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THE GARDEN ISLAND, TUESDAY, MAY 81,1921
Fresh Vegtables at
Conducted by Ada W. Paul.
Mltsuko Hasegawa, Grade Six, Han-'
alel School Is certainly lucky to have
seen a seaplane at such quarters, and
he certainly must belong to the Eyes
Brigade to have noticed so much. I
have an Idea that the seaplane was
round at Nawiliwlli also, and wonder
If the Llhue children did not see it
too. You will notice that he speaks
of the Irish linen which the wings of
the plane are covered with, well, I
expect that you will think it must be
very heavy course linen for such a
purpose, but indeed it is not. I used
o think so myself, until I saw spine
of it which was sold when the British
Government surplus supplies were
disposed of after the War. It is very
strong but at the same time fine
enough to make afternoon tea cloths
and such things of. If any of you
come over Makawell way and would
like to see a piece, Just call and see
me, and I will take you to a lady who
has quite a lot of it.
What do you think of the idea they
are carrying out at Eleele School, is
n't it tine, and cannot you imagine
how all the boys wanted to be the
Policeman. I think it wa3 a mighty
good thing that Mr. Brodie appointed
the . Judge himself. I wonder if he
wears a gown and wig like the Judges
in the Law Courts do. I don't think
he will though, because it he did he
certainly would be uncomfortably
warm in this weather.
Now I want very particularly to
draw your attention to the little
story on "The Spitting Habit", for it
is while the people are still boys and
girls that such habits are usually
formed, and I think it would be
dangerous habit it is. You know 1
mighty fine if you read it over and
then explain to others what a nasty
really believe that if the boys and
girls started an anti-spitting cam
paign they could do as much, maybe
more, than all the Doctors and Nurses
to stop Tuberculosis and many other
diseases. Just think it over, and see
if you wouldn't like to be a pioneer in
this fine work.
Next month I hope you will send in
quite a lot of stories for I am sure,
what with the Graduating exercises
and all the things which will be going
on In connection with the closing of
the schools, there ought to be lots of
news. And don't forget the Annual
WHAT I SAW ON TUESDAY
Dv Tomoe Ofrotn, Eleele
Mitsuko Hasegawa, Grade 6.
As we were having our lessonR
we heard a loud noise. We ran
to the beach aud saw that the sea
nlane was at the landimr. We
went to the lauding and saw it
very clearly. It had wings made
out of Irish linen. It was paint
ed so that the air does not pass
through it. There were two
floppers made out of tin. There
was a tail at the very back. It
was colored, red, white, aud blue
like an American flag. The en
gines were at the very top. There
was also a gravity-tank at the top
The gasoliue tank was the whole
bottom. It is taken up to the
gravity-tank by pipes.
The shape of the seaplane is ex
actly like a fish. Its front part
is sharp and its back part has a
tail. There were three men on
each of the two seaplanes.
One of them is a driver. There
were wireless telegraphs ou the
One of the men cranked the
plane and it started to go. It
ran on the water very swiftly and
dashed the water. Afterwards
it flew up into the air and went
away. There were numbers on
Under the sod and the clew,
Waiting the Judgment Day;
Love and tears for the Blue,
Tears aud love for the Gray.
THE LESSER EVIL
Wife "Richard, I wish you
would take care of the baby for
an hour or two. I am going to
have a tooth pulled."
Husband "Look here, my dear,
you mind the baby, and I'll go
and have a couple of teeth pull
Doctor "Did you open both
windows in your sleeping room
last night as I ordered?"
l'atient "No, Doctor, not ex
actly. There's only one window
in mv room, but I opened it
twice." Hoy's Life.
