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VERA CRUZ KIDS ARE SORE GEN. FUNSTON
STARTS SCHOOLS GOING AGAIN
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't Mexican School Children Playing Marbles.
BY FRED L. BOALT
Vera Cruz, Mex. General Funston
has few friends among the youth of
Not only did he re-open the public
schools on May 11, but he now says
he fears the regular June examina
tions may be delayed a week, or two.
The youth of Vera Cruz had fig
ured on, a summer vacation of in
definite length, and, kids being kids
wherever found, their attitude to
wards the American occupation was
like that of American children who
"Goody, goody! Teacher's dead!"
The Mexican school has no play
ground. It is built around a court
where a fountain plays, where trel
lised -roses climb and where prim lit
tle girls and sedate little boys sit fez