Honolulu Star-Bulletin from Honolulu, Hawaii on May 2, 1925 · 20
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FOUR HONOLULU STAR-BULLETIN, SATURDAY, MAY 2, 1925 News op sH(yM TIVITIE 7T N. liN AWM MICK DEBATING TEAM IS IUM High School Has Hopes of Winning Title of League HILO BOARDING SCHOOL WILL DISCONTINUE ACADEMIC WORK important Change to Be Made in "Oldest School of Kind in World" The McKlnley h.t school debating team whien U ij represent tne iiith school In the second series of the lnterscnolasuc debating contest bus been ehjen. The choice of the team was bajsed on the merit of the arguments advanced by te candidates, the development of tne arguments and the etiort shown by the contestants. The team that has been selected includes four girls and two buys. Thy are MauiUue Souza, Betty Clark and Wai Xuen Young Oil the attirmative which debutes against St Louis; Ruth Komuro, Voshiko Klmura. and Clarence Shimamura on the negative team which is achedu.ed to meet lolanl school McKiniey stands a good cnance ot cinching the championship, having won one debate and lost the other in the first series. if she defeats both St. Louis and Xolani at the coming series. May 8 and H. and If St. Louis wins from Kame-hameha, McKlnley and St. Louis will tie. At any event, so long as McKlnley proves victorious in the coming two matches she will be a runnerup tor the championship. Jn case of a tie- the decision will be 'rendered by the judges, the championship going to the school having received the largest number of Individual decisions in previous contests. Eighty on Honor Roll About SO students qualified on honor roll for the third quarter at McKlnley school. They are Arthur Aklnaka, Kenneth Chun, Lan Yin Uoo, vVoichi Hanaoka. Kat-sumi Onishi. Masamlchl Hanaoka, llanayo Morinuga, liuth Kobbtns, Hazel Towata, Nora Bush, Mary Lranco, Matsutaro Mizokawa, Hideo Klmura, Oiga Llnczer, Ldmond Lee, Matmlde Souza, Yoshlto Mat-susaka, Voshio Okada. Yukuo Uye-hara. Kenichi Kawamura, Lois Bates, Chester Khiem. Sliigeo Mi-yakawa. iachiyo Takawa, Irene Wong, Josephine Vieha, - Sarah Leong, Shizuko Miura, Shinayo Harimoto, Misayo Ishizakl, Ayako Vamiisnnu, Kieanor Gum, Uoris Loo, Suye Fujita. iithel lusax, Slihi-shi imumura. Kiyoko Hata, Masaye Higasluniachi, Harold Santolti. U-ftUKO Eueoka, Clarence Akwai, Kl-ako Haida, Harold Kwock, Laura Matsumoto, James Leong, Voshio Shitamae, Arthur Liu, Clarence Shlmamura, Clarence Takata, George Maeda, Aureiia Martinez, Alseia Mlsawa, .Ethel HorlwakL Noboiu lwanaga, Mark Westgate. Makoto Nukago, Aii Quart Young, David Silva. isami Teramoto, Pliibp Westgate, Hose Yap, Kin Semi Chung. Betty Lou Clark. Ayako Fujihara. Lily Crowell. Kisako Haida, Herbert Ihara, Isamu lma-hlro, Akua Honke, Tomoe Ihara, Ing Tai Lum, Sakae Inouye, Willis Leong. Seisuke Niino, Dorothy na, Isuml Sakamoto, KobeU Sato. Hinnou Oda; Saida, Masaichi HorL Essay Winners Named The winners of the essay contest on the topic, "Buy at Home.' sponsored by local businessmen including b J. Lindeman of the Liberty House and George Bustard of Henry May & Co. and a "Philanthropic Friend" has been announced. Shin Keun Lee won the first prize of 110, Ruth Doherty. the second prize of ' J3, and Clarence shimomnr.i. the third v ' of a Discontinuance of the academic work of the Hiio boarding school and adoption of a policy whereby more may benefit by its other advantages, is announced by George H.irgrave, principal of the school. 1he char.g will be made commencing September 1. "The school 'will remain as the home of the present students, numbering about 60. but they wiil be transferred to the public schools for their academic work," Har-grave says, "and the boarding department of the school will be enlarged. We want to assist all the people we can la every phase of the school work and extend our aid as far as possible. 'Students'at the school will have every opportunity to study shop work, and those from country districts coming here to board will be able to work out part of their expenses In our shop." A formal announcement which will be distributed by the school Is as follows: "From Its beginning the Hilo Hoarding school has stood for the best Interests of the people of Hawaii. As conditions In the islands have changed, the school has always been In the lead for the betterment of these conditions. From time to time it has been necessary to add new departments to the school so that our students might go out better equipped to meet life's battles, and In the same manner departments have been dropped. "There was a time when the youth of Hawaii received their education through private schools only, but as time went on the public schools grew and Improved until now this is no longer true. Out public schools are very efficient and are taking care of present educational needs. "Believing that we can be of better service to a greater number of boys, the trustees of the Hilo boarding school make this announcement of changes in its plan and broadening of Its scope, to take effect September 1. "First, to discontinue our acad emic classes