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EACH MUST FIND HIS OWN1 M&tf INf THE iMOOW'
One clearjnight aHousle-headed 4-year-old was asking-. papa:
"Who made the man in the moon?"
"Why does he stay up there?"
Papa started to explain.
But questions came fast and faster. No explaining father could hope
to keep pace wittithem. This father finally took refuge in the expedient
that weak men have always used toward those subordinate to them in
power. He sdid, pettishly:
"Don't ask so many questions, son. Take my word for it. I know."
Bless the little chap's heart, he won't, and he shouldn't, do anything
of the kind. When he came into this world, a new account was opened
with all that had happened in the past and with all that might happen in.
the, future. It was a personal account, largely not transferable. He must
gain his own .knowledge in his own way and in the hardvSchool of his own
experience fit it to his special needs. He can listen while..others talk. He
can take some things on faith, on loyalty to inherited traditions, on per
sonal trust for those who counsel him. At the outset, before his own ex
perience begins, he'll naturally have to take much on others' say so.
But, in the last analysis, the things which are to mold his future, to
guide his life; the big, determinative things, must be DUG OUT BY HIM
SELF; weighed, scrutinized, examined and stamped with the impress of
personal acceptance or rejection.
He, not father or any other, must build his theory of who made the
man in the moon and why he stays up there.
. Cabbage, tomatoes and any other
plants raised in. a hotbed or cold
frame should be transplanted into
freshly spaded, finely crumbled-up
soil, in cloudy or rainy weather, if
possible. It is well to shade them
from the sun's hot rays for a day or
If the plant has several leaves cut
"at least a third of the foliage .ff.
This will prevent wilting and new
leaves will soon start. Use a bibber
or sharpened stick, thrust into the
soil, place roots of plant in hole and
cover by pressing.the soil firmly with
hand or foot
While plants should be well water
ed before removing them from hot
bed or cold frame to retain as much
of "the soil around the roots as -po'sj-sible,
they should not - be watered
when transplanted! "
If watering is necessary is should'
be doneat night timfe 'arid the ground--stirred
up next morning as soon as
dry- ; ": ' ' - 1
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