The Chemawa American (Chemawa, Or.) 19??-current, December 01, 1915, Page 8, Image 10

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Spose you coratux hyas Skookum klosh-siwash wake mesachie yokwa.
Spose you comtux inati yahwa hyas skookum hyas klosh siwash wake
raesahchie. Hyas skookum Tillicum mamook okok stone ict kla-hop
copa illahe mitlite yokwa. Hi u Siwash he he he Yshwah. Hi u Si
washs hyas sullox hyas tilmah hyas olo ankutt clatawah clatawah."
HAT the people living in the rural districts of Oregon
care more for their schools, are working harder to
give to their boys and girls a practical education, and
have made a greater advance than any other state, is
clearly proved by the reception which has been given
the rural school exhibit at the Panama Pacific Inter
national Exposition.
At the request of the National Bureau of Education, the Oregon
State Department of Education prepared for the Educational Palace an
exhibit showing the strongest features of the rural schools of Oregon;
namely, the standard plan, the Boys' and Girls' Club Work and the
Playground Movement. As the rules of the Educational Building
would not permit children's work to be exhibited, the system was
shown by means of charts and photographs. In the official bulletin of
the Bureau of Education, they are mentioned as "unusually attractive
colored views illustrating rural school work."
More than 2,000 of the leading educators representing all the States,
and many foreign countries, have a careful study of the Oregon exhibit
with the purpose of adopting some part of it. Three counties of Cal
ifornia have adopted our Standard School Plan absolutely, and through
the press of their counties, the educational leaders have given Oregon
credit for helping them. W. E. Cole, chairman of the Educational
Committee of the Farm Bureau for Napa County, California, in a letter
of appreciation to State Superintendent J. A. Churchill, says, after tell
ing of a meeting of their county educational officials, "A standard
school was adopted after the Oregon plan. We have kept the local press
informed of our work. No doubt every county in California having a
farm advisor will very shortly follow our lead." At the Annual
Teachers' Institute of Monterey County, the county superintendent,
George Schultzburg, brought the teachers to the Oregon exhibit, and in
speaking to them said: "I want all of you teachers to see what wonderful
work Oregon is doing in her rural schools. Their Standard School