above the preparatorj department; "Second, to open a boarding and rooming department where ooys and young i.ien of &ood habits can live while attending the nign schools tv grammar scuools or while at work; ' Ai.ird, to continue our shop, courses m carpentry, bjucKsmitn-.ng. automobile and ai'ticuituie; fourth, to pmce uie institution in a position to be of the greatest service to tne community." The Hiio Loard.ng senool is said to oe tue oiuest scuooi o its kiiiu m tne worm. It was starteu m isiitS by tne lie v. and Mis. uaviu Ajyiiiau, wno, in iSoZ, came as uiis-s.onarit-s to the Uidtnct ot imo and x t.ua. iiuougn tneir ueaue to es-laoiisii a Ooaruing sciiool where iiawaiiaii youtus could oe lastruci-ta ia Christianity, Ufatlul arts and ngiish, they peruaued tne general session of tne mission to appropriate 5u0 tor the estauiisn-i.itnt o the ecnool. The school smarted in 1S3S witn 11 boys, who vuemi.elve3 helped to budd tne thatched cottage- in winch the sciiool sessions were neld. in lboi the scnool received partial financial aid trom tne Hawaiian government and for the first Lnie received no appropriation Xom the mission. In latia it was taken back by the board of mis-bioiis and has since been under its direction. Its policy has been to teach industrial and scientific subjects witn secondary emphasis on academic work. 0 Kach boy at the school spends at least six hours a day in the shop, where many beautiful and useful articles of koa and other Hawaiian woods are made. These articles have been sent all over the world and have greatly spread the 'reputation of the work of the school. Levi Chamberlain Lyman, grandson of the founder of the school, and his wife have taken great interest in the recent development of the school, and Lyman has served as president of the school since 1S97. M III SCHOOL PLAiCflilL Elaborate Entertainment Will Be Given May 15 and 16 -y BQYS ID FACULTY UNITE II Give 'Phantasmagoria' At Punahou Friday Evening "The Faculty and Hl-Y Phantasmagoria" will be put on by the Punahou Hl-Y club and the school faculty Friday evening. May 9, In Kuranosuke j Charles R. Bishop hall. Punahou. There Is every promise or a great deal of entertainment The show, which is to be a mixture of everything, will contain spice from both the faculty and the Hi-Y boys individually. Yascha Borowsky and All Hurum of the Punahou music school will start the program with a classical selection or two. A skit. "Moonshine," will be put on by A. E. Bobinson. principal of- the jurrfor academv and Alfred Giles of the phone will render a musical selection previous to another skit. "Who's Who on the Campus." The faculty will then take over the stage for "The Medicine Skin," another humorous performance, which will be followed by a musical selection given by a group of boys. An operetta will be second to the last on the procram. and the last will be a surprise. The tickets are now on sale at 50 cents. The entire proceeds will go toward founding a scholarship and buying equipment for the locker building. L GIRLS TO GET MILLS A. B. Christina and Mary Louise Webster, Martha Thrum To Be Graduated fee. Glee Club Elects with the orcanizatlon of the Mo- Kinley Girls' Glee Club, the election of officers was held last Ties-day. Those elected included; Editn Naylor. president; Hannah Kauka. vice president; Rachel Yap, secretary-treasurer, and Alda Coite. pianist. ... w Shim Heads Hi-Y Election of McKlnley Hl-Y Club officers for next year was held at the regular weekly meeting of the club last Monday evening at the Nuuanu Y. M. C. A. Those elected were as follows:: James Shim, president; Richard Sakimoto, vice president; Allen Aldrich. secretary, and Hen Ful Ing, treasurer. Th return social to the McKlnley Girl Reserves Club will be given on May 9 if present plans materialize, but it is a question whether that date can be obtained, as so many other activities are taking place at school. WORK AFTER SCHOOL HOURS Waimanalo. Hawaii. April 22. 1925. Waimanalo School. Here I am writing another letter to tell you about our gardens. Our gardens are getting better and better every day. We have planted carrots, beans, beets, tomatoes, lettuce, potatoes, cabbages, turnips and radishes. They are growing welL We carry manure to fertilize the soil. We are. working outside of school tim to clean the weeds out of our gardens. We hope to win the contest. TAI CHONG LOOK. Grade V. Three Big Island girls are among or Mills college tms year. Miss Martha Thrum, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. N. S. Thrum of Hilo. Hawaii, will receive her bachelcr of arts degree In May. Miss Thrum has majored in economics and sociology. She has been active in college affairs and in athletics, having been on the crew and baseball team. She was recently awarded a scholarship at the Merrill Palmer Nursery School in Detroit, Mich., where she will continue her studies next year. Among the graduates this May will also be the Misses Christina and Mary Louise Webster, daugh ters of James Webster of Pepee keo. Hawaii. Miss Christina Web ster has been very