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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 16, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta OWR FOLK3 CO the Anierloan boy and girl, their varied of Interest and advancement, the 'life of the child muat appear dull and And dull It IK, indeed. Hut llttlft brotkers and sisters nf North know of no therefore, do hot reallw1' the UmtUtlons of thetr Thfy to liv- ing as fully as do children of other suid 'desirable Until of a work btrth-bova and play day of win tor and out of dobra.during'the short sum- mer. At or eight, the boy be- gins his father and older jbrottor. -With'tham.'he goes Ashing knd hunting, and the age of ten Is usually in those Ilrtas of work; until naohtng the of or twelve, play fwom morn ,4111 which they begin ae- slstlng.their the houve- jhQld duties, which are of the j After or fourteen, the jflrls, finished housekeepers, and the rest and lot the daughter look after things in B.ut thV girl soon marries to a home of har own, either In har own village or an ad- In some the girls' ohlnsvara tattooed cm reaching a ranr- adornment an- to suiters In village that they may propose to the girl's father for her hand. On arriv- ing at _sn marHaflfttple age the boy's JlpB are Incised for labrets The stem very fond of their resort to flog- ging 'and severe punishment of any kind. And the children are obedient and return their parents' affection. There are numerous superatltions among and It may be said that this IN about Ing the child niolhsr makes It work to her offspring in the .superstitions oC her tribe, tot each tribe, has cus- toms and superstitions of lis own, although nittay are'com- mon to all tribes. Central Bsklmos have' queer cus- toms Ihe mother of an, Infant muif not eat of raw (a cofnmon dlot with the tribes of Ihe Nprth) until her be one resr old. Neither must eat of 'mny killed by beJntr shot through the heart. Strange goyern tb ouatome. If an Infant; dies undtr the ago of year, thai mother .must keep her bead covered for the'period of one winter and one after which aho may rtunoya the sign of mournlny. Eskimo properly sledges, dogs, kayakv, boats, tan t poles, lamps and- ewkiag. vessels. The ftrst inhorltor at horns with the .parents, chil- dren married and'' lft: 'Otjisr households do- not Many found. :-ths Eskimo cbllOren Deeply and possessed of good al- :hough they racolve np mental train- ing whatever, learning what lUUc they Know during life from'lmitatlng'thetr elders. "When a traveler, has ihe -pains to master enough of Eskimo tongue to. talk-vfreely ;rwfth :hom he finds the children eager to hear about the strange white man and hisifar, land.. iLlttle by little of. the .mysterious South has reached .the Eskimo, .little ones are to enow aomethlnjr of. from rhlch comes .the-tall, whiU-aklnned stranger. WO1VF A Boys. HOOER8 hid been well during the winter and spring, and anxious parents hail dacldod to lend him Went on a little vacation. First, there had been an attack of the grippe, which had left Burl's throat and ehent 4 bit weak; and following that. Sari had "made up for lost time" In school, which meant over-applloatlon to This had caused m sort of nervous break-down, and Earl had to give In to Mi wish that he take a vacation. Mr. Rogers had a brother living In Kansas, and to him lie wrote, asking Harl .might pay I'm the ;head boy In the gym. And you; know, my foot-hall record Is not to tw ashamed of." Kuril the city the next day with a haavy Chfaft, lor parting from his parent! him sad. He was an only child, and knew that the Indul- gent "Momsey" and "Dad" would mfss hlnv'sJi much as he would miss them.. But the train bore him on hit 'way, the ever changing scenery him, and he found much ,watching various types pajuwngers. On last onr. Cacfc carried gun and amnvnltton. art had baen glven-a riile, aid bad pent many hours each day in target raetlce. f It was about ten o'clock when tke nt coyote WM by the Rogwrs >wd Jack raised fun'and taflsr uick aim The bullet went 'foul the ark "Try it Earl' It as Uncle John who JsaJd this. In- .antly Earl's rifle went to h'B Kboul- ftr He took careful, quick aim. ang' Earl's face was white (rosn (citement As he dropped his rifle, is arm quivered He did 'riot (e creature fall, and did not hat he had killed the of the ay-til] his une'e slapped him on ipulder, crying put; "The head sportsman of i the day! drawing nearer and netrer toctther j By ginger, boy, youJald that HJI a rlbbonl1 "Test yflti to learn how to Jack, attaktns; has Han wu teo nsi "I I to m kt to It aJI ilra-stji i as a.rus; for 1 The 4ay Wl far aji fifty an4 the wtrW more aaJwcr tha bXAatrWl at ISMI Safid 1 Karl Rom UM "-New i foot" He 1 at the i pnlrla. nuda QTM and hot and tin oaps, TWt nifht. tired but mm from hj> day of Bfwi a Issitair 'home. At and be -The pcltVlU "M to ytm aji atmn I oan.have it pared 'for UoniMry csui have It Mounted. yw, rm failing splasulM., TUs f't- ms.u and of doxm eo mw each In man of maktSaCx isito a veritable WmrriL" A ad yon may -jsMins glad to thsat obeary' know thaU tkcir ,lMy WM all 1 bennriar Btrvsw an4 mil acata. you study Eng- lish? jWot's de matter wltohaf wld EntUthI The Oldest Door in ihe, World. IN there fro two thurchei of great age and Interest. They Sfnta Maria Bopra Mi- nerva the heart of the city, and Santa, flaMpa on Avtntlho. During Iftttw yem of his life, Saint Domlnlck his home in Santa and at that the chorch IPH for, accor4lojf Rotary It was built A. 4J8U pontificate of Balnt A wonderfully pre- served mosaic contains an Inscription tie founder, autf of; 411, i of second to be in oorrtder.v or cloister, where a nqmWr of Insorip- Uons; on the twfst- n1 still sup- port the roof, on other they have boeH" replaced columns. Frofi a wlftAMr tn thle cloister women eUUflfad upon flalnt DonUBtWfl jtret, which grew In Va courtyard. The entrmnce doer of ohumh U so anoiwit that It to the oldest wooden door til wortfl. Durtit, year many thouvsnds of 'tbrnrltti ivtalt these olfl and look the wltk a good and Intsjrwt. BARRY and Jana had been busy all the morning In their garden, planting all kinds of seeds. Their mother had Isjd off a ipecial corner In the big kitchen gar den for them, and had supplied them with plenty of seeds, so they antici- pated a flne yield of .vegetables.In the summer. "I'll wll my nhare of the vegetables and- put, the money In my said Harry, twelve years old He -was a most industrious boy work out'of doors, and spent .much of his time when out of school- jn the gar- den or about the spacious ..grounds his r He. loved to see tha shrubs neatly the rose bushes pruned and arbor In order. So It wac a uiual thing to see him of work A WAR OF IN you will'be my friend and .your breath will be smelt too, laughed another voice, several row from the onion seed "You will ye some of" your egotism knocked 6u of you when; some flne morning Mn summer, a lady of refinement come along the garden path and gets a, whiff of your'perfume, and head and makes a wry face and a aye 'Oh, .that awftil You kn6w people of reftned taste never so obnoxious a vegetable as your: are my vain fellow "Oh. and .so that is you, Mrs. Bean cried the: little onion. nee i Avr: o MOO, n Ovr nrk 1. Add tettw P U polBtr" ol tke eumtrmm tut (It reptM. r t. AM th. Mte 9