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Wilf Woods | Remembering 1939 Festival

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We have been featuring Apple Blossom royalty of past years in The World.

My sister Kathryn Haley is perhaps the most senior of those who were queens and princesses, as she turns 93 next month.

Her year as princess was 1939, with Lois Ross queen and Dorothy Jane Smith the other princess.

She recalled that year to me. Irwin Jones was head of the festival, she said, and he took the three girls personally to every small town in the…

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