active in class affairs and in athletics and spe cialized in physical education. In which she will receive the bachelor of arts degree and a special sec ondary certificate. During her college years Miss Mary Louise Webster has majored in music and will also receive the degree of bachelor of arts. ! University of I Hawaii Note I Dr. Harold S. Palmer, professor of geology at the University of Hawaii, will give a lecture on "The Making of Oahu" at the geology lecture room in Hawaii hall at 7:30 o'clock next Tuesday evening. To Visit Factory Juniors in sugar technology will visit the Honolulu Plantation Co. factory at Aiea Wednesday afternoon. Chinese Art Lectures Two illustrated lectures on Chinese art will be- given Thursday afternoon, April 30, from 3 to 5 o'clock by Mrs. I. M. Cox and Mrs. D. C. Cooke. Hold Elections The university student Y. M. C. A. will hold its annual elections this evening following supper at the university cafeteria. There are 110 active members in the asso ciation. MANY KINDS OF VEOITABLE Kaplolanl School, Hilo. April 27. 1925 I am writing you a few lines to let you know about my school gar- j den. My garden is about 220 feet from the school house. On one end the plot is, a wire fence and on the other three sides are the plots of other boys. The area is 250 square feet. It is planted with Kentucky wonder. There are many kinds of vegetables in our school garden. Some of them are carrots, peanuts, beans and cucumbers. Many boys have fertilized their vegetables. The plants are growing well. 1 JAMES HUSSEY. WORK IN GARDENS Paauhau, Hawaii, April 22. 1925. I am going to tell about our school garden. We planted Japanese cabbage, Chinese cabbage, daikon, Kentucky beans, bush beans, lettuce and carrots. I planted Japanese cabbage, but it did not grow very well because the rain spoilt it. We water our garden when it dont rain. The third and fourth grades work every Thursday in the- garden and the ftfth and sixth grides work every Friday from 12:30 until 2 o'clock "' YUTAKA DOL HAVE FLOWERS IN YARD Kaupakalua School. Haiku. Maul. April 22, 1925. My school garden is a big one. I planted daikons in my garden. I took all the daikons home when they were ready to eat. Today I planted string beans. aiy home garden is not any larger than my school garden. planted Irish potato in my home garden and It Is growing- very well. We have plenty of water In the tank, but we don't need to carry water for our gardens. We have flowers all around the school yard. They make our school yard look verv nice. SUICHI TEN'GAN. Grade IV. SELL TO VILLAGE Kukuihaele, Hawaii. April 17. 1925. Before the closing of the school the boys transplanted cabbages and diakons. We were lucky that whole week on account of the rainy weather. The plants are strong and are growing rapidly. The beans had been bearing and they are blooming again. The children are working in the garden nearly most of the time. On Wednesday some boys went out in the village to sell lettuce and carrots. They made 60 cents. WILLLVM C. MILLS. 'VOCATIONAL NIGHT TO BE HELD AT HIGH SCHOOL MONDAY NIGHT "Vocational Night" will be spon sored by the McKlnley Hi-Y Club at 7 p. m. Monday evening at the McKlnley high school. Prominent men in different professions will be the leaders. i "Vocational Night" is one feature of the annual "Find Yourself Cam paign" staged by the Nuuanu Y M. C. A. The purpose of this at- fair is to enable students in high school to choose . the vocations for which they are best adapted by discussing candidly the professions they might be interested in. One main speaker, who has not yet been announced, will give a general talk on the "Choice of One's Life Work." This will be followed by group discussion, at which all students interested In one voca tion will meet with a professional man who is engaged in that parti cular work. The men who will lead the dis cussion groups include Attorney Wilfred C. Tsukiyama, law; Dr. Y C. Y'ang. medicine; Shinji Maru- yama, journalism; Dr. Ty H. Dang, dentistry; C. J. Kim, engineering, and the Rev. Galen R. Weaver, so cial and Christian work. (Special Star-Bulletin Correspondence LAHAIN'A, Maui. April 29 Ka-mehimeha III school will hold a carnival on the school grounds Friday evening and Saturday. May 15 and 15. Elaborate plans are being prepared by the school car nival committee, of which Mrs. P. H. Cooley is chairman, and many different booths are to be put up. The carnival grounds will be situated in back of the school building, extending out to the beach, and will be fenced all around. The en trance will be on the Lahaina side and a ticket booth will be placed there. General admission will be 10 cents and concessions will be 10 cents. Nothing over 10 cents will be charged for the minstrel show. costume dances if younger girls. songs, dances and costumes by the prettiest girls in school representing the different nations, hula dancers, the one-act show, or "A Night In Lahaina," with Hawaiian melodies by the upper grade girls. Among the various booths will be one for balloons and confetti; one with