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Communit THE DAILY GLOBE, Ironwood, Ml •— Friday, June 19, 1998 Page 4 GRP plans June anniversary show The Goyebic Range Players, under the direction of Kathy Re and Chris Kelly,, will present "The Stars Come Out" in celebration of the 70th anniversary year of the historic Ironwood Theatre. The show will feature Gogebic Hanm?' Players performing musical selections from the'12 musicals that have been performed at the theatre beginning with South Pacific in 1988 and continuing with sonj'js from The King and 1, Grease, HV.sf Side Story, Wizard of Oz. Showboat, Gcxispell, Gypsy, Guy a and 'Dolls, Pirates of Penzance. Forever Plaid. Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat. Rehearsals are under way along with plans to showcase the pictures, programs and props of the past. The show will feature Dan Averitt, Don Dugan, Sandy Gertz, Larry Holcombe, Judy Hoist, Dan Kaasa, Chris Kelly, Ricky Kelly, Debbie Maki, Kevin Maki, Ray Maurin, Ron Niemi, Kathy Ro, Sharon Sprague, Charlie Supercynski, Becky Swett, Charles Trevarthen, Terry •Strusser and Jessica Zell. The stara will b« accompanied by Pamela Starr on the piano and keyboard, Neal Schroder on. the baas guitar, and Phil Cormier on drums. The Stara Come Out" will be presented at the Ironwood Theatre three performances only. Show dates are Friday, June 26, Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the Ironwood Theatre office and at the Wilderneat. Additional information is available at the Ironwood Theatre office by calling 932-1550, Committee seeks welcoming gifts WAKEFIELD — The Community Pride and Public Relations Committee of "Forward, Wnki-field" would like to welcome all new residents by presenting them with a "Welcome to Wakefield" packet. The committee is asking all local businesses, organizations and independent representatives to hdp in this effort by providing gifts, certificates, coupons, informational brochures and business cards that can be included in the packet. "Welcome to Wakefield" packets wil! be distributed by Wakefield residents working with the Community Pride and Public Relations Committee and through the city and township offices. There will be no charge to businesses, organizations or independent representatives _ for including their gifts or information in the packet. While the committee has tried to reach all businesses, organizations and indepen- dent representatives in Wakefield by letter,- it is possible that some may not have received a letter. In this case, the committee would appreciate hearing from you, said committee member Sandy Richter. Please write to the Community Pride and Public Relations Committee at "Welcome to Wakefield" .Packet, 1202 Putnam, Wakefield, MI 49968. Include your business-organi- . zation name, address, contact person, telephone number and list items that you, will contribute. The Community Pride and Public Relations Committee- appreciates the holp of all businesses, organizations and independent representatives in preparing a packet to welcome all new residents to Wakefield and Wakefield Township. They are looking forward to distributing packets soon, she said. African flowers a real treasure By COUNTRY LIVING A Hearst Magazine Gnrdeners have long suspected that Europeans missed the point when they began exploiting Africa's riches in the 19th century. Hungry fr' r P u 'd and diamonds, rapacious miners overlooked the continent's real treasures, wrote • •Rebecca.Sawyer?Fay in an article in the July issue of Country Living: Clivia minita (used by the Zulu to treat snakebites), freesia, montbretia (Crocosmia spp.), and dozens of other spectacular flowering bulbs and perennials. While many African native flowers, such as nerine lilies (named, by Dutch traders in honor of the Nereids, sea nymphs of Greek mythology) and wood sorrel (Oxalis.npp.), have flourished in America gardens for generations, other, less-familiar bloomer* nre gaining a following. These include harlequin flower (Sparnxis spp.), perhaps the most colorful of all summer-flowering bulbs, bugle lily (Wntsonia spp.}, raised from conns and resem- bling miniature gladioli in shades of red, pink, magenta, and white; and baboon flower (Babi- ana stricta), with freesia-like wanda of fragrant white, crimson and purple blossoms, also grown from conns. All tend vibrant color to gardens throughout the summer. In areas where winter temperatures fall below freezing, many tender African native flowers can be potted up and brought indoors or stored dahlia-style, covered in peat, sawdust, or shredded newspaper and placed in a dry basement. Baboon flowers, for example, are well suited to pot culture and lend midsummer pizzazz to sunny patios. Inexpensive, foot- tall harlequin flowers, winter hardy in Zones 7 to 10, can be treated as annuals in northern climates (corms started indoors in March or April may be moved outdoors to beds and borders come late May). Spice-scented, 2-foot-high nerine lilies (Nerine Bowdenii MOCA auxiliary asked to help veterans at special program Members of the Military Order of the Cootie Auxiliary to Pup Tent No. 35, Hurley, were reminded to attend the special program for veterans at King, Wis. on .July 19 at o recent meeting. Volunteers are needed to help move patients to and from their rooms for feeding and entertainment. The 8th Supreme District meeting is scheduled for July 10-12 in Milwaukee, Wis. at the Ramnda Inn Airport just off 1-94. Josephine Vanderschat-gen passed out awards received from Joanne Simok at the 10th District Convention. Simc-k attended the Grand Convention in Madison, Wis.. in April 1998. Clown dolls and citation of merit awards were given to Joe and Corinne Dituri, Frances Norman and Josephine Vanderschaegen. Corrine Dituri also received a first- place certificate plus a $15 cheek for her year as president. Vanderschaegen was honored for publicity reporting. Because of Grand President Barbara Anger's