"Fruit medium, usually roundish oblong, but sometimes rather oblate, conical, flattened at the base; skin tough, dark yellow or greenish yellow mostly covered with splashes and occasionally stripes of dark red, sometimes with patches of yellow...
Wagener: "Fruit medium to almost large, oblate to roundish oblate, broadly ribbed, sides often unequal; skin thin, tough, waxy, smooth, pale yellow mostly shaded with pinkish or brownish red and striped with pale carmine, often with a thin bloom;...
Hays, Brooks--Death and burial; Hays, Brooks--Influence; Wake Forest University; Ecumenical Institute;
August 9, 1898 - October 11, 1981
The Ecumenical Institute of Wake Forest University was founded in 1968. Its first director was Brooks Hays. The creation of the Institute and the appointment of Mr. Hays were decisions...
TO A PATIENT WIFE
Remorse descends upon me now
As I recall our marriage vow,
And think of things I did not do
That might have lessened toil for you.
I never learned to grow a flower I never learned to make a fire,
To fix the roof or hang a door
Hays, Brooks--Death and burial; Hays, Brooks--Influence; Editorials;
David S. Broder
The Spirit of Brooks Hays
Brooks Hays of Arkansas was a wispy, balding man who was a presence in Washington for almost half of his 83 years-a favorite character, a beloved storyteller and a moral force of al-most unequaled...