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Letters 1'rozi Schools Whcie Children Arc Working In Their Gardens.
Wh..t They Do When Not Engaged, in Studies Say They Are
lad To Be Fanucn
'Ihoio 13 no moio lulerontlng reading to he Inunil for the man, wo
m..n o. chid who lina a thought for tho public bdioola anil tlie children
o( the I'o.iltar than tho Icttcia w lilch tho youngsters aro sending the
tl u 1 1 e 1 1 n . Thcru Is originality, wit, dioll sayings, and bright, sparK
Una accounts o( what Is going on In tho schools. Sometimes It Is tho
burden, und again tho letter Is devotod to routine of tho day's work.
The Children aro doing u multitude of things after tho day's work
In book Is completrd. Note, for Ipst.uuc, the woman's club of tho pro
r.ejslvo Waihce (Maul) school, 'and the lloaids of Supervisors' nicct-iiii-i
which others have to attend.
Tho list of schools tailing part in tho Agricultural competition,
which will probably bo complete when this weok's mall Is all In. Tho
lijt up to Friday night. Jan, Ml, included tho following:
Hawaii Uiupahoehoe, llonok.in, .Mae (Hookonu), Illlo Union, 11a
uhco, Ilonokohnu, Wnlmea, Kcuhla, Ol.ia ill' Mlle-O, Knpoupoo, llonnu
Mnul Ulupalakua, Klpahulu. LaluiraT liana, Jlaou, Mnk.tw.io,
Moloknl Knlno, Wnl.iluu, Knlunulin, Ilal.iw.i.
Oaliu llnutila, Walinanalo, Knnuoho.
There are others to como In from Kauai ml this Island and they
will presumably ho soon jhcnrd from. Tho report forms and the. gen
eral program of tho competition wo.o tent out last week. It Is notlcc
rblo that tho pupils of tho country take more enthusiastically to ngrlcul
luic than the children of tho towns. One teacher said that the weekly
'ettoi was what worried her, but tho majority of tho teachors Unit that
Co children enjoy the letter-writing. In fact, inoro lettcis havo como
'.o;ii tome srhoola than Jt Is fonslhlo to print In ono Inane. Tho 11 u 1
', e 1 1 n is tiylng. however, to glvo o ich boy and gill an opportunity to
lie heiril. Tho Judges for the vuiloiw Islands havo boon fairly prompt
In icspoudlug. The list for Ovhu I? complete, being made up of 1'iof.
I'. (J. Kraitso, Dean W. T. l'opo, and Divld Haiighs. Hcplles from tho
ether Islands will undoubtedly complete the lUt for tho outstilo IslaiuU.
Sumo of the more lucent letters follow:
Koloa, Kauai, Jan 17, 1!08.
V. It. Furiiiigtoti, IJsrj , Managing
Editor 13 v o n I n K II u 1 1 a t I n,
Dear Sir: 1 will glvo jou a short
account of our manual work during
lust Filday. Wo Mulshed painting
tho gato and turnstiles. Vo hoed up
Hie weeds and planted Mime nastur
tiums and geraniums. We painted
tho (lower .oti and wo made another
Cower stand and painted It. too. We
cut tho tall weeds with the gracs en
, lera and mowed tho tdiort grass with
altho lawn-mowers nnd tho HUkj chll-Mr.
dron picked up paper nnd rubbish
and burnt them. Tho bigger girls
swept up tho dry leaves on tho
ground nnd tho llttlo ones put tho
leaves In boxes and carried them to
tho lire and burnt them. Then wo
dug another fiosli ploco of giound
and planted Mime papalu trees,
Pupil 8th Grado.
Alae School, S, Kpna,
Jan. IGth, 1903.
W. It, Fnrrlngton, editor 12 von-
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General Commission Merchant,
SOLE AGENT FOR HAWAII,
SECOND FLOOR WAVERLEY BLOCK, COR. HOTEL AND BETHEL. TE LEPHONE 171.