On Thursday April 14, the
children from the fifth to the
eighth grade met in the principal's
room to form a government for
the Eleele School. We elected a
sheriff, a clerk, a prosecuting at
torney and five supervisors. e
formed this government to teach
the principle of self government,
to develop children by positions of
responsibility and to build a po
tent force for good Public Opin
Mr. Brodie has appointed the
judge. The judge is Kiiniyo
Uioka. The sheriff is Hideo ()
hania. The five supervisors are
Matsue Inouye, Andrew Tioike,
Hideo Kato, Koichi Nakagami and
Taki Kumabe. The clerk is Ter-
uyo Murao. The sehriff has ap
pointed the policemen. The pol
icemen of the Wniiuea District
are Ernest I'aahia, Sheiretoshi
Uneo, Yachiyo Tanaka, Geso Kon-
do, and Mistugi Yokovama. The
policemen of the Koloa District
are Milo Melanson and Tsuruvo
The policemen watch the halls
and rooms to see that the child
ren do not niakeaiiy noise. The
teachers of the Eleele School are
glad because the children watch
the halls and rooms. The super
visors made many laws. The
laws are that no child is allowed
to. talk any other language than
English from the time he leaves
his home till he reaches home at
night. When the bell rings he
must not play but go to the place
where he belongs. We must not
destroy government property, we
must not make make noise iu the
halls and in the rooms when the
school is not in actual session. No
boy is allowed to play on the girls
volley ball court nor any girl is
allowed to play on the bovs court
unless the principal of the sheriff
gives the permission. The prose
cuting attorney is Abraham
Ching. The sheriff has appointed
the deputy sheriffs and the sani
tary inspectors. The deputy
sheriffs are August Clement and
John Gomez. The sanitary in
spectors are Matsu Kumabe and
Shigeo Iwata. We have had two
trials. One was on April 10 and
y were punished by pulling
the other on April 20. The gun
weeds, cleaning rooms and clean
NUMBER SEVEN FLANAGAN
The by standers heard Mrs. Flana
gan mutter defiantly, "Number Seven"
and, in spite of the gentle priest's in
fluence, the youngest Flanagan was
seldom called anything but Number
When Number Seven was fivo years
old he was sent to school mainly to
keep him out of the way at home.
Even at this tender nge he had won a
nickname properly descriptive of his
chief characteristic. Throughout the
length of Water Street he was known
as "Hammer-Fist Flanagan", and was
proud of the title. His first teachers
found him precocious to a degree.
At the age of six he had walloped
every boy in his class, had thrown one
teacher into nervous prostration and
driven out a second. As to books,
well, he learned his letters one at a
time, well driven in with a shingle.
Ink he disdained to use for any other
purpose than painting the apronstrings
of little girls or tattooing his own
(To be continued.)
THE STARS IN OUR FLAG
NICKETY N 1 V ' STO I M ES
By Alma Paschal!.
When the Patrick Fl?nagans viewed
their first-born, their hearts swelled
with priiie, and with good old Iris,h
enthusiasm they called in the neigh
bors and ate and drank to his lasting
health and happiness. With a degree
less of exbuberance they welcomed
the next comer, and with each succeed
ing year as another plate was laid on
the kitchen table, and the high chair
was taken from Patrick and given to
Peter, and then, in turn, to Catherine,
Nora, Mamie and Paul, their interest
in these yearly occasions waned.
To Mrs. Flanagan, bent double
over a washtub, which, like the pitcher
in the fable, never grew empty, the
ways of Providence were inscrutable.
Why should poor people have so many
mouths to feed, while rich folks like
the Berkhlmers could spend their
money on imported French poodles?
Enough was enough; hence when
poor number seven opened his cavern
ous mouth and uttered a wail of pro
test at being thrust Into such a cold
and forbidding world, he met with
scant sympathy from Mrs. Flanagan,
whose mother-love was chilled by
A husband who drank, seven child
ren under ten, and a load of debt had
sharpened a temper none too good at
best. Mrs. Flanagan was getting
tired of babies, and this last one was
the worst of the lot, showing even in
the cradle a degree of pugnacity which
boded ill for his future career.
When the Flanagan baby was christ
ened, he wore no new robe embroider
ed with painstaking care, but a little
dress handed down by the next elder.
When kind old Father O'Grady asked
the name of the child, Mrs. Flanagan's
eyes snapped and she replied with
chill brevity, "Number Seven Flana
The priest's eyes widened, and he
almost whispered, "Number Seven?"
"Yes, Number Seven," repeated Mrs.
Flanagan firmly. "If there has to be
any more I can't afford to give them
names-I ll Just number them."
Father O'Grady was old and wise,
so he said nothing Just then, but when
he christened the child he pronounced
a name with fervent emphasis;
By Edith Webster Griinshaw.
The sun was at its hottest,
One summer afternoon;
The grown-up stars were still as
So was the dear old moon,
When a little mischief boy-star
Took it into his golden head
To throw the covers off him
nd jump right out of bed.
He roused a dozen othre lads
And whispered of a lark,
For well they knew the big stars
Were safe asleep 'till dark.
So out they crept ou tiptoe
To a cloud not far away
To peek down at the Earth-boys
They thought would be at play;
But though they craned their lit
And o'r the edge did lean,
Not a single little Larth-boy
Was there to be seen.
So these thirteen little Star-boys
Were disgusted as could be;
When down below they heard a
And leaned far out to see;
But all they saw was a lady fair
Sewiug with all her might,
Sewing a great big piece of blue
To stripes of red aud white.
And as they watched, a saucy
Came and gave their cloud a blow
That tossed the little Star-boys
Far down to the world below.
Right ou the lady's lap they drop
ped, Ou the piece of blue they fell ;
That's how we got the Thirteen
But dou't you ever tell !
