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February 27, 1924     The Catalina Islander
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February 27, 1924

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? PAGE TWELVE THE CATALINA ISL INllREASEIMMENsEYOUR $FORT --==your expense scarcely at all. N A tmme half-lighted is like a home half-warmed-- !),)or economy at the high cost of comfort. I)articularlv so, when light c()sts 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. To 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 averages less than a third of a cent an hour. Use light freely--but use it right. Every lighting socket in your home requires a particular type and size (wattage) of Mazda Lamp to give the best lighting effect. We will be glad to assist you in getting the right lamp for Vour fixtures. You'll find your comfort increased immenseh-- but your expense scarcely at all. Refined Crude Hunting for Business A bootlegger had just been senten- ced to serve a period of six months in the comity jail for violating the prohi- bition laws, when one of the Los An- geles real estate men approached the man and asked: "Excuse me, sir, but don't you want to rent your fiat while you are away ?" She Became Alarmed The medium had aroused much in- terest throughout the crowded hall by FAR TO BE FINISH|~ t e~lieatil Upholst er~r--Thl .... hnndsom~ eban-- l r2e%?2:' sent so far? Price, reading a newspaper through a thick He Wasn't Sorry black cloth, while blindfolde~. The Ole Svenson, a son of th~ b,.)[-- judges examined the bandages over his north, after having lived by ,~,_. eyes, and doubled the cloth over the and 2repared his own meals f0~_._ newspaper; but he still read with ease year , had taken a wife. Mrs. 0~----- anything placed before him. proceeded to live with her husl# At this jtmcture a colored woman the better part of two montM, arose and started toward the door. which she ran away to the citY'~ "You aren't leaving, are you, aun-"Well, Ole," said a friend, so~ ty?" inquired a lady who had era- after the lady's departure, "~' ployed her. sorry she went?" "I suah is," replied aunty. "Dis heah "No," replied Ole. am no place foh a respec'able colo'ed "No ? Why not ?" T-! woman with nothin' on but a thin cal- Well," was the reply, sh ico dress ["--Everybody's Magazine. rays gettin' in de ray yen I va~ in'.'--Everybody's Magazine. "Taste" or "Smell" Two of the boatmen on the pier were Wher~ ~h lt?i B1 arguing as to which was the more val- "For heavens sake Bill, t~ uable sense, that of "taste" or "smell." fish and' get out of here!" e~)~-'~ I One of the men pulled a cork out of the exasperated angler to the Y~ to a bottle and said: "Now" smell it !" ter who wanted one of his catC~ "T Whereupon his rival left ,the pier. "Thank you, mister," repli~ In a few moments he returned with a young Ike. "Do you think the ~ str chunk of bad fish, and said: "You of the 'Avalon' will let me takel~) ha: taste this; it'sa 'fish yon said you caught this . ~,, to Los Angeles?" , morning. What Did the Mule Say? May Be a "Bargain "Fore!" shouted the golfer, CATALINA HARDWARE COMPANY English,Miss Feathers' instructing a clasS incalled upon nine-vear-o]d ing for abigswipe. Tommy Wiggins. - But the woman who was the links paid no attention. "Thomas," she said, "write on the "Fore!" yelled the man, an~ board 'John can ride the nmle if heStill she took no notice. wants to.'" "Try three-ninety-eight," s ~, ,~ That Thomas proceeded to do, to thea friend. "Perhaps she's a satisfaction of all concerned. "N .... , hunter."--Everybody's Magazi: I E~ G~el ~[~i';'; I OW, continued M,ss Feathers, when Thomas had returned to his l p ace, can you find a better form for Knew When to "Bait" I" that sentence ?" "l can't understand how you "Yes, ma'am, I think I can." was the so much money from your h, prompt response of Tommy: "John said Mrs. Newlywed, at one ot can ride the mule if the mule wants cal hotels. him to."--Everybody's Magazine. "~ell," said Mrs. Oldtimer, until he wants to go out fishi otynsnrlc'-"-cnlays s KeptBusy then I suggest that we should uit ,is the boss in ?" inquired the visit- to the mainland!" or of the new office boy. Sure, he s m. He just gave me th~s job because I ,,-as loafing." . MICKI'E SAYS-- "Broadcasting" I Irate ge/]tleman : "Say, who are you #d:l~.'X%~t~. ttWI4110~ serenading there ?" , "TO~r~'I~4EI~ "lid ~!LL UP ,'~-Ig Intoxicated Rastus" Nobody 'n er- . , . , .... P S~." ' ~ ,LIKe" AI4 --Everybody's Magazine. ,}k)~l" 'TO Id/k~ .~ MOl~ I" "The Main Chance" 14%1%k~' II~I~2E~IOI40M ' Two Scotchmen were fishing, when P'E~OPL~ "I't4E-~N~E ~OI~_.~lNi one of them fell overboard. The drowning man came to the surface the rE "KUTS isecnd time' and Sandy yelled : Denny, if yc dinna come up the third time, kin I have vet boat?" Rich In Experience Clyde Yotmghorse, a young Indian J I suddenly oil-rich, bought himself a m , . Next day the salesman was confronted $5000 automobile and drove away. by Younghorse again. The Indian was ~S ~dff h afoot, walked with a limp, and bore LD''~K,l~_" , various contusions and bruises. This HEYWOOD S was his explanation : "~i "Drive out big car; buy gallon moon- shine; take big drink; step on gas. Trees and fences go by heap fast. I ~J~O t~i! ~3t tAO~a:l: ' I Pretty quick see big bridge coming-- down road. Turn out to let bridge pass. Bang[ Car gone! Gimme an- other one."--Everybody's Magazine. ~_~ _ 116 S Hotel What Did He Mean? "You went fishing with Jolmson ?" 6~4A~4~ "Hook anything ?" ,6~06-n/~r, "Only Johnson !" .... I Illllll I IIII I