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I AGE " = -'; ............... , ~ ..... ~ COMICS FAVORITE ' I MRS. A.. P. NELSON l i ' : " INDOOR SPORT I l I FoR'WINTER RATES / -- I APARTMENTS | I ROOMS_ COTTAGES l (By Science Service) I PUBLIC sTENOGRAPHER [ The comic strip is the great Ameri- l ! can indoor sport; statistics have prov- L~Z| CLARESSA AVE. PHONE 14o/ ed it. Four-fifths of all Americans be- f MARINE LAUNDRY AGENCY High Quality Laundry Work Dry Cleaning and Pressing pROMI~T AND EFFICIENT SERVICE ASSURED Phonk 3Z P.O. Box 1325 115 CATALINA AVENUE I~EW WRIGLEY Bf.O(~. CATALINA AVE. OH! YOU FISHERMAN "A Regular Place to Eat" GEORGE HOIrFI N GER Bring Your Fish that You Catch and We Will Cook them Tabl~ for Ladies 413 CRESCENT AVENUE THE OCEAN IS OPPOEITE OUR PLACE J Have that Pic- ture framed now Frames made to order. CRESCENT PHOTO SHOP tween the ages of four and twenty- four watch the antics of Krazy Kat, or follow the doings of the Gumps or Mutt and Jeff, or other actors on the paper stage of the daily and Sunday journals. l)r. Harvey C. Lehman of the Unl- versity of Chicago has made a statis- tical study of the play preferences of American yotlth, questioning th, msands of persons and tabulating their replies At the age of 12 a maximum of 95 per cent of boys and girls read funny papers, and the average for all per- sons questioned is 80 per cent. Many of the activities which yvung folk Like are seasonal and vary with the weather, said the investigator. The play activities of chihtren are much more varied than those of aduhs. Boys are most alike in their play ac- tivities while in their teens. In the spring both sexes have the largest number of seasonal recreations, and the least in the fall of the year. Foot- ball is more confined to one season than any one activity. Contrary to the popular opinion marbles was not found to be a game confined to the spring of the yeas. Reports showed that marbles were be- ing played at one or more places dur- ing each of the three seasons studied. The interest in marbles is most pro- nouneed in boys between the ages of 8 and 12, when about 40 per eent of boys indulge. Automobile riding is a form of play in which the sexes participate ab, mt equally. At the upper age limits about , ~" ZL2 : ..... ' SIXTY YEARS AGO CATAL Taken from Wihnington Journal, 1865 Eighteen Hundred and Sixty-five has nearly finished its course. A few hours more and it will be classed with by-genes; and even now the ticking clock is solemnly sounding its death knell. The firm, steady tread 'eft eighteen trttndred sixty-six ean be dis- ~ednes, ~ichard it 'q'Hl Was ~" beauti heart ; told h tincfl'> heard, and my reader, before we:; can address you, it will have as- ; . , e, surfied the government of Tam, and ~Thursd r~hat changes have taken place within ~he past twelve months. Pesti- lence t~as made sad havoc on the other J[,~x~f~,l,~lk .,#/]~//~g ~veryb( side of~':tl4e waters., Many homes ou ~" . every( this continent have been made (teso- ' and 3 late by: civil striie. War and rumors of war }tl~ve bden rife throughout the land. Thank God ,thecon~flct is over-- peace reigns; and the first morning sun of the new year will shine upon a rcdeemed and united American Re- public. The people of the United States have no desire to nmse on the horrors of the rebelliou; they prefer to forget them, and with courageous hearts go forward and labor for a glo- rious future. Vfho "can foretell what stores of-prosperity the approaching year will disclose; it is brilliant with favorable omens. Let us hope that the Nation nlay prove worthy of these blessings and be enabled to improve all the opportunities for advancement whlich the mysterious future may pro- vide." in certain portions of the country the first day of the new year is de- voted to friendly calling and social interconrse. It is a pleasant custom, is the source of mueh enjoyment-- strengthening the cords of friendship and giving alloyed pleasure to all who NEW HANDY Fits hand pocket and purse More for your money and the best Peppermint for amymoemY ~ou']l in re1 ter n great Space "B Look br Wdgley's P. K. on your Dealer's Counter HUSSARS AUTO SALES AUTHORIZED FORD AND LINCOLN DEALI~ MOTORS REBUILT And Returned in Three Days i Sund observe the day. It will not be possi- CLAUDE WALTON 1Ch: r atalina Hospital ] 75 per cent of the girls and about 05 ble for us to enter the dwelling of all a ~ann:n~; [ ~%Clpletely equipped for Medical=]per cent of the boys ir, dulge in the our patrons; but we trust the Jour- AVALON REPRESENTATIVE g i ~ pastime. About 60 per cent of the nal's visit will add its mite to their - ~ Play - tlreb [ Surgical and Obstetrical Service. [ ohler bovs and 28 l)er cent of the girls cup of joy and be eonchtsive evidence ] X-Ray and Diagnostic Laboratories] drive autonlobiles, that we heartily wish them all a very Fresh Catalin everi Graduate Registered Nurses / Aplm,xinlatelv 60 per cent og both tIappvNew Year. , sexes regularly attend the ,,,ov,es IFISH I L 20" SUMN'R AVE', , T,ELEPHONE 6eJ THE CATALINA ISLANIDER girls.Dr. Lehman attributes this to "l leave the fiehl with faith, a'deel) " I Men( FPhone 150 liours: 9:30 to 4:301 ~light]y n,ore bovs attend tha,l the -~ and abiding faith ia the competency PLEASURE PIER ~ " escort. " of this people, born and reared in the [liarre. J. Cmndall, II.II.S.] the fact that girls usually require axt Open All the Year } gle 1, DENTIST | Contrary to the general assumption, practice of individual liberty, to main- AVALON FISH MARKl~l'ilnt t / Oral Surgery ] ohler girls ,to not chew more gum thin their liberty with order aztd with Lobsters, Oysters, ShriOP~ tine. than the boys.About 30 per cent of justice, and to grow in the great pro- L Catalina Hospital 3 Salmon. Etc., in Season.~ eroe theohlerboys chew in c,m~parison cess ot developing self-government, to ~ thri] f ....... .~ grow ever in capacity for feeling, and BAIT FOR ANGLER gant Scientific Sulphur VAPOR BATHS for following ideals of life, which rise and k ~ with about 40 per cent of the girls. L~rn ad & Hammond. Propriet0';[ SWEDISH MASSAGE ] Having "dates" is a non-seasonal SHAMPOO activitv. There is a gradual rise of above mere prosperity, mere security, interest with increasing maturity. Be- aud give what afte~ all is the only "For Rent" and "For Sale sigi~S ;: ANDREW GADD twceu the ages oi 16 and 2l, 70 perthing worth accomplishing--achieve-on sale at Windle's .... News Stand. Tues 363 East Whittley Ave. cent of all the girls have "dates" corn- nlent not for one's self,but for Catalina will give you the rest Euck paredwithonly 45 percentof the orRe~dt~eu:;hpn~o2:72J others,"--Elihu Root. your life. Come to Catalina. ~ . "" r " l r a#i j~ rl~[ is because the girls have dates with F Your Wants Smoothly Attended'-~ buys within the sanm age limits" This ~~'~'NTI NG 1 nten older than themselves. A max- [ SEE .1 ] Spirella Figu e Training of ]Corsets, Girdle-Brassiere, , / To at the / imum of 75 per cent of girls prefer|Cole Paint Store[ ' Supporting Garment, ,:} / Atwater Hote, | sofia' ,,anei,, to all other pastimes. , =,o-.,.o,o,.*-o. , I'~IARBER SH0 Pl The nvaximumnumber of boys whindulge is 40 per cent.There is no sea,onal variation in the LAVALON ..... CALIFORNIA~ / ]Better Than the Rest / cidedfor bothSeX sexesdifference'is at thcTheagen'axhmUnof 10, I 1 N S U R.A N I M g ! 1 BILLIE PRICE, Proprietor / when 70 per cent of all boys and 33] Fire, Accident, Compensat" , ] ] Life, Theft. Etc. l I Ground Floor Avalon Inn { pumner Avenue, Avalon, California ] per cent of all girls indulge. | Representing Onh, Reliable Companies | L 3. Beacon Street. Avalon ' / the scientist, negro boys have an in- [Curios and Souvenirs ] tense int;r:::inub:::2gAN~E. f 'LECTRICIAN1 8ungaiws&R I I LOok I'or the $iffn of I "We'll tell the world!" Send the { I e. CAMERON | For Rent at Reasonable Prices ]The Big Curio Store I Islander to your friends. Thank you. ' ' 335 Metropole Av. Ph. 9'-M/ Mnrtlm E. (ilidden, Proprid ] Office 212 Metropole Ave. [ (Mrs. Seth Glidden) ~_~ l ft. D. MacRae Co. ] We"KeeppledgeAValnour help,a Spotless Town." L Agent Morris Electric Signs" 3