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7 PAGE EIGHT ........ ~ ................. 7 ~ .............. Start the season right-- Use Ashaway Lines They have given service and satisfaction for ninety- nine years. They are used by anglers everywhere. Look for the Swastika Brand Label. SCIENCE AND THE ..... '-"":THE' cATALINA ISLANI C PSEUDO-SCIENCE (Continued from Page S, Column 1) surd theory, are better advertisers than the real scientists They make more noise, assert themseh, es more dogmat- icallv, make more sweeping claims and get more attention first. They are not Ashaway Line and handicapped by the hesitations, uncer- Twine Mfg. Co. tainties, shyness, professional caution of the true man of science. Reserva- Ashaway, R.I., U.S.A. tions and qualifications make dull read- F.Aablish~ 1824 ing, and necessary complexities of the scientific vocabulary frighten away the ========================================================================================================================================================== casual reader. Moreover, it is to be I L: feared that some scientists are intel- Your tour of Odi[ornia Should Include ii lectual snobs and do not care whetker i a Visit to ...... [i the layman understands or not. They leave the field to pseudo-science with- i Mq3,u 1 ;i out a struggle. ' [[ On the other hand, in the long run real science prevails over what the | -- " "--" MILE "=" HIGH ii Bible terms "science falsely so-called," because it can prove itself by its B t: ] A Scenic Trip Worth While H works. "By their fruits ye shall know them," the experimental method. Only i From the Hem't of Los Angeles through ii real che:nistry can provide the basis Beautiful Pasadena and Altadena ii for the big industrial inventions which the public demands and appreciates. il Only real medicine can in the long YE ALPINE TAVERN run lower the municipal death rate. i There is another test of real science: and Cottages its honesty, Fake science always tries J Excellent Accomodations at Reasonable Rates !i to create mystery, to use long words for the purpose of creating conft]sion, Secure Illustrated Folders at Information Bureaus i! to rely on oc~:ult forces and secret pro- cesses, because only so can it remain ii a profitable monopoly. Real science [ PACIFIC ELECTRIC RAILWAY :: relies on tests and experiments that anyone can duplicate and does not add O. A. SMITH, Passenger Traffic Manager, Los Angeles i! artificial difficulties to the real myster- ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: ies of nature. In a word, the real sci- enlist and the fakir are both talking to the layman in unknown tongues, but the real scientist is trying to make himself understood, the fakir is trying C L E Ak N I N G P R E S S I N G to make himself misunderstood. To Wour Personal Satlsfae-tlon Avalon Branch of the Los Angeles County Public Library. 201 Metropole avenue, open Monday, Wednesday and Satur:!ay afternoons from 2 to 5; also Wednesday and Saturday evenings from 7 to 9 o'clock. Visitors are al- ways welcome. Wear your Light Tackle Club But- ton. It shows that you are an angler an.1 a sportsman. ..... 2" The Pressing that Lasts See B. R. SCOTT Tarpon, Tuna, Deep Sea or Ocean Reel The Reel That Made the Taking of Large Game Fish a Real Sport FOR SALE BY H. D. MacRAE COMPANY, AVALON, CATALINA ISLAND TUFTS-LYONS COMPANY, LOS ANGELES B. H. DYAS COMPANY, LOS ANGELES ELLERY ARMS COMPANY, SAN FRANCISCO OR ANY OTHER DEALER. OR DIRECT FROM THE MANUFACTURER, HELP US GET ALL THE LOCAL NEWS If you have an item of local news, a personal about some visiting friend, or have entertained at a card party, birth- ,lay party, or other socal function, or hear of something of interest about az~y form~ A~akn aesid~nt, ~all up 7-.I and lell us about i--~v send us a post card wilh the names carefully w~itlea, If you have som~ printing Ioa wi~h done, call up 7-J and our representa- tive will call upon you. If you have an advertisement, tele- phone it in. AVALON POSTOFFICE Mail is due to arrive daily, except Sunday, at 12:25 p. m. Mail departs daily, except Sunday, at 3:30 p. m. Outgoing mail closes at the postoffice at 3:00 p. m. 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Co.'s Office i It is ~ate Catalina Skat ed ex Basl gainin Steamer Schedul Effective September 17, 1923 ! DALLY SERVICE Lv. P. E. Sta., Los Angeles .... 9:00 a'i Lv. Harbor Wilmington .......... 10:00a': Ar. Avalon, Catalina Island....12:25 !~'" Lv. Avalon .................................. 3:30 P.! Ar. L. A. Harbor ..................... 5:50P'I[ Ar. L. A., P. E. Station .......... 6:45 P,~ (Wilmington Transportation ~:[': pany reserves right to change scht~ ule without notice.) Through cars from and to Pasad( Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Park your automobile in Cata~ Terminal, Wilmington, foot of Ca~ Avenue. 50c per day. Wilmington Transportation I;om .