cakes and home-made candies, the cakes to be raffled off; one for ice cream and soda water; a grab-bag booth, a booth of pen- rants, a booth offlowers and leis a- booth of candied apples with Brownie scouts in charge, and In the school kitchen a 5-cett dance will be held with sale of fresh hot dogs. The committee of teachers who are helping to make a success of this carnival are Mrs. J. E. Gannon, Miss Martha Jensen. Miss Emma Farden, Mrs. A. Scott, Mrs. J. Hood and Miss Lucv Seone. P. H. Cooley, school principal, is taking charge of lighting and finances. and Warren Takeda is cooperating with Cooley In the erection of the various booths, etc. The carnival is expected to please and entertain the fleet sailors and officers, as well as the townspeople, and is quite an undertaking for a grade school. MARGARET B0RGES WINS PEACE ESSAY CONTEST AT WAIALUA (Special Star-Bulletin Correspondence) WAIALUA. Oahu, April 30. Margaret Borges was the writer of the essay on "What My Class Can Do to Promote Universal Peace," which won first place of all the essays written by Walalua schoel children, according to the local teachers' vote in determining which essay should be sent To Ho nolulu to compete with those from other schools. Margaret is member of the 8A class and the school hopes , that her excellent composition may be one of the winning ones in the final judg ing. Tooth Paste Is Novelty. Miss Satoru KMo, dental hygien 1st, is distributing sample tubes of tooth paste to every child in the first three grades. The tooth paste is a great novelty to some of the little children and is creat ing much interest and some stren uous brushing of teeth among the primary graders. Neil Locke Visits Neil Locke, Y. M. C. A. secre tary, was a visitor at the school Wednesday. Students See "War" All students spent several hours on Monday morning at Halelwa watching the "attack" on the coast and the landing of marines. All classes went in groups with their teachers and greatly enjoyed the opportunity of seeing the splendid array of naval ships, the aircraft and the maneuvers of the men on shore. After school many of the ennaren returned to watch the re turn of the marines to their boats. No children were late in return Ing from the excursion, and the upper graders pronounced the ex cursion the most interesting in their experience. MARINES TAKE ISLAND IN SHAM BATTLE WHEN LOCALS STOP TO TALK A member of the seventh grade class of Punahou school wrote the following report of tha class picnic lor Tne it. -tsuiu'tin: The Punahou seventh grade pic nic was held April ir.e sev enth grade wishes to thank Mr. Trent for the use his home at Kailua. We also wish to thank Mrs. Erdman, Mrs. Greenweil. Mrs. Weight. Mrs. Cohn, Dr. Hodgina Miss att. Mr. Campbell. Mr Wood. Mr. Trent, Helen Trent and Mr. Robinson fc. thj usa of their cars in transporting the seventh graders from Punahou school to Kailua. Valkyrie presented Helen Brad- man with a birthday cake, as she was 13 years old. Most of the chilJ.en went swim ming and came out looking like lobsters. We played two-in and baseball. Lunch consisted of "hot dogs" roasted over a bonfire on the beach, cake, fudge, salad and cook ies. After lunch some boys had the pleasure of .going over to Torr. -iv King's and riding horseback, etc. W o then played baseball some more. The children all went swimming again. This time the boys had a regular sham battle. Thi marines were the children that were in swimming. The island forces, the ones that didn't go swimming. The island forces consisted of about seven boys. The marines had ut 99 boys. All went perfectly. The marines tjuldn't land for fear they ouli be captured. It was a flying mas. of sand. The island forces were all splattered up with sand. Mr. Robinson, principal of Punahou Junior academy, appeared on the scene and that was the end of the sham battle, for when he was talking to the island forces the r.arines landed and captured the island. They stayed in swimming a long time, hile we played two-ln. We had fun playing tv, j-in, only 10 of us. Our picnic lasted until 4:30 and then we all went home. We are now impatiently waitine for our eighth grade picnic next STARTS 'CONTINUED STORY ABOUT BEANS Anahola School, Anahola, Kealia, Kauai, April 28. 1925. Here is a short story about our dwarf lima beans. They first came from the University of Hawaii. Then Mr. Hanson, our vocational teacher. gave seeds to Kauai schools. We planted ours. When they were ready to- bloom many insects came upon their leaves. We had a good friend in the lady bug but the ants helped the aphis. All of the boys took a chance at spraying the dwarf beans. So we killed . the aphis and our beans are the best on Kauai. . Lihue school bought seeds from us. We sold $2.85 worth of seeds. Some were pigeon peas and that is a good story, too. To be Continued SOLOMON KAAL Grade 7. INTERESTED IN CONTEST Waimanalo, Hawaii, April 23, 1925. The Waimanalo school boys are yet interested in their contest. They made their beds 5x20 and they mix their ground with manure to make their vegetables grow nicely and green. Some of the boys planted beets, cabbage, lettuce, tomatoes, potatoes, onions and many other other things. Every day the boys water the vegetables and take away all the worms. MASAKO BINGO, Grade V. WORK HARD IN GARDENS Lahaina. Maui. April 27, 1925. I work in the Kam III school garden every week. We sometimes would plant new things. We have planted beans, tomatoes, carrots, turnips, lettuce, cabbage, potatoes and others. We work hard and would water the vegetables and plants. Mr. Ta-heda, our garden teacher, would tell us how to plant. We would pull weeds, and would dig to make the soil good. We would make beds and plant lots of heans. HIDEO TAXOA. Grave V- HAS BIG HOME GARDEN Makaweli, Kauai. April 27. 