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ME!I By bl~-~-eyAh~..n his condition. Anyway, we're great friends outside of the ring. Give him iReading in the paper the other day the decision," and he started to crawl ~ncerning the death of a young ban- pro-weight boxer in New York, at the through the ropes. Georgie, in the meantime, while still i I~lr~ncls of "Bud" Taylor, boxer from suffering intense agony, had cleared ;lil~tanapolis made me remember anthe cobwebs from his stunned brain, ~cident similar in nature although it and reeling across the ring grabbed $.,~ f~lid not result so seriously. "Bud" Taylor's arm and pushed it Back in the "Stock Yards" districthigh in the air as a sign of victory, Chicago, I was quite a pal of a then collapsed on the floor. The ref- boxer named Georgie Corbett, a eree promptly signified "'Bud" Taylor scaling around l l5 as the winner, and Gcorgie was car- Georgie was coming right ried by "Bud" to his corner. in the boxing game. He was .After Georgie Corbett came out of clever, and had a fair wallop. A the hospital, and it was established that gentleman to his toes, he was wellhe could never box again, a benefit iked by everyone at the Stock Yards, stag was staged for the purpose of se- he worked, and had a large fol- curing a "little start in life" for him, owing supporting him at all of hisand incidentally to prove the devotion of his army of friends. Georgie went along licking every op-Many bouts were carded at the he met, and I guess 1 was at stag--all boxers donating their services bout. Came a time when Geor- gratis. Men in all branches of sports had risen to such heights that hehave big hearts for any cause per- matched with the top-notcher, ~ . ,p , taining to charity, or doing a good al' MOOre, with the prospect of a turn for a fellow man. with the champion in the event The last bout, and the main event he bested Moore. on the card, was "Bud" Taylor vs. Georgie was armnaged by an elder Sammy Mandell. The latter drew with brother, with the idea of keeping all Jack Bernstein, leading contender for within the family confines. We the featherweight title, in New York, noticed that one bad failing of Georgte the other night, on the same bill with keeping his mouth open while box- "Bud" Taylor and his unfortunate op- We coaxed him to get the polish, ponent. )r finish, put on his wares by receiv= As the warriors were introduced to the renowned instructions of Hat- the huge crowd in the amphitheatre, ry Gilmore, erstwhile teacher of the "Bud" came to the ropes in his ring renowned "Packey" McFarland of togs and made a little speech relative Stock Yards fame. Georgie however, to Georgie and the recent fateful bat- needed every niekle for his aged par- tle. "Friends," he said (and made an ents, and postponed the idea. imposing picture in his ring togs, his As a work-out, and to gath r some fighting face set off beneath a thick of the elusive sheckels, Georgie was crop of ruffled red hair), "I'm very matched with another rising prospect glad to be here tonight. Probably this ,!he person of "Bud" Taylor, from event is more important to me than muanapohs. We all went to the any of you, or the other performers, match outside of Chicago with visions since ] am the innocent cause of its of Georgie adding another scalp to his necessity. Folks, I want to say that, string of victories, honestly, if 1 could have foreseen the ]t was to be a ten-round bout to a result of my blow to Georgie's jaw, I decision. For the first three rounds would rather have placed nay ring ~i:watched Georgie outbox his rival, clothes in a fire and burned my career ~u~ea s, tepped around him like lightning with it than have injured my friend r]~---.,~ ~ud" Georgie permanently. ] wish it was . Taylor saw so many ~loves ne thought A. G. Spakting and ~Com-my arm that broke instead of his jaw Puny was fighting him. f k " ~ ----ho-nn-est-ly, ol s, and he sat down with tears streaming down his face. Well, in the fourth round, GeorgieHe was only eighteen, folks, and it was peppering "Bud" with lefts and