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7, 1931 UED l~age 4, column 1) and airy each ndividual" 'dress- for every -~nded to all par- our department so you may done for your ~lopment that ysical educa- AN.~. class meetings rnmutes in- adjourning three. ~t of those who H.S. of the students in elementary from the Friday, Jan- d as a holi- ?8.S. Avalon schools a'.who is in the .sister, Elizabeth the seventh a special stu- n schools. State that they creain. lo journeyed to SUCCESSFUL PACIFISTS 133, W. E. Allen Biological Feature Service If one chooses he may rightly class- ify living things as fighters and n~;n- fighters, the first group including those which may or do make direct attack upon other living things, the sce,nd gr*~up including those which never make direct attack upol3 clher living things. It is true that no one can find fully satisfactory boundaries separating the two groups but, for that matter, the groups designated under any system of classification can not always be clearly separated from. each other. However, much of the confusion depending on this lack cf distinction may be avoided if one examines those examples of a group which seem to show its characteristics plainly. While it may be doubted that any living thing is absolutely devoid of powers of Conflict and of inclination to use them, there is no doubt that vast numberS of diffeient kinds of living things have madea success in life by avoiding conflict and by concentrating their efforts npon development of methods of living in apparent peace. It is true that none of these are at all hesitant about crowding into a posi- tion already occupied, or about de- ouring other living things too small to fight, but it seems that their habit- ual avoidance of open conflict entitles them to classification as pacifists. Amongst lower animals of pacifist PAGE FIVE 9 Close=Outs We have gone thru our stock of women's footwear and have found upwards of one hundred pairs of patent straps, patent ties, blonde ties and oxfords that only the last season were priced up to $6.50. We are now offering them in two lots at Lot 1 Lot 2 $1 $2 20 PAIRS OF SMALL SIZES, ONLY 50 CENTS PAIR Co. Telephone 151 over the vaea- type a prominent condition of ability r. I~nkle, Missto maintain themselves is that of " Curios and Souvenirs s and Herschel enormous capacity for reproduction.- ~r :n.._~'sl Manv hundreds of different kinds of P[![S[ PIP[S[ anhnals too small to attract our atten- ti~w'~,re .standing on ,ion as single speeimeus reproduce in ,,, ~^!amfiy trees,numbers of thousands per each ma- Look for the Sign of -,uasback to a forms may reach numbers of millions !t of young per each mature individual. H.D. MaeRae Co, . r. 'ra~,a,famfly tree."That is to sav the pacifist habit re- S em~trace,_~ Fore_,N.'em' quires the constant development of a:: ~1Oral Surgery / 't enormous surplus population in order DR. JOHN J. WHITE but tCvo kinds o that enough may survive to keep the irlsLtrees: birds and species in existence. [ D E N T I S T " ..1~;' ,a,n't got any Although producti,m of young in I * * *e'N-Aft, numbers of thousands or millions is ,had a .test' ne of the most common and most el- I TELEPHONE |as fective methods for preserving most| CATALINA HOSPITAL SPanish,, species of animals of pacifist type, there are many species~ which are * * conspicuous by their use of additional , n.." "e''.. ,Ill| k~ng?" methods of reducing or offsetting losses due to the passive habit. A lmtru,~. C~t~h~more , I e oss-eyed." few. days ago I saw a striking exam- I big t~.. ~ G.re.~t.~s~ - --I I eaitlng a_nd ~ol.linit -_ _ I .t,it said in myple of one of these additional meth- [.sx~oon-m~e. c~talo~. ~1~~ ~. I ~N-Aft. ods when I examined the bottom of aII.ength~ _2~~_~ _4Yl 5VL I ship pulled, out of the water on a I pr'~ 4Oc ~O0 65c85 1.OO 1.4OI [ Ft~, Coppe~, Brsss, Red g~d Enamel. I CATALINA "marine railway." ~ "~'~"~ This ship had gone many thousands 11 of miles including a visit to Atlantic J~' - " "" "" """"~ -,,--Eiit0111ipl~10nd/nfln6,r.lLl.U' tr s mitsu. ports, in the nine months since she 1~ No, S24 is gladius),was last docked and painted. But ~ Meets ev~, Friday Night ot each month over more than nine-tenths of the ~~,~ 7:30 i, Fore~ersH,II. V~i~,,~,~,,~,,. O nosite Boos Bros. submerged part of the bottom there ~welcome. was an almost uniform growth of the "~ ' J. t.. ~'ITCH. MASV~ limy tubes Of small serpulid worms J.J. WHITI[. IIItCRItTARV S macrop- (animals having some resemblance to" noblis). ~elamys). CAL. 1524 an earthworm except for prominent difference due to their life in the tubes which each worm builds for it- self). This growth was at least a half inch deep and it formed a mat so dense in some places that it resem- bled a close clipped lawn except for its lime-stone color. The success of this enormous popu- lation was, in large measure, surely due to the protection which each in- dividual worm provided for itself by building a lime stone tube for a cover- ing. Even so, existence of the worms was jeopardized by thin crusts of col- onies of bryozoa spreading ove: them like a delicate stony sheet. --'O .---~--'--" AVALON PUBLIC LIBRARY Avalon Branch of the Los At~geles County Public Library, in Atwater Ar- cade. is open every week day from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. -- : 0 : --'-'--- DO you know that Avalon has one of the finest winter climates on the Pacific Coast of the United States? Advertise for what you need in tbe Catalina Islander See California before going further. See California first. IF You Are in need of a rubber stamp, call at the Windle News Stand. Frank will be pleased toquot* you prices. 14if. for for anyone interested in "THE MAGIC ISLE" is a year's subscription to THE CATALINA ISLANDER (two dollars per year) J