Lanterns have always been made and are still made to provide the children here with toys. A Turnip is got. The centre is removed. A lighted candle is placed inside there. Sometimes the image of a face is made on the turnip. The whole appearance when the candle is lit is like an old mans face.
Whistles are and were made by taking the centre out of a short stick. Holes are bored at equal intervals along the stick and it is possible to whistle very well with same. Sometimes whistles are made out of a song straw, about four inches long. The straw must have a knot at one end. A cut is put across the knot like this (-). A good but easily broken toy.
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