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PAGE TWELVE THE CATALINA IS ' .... [ LOGICAL RESULI'i Refi Cru de N INGREASE YOUR I OMFORT IMMENSELY ===your expense scarcely at all. A home half-lighted is like a home half-warmed-- poor econotny at the high cost of comfort. Particularly so, when light costs so little. Ten cents won't buy much food or coal or clothing, or pay much rent. But it will buy enough electric current to burn every light in an average house-- from cellar to attic--for an hour. '1"o be more specific: a 75-watt Mazda Lamp gives two and a half times as much light as a 40-watt Mazda Lamp. Yet the difference in current cost a~ eragcs less than a third of a cent an hour. Use light freeh'--but use it right. Every lighting socket in wmr home requires a particular tvl)e and size (wattage) of Mazda Lamp to give the best lighting effect. Didn't Fight Hard Fair Angler--"Boatman, will you lint some bait on my hook ?" Hubby--"That's right ; put some bait on, or she'll never catch a fish." Fair Angler--"When I caught you I had an empty hook, didn't I?" she asked, very sweetly. Boy (to bank teller)--Please give me a check book for a lady that folds in the middle. Investigator--Are you still lhuslastie about spiritualism Medimn--Perfectly A MYSTERY Keeps on Turning, Teo We often wonder where Through the long months of Visitor--"And this is your birtl~day ?"and snow. Daughter--"Yes; and my birthstone We often wonder where they~ is a ruby. Papa says his 'rock' is a And in what quarter of the hide. grindstone." Far from the reahn of gloves and bats, Efficiency Expert (to central) -- In what deep cavern do the Would you mind if I gave you the hats ? number all five times at once ?--Life. Ah, no one knows! They si~ ----------- "--'-- appear. ,~ A Natural Born Warbler They vanish from this troubl~ Edith--':Mother, I want you to meet isphere! | Perhaps they find a cave, likf,~ Mr. Wren. Mr. Wren was born in theSleeping till wakened by the A~ Canary Islands." Perhaps (in line with all their]~ Mother--"Pleased indeed to know They hold up trains, or rob t~ you, Mr. Wren. Perhaps you will sing banks! for us ?" There's only one thing that know : \Ve will be glad to assist you in getting the right Yachtsman--If this squall continues, They vanish, and we know Jl I shall heave to, --Baseball lamp for v~mr fixtnres. " they go! Passenger (wanly)--What a horrid __--___~__-_- |[ You'll lind your comfort increased immensely-- way to put~it'--Bystander" --And the Air 1 lint vour expt:nse scarcer," at all. That IvoryDome '%Vhat became of that gate ! I ATALI IA HARDWARE GOlYlPANY your girl used to swing on ?"h Absent-minded Man--"*larv, have "She gave it to me."--Lemo you seen my hat ?" Mary--"Why, Henry, It's on your Gaining Knowledge head!" "Theosophy teaches us,": Hugh Dawley, "that men m A. M. M.--"Gracious! So it is! l back to earth several times." nearly went out without it."Iltigh- "Well," agreed another, '" lands County Pilot. man in this mess who must several trips back to earth, I ~:::~IL ~i* 4lie, "i~--"-'~-Oe'I"-~OC:~lO(~O~OIIl~)OOl~--""I Western paper says the wild west so much."--The Missy Bulleti W bandit has (lied out. He hasn't; he ~ ~ has merely moved east.--New York Had the "Dope" SOME REALLY Evening Mail. Customer--"I want a book high-school boy." i BEATUTI~L COLOR~ [~~~l~l i Give HimTime Clerk--"I-{ow about a Fieldi~cu,atomer__,,Got any on ba Teacher (to new boy)--"Ji,nmie, doning?"--]3aseball Magazine. , you know the l)opulation of Avalon ?" iPATTERN eLUDED I /11~~1 /} i Jimmie--"Please, ma'am, l don't Catalina will give you the ;RARER[N know all of theln; I've only lived here your life. Come to Catalina. three weeks." Subscribe now--S2 I,cr .ve'tr. iSp g Li : f ~~"~1 i''POrtrait Of my grand-great-great-that didn;t rill I1 0 grandfather, tie got a ball through ldlCKIE SAYS- . the head at Bunker Hill. Hit by one of those carless golfers )'ell ~--(~41oa I~o k~|Oll~ 'fore,' 1 suppose."--Life. ) At.k ~EtA~Reo C~ Ot~ High Finances ~CR.IP'CIOM$ A~.~ G'OMMA, ~. I Cv ,, v ..~., Nv w,~., ~>er~~fc I''Dad and I are jOint stOckhOlders On / ~P~'~"PO4 eOOM OU'1"' ME/gM a"Thatbig cattleso ?"ranch'" ~ F.XP~R~., '~ILL ~~ r ton% atg, hhuh, i hold the sto k whi,e "' dad milks them."--Black and Blue Jay. ~.~W/k~,~'~K~ ~:~:R b, ~klR.~'l'T~ trims Speaking Of resourcefulness, did you hear about the fellow who carried his cigarettes in his whiskey flask, so that and SEVERAL PIECES OF THE HEAVIER MATERIALS his mother wouldn't know" that he smoked ?--Sun Dial. I MAKE UP ONE OF THE FINEST SELECTIONS i Fifty-four "ty's" Stronger WE HAVE EVER HAD U "Six Days" is a popular, spicy novel by Elinor Glynn. , S ~ But, "Sixty days,' spoken by a judge, does not increase his popularity with the defendant or any of his relatives. HEYWOOD, ,,..., Him 17 Times, Escaped Prisoner--They surely must Pal--What makes you think so? The ~ Escaped Prisoner--Why, they fired a 116 Sumner Avenue, Opposite Atwater Hotel [[ salute of 17 guns as I was leaving. fl Around the Corner--But is Pays to Walk. U --t~unch Bowl. H j Renew your subscription to The ~II~~~ll ~~11~ Catalina Islander, $2 per year.