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JAN. II, 1933 Catalina FISH PLEASURE PIER Open All the Year FISH MARKET Oysters, Shrimp, Etc., in Season. Smoked Fish FOR ANGLERS Clara Hammond, Proprietor JOHN J. WHITE NTIST Oral Surgery ,~ TELEPHONE 125 "ATALINA HOSPITAL Hospital 1 ~ly equipped for Medical,l a~d Obstetrical Service l Diagnostic Laboratories[ ./ and Souvenirs Look for the Sign of Big Curio Store It. D. MacRae Co. ! PIPES! l'~ Suit Every Smoker ReQuisites of Ever.v Description carry a full line of Fan-. ady, which We are pre- or mail for you. &nReles Prices Prevailing ISLANDER IE LOS ANGELES PAPERS HERE EVERY DAY ~t~t~ines for E~erybo~ly (2ards anti Souvenir Books NEWS STAND g ,nd will give you the whichever sense take it. ASHAMED OF NOt WERTISE IT any reason why you ashamed of your bust- ? is no secret about and honest business light of publicity . . . e money by advertls- o say you will not, of the more sue- rants throughout the every week, general trend upward accounts. approve of adver- they do. The reads the advertise- as she reads the has learnedfrom that Patronize Advertise Islander. HAPPY NEW YEAR! To My Avalonian Frieads By l-Iarricl .k. \Valdulan Avahmian friends--s~ rare and fine-- Very )ften d. l think of you, And [ always h~q~e to tr(dl the line Love, hel"se]f, has hailed fresh and new ; Or here hare, which is of such d~sign, Nt)I[]ill~ ~.!lse Call '(, or out([(l. Also, VII sincerely say: l)ear Friends, Very, very happy may you be, As the l,ord, wh, reigns in tleaveu Sellds Love to you in nineteen thirty-three, On the Isle where beauty only ends 'Neath the bottom of a placid sea. MANY INSTALLATIONS FOR "ELECTRIC EYES" [~y Science Service More than two million installations arc waiting to be equipped with photo- electric devices or "electric eyes", Of estes H. Cahlwell, editor of Electron- ics and former Federal Radio Com- missioner, tohl the American Associa- tion for the Advancement of Science at Atlantic City, N. J., December 27. Over a million photo-electric cells could be used in schools, factories, of- rices and stores for turning light off and ,m as daylight (liras or hrightens. Mr. Caldwell compared the iml)-rt- ance (,f electronic tube development to Archimedes' classical discovery c,f the lever. "The vacuum tube is, in effeef, an electrical lever," Mr. Caldwell 'said. "Its grid input represents the short arm and its anode output the long arm. And just as the principle of the lever is used again and again in every element of every machine built in this mechauieal age, so the introduction of the vacuum tube aud its associated cir- cuits presents alm(*st inconceivable po- tentialities in the electrical future." R. E. BRI BIN Plumblng Sheet ,le/al v +ork Expert Repairs Telephone 210 (Day or Night) Estimates Freely Given CARVER BUILDINO INSECTS SEE BY ULTRAVIOLET. WORLD LOOKS DIFFERENT By Science Service Ultraviolet, invisible to human eyes, is visible to the eyes of im;ects, but red, visible to us, is not a color to them. This radical difference in color vision gives the world a wtstly differ- ~nt appearance to insects. How insects may look to each other through their ultraviolet-seeing eyes was demonstrated at Atlantic City, N. T., ])ecember 27, :tt the meeting of the American Association for lhc Ad- \auce:m'.t (ff Science, by Dr. Frank lmtz and Richard lhwlingame ,)f the American Museu:n of Natural His- tory. The two ent.moh}gists displayed a series ~)f butlerl]y and moth photo- .araphs taken by ultraviolet light, to- gether with a specially prepared scale t~f uhraviolet "color" values. The ultraviolet patlern ()f an insect may or may not correspond to the pat- tern wc see on it by visible light. Om~ !;pccimtm displayed ha(t spots (m its \xh~gs that are re(1 to human eyes, an,1 hence invisible to insect eyes. lint the same spots are rich in ultr:.tvlolet, and hence visible to insects by tha~ ra- diati~,n. In other species, the altravl- tdcl sl}ols overlap areas that by visible light Ii:lve several different huec. Malc and female buttertties nlay haxc the same uhra\-io!et xalue, l)ul in s{mlc species the sexc.~; differ. ~Vhcrc they d(~, it is usually the female that is "brighter" by ultraviolet. One co, n- inon buttertty species 'has two entirely different kinds (,f females, one being yellow like her mate, the other e;~lire- Ix, lackin,a in that color. But these "blonde" and "brunette" sisters are alike under the ultraviolet: except for small faint sl)ots they have no ultra- vi(fle! "color" at all They probably look just alike to the male, which see~ yclh~w po(~rly, if at all. One of the most in: :resting ()f t'he dls;)lays was of a common species ex- hibitiu~ the phenomenon known as mimicry. There are several different forms of females, each differing in color pattern from the male but re- sembling some "protected" species. This is supposed to fool preying birds and lizards. In the display, ultravi- olet photographs of "mimics" and "models" were shown together. They appear even more alike by ultraviolet than they do by ordinary light. Thus their mimicry extends into a fieht where it may have no practical value, 1)eeause while the ultraviolet-seeing nowers of birds and lizards have not been thoroughly investigated, they probably do not see by these short waves. Mrs. C. B. PARKER, Taxidermist Telephone, Avalon 178 AVALON. CALIFORNIA Careful Mounting of Catalina Fish a Specialty f 112 Avalon Blvd. WIhM4NGTON, CALIF. KWIK WAY VALVE GRINDING EZEL BRAKE TESTER TRU DRUM LATHE Agents for U. S. Tires, Willard Batteries and Union Gasoline. / i On your next trip to LOS ANGELES i i TZ BELMONT HOTELT ff . [ CIVIC CENTERS BEST--AT POPULAR PRICES ~." RATES : One Person, $1.00 to $2.00; Two Persons, $1.50 to $2.50 Two Blocks from Pershing Square, and accessible to all business activ- ~. ities and numerous Auto Parks -- New State Building -- New City .~ Ha. - Hall Records -- Hall Justice - Th.,.,res and Sho . | 165 Rooms Good Service and Modern Conveniences | 165 Baths LEIGH A. FULLER, Manager : . %; . : : : .'. "I~,'!~.'~.'~~:: : ". " : " .=l~ll~~l~ f PAGE FIVE 0rton's Sandwich Shop Fountain Service Hot Chocolate---Coffee Chili--Tamales MAGAZINES & PERIODICALS J. J. ORTON, Prop. Pavilion Building Crescent Avenue , / In.All World No Trip Like This SEND THE ISLANDER TO SOME FRIEND WHO KNOWS CATALINA HAS YOUR SUBSCRIPTION EXPIRED? YOU NEED THE ISLANDER Spend Your Money with your home mer- chants. The3, help pay the taxes, keep up the schools, build roads, and make this a community worth while. You will find the advertising of the best ones in. this paper. Our Adlet Colunm helps. Try it.