Ing II u 1 1 o 1 1 u .
Dear I'rlead: Our srhool cloned
on Wednesday, Dec. 17th, two days
beforo time. Tho two days had been
made up by having school on Satur
days. Wo cleaned and watered our gar
dens well beforo wo went homo on
tho last day.
After school our teacher got on the
Mnuna l.oa and wont to Honolulu.
Wo iniido a nice lei for him, lie
went to attend tho Kuiueliamcha an
niversary. During vacation 1 helped my par
ents at homo nnd on our farm.
I had a nlco time on Now Year's
Day. During tho vacation It was
very dry and I was very sorry for my
plants at school. Many of them died
because the sun shone too hot, which
made tho soil very dry.
Our school has opened again nnd
I am very glad to bo once more go
ing to school.
In looking about nil the gaidcns I
saw that certain kinds of flowers
could not grow In this kind of weath
er. Tho geraniums and begonia are
growing In spllo of tho dry weather.
Somo of tho (lower bcods havo spiout
ed nnd others failed to spioul. Tho
plants In the shade aro growing alto.
Wo are working to win.
(Ira do V.
Alae Public School,
Jan. Ifitb, 1908.
W. It. Fnrrlngton, Kdltor 13 v o -
n I n g 11 ii I 1 o 1 1 n.
Dear Friend: I want lo wish you
nnd jour paper a happy nnd a very
prosperous year. Our i.ehool luui be
gun again for I ho winter term ami
I tun ao gldd to write ou this let
tor, telling you of whnt wo aro do
ing, nnd how wo spent our vacation.
Wo still renicnibor your kind offer to
nil tho Public Schools, and so wo aro
at work to win the prize.
Wo planted different kinds of
seeds, such ns beans, onions, lettuce,
nnd ninny other things, beforo clos
ing school Inst year. Wo closed our
tchool on Dec. 17th, becauso our
teacher, Mr. T. K. Nalilwa, went' to
rtteud tho Twentieth Anniversary of
I ho Katuchumehu Schools.
Wo had a ory good vacation. I
ppont my tlmo at homo by weaving
lints nnd sewing.
We had a nlco time on Now Year's
Day, hoping you had the same.
Wo heard that thero was1 iholera
in Honolulu, and that peoplo woro
Quarantined. 1 was afraid that our
teacher would bo qumaiitlucd and
u,ir school would not bo opened on
IIONOLUIU, T It. SATUItlJAY; FKI1.
I Wo woro glad that It was not so, '
and M-. Nuhlw.t came back and told
us many things about Honolulu and
tho Kaiiicliamehn anniversary and .
alho ho told us that ho had a nice
i Christmas and New Year nt Hono
lulu. Wo were very glad when school
opened again. Wo aro having dry!
weather now. Wo havo very Utile
water There Is only about half a '
tank left. One tank Is empty. Tho (
people are trjlng lo got water up In
the woods, and I think when the
pool of water up there Is empty tho
people will go down to tho beach and
get the brackish water.
I think this will ho o.nough for mo
to tell you now. I lemalii.
A 111(1 All, KALAUI.l,
Member of tho Hoard of Improve-1
nient, Alae Public School;
Alao School, 8. K. II..
January 1G, 1908.
Mr. W It. Farrlngton, Rdltnr K v o -a
I n g Ii ii I I o I I n, Honolulu,
O.ihu, T. II.
Dear Sir: Our school has begun
again for tho Winter Teim, I nm
very glad that wo are back nt school
We rioted our school on Dee. 17,
1907. two days bofoio tlmo, hecnuso
Mr. Nahlwa wont lo attend the
Twentieth Annlvcisnry of tho Kn
Our vacation was about two weeks
and we had a good time nt homo. I
had to work on our farm nt home,
planting hull, or tnro tops, and
pulling all tho weeds from tho tnro
Our bchool opened on January (!,
1908. Wo Iinvo cleaned all our gai
dcns and picked all tho rubbish in
tho y.ii il.
