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CATALINA ISLANDERISL , TEST YOURSELF THE FALL OF A SEQUOIA ~OR STRAIGHT THINKING It Is the Death of One of the Most ~rning:~ Don't--l~k at the pictures Ancient of Living Things until you know what to do.) . When one of the giant Sequoias falls !+ (A Science S-~'rvice Feature) in the California Sierras the world sees you a keen mind that can think the death of one of its most aged in- habitants. These trees are the oldest ,~-et ~atly ? If you ha~e you can prove ....~i te~*VsSt'~"-ttting to this mental test. as well as the largest and grandest of living things. It is seldom that one icheS." ~I - requires that you be able falls, since their vitality is extreme, most" ~i ook at what is happening and their resistance to. decay, insect ene- th~r[ge from that what has happened miss and fire well nigh perfect, and The [ what will happen. their enormous roots are knotted " the[ere are the directions. Each grou) among the rocks over a wide area of :ace. ")ie- - 1 crow," -'" tel- rares represents a lmrticulat" ground. Therefore, when one does ~es of events. Show the order in come down it is the ruin of a patri- s ~ ~n the pictures in each set should arch. PAGE FIVE CATALINA ISLAND BRANCH IC-SOUTHWEST ,,.. .sTRUST & C. M. HODSON, Manager CATALINA SWORDFISH-TUNA REEL stem ~i lti The Highest Grade Reel the 'i Ever Made--Guaranteed Forever els.? !~, Made in Three sizes: de- 4-0, 6-0, and 9-0 1;[:+ ~ Patented to 2. the + J.A. COXE d~" ~+ 451 East 3rd St., Los Angeles . , +,+ ........ for- , [ec- Cq to I$1B Lb- i of " Baglcage Checked at Your Door .rt THE AVALON TRANSFER CO. i WE HAUL ANYTHING. FURNITURE PACKED OR UNPACKED ~Pear to tell the happening as it pc- l'opularly the age of these trees has M.L. JAME,~ JOH'N F. McMIIqN ~fi~d' numbering each picture with I -'- ~ ~ "~~- -'~-'~ I been exaggerated. But even after the e , ------'*-"~--""~a ~sgUre,. 1, 2, or 3, according to where thousands of years added by the en- ~[aga ,lnes l$Ia, azlnes ! [~hurn Come in the group, thusiasm of megalomania have been d ~ e time allowed is two minutes, subtracted the Sequoia still remains [ We are prepared to supply you with ' [ t ready - ~ one, two, three, go! d tJ, ow well did you do~ sufficiently full of age to stand vener- [ whateverMagazine you desire, if you r" :*Answers ~-, " able beyond anything else that grows. [ will place your order NOW. t : vlrst set: 3, 2, 1; Second Ring counts on the stumps of large , [ Help us help you. Windle's News Stand pt: 3, 2, 1; Third set: 2, I, 3, trees have shown ,that they certainly +p~ m~rs RZSERV~O ev SCmNCE SERV eLreach 2000 years, while exceptional" ~40 ~ specimens have undoubtedly seen 3000 { NDORs SLAUGHTERED sunamers and winters or even more. TO PROTECT GUANO BEDS Critical opportunities for determin- ~ (By Scle-'~ce Service) ing the age of large Sequoias have [.Condors are coming down. These been rare. The fall of the Lafayette ['nJdUmve and high-fl~zing birds of the tree in the Calaveras grove in Califor- g, es mountain ranges are according nia may offer such a chance. It is ~;p advises received by the Pan t Amey~- probable, if a section is obtained and a ~pn Union, at Washington beipgreSY1_count made, that this tree will prove ipmatietlly slaughtered by the 1 e to have been at least a sapling before ~n govermnent. Their eventua hfle the star appeared in the sky at Beth- J~Ct,on ,s threa!ened but bier?have lehem. It wash well-grown tree when tPeeimens of this unusual the barbarian Angles and Saxons lan- ~eeome so common that the price hasded in Britian and a mighty forest ~l~,n to within the reach of even the column when William the Conqueror .r","Her museums, overthrew the Anglo-Saxons at Hast- B. PARKER, Taxidermist LoTnhe cause of the slaughter of the ings. Bv the time Columbus discover- AVALON, California Careful Mounting of Catatlina Fish a Specialty ed America it was already a venerable ~"ur as the desire f theguPer3x 1inn giant, and to this tree the time since [ ~3xernment to !)rotect the~t on the is white man first saw its mountains has The Catalina Islander Subscription Blank ~UStry. Guano Js deposit ~'Ua~t~s~an'ds Offof thesea.fowl,PeruvianattractedCOaSt bYto multi-those been but an hour of its last day. [ c~,n' T]-~Tq ,)lit ANT) MAIL " ~l,hters by the immense shoals of fish. l Subscription Rates: ' ,, ~_~r e sea-fowl are in turn eaten by the He "Lubbed" It / ......... llendrs, which volplane down to sea Rastus, on his first ocean voyage, | Annually - - - $2.00 iI~el from their aeries in the lofty was feeling the pangs of sea-sickness. / Six months - - -1.25 "Ho, ho!" taunted his companion, / Three months - .75 Date .................................. ~'.yountams when they desire an espee- "you am a landlubber fo' sho'." i+7~s~.Y eho+ce meal. Since it has been "Right, boy,' said Rastus, weakly;l Publisho of The Catalina Islander "an' I's jes' findin' out how much I [ Avalon, San/a CataKna Island, Cali/ornia ~y~urnated that one pair of guano birds really lubs it !~Everybody's Magazine. [ Please enter my subscrit~tion/or 7he Catalina Islander/o~ ......... ~fivewrth three dollars from a produc- {su. _standpoint, the order has been is- "- =~...[,,,,~-.va~ ..--g-.-_. I "" [ ....., ........ commowing .................. /or which I agree to ~ ~uecl to Slay the predatory condors. [+-]l]llll"4:lll l"+il:llil' :l l*Jl|lJ : nay you $ ........ in advance. ~C~ en.ew your subscription to The hooks the fish L~ ~ vatmma Islander, ,$2 per year. the instant he ~ I Name ................................... +YoQuata}}na wlU give you the rest ofAsk your desler for thls wonderful lure, orwrits / [ Address ............................ , ........ ,' "." S. E, KNOWLES CO+. M~ gdOM~ua~, Sm Fmm~co, U,S.A. Ute. Come to Catalina. SOUTH BEND BAIT CO.r South Oendt Indians