1925. The size of my home garden is about 33x41 feet. It was once cane field and was covered with the growth of nut grass. It Is full of sunshine. In order to get rid of this nut grass I dug the ground two times about 2 feet deen and found all the roots that I could find. I made a fence around the garden with fence wires so as to keep the chickens and other ani mals out. I started to work on April 15 1924, and finished on October 6 1924. I worked about two or three hours every day. When the work or my garden was about half fin lshed I planted a few furrows of vegetables such as lettuce, egg plant, string beans, radish and Japanese cabbage and did the rest of my work while the vegetables were growing. I sold some of the vegetables ana used most of them at home. Last week I planted a few lines of carrots, string beans and radish, They are growing very nicelv. I applied barnyard manure for Tertllizer. , I water my garden with a sprinkling -water can every evening. And all the vegetables are growing very nicely. SHINOBU HONBO. Grade VIII. INTERESTED IN GARDEN Manawal, Pukoo, Molokal. April 18, 1925. I have planted in my home garden, wax beans, carrots, lettuce, tomatoes and pinto beary. The judges came to visit my garden already, and hope that I will have the same good luck as the past. I have always taken lots of interest In my garden. LORRIN A. MEYER. Grade IV. CATCHES BEETLES Kaneohe, Ohau, April 27, 1923. I am dropping you a letter which tells you about my garden. Size of my garden is 50 by 25 feet square One day judges told me to find rose beetle. That night I went in my garden, and 1000 beetles were eating bean leaves, so I caught about 50 of them and killed them. All my vegetables are growing fine. KEYOSHI DOTE. Grade V. KUHI0 SCHOOL ENJOYS JAMES FOLEY'S VISIT Kuhio School. April 29, 1925. James W. Foley visited Kuhio school on Monday, April 27, and talked to the children. He read us his poems and we all enjoyed it. These are some of the poems we heard: "The Little Girl With Curls" A little girl with bright eyes and golden hair trotted down the street and she smiled at every one she met. She told her mother she didn't know why it was that people always smiled at her. This poem shows that If smile you will meet a smile. "Chums" There were two boys and one was well and one was lame, but they were always chums. When they went to school the well boy walked slowly with the lame one who couldn't, run. "because they were chums. Whenever the healthy boy had anything he always shared it with the lame boy, his chum. Each verse ended, "Cause him and me is chums." Mr. Foley made every one at Kuhio school feel very happy that day. MARY KAPEWA. you MAKE 5 A WEEK Kahuku. Oahu. April 27, 1925. We have harvested nearly all of our crop of vegetables and the boys are now planting their third and last crop for this year. We have plenty of nice, tender Kentucky Wonder beans, daikon, beets, carrots, wong bok and let tuce for sale. We sell $4 or $5 worth of vegetables nearly every week. Our boys come early every morning and water their gardens and sell vegetables. We save all the grass cut from the schoolyard when we mow the lawn and dig it into the soil. We also use it as a mulch between our vegetables to keep the moisture form drying out so rapidly. We have several beds of multiplying onions that will soon be ready for market. Our tomato vines are full of young tomatoes that will soon be ready for market. We have some head cabbage, but the trade winds bring over so much salt spray that they do not grow well. Before we replant we dig into the soil about 15 inches and mix in manure and rotted grass and leaves. Our soil was formerly very hard and lumpy. Now it is soft and fertile. The aphis, or plant lice, have been troubling us some, but we spray with "Black Leaf Forty" to get rid of them. We have had very little rain this month. SHINICHI MATSUDA. Grade 8. HAS HOME GARDEN Kaupakalua School, Haiku. . Maul. April 22, 1925. I am going to tell you about my home garden." It is four yards wide and five yards long. My home garden- is all planted. The vegetables are growing very well. I water my plants two times. a week. My garden- is about one mile from the school. I have entered the home garden contest. I am trying to win a prize. JOSEPH COSTA. Grade IV. BI W TDBAGGO IS PREDICTED Miss Brehm Tells Students Movement