THE EVOLUTION OF LIGHT
When Grandma was a little girl,
And was sent up to bed,
She carried then a tallow dip
Held high above her head.
Wheu Mama used to go upstairs,
After she'd said "Good night",
Her Mother always held a lamp
So she could have its light.
As soon as sister's bedtime came,
Wheu she was a little lass,
If she found the room too dark,
Mama would light the gas.
Now when the sanrman comes for
I like to have it bright;
So I reach up and turn the key
Of my electric light.
And maybe my dear dolly,
If she lives out her days,
Will see right thru' the darkness
With the magical X-rays.
AND A MORAL
There was an imperious old Sage
Who upheld the dominion or Age.
But his son, a grim youth,
Red in claw aud iu tooth,
Shut him up in a chloroformed
There was also a child full of
Who bombarded nine great maga
zines, But not one of the nine
Ever published a line,
For the child was not yet in his
There was thirdly, to round off
A Matron who railed at the crimes
Of designers of frocks
Who iu smart fashion "blocks"
Left middle-age out of "The
The moral, if moral one seeks
In an age of sensation and shrieks
Is this; even still
Things are apt to go ill
With old, young, and middle-aged
Niekety Nip went to look for
the boys in tin.' ,-anie field where
he saw them working the last'timo
but conld not li:id them, si, he
poppedover to the reservior think
ing they might bo fishing there,
but no sign of them. So he
climbed up one of the new tele
graph polos and looked around,
couldn't see thorn. He began to
think it must be because the sun
was in his eyes, so pulled one of
his ears, which wore almost as
big as his head, down over his
eyes and had another look. This
time he saw a lot of dust on the
road, and thought maybe they
were down there, and as it was a
hot day, he made a raft of sugar
cane and thought he would sail
down the flume instead of walk
ing, but he remembered that other
people had tried that before, and
fallen into deep holes and very
nearly got drowned, so he changed
clump of milk weed and waited
his mind, coiled up behind a
until someone came along who
would give him a lift.
Well, the first thing which
came along was, what do you
think? a cow, so as Niekety knew
that cows wore not supposed to
be in the. cane fields, he caught
hold of her tail, swung up onto
her back, and away the two of
them went at a fine clip, and Niek
ety was glad because he was do
ing a good turn by driving the
cow out of the field, as well as
having a ride. As soon as they
got to the road Niekety spied a
lot of small boys and girls walk
ing along, so he jumped down and
got behind the fence on the same
side of the road to watch what
they were doing, thought perhaps
they were playing a new game
which he could pass on to some
other children. But he soon
found that they were not playing
at all, and was just going to
speak to them, in fact had cleared
his throat with such noise that
one of the little girls thought the
cow was cross, and began to cry,
when along came a motor, and
risrht awav some of the children
ran tothe left and some to the
right, and one even started to
run back again, so that the driver
ety thought, "it is about time
nearly ran over them, and Nick
someone taught these children to
be careful," so he called out to
them "Eh!" They looked round
and saw him, and he climbed up
the sign post and asked them if
they understood what the words
on it meant, and they saw that it
was one which they saw every
day, "Safety First," which means,
when you are walking along Tiie
road always keep to the right
hand side, and before you eros
a road, Stop, Look, and Listen.
and then you will he quite sale
from any fear of accidenr.
TRY THESE ON FATHER
Why do little birds in their
nests always agree? Because it
would be dangerous to fall out.
What would be a good name for
a boy who was being urged by his
father to squeeze into a crowded
train? Benjamin, (Bon jam in.)
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STRING B E A N S CA IMM ITS TP RNI I 'S C E LERY
GREEN CORN CUCUMBERS CHINESE CABBAGE
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When is a blow like a hat?
When it is felt.
Suppose you take a bone and
break it in two. What historical
personage does the result repre
sent? Bonaparte. (Bone apart.)
When do sheep become station
ary; w lien tney are iiirneu into
Why is there no such thing as a
whole day? Because each day
begins by breaking.
What can go through a thick
wood and never touch a twig?
TALE OF A TOOTING TUTOR
A tutor who tooted the flute
Tried to tutor two looters to toot;
Said the two to the tutor,
"Is it harder to toot or
To tutor two (utors to toot?"
You will find (hat luck
Is only pluck
To try things over and over,
Patience and skill,
Courage and will,
Are the four leaves of luck's clover
Said Tweedledum to Tweed led ee,
Whatever has gone wrong with
Said Tweedledee to Tweedledum,
It must have been that curraut
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It pays to specify "Armco".
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"Red Crown" is the gasoline
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the weil-balanced motor luel.
Get it wherever you see the
Red Crown sign on service sta
tions and garages.
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