request the regular second Monday meeting date is rescheduled to Friday, July 17, It will begin at 1 p.m. with a meal at the Post Hall in Anger's honor. Her official visit and inspection of books will take place in connection with the regular meeting.'Pup tent members are invited to share the meal and meet with her. The regular meeting will follow. Corinne Dituri was hostess; Frances Norman was door prize winner. and the slightly less formal N. criapa) can be treated in similar fashion. These boast the added attraction of being shunned by deer and rodents. Richard L. Doutt, an entomologist, lawyer, and plantsman specializing in bulbs from South Africa's Cape Province, notes that despite their exotic appeal, African bulbs and rhizomatous perennials can be relatively undemanding. They thrive: outdoors year- round in California's Mediterranean-like climate and .in cold frames and greenhouses elsewhere. All they ask for is good, drainage and a dry rest period. When catalog and nurseries refer to "bulbs," they usually mean corms, tubers, and rhizomes, too. These geophytes produce and store their own food via ingenious root structures, which may appear round and scaly, like onions (true bulbs), hard and flat (corms), or long and fleshy (tubers and rhizomes). Rhizomatous perennials that hail from Africa include lily of the Nile (Agapanthua spp.) and red-hot poker (Kniphofia spp.). Both have been hybridized for improved hardiness and expanded color range. Gardeners in temperate cli- mates use showy agapnnthus us focal points in borders or • plant them en mass on sunny slopes. In cold climates (Zone 5 and north), the perennials embellish patios and pool decks when planted in containers and tubs (when frost threatens, pots may be stored in a greenhouse or large cold frame.). Bearing tight, ball-shaped clusters of blue, lavender, or white funnel-shaped flowers, agapanthus enjoy having their roots pot-bound, as long as they receive plenty of water in summer. .Well suited to containers is "Peter Pan," an 18-inch dwarf sporting sky-blue flowers. Winter hardy in Zone 6~(a protective blanket of leaves or straw is a good, idea) are the Headbourne hybrids, including azurc- hued"Blue Banube.," pastel "Blue Giant" and "Bressingham hybrids, considered the deepest blue available. Deer-proof agapanthus make excellent cut flowers and may be dried and used in arrangement. Rhizomes should be planted in rich, well-drained soil, in sun or light shade.Thick, straplike foliage remains handsome long after blossoms fade. In general, the narrower the leaf, the hardier the cultivar. WANTED WOMEN TO SING Become a member of the BELCANTO WOMEN'S ENSEMBLE - and sing through the summer. Rehearsal times very flexible. First meeting Tuesday, June 23, 6:30 p.m. Call or come to BOZENA STUDIO, 107 Aurora Street, tronwopd 906-932-5924 ALL WOMEN WELCOME Here comes the young bride Median •£• at tin* of m|rria0» ' I t j|Marriage (women) 26.71 ^ Marnaqa (mon) 28.7 1 J First marriaqe (women) 24.0 ) fhrst marriage (men) 25. 91 { Remarriage after divorce (women) f Remarriage after divorce (men) 34.2 1 37.4 1 On her wedding day, the average American femal« is two y*ar» youngw than her male counterpart. After a divorce, both sexes tend to remarry In their mid- to late-30s. Storytelling, music ahead at Springstead SPRINGSTEAD. Wi*. — The third of n series of storytelling an'd old'-time music jam sessions in observance of. .the? WiHconedn Sesquicentennial is scheduled for Sunday at the Springstead. Historic District. It will begin at 2 p.m. with storytelling in the Old General Store-Museum, followed by a jam session in the Historic District's recoritly-rcstori'd livery building from 4 to 7 p.m. The program then .will continue until about 8 p.m.. with clogging, polka and other old-time dancing in the livery building to music provided by some of the Harm; musicians who participate in the jam'session. Anyone playing a non-electric instrument is welcome to participate in the jam sessions, and the public is invited to attend to enjoy the music. Light packaged snacks and pop will b« available. Instruments in past Springstead Historic District jam sessions have included fiddles, banjos, guitars, mountain dulcimers, a hammer dulcimer, accordions, . concertinos, dobros, harmonicas und others. • The storytelling and jam sessions are being held twice a month through September. Dates fur the subsequent events, all beginning nt 2 p.m. on Sunday, are July 5, July 19, Aug. 2, Aug. 16, Seot, 13 an'd Sept. 27, In Memoriam In loving memory of Marion Conterio, who passed away five years ago on June 19,1993. Sadly missed by Louis Conterio and Family Card of Thanks I would like to 'thank all of my friends and coworkers who helped me celebrate my retirement. Thank you very much for gifts.and well wishes. Sincerely: Barbara Blodgett Look Who's Closeout on All '96 Hi-Fi Stereo Speakers From S 65- S 250 Camera <fi Sound ; Mam Street, ttonwood 932-3901 Turning 40 Today! Timberfest location moved WOODRUFF, Wis. — The location of the Timberfest Craft Show, June 20-21, has been moved to the U.S.'51 and 47 intersection in downtown Woodruff. "We wanted to increase the visibility of this show because of its smaller size this year," snid Al Hanley, Minocqun-Arbor Vitae- Woodniff Area Chamber of Commerce executive director. "Permission was just granted on June 9 from the Town of Woo- druff and the lot owners to hold this show nt the original Timber- fest gronds to the east of Coldwell Banker's office on Highway 47." The show will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days, featuring crafters, demonstrations and concession!). Live music will be provided by The Wildwood Band, from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, and Bret &. Frisk, noon to 3 p.m Sunday. -For further information, call the chamber at (715) 356-5266. GO WITH US ... On The "Little Blue Bus" Safe ... Efficient... 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