National Geographic : 1938 Mar
SOLEMN SITS A GUADELOUPE TOM SAWYER Puzzled and distrustful, the boy holds tight a large specimen of the gourdlike fruit of the calabash tree. Though not edible, the fat irregular globes have many uses when the pulp is scooped out and the shell dried. With a hole drilled in the top, a gourd may become a water jug; cut in half it makes a pair of bowls. Photographs by Edwin L.Wisherd A cNATGEOSOC" MEMBER PICKS APAPAYA FOR BREAKFAST On his plantation near St. Joseph, Martinique, Mr. Joseph Hayot, amember of the National Geographic Society for many years, grows the delicious tropic fruit, which looks like squash.Served cold, with abit oflemon orlime, it tastes like a cross between a cantaloupe and ahoneydew melon.