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'HALLOWEEN' LETTERS TO AUNT LAURIE FROM NEPHEWS AND NIECES (Continued from.l'age Seven) some of them stayed until midnight. I went home at 11 o'clock. When I sot home 1 was very tired and went to bed as soon as 1 could get my clothes off. Yours truly, HENRY LOVE. 883 Irving avenue, San Dieg-o. Logan school, grade A 5. Age 10. MOTHER HAS A NICE SURPRISE Dear Aunt Laurie: „ Last Halloween three girls, Helen, Carol and Mary, and I planned to ko out together. So the night before the girls ail came over to my house to make jack-o'-lanterns. After we were all through, mamma let us have a taffy pull, and we.had lots of fun. We decided that they would gather at my house. At 7 o'clock the next evening they all came, and each wore a big sheet and a false face. They each bad a big jack-o'-lantern made out of a pumpkin. As soon us l got dressed we all started out. First we tiektaeked a window and somebody came out on ihe porch and we had to run. We happened to meet some sirls who were out, too, so We all went together. We tiektaeked windows and frightened people, and 1 couldn't tell you how much fun we had. When it got to be about 9 o'clock the other girls thought they had better go home, but I asked them if they couldn't come home with me. They ml!id they would, and when we got there wo. found that mamma had in vited si whole lot of my friends over. Sli ■ telephoned to the girls' mothers to Bee if they could stay to the party, iind then we told ghost stories, played Rames and ducked for apples. Mamma brought in a big dish of popcorn and we had all the candy and apples we could eat. We all had a me time. I am your niece, L.INA COUCH. 1142 West Thirty-seventh place. Thirty-seventh street school. Age 12. DRESSES IN A BIG SHEET Dear Aunt Laurie: This la what I did last Halloween. I got a sheet and a pillowcase, wrapped the sheet around me with the pillow case over my head. It was an old pillowcase and I cut three holes in it which were to be my eyes and mouth. Then I cut an other one for my nose. There was an old pumpkin in the yard. I took it and cleaned it out. I made eyes, nose and mouth in the pumpkin. 1 did not know what to do next so I looked around and found another pillowcase and made a bonnet so no one could see my pumpkin head. I cut four holes in it, two for eyes and one for the nose and one for the mouth. 1 placed this over the pumpkin. Theri* 1 went out doors and walked up and down the sidewalk. There were some little children out playing. I walked Up by them. They got fright ened and ran away. I went after them but could not catch them. They told thf ir parents and that end ed my Halloween. Your friend, NEVA WOODSON. 158 National avenue, San Diego. Lo gan school. 5A grade. 12 years. BOYS PLAY MANY TRICKS i>< mi Aunt Laurie: l.;ist Halloween some of us boys thought we would have some fun. About half past 8 we were all on the corner of Twenty-sixth street. Each of us had a jack-o-lantern. We went to a lady's house and put our lanterns in the window. The lady came out with a broom in her hand and started to chase us. She chased us a block or two. We took a man's gate off and put it in the top of a tree. Then we went and tick-tacked on his. window. He came out and saw his gate was gone. Jle was very angry and went, in the house scolding us. Then we got a strong cord and tied it about six inches above the ground on each side of the walk. After a while a mvii came along. He wasn't looking where he was going and stumbled over it. He got up and started to go uway when he saw us behind a bush. He tried to catch us, but couldn't. LESTER JOHNSON. Logan school, 5A grade. Age 12 years. 