The sun is now shining very
brightly. Its effect on plants ami
soil la very bad. Many of our plants
died, and tho soil Is very dry. Wo
huvo to water them so that they may
grow well. What will happen If this
dry weather keeps up? Our plants
will be dt led up, our water supply
will run short, and wo will havo to
go away up In tho woods to pack wa-,
ter. Peoplo nio now packing water,
from' tho woods. Soon they will
have to go to tho beach und path,
brackish water, Peoplo aro packing
water on tholr donkeys, 13ach don
key carries ton gallons of water each
trip. Wo havo to bo very careful
how Wo uso our wntor. Our bchool
tins two tanks, hut ono lank Is nl-,
ready empty, and the other tank la1
half full. Wo hnvo to savoourwn-i
ter, not .waste1 It, or s we .will lmvo
P. 0. BOX 40.
a water famine.
I think I'll end my letter with
good hopes for tho coming year. Ile
licvo me. I am,
Manager, Alae School Rum.
Alau School, S. K.,
Jan. 10, 1908.
Mr. W. II. r.urliiglon, Kdltor 13 ve
il I n g II u I I o t I u .
Do'ir Friend: Our i-ehool has bc-J.-IIH
ag'iln foi tho winter term. Wo
are back again In our school. I nm
writing u letter lo let you know that
we Alae children nio utill working
lor jour prlzo.
lief die school closed last year hoys
and teachors planted beans, onions,
i.tigar cine, ami oilier things.
During our ac.Ubm (line I helped
my mother lo do the work nt home.
Whan our school besau we weio very
Sonio of tho plants In the school
ere growing. Many of them died
iiuiing vacation. Wo havo only :i
half-tank of Water. .-
Tho other ono la empty, for tho
weather now Is very dry. We hnvo
hnd no rain In Kona foi two months.
Sonio people went up Into tho woods
to get wuler, but when tlio wntor In
tho woods Is gone tho people will go
down to the bench lo get brackish
I think this will be enough for me
to wrlto now. 1 remain,
Wnlheo School, Maul,
Jan. 21, 1908.
W. It Faiilnglnn, Ksq., Kdltor K v o
n In g II u 1 1 o 1 1 n , Honolulu,
Dear Sir: I will, tell you some
thing about our school. On every
Monday wo hold n meeting of tho Su
pervisors, but that Is tho last thing
wo do lifter clo3lng tho school, On
Tuesday, we, tho girls, havo our
weaving, nnd tho boys hnve their
manual work. Somo of tho boys
work In their gardens very hurd.
Some of tho hoys dig dirt to (111 up
the tnro patches. Wo have County
Gov eminent In our school. Last few
months I was elected Secrotary for
tho County and Seciotnry for the
Hoard of Supervisors. Today, wo
havo our election ngnln. I may bo
eleeled or mil eleeled. I ran not tell.
Mr. John (I. Woolley vlfiltnd our
school iwo weeks ngo; ho Is n very
Ho talked about .liquor;
is light, requiring but two nnd one-half ounces of expended force to
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. Wnlheo, Maul, Jan. '1?,, 1908.
W. It. Farrlngton, I3sq., lldltor K v e-
n 1 n B II u 1 I o t I ii, Honolulu,
Dear Sir: I wan ry glad v.iion
my teacher told mo to wrlto a letter
to ypu and to tell you all about what
wo do In school. Wo havo County
fiovormnont In our bchool. Tomor
row will bo our election duy.
to voto for Supervisors, fi
Sheriff. 1: Deputy Sheriff.
Last term I wan appointed by tho
lioanl of Supervlhora as Sanitary In-1
tpeclor. The Wnlheo school chll-!
dicu aie learning how lo govern
Yesterday we hold our Women's
Club meeting nt Miss Mifulo's house; ,
i ho Is one or our Bchool teachers. I
Miss I,nnl teaches us to weave.