hurt. It is but a sample of the good rights, and it looked like the usual sportsmanship which generally prevails victory "on points." Not an eye left in all branches of sport. the two combatants, however, for a kaamen, as "Bud" was known as a l was wondering how poor little ~,,t with. a wallop. Suddenlv,as "Bud" felt after this more recent ser- hoL% ' ,oo ,, !o the Point of Georgie's jaw. A crack- rimental to his future mental aspect mg SOund resulted which reached the if he does continue boxing. ar ot everyone iu the house. Georgie was seen to reel backward, SALE OF HOUSEHOLD i: cov.ermg his face with both hands FURNITURE Wnlle "B " ' ~. ud followed ham raining Flwson his body. Georgie reeled MONDAY, FEB Y. 4th, 1924. against the ropes, barely standing up- right under the onslaught. Suddenly Consisting of lxugs, Gas Kange, ms arms dropped to his sides. His Beds, Library Table, Leather eyes were rolling, and it could be seen C(wcred Chairs, Leather Covered ~hat his jaw was swollen to an enor- Davenport, Victrola, Clock, Set too.us size. "Bud" Taylor, about to of Drawers, Dressers, Chiffonier, ~ellve.r the finishing blow, hesitated at White Enamel Chairs, Wicker ~ne sight of his opponent's face, and Chairs, Four-Piece Wicker Set, ~ooh:mg toward the referee asked him Folding Arm Chairs, Mirror, to stop it. "I can't hit Georgie while h' Dishes, /3edding, Kitchen Table e s m that eotMition," he complained, and numerous ~ther articles. "Stop it, please." The referee, how- Terms, Cash. Goods must be ever, not sensing the fact that Geor- taken away day of sale. gie's jaw was broken, waved "Bud" on to battle. "Bud" refused, and ordered AT "Give Georgie the decision on game- 322 CATALINA AVENUE. AVALON By Harriet A. Waldman Avalon, can'st hear us saying how Very famous, fair and grand art thou? Angels must have stooped to kiss thy shores; Love must drop her blessings as she soars O'er thy stately dwellings, hills and rocks; Neither lets Dame Romance leave thy docks. Riverside, California, Jan. 19, 1924. NEPTUNE'S GARDEN By Wiilard Marsh Way down in the depths of the deep blue sea, Where the flying fishes play, In old Neptune's garden, a submarine Arden, Are parks like on land, they say. So we go for a trip on the glass-bottom ship, Out past the Lovers' Cove, And we gaze as we pass, through the bottoms of glass, On the groves where the goldfish rove. Far down in the sea it's as bright as can be, As glares the great white light, Which lights up the park where the lobsters spark, And the eels stay out all night. We see grass that is white, fish equipped with a light, There purple feathers grow; And the trees swing and sway in a wonderful way, Where the breezes never blow. Bright colors are seen, yellow, purple and green, With red, and many more; But the color way down is rich golden brown, With amber on the floor. ]n the rocks in the park are caverns so dark, Where the fish stream in and out, As they do on the land at our own Porter's Band, And chat all the time, no doubt. Once more on the shore; as ] think it all o'er, If I could have my wish, I'd go down below and tell them, "Hello!" And give my respects to the fish. Avalon, September 1st, 1923. "The Ten Counnandments," with special reference to the photo-play by that name, will be the sermon topic of Rev. LaRue C. Watson at the Com- munity Congregational church next Sunday evening. At the morning ser- vice he will preach another of the series of sermons on the parables of Jesus, the one for next Sunday morn- ing being "The Parable of the Hidden Treasure." The topic for the mid- week service tonight will be "Israel at Mt. Sinai." Subscribe now--S2 per year. ABSOLUTELY PURE IMPORTED PAGE THREE Makes the most delicious mayoa- naise and French Dressial ISLAND PHARMACY CO. 417 Crescent Avmaue IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN AVALON REAL ESTATE GET IN TOUCH WITH A. L. LAURANCE WtTH SANTA CATALINA ISLAND CO. AVALON, CALIFORNIA GOOD GROCERIES FINE FRUITS NUTRITIOUS NUTS VARIOUS VEGETABLES MANY MEATS Phone 31 C-SEA-SEE ! !16 Catalina Avenue FREE DELIVERY