1--1 Logan avenue, San Diego. CURFEW CALLS BOYS FROM FUN Dear Aunt Laurie: i.ast Halloween a lot of us girls got together and saJil that we would have some fun, so we waited until it was diak and then we set out. We went llrst to a cross old Her man's bootshop and took down his si^n and put v tailor's sigh in it.s place. Next we played "tick-tack" on the windows until the people in the house ran out. Then we rang the bells. We'd ti'- a string around thp bell, then we'd get behind the house and pull it. We took off gates and put them into some ones yard. Then we Km aome chalk and wrote : 111 over the sidewalk. An old German was asleep on a porch; ha bad a silk hat laying on the floor of the porch. We Hilled it LOS ANGELES SUNDAY HERALD—JUNIOR SECTION W^r •' *V' ''fs^yV ' St/^Mma'm \\ H Wl!v\v\ <*S V CONTEST FOR YOUNG ARTISTS Boys and girls of public school age are all invited to com pete for a prize to be given for the best pen and ink drawing which must be strictly original and entirely the work of 'the per son who sends it in and who claims the prize it may win. Two prizes will be given in this contest each week. First—sl.oo in cas-i. Second —One bottle Charleton's jet black drawing ink and three drawing pens and pen bolder. Topic: "Really Working." Every Junior lias to work some times; some mow the lawn, some chop the wood and others sweep and wash dishes. Pictures on this subject must be received in this office not later than Thursday, November 3, for publication No vember 13. Topic: Illustrate the well known story "Cinderella." Pictures on this subject must be absolutely original and must be received in this office not later than Thursday. November 10, for publica tion November 20. All worK submitted for this contest must be drawn in jet black drawing ink on smooth white Bristol board. It must be original and entirely the work of the boy or girl who submits it Pictures for this contest must be accompanied by name, ad dress and grade of school (if any) of the artist. No drawings will be returned. Address all drawings to Aunt Laurie, Sunday Herald Junior, The Herald. Los Angeles, Cal. "HALLOWEEN" ■ImDh Til I I I til I 1 1U W^?^^» >^^^^*^^^. fc^SM^B I I^^"^^^^^^ ■ I lit / •^"^ ~ wWSJtr^~ " ' " ' v >J .-'.'"■. ' -=" ' ■ ■ • Second Prize—Virginia R. Smith, 413 Isiay Street, Santa Barbara Juniors Give Their Conception Special Prize—Helen Knecht, Grade 9, Redlands with i rooks and stones and then we ■put it back. . > " . Finally the curfew rang: and we had to go in. Yours truly, - ' PJ3ARL SILLS. . 629 Julian-avenue, San Diego. Grade SA. Age 12. ■ . . PLAYS TRICK ON CRANKY MAN Dear Aunt Laurie: ..,' Last Halloween some other boys and I were out for some fun. We went down a street where an old. bachelor lived. There was a water pipe leaking: in the road about twenty-five feet away. We each got a stick and dug i a trench from the leak to the front gate. Then we dug a big round 'hole about ten feet wide and about awo feet deep, into which the water ran. Then we threw some tin cans lon the front porch. He was very angry with us and came running out of the house. He saw us running across the road, and he opened the gate and stepped into the pool of water.' He slippped down and got all wet. He went into the • house and got dry; clothes on. Then he'came out with a shovel and dug the trench off the other way. Every Halloween after i that he watched for the boys with a shotgun loaded with salt and pepper. He never saw anything of us boys around his house on Halloween night again. ; ' . HARRY PAPPERT. San Diego. Logan school," grade 6A; 12 years. - . . IS CHASED BY AN UGLY MAN Dear Aunt Laurie: Last Halloween I went to the store.' While I was there some boys threw a pan of ashes on a door step and rang the bell and hid. .When. 1 came back I ran by the house and when a man saw me.he chased me. I tried to ditch - him and ran through vacant ' lots, down the alley between the two school houses in a vacant yard and out the front way till I came to a bush, where I hid. In a minute he came run ning by me. After he went I walked slowly home. As I was walking by a bush some body dressed like a ghost was in it, and said: "Now 1 got you; I'm going to eat you up right now." • The make-believe ghost had hardly spoken before her or his mother called , him in the house. I went home and no one chased me or I didn't see any more phosts. When I got home I didn't tell anybody. Your friend, / HOWARD KAVANAOH. Logan school. SA, 11 years. WANTED A PLAYTHING "May I have your ear fora minute, please?" asked the lady across the aisle In the day coach. >"/- ■. "\ "What for, madam?" asked the gentleman addressed. "Oh, I want it for baby to play with."— Yonkers Statesman.