get any on the blooms. Or on corn silk. If you can, wait until the fruit appears and the blooms are gone. Bees only touch the blossoms oi things usually. And any careless bee that lights on a leaf will just have to take his chances. MONDAY SAID it is terrible to see the destruction around bee hives during the blossoming period. He said his entire bee colony was wiped out one year. "The bees were stacked up in front of the hive six inches deep," he said. He added that "You can tell when the Japanese beetles are out because that's when people start using Sevin carelessly and the bees start dying. They start piling up around the hives. "Beetles run in cycles," he continued. "Some years there are a lot of them; other years not." He suggested we keep a look out and not go whole hog with the Sevin dust when it's not really needed. "Be selective in dusting. Be careful where you put it," he urged. In the spring when your fruit trees are in glorious bloom and you want to be sure the fruit doesn't have any worms later on, DON'T spray with something that's harmful to bees. Have you noticed how bees buzz around flowering fruit trees? If you kill them you may not have any fruit at all one of these days. * * » HERE'S AN item we thought might interest you. It's about a big rock that acts as a watch dog in a public rose garden. In the Queen Kapiolani Rose Garden in Honolulu stands this huge Kahuna Stone (Sacred Stone) whose consecrated name is Maka Nui (Great Eyes). It watches over the Queen's rose garden and has stopped all thievery. The garden is without a fence and open 24 hours a day, so this is quite a job for a sacred stone, even one with great mana (power). Stones in the Pacific are widely used for this purpose. Whether in Easter Island or the Temple Gardens of Japan, the principal rock is the guardian rock. In Hawaiian belief, the Sacred Rocks are the high born of the other world. They are temporary abodes in the transmigration of souls. It is for this reason that they are believed to have mystical powers. To move a stone like this one is quite a feat. Not only is it sacred, but it weighs over 15 tons. Most of the Hawaiian machine operators were unwilling to participate in such an endeavor. The job fell to the U. S. Army and the move was highly successful. Since the Great Eyes arrived, all pilferage at the garden has ceased. Coins, flowers and candles often are found beneath the stone, apparently put there as offerings or appeasement. The rose garden at Queen Kapiolani Park is one of the 114 Ail-American Rose Selections' accredited public rose gardens that are to be found in most of the large cities of the United States. I know exactly what would happen to a Kahuna Stone if it were transported to Almost Heaven. The next morning emblazoned on its front there would be large letters in bright red or white paint telling the world that Billy Joe loves Dreama Sue. SACRED STONE Guards Hawaiian Garden 4 Forthcoming Marriage Plans Told Pearce-Morrison WEST CHESTER, Ohio - The approaching marriage of Miss Deborah Dorothy Pearce to Christopher Thomas Morrison, son of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Franklin Morrison of Aberdeen, Wash., has been announced by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clement Charles Pearce of West Chester, formerly of Charleston, W. Va. The wedding will take place on Aug. 23 at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, Calif. ; Miss Pearce is a graduate of George Washington High School in Charleston and Ohio University, where she was a member of Kappa Delta Sorority and Psi Chi Omega honorary. Her fiance is an alumnus of Stanford University, being affiliated Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity and Delta Phi Epsilon honorary, and the American Graduate School of International Management. He is employed by the Hyatt Corp. as assistant manager of the Halt Regency Houston. s Tkedo 1016 Quarrier Street Phone 346-0483 Teresa Ann Hammack Wed To James Lewis Riffle The Dunbar First Church of God was the setting Friday for the marriage of Miss Teresa Ann Hammack, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold L. Hammack of Dunbar, and James Lewis Riffle, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis E. Riffle of Nitro. The Rev. Robert Ellis officiated and Delores Sargent, organist, accompanied the soloist, Lillie Young. Donna King was her sister's matron of honor and Anita Sayer was.maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Florence Riffle, sister of the bridegroom, Pam Davis and Pam BODY PERMS for that Casual Effect! EXTRA SPECIALS-WITH COUPONS! T' I f Reg. $10.00 T ,,,. j ALLURE , NATURAL CURL I $ 9" I $ 10 2S "1 , . $ e 2 5 t.P.A. 15 I TINT RETOUCH I Short fair _ _ With Coupon */ 5775 HAIRCUT, SHAMPOO SiT Short Hair $ 4 7 5 With Coupon "t_ No appointment necessary unless you prefer a special operator. Hollywood Beauty Salon 711 Fife St. 342-4542 Open Evenings by Appointment, Monday-Tuesday-Thursday-Friday Hammack, sister of the bride. Christy Jividen was the flowergirl. * * * BEST MAN was Mike Pickens. Ushers included Richard McGhee, Elvin Henson, cousin of the bridegroom; Mike Scarbrough and Ricky Bush, cousin of the bridegroom. Denny Sayre was the ring- bearer. The couple left for a trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., after a reception at the Dunbar Woman's Club. They will reside at 1319Vz Payne Ave., Dunbar. The bride is a graduate of Dunbar High School. Her husband graduated from Nitro High School arid is a draftsman for Union Carbide. How Can If Q. How can I remove stains from plastic dishes? A. If the conventional method of washing with soap or detergent fails, soak the dishes for twenty minutes or so in a gallon of water to which a cup of bleach has been ( added. Wipe with a dishcloth, then wash in the usual manner. Q. How can I dispel musty clothing odors from closets? A. Place a pan of water, to which some household ammonia has been added, on the closet floor or on a shelf. Moore-McClelland FREDERICKTOWN, Ohio - The First United Methodist Church here will be the setting of the marriage of Miss Virginia Kay Moore to Capt. Richard Elliott McClelland, USA, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin R. McClelland of St. Albans, W. Va. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George F. Moore of Fredericktown, formerly of Worthington, Ohio. A graduate of Worthington High School, Miss Moore is a student at Ohio State University. The future bridegroom was graduated from St. Albans High School and the U.S. Military Academy. He earned his master's degree in engineering from OSU, and currently is assigned to the Army Tank Automotive Command at Warren, Mich. Clendenin-Thornton ELEANOR -- the approaching marriage of Miss Brenda Dawn Clendenin to Timmy Wayne Thornton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence W. Thornton, has been announced by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin L. Clendenin, all of Eleanor. The open-church wedding is planned for 3:30 p.m. on Aug. 9 in the Red House United Brethren Independent Church. Miss Clendenin and her fiance were educated at Buffalo High School. She has a position with the West Virginia state government in Charleston, and he is employed by Parkline at Winfield. Bailey-Landers In an open-church ceremony planned for 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 30 in the Dunbar Church of Christ, Miss Kimberly Mae Bailey will exchange marriage yows with Lester Eugene Landers Jr. She is the daughter of Mrs. Emogene Bailey and the late Mr. Howard Bailey, and parents of.-the future bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Lester Eugene Landers Sr., all of Dunbar. Miss Bailey is a senior at Dunbar High School. Her fiance was graduated from the same school and is employed by Kmart at St. Albans. -I Before You Pack COLUMBUS, 0. Enjoy real money-saving value, .and relax at the PtCK FORT HAYES HOTEL 31 Weft Spring in Downtown Columbus 3 Blocks from the State Capitol · Color TV in every room · Crystal Dining Room · Free Parking · Family Plan · Meeting and Convention Facilities for up to 450 ALL AT MODERATE RATES RESERVATIONS: CALL TOLL. FREE 800-621-4404 1 Illinois: 800-97?-7200 MRS. J. L. RIFFLE , former Teresa Hammock r I TRAVEL RAMA fl\ Presents gggHgaB.A.....ifc N1EXP COJVQl/f STADOR... 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