HOW WE GOT OUR PICTURES
Edna V. Lam 16
It had been the custom for many years in our school for the teachers
and pupils to give each other presents at Christmas. This year our teacher suggested that
we would give our schoolroom a present instead of giving to each other.
She proposed that we would get a picture and frame it for our room.
We all were pleased with the idea and were willing to give toward getting it. Then it was
a question what pictures we would select. By vote it was decided that we would get
It tells a beautiful story of country life. There is a view of a
meadow and a woman tending a flock of sheep. She has a crook on her shoulder and is
closely followed by a lamb.
Then our teacher gave us a picture of Gen. Robert E. Lee, which we
had framed. It is a beautiful picture. We like it because in the face we read the story of
a noble life. We have the Red Cross Roll record. This inspires us to help our fellowman.
Another picture on our walls is George Washington, which belongs to our teacher.
Our room is more attractive since we have the pictures. We enjoy
looking at them when we grow tired of studying. They teach us many lessons not found in
books. It is said that the two by paths by which history is learned are biographies and