Will Be Launched Miss Marie C. Brehm cf Long Beach, California, was the special speaker at the joint chapel service of the grammar and high schools at Mid-iJaciiic Institute on Friday niom,ng. Miss Brehm spoke on the history of prohibition ar;d the adoption of the 15th amendment. She then astonished the audience by declaring that a movement will probably be launched in the near future against smoking. "The time will come when you will have to face the tobacco issue just as the world has faced the slavery question and the liquor piooiem, she said. She advised the students .to be prepared for this vital question, when it confronts the cwmmg generation. See Chinese Drama On Friday night the students of Mid-Pacific Institute were admitted to see the Chinese drama, "A Thousand Years Ago," at a minimum charge. The play was given under the auspices of the Mid-Pacific Hi-Y club and under the direction of Seymour Siater and Miss Elizabeth Appleton. Senior Boys Entertain The senior boys invited their classmates, the senior girls, to a delightful dinner held in Mills building Thursday evening. The guests were Misses Maria Molinary, Fuji! Miyazaki, Yoshiko Kunimoto, Bernlce Kon, Adelaide Ishikawa, Hatsu Kimura and Bessie Matsumoto. Students Entertained On Saturday evening the students were entertained with a lantern slide and moving picture show held in Atherton hall. The entertainment was possible through the efforts of J. Uoane Stott. One of the interesting and unique events on the program was the tricks done with a pack of cards by Hanooka or Walpahu. C. E. Society Meets The regular meeting of the Mills C. E. society was held in Wilcox hall Sunday evening with Tsui Sik Leong, president of the society in charge. - The topic for discussion was "The Stuff That Wins." In ex pressing their ideas of the things that win, the boys said that such factors as good sportsmanship. courage faith, determination and love were necessary. Erman LeRoy Miller rendered several delightful clarinet solos. Honor Roll Announced iteport cards were Eiven out to the high school students for the fifth term. - An increased percentage of honor rolls students is recorded in each class with the exception of the freshman class which failed to place any one in the honor division. Those on the list are: Seniors, Sing Leung Farm, Stanley Fukuda, Kan Sing Ho, Ho Sang Ah Leong, Masaichi Imoto, Katsuyuki izumi, Samuel Kawahara, Florence Kuni moto, Kam Tin Lee, Maria Molina ry, Taro Moriguchi. Alberty Ohama and Francis Sato; juniors, Ah Ho Chun, Ah Kong Chun, Ah Moy Hew, Mitsuo Inouye, Matsuji Ku- roda, Myra Kewhan Lee, Salome Lee, "Lo So May, Isao Seto, Walter Sumida, Kam Ung Sun, Leong Sik Tsui, Chester Watanabe, Wong Won Tun; sophomores, Miss Margaret Asue, James Kamita, Kuitem Daisy Lee, Kim Oi Mau and Hidei chl Takase. Glee Clubs Picnic The members of the three glee clubs of Mid-Pacific Institute, namely the grammar school girls', the high school boys' and the high school girls' clubs, had their picnic at the Y. W. C. A. beach house Monday. The day was spent in swimming, tennis and volleyball games. Officers Elected A special meeting of the Mid-Pa cific Institute Hi-Y club was held at the Nuuanu "Y" Monday eve ning. At this time the election of officers for the school of 1925-1926 took place, bai Chow Doo was elected unanimously as president of the organization. Earle Okumura was selected as vice president while Ah Ho Chun received the secre ary-treasurer position. For song leader. Ah Chuck Mau was chosen with William Kusumoto as assistant. The retiring officers were Torikichi Saito, president; Sai Chow Doo. vice president; Francis Sato, secretary-treasurer. RAINS IN VACATION Kukuihaele, Hawaii, April 17, 1923. Our plants are growing very nicely and rapidly. We sold some of our carrots and lettuce. " The beans are blooming again. It rained almost every day dur ing the Easter vacation, so we were quite fortunate. It has been rain ing continuously for more than three weeks. On Tuesday, April 14. Mr. Ax- telle and Mr. De Kay came to Ku kuihaele. They gave a moving pic ture that night which was an edu cational picture. Many people as well as the children and teachers went to see it, which was given at the Kukuihaele, hall. The roads are very muddy and slippery on account of the rain. On Wednesday and Friday afternoons the girl3 from the third through the eighth grade take up sewing with Mrs. Kamakaiwi. The smaller boys work in the garden and the larger bovs work in the shop. GRACE C. CHUN. RADISHES ARE GROWING Kapiolani School, Hilo. April 17, 1925. I planted radish in my garden April 10. Before planting. I dug the soil with a hoe and then made the bed level with a rake. I made furrows with a hoe and then planted the seed3 ii every row. The seeds have grown and the young plants are over an inch in height TETSUJI KATSUREN. HUMANE WEEK IS INSPIRATION FOR VERSES OF PUPILS (The following verse was written hy Ah Tee Lee. room 21. grade V. Kauluwe'.a school. Last year when still in the fourth grde Ah Yee wrote two poems, "Oahu Is My Island Heme" and "The Blue Bird," which were published in The s?tr- Bu'ietin.) BEING KIND TO ANIMALS I. There was once a little boy Whose name was Jackie Toy; Small animals he did try To make them crv and cry. II. One day I saw him hurting pussy. Whose name was little Sussy; He was pulling her tall. Which made her wail. III. I pulled his ears And made him hear That he must kindly be Good to every bird and bee. IV. Now let your evil ways go away. Like the fairy that was found astray; J3ckie became a good boy. Which is fine for Jackie Toy. V. And I hope that every boy Becomes a Jackie Toy, And loves every little bird and bee. As every little child should be. KIM fflU WS, r n m t r- i n tin ip rv UUN I tS W NHLH KAPIOLANI SCHOOL HAS THIRD P.