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THE MAUI NEWS, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1912.
Claudine Has New Schedule The Inter-Island Company will inaugurate a new service for the steamer " "Claudine" commencing Deceiiilier 13th. Beginning with that date who will leave Honolulu every Friday night for Kahului, via Iiuhaina. She will return direct to Honolulu from Kahulu', sailing Saturday night, omitting Lahaina or any other port on this trip. All freight possible should be shipped on this trip of the - "Claudine," in order to give her a whole day at Kahului in which to discharge. The "Claudine" will then sail again from Honolulu on Monday night for Kahului, via Lahaina. She will leave Kahului Tuesday for Keanae, Nahiku, Hana and Kipa hulu. She will then return and leave Kahului Wednesday night, via Lahaina for Honolulu. Thn Mauna Kea will call at La haina on Saturday night. She will also stop at lahaina on her return trip Monday night from Hilo. This will give a much better scr vi.'p. nil round and people of Mnui should be very pleased. More School Discipline. (Continued from rage I.) self powerless to deceive or trouble us; then he will recognize in us his natural superior, and he will then attach a special value to our kind ness because he will respect it. At all times be a friend of the pupil; whether he stands before you as aggressor, or aggrieved. Get and keep the good will of the pupils and where it is possible, secure the co operation of parents and others in terested in the children. Simply making the pupil's mind not include everything Knluiola can not le said to be well managed when they da not make all connected with them wiser and ?Jiappier. It-as. the pupil's right and privilege, and the teaciiers as well, that he should be happy in i 1 -- l ins worit anu no person una vne riirht to deDrive him of this. It is impossible for an indifferent teacher to get and hold attention and industry at the standard point There should be a business-like ntmosnhere in the room. All should bo busy not noisy; hut ! M- 1 I I Willie pupilo must- ue uuay mc uvdk results can not be obtained by re (Quiring too much of them for the uwrt nurnose of kewping them out of mischief. (Example) Adant the work to the pupils, and give plenty of work that they can do. no not ni. ike their school life a continual grind, but remember the time-worn maxim, All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy." There should be some relaxation and recreation occasionally, to vary the monotony, the (to some pupils) humdrum school-room existence. Let this be in a legitimate way which all may enjoy. Recreation may be fo nd in the music period, the drawing lesson, an extempore debate, in which few or many may take part The pupils enjoy an occasional public day, such as an author's or poet's day, a musicale, a guessing contest, a drawing exhib it, each and all being instructive to the pupils as it is new, and inter esting, since it is a change. ' T havo tried these, and many other plans, all of which require very little time and preparation, successfully turning the thoughts of the pupils into new channels, which they took delight in explor ing. And do you suppose the troublesome boy or indifferent girl remained away during this time? Ah, this is their day, their op . rvirtnnitv. Thev can take part in these things perhaps, though they may not remember any date in his- tnrv pxcent 1492. I think it is a good plan to talk nwr nil matters of discipline, and pupils should never be held to any regulations that have not ween ciear ly understood. Kfilf-irovernment is very import nut mid most helpful. Let the miuils feel that they are your help era that the school-room is theirs as well as yours, and that they have nnrtfiin rights and privileges, and that it is their duty to help make the room as pleasant as possible. Place the pupils on thiir honor and trust them to govern them- aelvfw. This will anneal to then arouse their pride to be worthy, of the trust reposed in them. ( The ltlea of self-governncnc will alleviate the necessities for putting names on the blacklward, and stay ing after school, both of which are indulged in too frequently by all of us. I think a nunil feels about hav ing his name on the board for some slight infraction of school-room law, just as a teacher might feel if she should see her name on the board at a teachers' convention, for some slight offense. Then, too. it soon teaches the young malefactor to lose his self- respect to such an extent that he lives up to his blackboard reputation. Whispering, another so-called school-room evil becomes less trouble-some when treated under the system of self-government. With many teachers the effort to exterminate whispering is overdone 1 think the really skillful teacher need not concern herself about it. She keeps the pupils interested and occupied, and the problem solves itself. I have no rules or regulations in regard to whispering, yet, I believe I have as little of it as is consistent with good order, and I seldom have occasion to mention it at all. The seating' of pupils has much to do with the discipline of the room. In this a teacher must use tact. Do ,not let the pupils choose their seats and seatmates, as may be done here where we have the old-fashioned double desks. Do not make changes frequently. The mental conditions and moods of the teacher are inevitably reflected on her charges. A frown ing face greeting the pupils as they enter the room will cloud their minds, while a cheery "Good morning," accompanied by a grac ious intelligent smile (often me chanical and devoid of life but bet ter than a frown,) will have its re ward in sweeter dispositions, more attentive pupils and certainly better order. Pleasant surroundings have a harmonizing effect, and a few good pictures, a plant, snowy curtains often provided for the schoolroom at the expense and individual efforts of the teacher, go far toward making the school room a ( desirable place. Therefore the teacher should use the best incentives, should hold to high ideals, and should aim to create in her pupils a desire to follow her example."?"v " ' " "O'er wayward children wouldst thou hold farm rule, And sun thee in the light of happy faces, lA)ve, Hope and Patience then must be the graces, And in thine own heart let them first keep school." Different teachers try to obtain results by widely different methods. For instance, one teacher will fret and fume and scold about marring the desks, scratching woodwork, and destructiveness in general; every mention and adverse criticism of which are suggestions upon which the pupils are not slow to act. Another teacher will create a nride in everything pertaining to the school, and the end of the year will find all the school furniture bright and shining as at the begin ning. The indifferent teacher is blind and deaf to everything that savors of neatness and order: and ink on desks and floor, furniture marred. shelves, ledges and every available place dust laden, yard full of litter are these evidence of the good discinlinarian? I leave you to choose which of these types will be thn most successful teacher. I certainly would not say to any teacher. "Thou shalt.' or Thou shalt not." "Lohere! Thisisthe onlv way.'' "Lo there, mine is the only method.' Here is the pan acea the onlv known specific, etc In so doing progress along any line, whether it be discipline, arithmetic or just how to parse a noun, may be seriously handicapped by those who so zealously advocate a one-and onlv method. . Be patient and sympathetic with bill, especially with the slow and the dull pupils. Be kind and hrm not cross- Be ing cross is not being strict. I have tried to offer suggestions along the line of discipline, but after all. the discipline of a room must be worked out by the teacher in charge. .ii: NOTICE. Notice is hereby given that all claims against the County of Maui for the biennial term ending Decem ber 31, 1912, must be filed with the County Clerk not later than December 20 1912. Wm. FRKD KAAK. County Clerk. higher and better instincts, and will uec' ' KafoMflMii Railroad MERCHANDISE DEPARTMENT A LARGE STOCK OF GALVANIZED PIPE ON HAND SIZES FROM 1-4 to 4 Inches. ALSO GALVANIZED PIPE FITTINGS. . Write or Telephone us for Estimates KLahialui Railroad Merchandise Department tCahului, Maui. TELEPHONE 31 IV. NO. 1062