I Impo our picture fr.uncM will be
llnlshed vory soon so Hint wo can put
our pictures on tho walls.
The weather hero thls'weck la-very
(old and windy.
1 nm In tho sixth grade. I icmain,
Wnlheo School, Mnui,
Jan. 1! i, 1908. '
W. It. Fnrrlngton, Hsq fcdltor K v o-
n lug II ii I lot In, Honolulu,
T. H. i
Dear Sir: I nm writing to tell
m how tho Wnlheo school la get-,
Hug along. Tho boys nnd girls aro
trying their vory beat to mako tho
Wnlheo school tho bcht bchool In
thoso Islands. I
Wo have n new school-house. Tho
boys am working In tbe)r gardens.,
and tho girls aro doing their sowing.
Somo girls aro rnakjug plctuic
frames, mats, fans, nnd napkin rings.
, The play ground Is level and
.Tho boys aro doing their gardens wo have n County Government. Kv
very woll. Tho vcgolubles aro grow- rry oHIcor knows tho work very woll.
Ing llttlo by little. Tho weather hero Thero Is no need of n Janitor In our
Is very nko nnd cool.
I hope that tho Wnlheo school will
Let tho II rut piiio. 1 am, I
1 AH MOY AHU,
Wnlhee, Maul, Jan. 24, 190S. i
W. It. Fnrilngton. Ksq., Keillor B v o-
n 1 u g II u 1 1 o 1 1 ii , Honolulu,
T. II. , ;
' vOeur 3Ir;-yy nro lining tho tarn'
amtcli wlthvdlrt. Wc,:
very hard to mako Wnlheo Bchool
nice. Our teacher told us that 'Mr.
Ilabbllt Is coming to our school to
Somo of the children nrc working
in tho garden; they aro planting
beans, tomatoes, radishes, conil mel
They had a very bad time clean
lug that place. We have a very bad
tnno nt Wnlheo. Tho wind blown
very hard. We huvo to shut our
When the wind doesn't blow 11 Is
Aery nice heio In Wnlheo. I lemalii,
N Fifth Grade.
Walhee, TlaiTlTan. 3! I, 1908.
W. It. I'airlnglon, 13sq., Udllor 13 v o-
n I n g II n I I u I 1 it , Honolulu,
Dear Sir: Waihce hud n teniblo
Hard wind. Wo aro trying to keep
'' school clean, our jnrds clean, our
l':. r window, our books In good
order, nnd do everything well.
Wo aro trying to keep our town
clean. When we see some paper wo
I'M It P and throw It ny tho iiib-
blah pile. Wo havo two hewing dayii
In our school. I urn In the firth
Wo hnvo finished reading Dole's
Young Citizens. Wo nio leading tho
hist history nnd filth render now. Wo
have u Woman's Club, too. Mrs. Aus
tin's A clnss glils und bomo or tho
el', fi"l B" t'l tho Woman's Club
every two weeks on Wednesday. Wo
hnvo very lino tlmo. Our girls mid
lys iiro trying to keep tho school
and everything good. Tho vegetables
that tho boys havo planted aic grow-
!"B ry lino,
Wiilliee,"SiTiinr3an. 2.1, 1908.
11. Fairlngton, IJsql, Kdltor of
tho 13 v o u 1 n g II u 1 1 o 1 1 u ,
Honolulu, T. II.
Dear Sir: I will tell you tomc
thlng nliout our school. Wo girls aio
doing tho best wo can on our weav
ing, iilso our boys nrc doing pictty
well on their gardens. In our school
tcbool. I nm vciy glad that our
Pilnclp.il told us to wrlto to you. On
Tuesday is our sowing day. And on
Thuisday borne ghia do tho weaving
and somo go on with their bowing.
Wo girls nro making picture fiamcs
and napkin rings. ,1 think Mr. Ilab
bllt U coming to visit our school. I
bhnll be ery glad If tie romes over
lo see our work. ' ,.
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