-T. A. FORMED ON HAWAjl (Special Star-Bulletin Correspondence) HLLO, Hawaii, . April 30. The third Parent-Teacher Association of the island of Hawaii was formed this week when 24 women of Ka piolani school gathered together to organize. Mrs. Harry Webster was elected president; Mrs. Mary B Kekua, first vice president; Mrs. Willard Grace, second vice president; Mrs. Harry Wessell, secre tary; Mrs. Lizzie vVatson, treas urer; Mrs. Henrietta Chalmers, chairman of the program commit tee; Mrs. J. G. Tratt, chairman of the publicity committee; Mrs. J Canario, chairman of the recreation committee, and Mrs. II. Doug las, chairman of the membership committee Mrs. Charles Shepherd, president of the Hilo Union school P.-T. A., told of the work of that pioneer organization and of the establishment recently of the Hakalau school association. Mrs. Kekua acted as temporary chairman of the meeting and Mrs Wallace Dot' aa temporary secre tary. Mrs. Martha Wakefield principa of the school, spoke, and exerciser and songs were given by students of the sixth grade. CAST ANNOUNCED FOR MCKINLEY SENIORS' PLAY, 'SEVENTEEN' "Seventeen," the popular play by Booth Tarkington, is to be present ed by the senior class of McKln ley high school on the evenings of May 22 and 23 at Mission Memorial halL Half of the proceeds from the play will go toward procuring class gift for the school, while the other half is to be contributed to the building of the school auditor! um. Prices for admission are 50 cents and 75 cents. Reservations may be made at Bergstrom Music Co. Miss Floralyn Cadwell, under whose direction the "China Shop' met with overwhelming success, is coachingr the play. The cast is as follows: Willie Baxter. Herbert Hjorth; Mr. Baxter, Kenneth Het field; Joe Bullet, George Hirashi- ma; Genesis, Masao lamada; Johnny W'atson, Donald Angus; Lola Pratt, Margaret Keisel; Mary Parker, Nora Bush; Ethel Boke, Lottie Healey; Mary Krooks, Gladys Ainoa; Miss Baxter. Olga Linczer; George Cooper, Percy Smith; Parker, John Shellhorn Wally Banks, Carl Kufferath, and Jane Baxter, Eleanor Claybourne SCHOOL YARD IS CLEAN Kaupakalua School, Haiku, Maui, April 15. I am going to tell you about our school yard. Our school yard is very clean and the flowers are growing very well, because it rains at Kaupakalua almost every day. We cut the long grass and mow the short ones. Our school yard Is full of lilies. In front of the teachers' cottage we planted roses and some other flowers. The trees in the yard are very high and have many dry leaves. The wind blows the leaves down continuously and we have to clean the yard all the time to make it look pretty, Our school yard Is very nice. It is always clean and flowers bloom in it almost- all the year round. MASAO ARINE. Grade VI. Declamation Contest For Mid-Pacific Grammar Pupils Held Kam Y.iu Mau, a member cf the ighth grde of Mid-Pacific insti tute, won the fourth annual mm. mar school declamation tontcs whuh was held in Atheitnn Kawaiahao building. Monday eve ning at S O'clock. ThflC vtra 11 participants and each class was represented. The winner will ..te his name engraved on the d.via- mation silver cup which was presented by the Tai Ley Jewelry Co. The cup was won bv Paul cxm-.i n 1922, Lincoln Kum Inn' in ly'i and Miss Kwai Len Tee in liL'4. ine winner recited I'ani.-u Henry's "War Inevitable.- Honorable mention was civen to M; Kiyoko Sugiyama, who scoke on I Am An American." and ta May Day Lo, whose piece was taken from "A Doll s Wooing.' Others who participated wi- Toshio Yamamoto with "When Earth's Last Picture Is Painted;" Miss Kam Sai Sun. "The Hons hv the Side of the Road;" Fuki:shi, "Wisdom;" Miss Hazel Kinml When the Gray Ships Come Koland, Miura, "The Name of Old Glory;"' Taul Kirumura. ActK XXVI;- Miss lllonian Notley. -If;" Chun Wal Choy, "War Inevitable;" Jitsumi Okanno. "The Dignity of Labor;" Miss Helen Iona. 'Seein Things;'' Uichl Uenp, "Casey at the iat. Two others who did not contest gave speeches. Raymond Tama-shiro recited "In Flanders Fields." while Miss Betty Lo gave "Amer ica s Answer." AH these contestants received red ribbons in recognition of their good work. Ten others who did well in the preliminaries were given green ribbons. These included Miss Molly Brede, Quan Sun Au, Miss Notley, Ah Hon Leong, Mabel West, James cnoy, H. Osada, Chlng Chen Hwong. Hung Sun and Oda. A great deal of credit eoes to Miss Mildred Smith, principal oi the grammar school, and to Miss Alida Ferry, instructor in English. The Judges for the evening were Mrs. Olive Day Mowatt of the Ter ritorial Normal school. Dr. A. L. Andrews of the English department of the University of Hawaii and President John L. Hopwood of Mid- Faciflc institute. DRAW PLANT PICTURES Ewa, Oahu, Hawaii. April 20. 