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February 27, 1924

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SLA CATALINA ISLANDER PAGE THREE -"--~VALON PRIMARY SCHOOL ington's birthday He was born one ' " --~--~--" ,I~I~D ~. "~--"- hundred and ninety-two years ago. [ i IIi.~l~ ear Boys and Girls :-- Read all you can about George Wash- Judge Windlc can find room n in-ton the 'Father of our County " --,d I~ .... ~ , Y. 17. L's+tander''' I will try to find time He was a great soldier, not only be-J/after ever9 meal c ani~rtte a short letter to you each cause he was general of a great, brave Jan " army, but chiefly because he learned A pleasamt~ "I"'~i giv+~ Y ot .you will be able to read to fight HIMSELF. He tried always Iilmda~t, eeable[pe"----. e tl~,:jetter without hell), and those who to listen to those still-small voices ofsweet and nil ~ I "a'''""'' II area J, I rot g~t all the words to come (,ood, and to do what they said. bemill lall t~ IIPh~I[_l. + :+o ttE=: ::!5: ,..,.-oo" ..e ps+ Frlday, the 22nd of February which I wonld like you to learn, tell HI. lllOes|Io, lll~' L ~,~+~+~"~ ~the anmversary of (]eorge Wash- the meaning of the colors in our flag: MaRes tlaelllm / I THE RED WHITE AND BLUE FAIRIES ext elialt'[~ 1 l;e':e Ut:ere,. .'!:~ I 11 "~"~J These fairies three would you like to know ~ ~ ~ I What they whisl,er in our ear 1 "~?-J ~mql' With voices sweet and soft and o~ +- +,t,ery ve;y c,ear+ /] IY I[ Clothes Do Not [ |~f \ith a hal)smile the fairy RED Make the Man I a+ r,+t I a.~- S PY uildl~ And sweet and'fresh'as the flowers in Spring, I VlaJ~ ~ And work with all your might .... but they do help him to I 'Try, try again," says this fairy Red. Watch the world come t~ Catali m. make good impressions. [ l/YYot?fwr?/k e'~iaci~Y yloatY work, and day while yoU play, The St. Louis Sporting News is on There is satisfaction in al-I )Ll~: You'll be happy and wise and gay!" sale at \Vindle's News Stand. ways appearing well dressed. I ~Sl|~ In her royal robe Queen Fairy BLUE I~'t Says, "Children ~iear be true I Suits made at City Prices. [I To your Heavenly i~ing, who always sees I i What you think and say and do." ~ Catl~ Then the pure sweet voice of fairy WHITE MARTIN HALL ] ~Omes very very near: ne "Dear children take heed of this message from t ' wearlngPerhapsa yOUcatalinahave foundLightSomeoneTackle Merchant Tailor ] ; --Our thoughts are the voices we hear." Avalon CaliforniaI C~ Let us always do what the fairies say; Club button. tor Never listen to thoughts low and mean. If so, tell us about it. I qU~ Each clay, when you've opened the book of Life, There are 6000 buttons out in the d mt~ Keel) its new page pure and clean. AMY E. MERRIHEW. "AVALON. FAIR AVALON!" By Harriet A. Waldman Avalon, as thou in peace wouldst lie, Villians should be made to pass thee by, And return to lands from whence they came, Leaving naught that could disgrace thy name, Or keep back from thee the people who Nothing but some worthy homage do, Fresh and sweet as drops of morning dew Are the dainty zephyrs floating through Idealistic scenes that cheer the man Reaching for the best in Nature's plan. Aqua-,tints have failed to show the charms Vested in thy hills and village farms; And, for thee, we'll beat a tuneful gong; Lift our hearts to God in joyful song, Or give praise to Him that thou hast won Notice--Avalon, Fair Avalon ! RADIUM IN SEA WATER AT CATALINA ISLAND R. M. Otis and Mr. G. H. Cam- of Pasadena are conducting a ries of experiments from the end of pleasure pier, to find the amount adjure suspended in sea water. research is connected with an vestigation which is being conducted the Norman Bridge Laboratory of lYS~cs of California Institute of aology, Pasadena, California, of ng radiation." he particular work at Avalon in- making these measurments un- ~r Water by means of a Wulf elec- shielded by 300 pounds of and consequently gives an eval- of the radioactive effect of the !Strument and lead, the sea water as a COnvenient shield. Inci- ently these observations indicate the radioactive content of the of the Pacific. "We have been making tests on Pike's Peake and at Pasadena to de- termine the penetratability of gamma rays present in the atmosphere," said Mr. Otis, as he operated his delicate electrical apparatus. "In order to do this we used 300 pounds of lead as an absorbing shield. In making our cal- culatioris it was necessary to know how much radiation was contributed by the lead shield. The way we have chosen to find out how much radiation is added by the lead is to emerse the apparatus and the lead in non-radio active material, namely, sea water, which itself will also act as an absorb- ing shield. The radiation which we measure then is that due to the lead alone. Incidentally, these observations give us an indication of the amount of radium suspended in sea water. We expect to complete our experiments about Thursday." Subscribe now--S2 per year. world--somewhere. We want to keep in touch with the C. L. T. C. members. Thank you. Write to the Catalina Light Tackle Club, P. O. Box 14, Avalon, California, for information about sea angling. ROOFS REPAIRED AND PAINTED Phone Avalon 57 Estimates Given Free C.C. W.B. Painting : Decorating : Paper Hanging RI~ADY FOR BUSINESS FEBRUARY 27 Z29 METROPOLE AVE. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN AYALON REAL ESTATE GET IN TOUCH WITH A. L. LAURANCE WITH SANTA CATALINA ISLAND CO. AVALON, CALIFORNIA "N ice Sweet Oranges" Direct From Orchard 12 cents to 60 cents per dozen 116 Catalina Avenue Phone 31 FREE DELIVERY