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PAGE TWELVE .~ i ltC i AReaIPal abinet Heaters mum were fishing when the lo- ii 2 cal constab,e po.ed up .om nowllere and demanded to see the sportsmen's i~"~'~ FEfishing licenses" Immediately he fN ECONOMICAL--SA the men darted off across the meadow like a hare. The constable followed, ,E ~ and it took a good ten minutes before / v ; )s bright and clean the c rose ended m a capture Now, spluttered the protector of the law i breathlessly, but before he could say 1 SOLD ON EASY TERMS any more the runaway pulled out a fishing license which was quite in or- ii Cp~IA[I NA HAR 0WAR[ !!R~OP~ANi itier" "Why thedickensdidyoubolt," queried the P. C., "if you had a li- cense ? .... Well, you see, the other chap hadn't," came the reply--Fishing Gazette. -------~-. __ The costermonger smiled happily at 125 the thought that his donkey was en- HO E 400 T OLE AVE. joying a free feed. "You're a good little girl to be so kind to a dumb friend," he said. "But who gave you SWALLOW YOUR PRIDE those carrots ?" The good little girl also smiled happily. "I took them r " from the back of your ca t, she sam simply.--Fishing Gazette. 'On the Scent AND BE COMFORTABLE Small girl (to Customs official searching her mother's case)--"Oh, you're getting warm, isn't he, Mum- ~] Outing flannel pajamas may be plebian, but they sure feel N my?"--The Forester. fine these cold nights~and believe it or not, the ladies are ~ "A friend is the first person who buying the men's garments in preference to their own. I~ comes in when the whole world has [ Only $1.25 for a nlee heavy-w2ight flannel. I gne ut'''-E'xchange' Beghn Again [ flEYWOOD'S I But what if I fail of my purpose here, It is but to keep the nerves at strain: To dry one's eyes and laugh at a fall: And, baffled, get up and begin again. --Robert Browning. 118 Summer Aveaue Opposite Atwater Hotel ~ First Artist: "Brushem does some W very realistic work, doesn't he?" ~~~v~w~z~v v~~v~w~v~w~www~w~.u~w~ Second Artist: "Yes, last week he painted an apple, and today I 'heard a IF INTERESTED IN AVALON SUBSCRIBE FOR THE ISLANDER critic say it was rotten."--Fishing Ga- zette. .................. . ....:. ..-. : .... Who was Captain AI. Holbrook? i Was Samuel Prentiss the original "Hermit of Catalina Island?" When did Joshua Bradshaw leave the Is- land?" WHY? These questions and many more are all answered in of Now on sale at or the office of the Price, Fifty Cents Ki-Yi-Yi! "With whom was your wife quarrel- ing last night?" "Oh--er--she was scolding the dog." "Poor beast--I heard her threaten to take the front door key away from him."--London Passing Show. "Before we were married, Henry," said the young wife reproachfully, "you always gave me the most beauti- ful gifts. Do you remember ? .... Sure," replied Henry cheerfully. "But, my dear, did you ever hear of a fisher- man feeding bait to a fish after he had caught it?"--Fis'hing Gazette. A Scot was engaged in an argument with a conductor as to whether the fare was 5 or 10 cents. Finally the" disgusted conductor picked up the Scotchman's suitcase and tossed it off the train, just as they passed over a bridge. It landed with a splash. "Mon," screamed Sandy, "isn't it enough to try and overcharge me, but now you try to drown nay little boy?" --Exchange. He Finished It Hospital Patient (swathed in ban- dages, to fellow-sufferer in next cot): "Do you suppose your wife will come to visit you ?" Fellow-Sufferer: "She's in a hospi- tal herself." "Wlaat--the two of you at the same time ?" "Yes, but she started it."--Exchange. Colored Evangelist: "Look what de Lord has done fo' you . Gib Him a tenth." Perspiring Member: "Amen, gib Him no'. Gib Him a twentieth."--Ex- Catalina Island--the place where quietness and repose soothes ragged nerves and renews health and happi- ness. THE CATALINA ISLA Henry Dusts Off an Antitl~ "That trip wasn't any more co~ ing than his book. A Nebraska] er has told me what took plaCe.j took him through the hen-'house~l a lot of hens were on nests. I~- asked the farmer, 'What is "i are those hens sitting or !e.j 'VVelI, Mr. Roosevelt', the far:J~l plied, 'we don't pay much attepui that all we want to know IsI they cackle are they laying~ ing?' "--Henry Field of Iowa,~ . 9 1~ mterv~ew for the New York Tribune. So let the waywind up the l~l! down . ' 0 'Ihough rough or smooth, the J will be joy; .~: Still seeking what I sought wla~ a boy, New friendship, high adventure, crown. - e I shall grow old, but never lOS zest, ~11 Because the road's last turn the best. f --Henry Va~ It's Polite to ~ee. '~ A Virginia family was trm"l,1 colored girl from the comltry ~ duties as maid. On answer~}~ telephone the first day she brO lnessage. "Who was that, Sara ?" .,_., " 'Twarnt nobody, Mrs. 13al~Jt a lady sayin' 'It's a long distanv~a New York,' and I says, ,yes, it s'ho' is!' "--Judge. St Husband: "How's the ga dear ~ . tl ~1 Wife: "Er--well the mdlca ,~ half, but I don't know if it rnea~l~ full or half-empty."--Fishing A~nual Stew t ~t~ "Do you summer in the co ,,/ "No, I simmer in the c~tY Sergeant : "Why haven't y0t~ ~I~! this morning ?" . ~ d Private: "There were elgv" looking in the same glass." ., to Sergeant : "What's that go, with it ?" Private: "I must have shaved other chap I"--Exchange On the Syl~ble Scotch Sergeant : "And try the richt tur-rn by nt mind that ye don't move the final syllable of the tur-rn !"--Exchange. Demonstrated Young Housewife: "Are this cleaner that you are really take out dirt?" Agent : "Will it ? Say, day I rubbed,it on a copY dalous Stories and when I I had the Sunday School Philadelphia Public Ledger. E~vious Satire Angler (to rival prou catch) : "Thank caught him. I'm tired o little beggar back."--Fish Different New Minister--"A'h, Mrs.~ half the world is ignorant o~ other half lives." paf~#' Mrs. Mudge--"Not here, Exchange. Advertise for what you need 10 Catalina Islander. "Spread HaPPhaess with Flowers fiordon's Avolon 636 Avalop. lf' WlLM,INGTOI% P, hone 1524 all OR SEE ~ETE