1925. We have planted some vegetables In extra beds since we last wrote. We have watered all the beds every morning and afternoon so the plants have grown very quickji'?. The rain has also helped the'tXf.' dens to grow well this month, f We haven't sold much because we have changed the beds so the vegetables are not ready. The potatoes will not be ready to sell for about two or three months, but they are getting large now and they make our earden look nice. Wre are working on our notebooks in school time. We are busily drawing all kinds of vegetable pictures. WTe are drawing lima beans in the different stages of growth. Wre have put the lima beans in the clay soil, sandy soil, and in a wet blotter to see which will grow best. KAMAO SAKAI. HAVE SIX BEDS Aiea, Oahu, T. H, April 23, 1925.. I am going to tell you about our garden. We planted beans, carrots, tomatoes, and radishes, but the vegetables we made the most profit on are berjis and tomatoes. We did not mak much profit on carrots and radishes in our garden, so we planted tomatoes and beans. We have about six beds. Each bed is about six feet long and three feet wide. We plan tomatoes about one foot apart and beans about one-half foot apart. WThen the carrots grow about four inches tall we transplant them. SEITARI HOSHINO, MR. RENTON HELPS Ewa. Oahu. Hawaii. r April 21, 1925. Mr. Renton is very kind to ut and he gives us lots of fertilizers. how the Plants are growing fast and fine, because of the fertilizer that makes the soil rich. The garden- boys are working very hard to make the earden aa conrt n - ... - " w SELLS $4 WORTH Kaneohe, Oahu, April 29, 1923. I have pulled my corn, lettuce and onions and transplanted lettuce, and I also planted a row of peanuts. They are growing well. Every day I walk to the parden an 1 water it. I have already sold 4 worth. KOZUMI PAKE H AHA. HAS HEAD CABBAGE Paauhau, Hawaii, April 22. 1923. This letter is to tell you about our garden. Ten boys are going to plant cane. We dug a hole one yard wide, one yard long and one yard deep. After we dug it, we put in a inches of dirt then we put in one bag of fertilizer. We worked before and after school until we had finished. The boys that have cane are planning to make a lot of money. I have head cabbage, which is almost ready to sell, in mv garden. ANTONE KIM. GARDEN GETS GOOD CARE Kaapahu, Hawaii, April 24, 1925. I have lettuce growing in my garden. They are growing well these days. We are having plenty of rain and do not need to water the plants. The lettuce did not grow well at first but now they are looking fine. They are almost ready to be eaten. I took good care of them. KIY'OKO NAKAMOTO. CHICKENS EAT LETTUCE Ninole, Hawaii, April 17. 1925. I have a school garden at Ninole. I have two small gardens, so I planted lettuce in one garden and tomatoes in the other garden. The lettuce grew well, but during the Easter vacation the chickens ate it. The tomatoes are growing very well. SHIZUNO KAWAHARA, Grade 5. FIRST GRADE Manawai. Pukoo, April IS, 1923. I am a little boy in the first grade and I take good care of my garden. Hope I will get good luck. II planted beans, lettuce, onions and Brussels sprouts. tYr.l.TA ... MEi-gR. One day Eddie and Joseph askesT" Miss Shields if she wanted to buJ sorne beets. She asked the boys? mucn aa mev Mttv the boys said. "They cost 10 cents fv,-bvnch- JShe gave 10 cents to the boys and then she asked them l,ihe at?the leaves- Th oys told her that they hadn't tried them. Then they came back tc In our room we planted lima beans in four different bottles S whth It T va'rS erow and to see 7n et f 6 beanS WOuW STOW thi fm .uTW0 f the bottls were other two were filled with soil. One Th. hem WaS left wthout water. The lima beans which were planted iater Sl WatCr rew raucJl ' a" the nes which were III Vn the sand- Some of them grew about five or 8iz inches tall in one week. The one, without water fm h BrOW at a!I Some other lima beans were put in a pan between wet h'nm 1 " ' e .v V paper. Lvrv tlJs ok them out anS per. 3 so ir Ti, m n their Rawing paper In that way they were surprise to learn that v - kjzx j i a am rapidly. grew KAZUMA KONA. REPLANTED GARDEN ., Kaupakalau School. Haiku. Maui. April 22 lr2o garden. 5'U a"UC "5 I destroyed my garden and dusk They are growing well because 1 put fertilized in the garden u e don't have to carrv water for our garden because we have enough rain to water the vegetables. We had our Easter vacation for one week and when we came back to school on Monday the gardens were full of weeds. We hoed the weeds ..J the --rtV-- look very nice now. MASAICHI OFHIRO.

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