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ILAN HE CATALINA SIC IN THE ISLANDER UNITED STATES composition in most of the European gl countries. [Y,T~-e .'ontmued froln'~age 4, Column 3) It speaks volumes for the native ca- pacity and sturdy industry of Ameri- l~r.,~ the songs in which the religious ele- can composers that they have, in less nt is the leading one. Many of than a half-century, won high place in :m have the spontaneous characterthe use of the materials of musical the old minstrel poets, the leader composition, and that they have so j p.rovls!ng the verses, the chorus readily assimilated the work and teach- _. ~lng m the refrain. Several com- ings of European masters. THl~ers have used material based on ~gro musical idioms, notably Antonin GOLDFIS MES ',RE ~orak, in his "From the New World" KILLED BY KINDNESS ~phony, and G. W. Chadwick, in the ~- ~nerzo of one of his symphonies; but By Science Service NDF~e most famous examples of the folk Materials for a bedtime tragedy, to :LE~ings of the plantation type are found be entitled "Poor Pinkey, the Pet Gold- " ~ the works of Stephen C Foster, the fish, or Why ,,He Died When She Gave ',RE ~es most widely known being "The Him the Air, have recently been col- ~d Folks At Home, or "Suwanee lected by Baltimore, Md., goldfish tam- ~', incomparable m its sweet reel- ers and the chemists of the city water ~?hlsymplictty m harmo department. ~ and t'ender path~nicYbtafs enXd Complaints had been coming in to )Wl~ ~atomlc progressions dealers in animal pets that their gold- . iThe development of the opera in the fish did not seem to be of the hardy ' ~nited States is a story of change varieties, and that when removed from ~om the simple style of the English their native aquaria to those in the hllad opera to the elaborate musical homes of their new owners, they soon ~ramas of Richard Wagner, in the proceeded to die. Indignant grief wept [NG gorth, with New York City aSs thne and raged. ~ading center, while New Orlean , The unsentimental dealers suspected ~e South, with its large French pop- something wrong with the water sup- ~lation, furnishes a home for the ply. City chemists were set to solve ~rench and Italian school of operathe mystery, and solve it they did. kY~ New Orleans was k the first to establish The piscatorial fatalities all happened ~,~ ,, permanent opera season, with a res in tanks where there was a heavy and ~ Ment company It was not until after continuous supply of fresh water, ~he wars with England, when the coun- bringing with it an over-supply of ox- ~ry Was growing, becoming prosperous, ygen. Oxygen is indispensable to fish, ;ndt foreign managers and silngers con- but there can be too much of a good u~recl America an lnvxtm thing. In aquaria where the water 2V g field. i xustcat composition in the United flowed slowly, or merely dripped, the ~tates is still too young in comparison little gilded playthings of the house- ~nth the work of European composers hold remained alive and well. The chemists say there are two mor- nlstory AmerlCan elCOtoPOSESrop~W:als to this story. One is, that there their training larg y on which they can be too much of a good thing; and i ~o. have made marked impression on teachers, the m.delSrk ~ome from Eu- the other is, that if, you want to keep [have based their wo " les of con-a tame goldfish, don t give him the air. , ' ~ropean art and the princxp Euro ~Spteructlon were developed by the _ The Catalina Islander will welcome ~v" n masters--hence the disposition to correspondence on problems of a psy- ~, law American composition as still in chological nature. a state of pupilage. Yet the records show a number of composers who have Write to the Catalina Light Tackle ~Io?~ worthy work, many winning far Club, P. O. Box 14, Avalon, California, ..... than a local reputation, and not for information about sea angling. a !ew enjoying international fame. WORTH~ WORTH anti most of this work is the product TELLING--ADVERTISE ! of the years since the close of the civil [~i war, which is a very short period in- Catalina will give you the rest of deed when compared with the story of your life. Come to Catalina. "The Busiest Corner in Avalon" @ PAGE NINE IS |S vertising? Advertising is nothing more or less than salesmanship. By .advertising you sell to several hundre~i people at one time mstead of to the single individual. Advertising does not belong to the realm of magic. It is ability to talk of the product in plain, honest and straightforward terms that ap- peal to the reason and desires of the people whose trade is sought. How do you advertise? There are no end of ways in which you may advertise; there is the bill-board, the circular, the poster, the window display, the circular letter, the personal letter, by word of mouth, and the newspaper, the best method of them all. What does advertising do for you?--All advertising is in- tended to create good will for the product or service adver- tised. Your advertising should create good will for your store throughout your trading aera and thereby increase the volume of your business or your annual turn-over. THE CATALINA ISLANDER "For Catalina and Catalina's People All the Time" AVALON, CATALINA ISLAND, CALIFORNIA m U