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PAGE TWELVE, THE CATALINA WASHE SPIRALATOR Washinq Action--- saves 1/3 washinq time; 2/3 wear on clothes; eliminates tanql/ng. DUAL - RELEASE Wringer -- auto- rustic personal safety; new super- safety roll-stop: new 100% auto- matic operatiQn. Easy Washers $ as low as . . Easy Ironers as low as.. .95 EASY TERMS Phone 400 George--What are you crying about, my dear ? Susie--The horrid old mice Cot into the pantry and ate up a beautiful cuJs- tard pie I had baked. George--Come now, don't worry so much about a few mice. Our Adlet Column helps. Try it The High School Sugar Loaf (Continued from page 11, column 4) TYPEWRITING CONTEST SOON TO BE HELD The second annual new-type state- wide typewriting contest is to be held here aml ill all other schools through- out the State, April 20 and 21. Tile stndents of the first year typing class are going to compete to repre- sent our school in the contest. The contest consists of 15 minute timed writings, on straigh.t paragraph mat- ter and several students are practicing this outside of class, because the timed writings in class are only 10 minutes. A. H. S. CAMP FIRE NEWS Camp Fire Girls received the long awaited Fall Service Birthday and Sil- ver Jubilee beads at their meetings last week. A health honor for learn- ing the uses of the trang'ular bandage is first planned. Plans were also made for a surprise feed to be given the Boy Scouts on Monday in apprecia- .tion of the flagpole presented by them It) the girls. "IS LIFE WORTH WHILE?" "There can be no question of the worthwhileness of life if one gets at it thoroughly and plays it true, but one must bear such thoughts as these among others in mind: "To work for the love of work, and to finish what you start while others idle around you and leave the day's job unfinic.hed. To do the thing at hand that is waiting to be done, in- stead of looking around for something else to do. To put more into the world than you take out of it, and to give everyone more than you get. To believe that you ~ere put into the worht to take part in its activities for the l)urpose of sharing in its accom- 1)lishments. To have tile conviction, and let no one shake it, that there is one real factor in life, and that is Truth."--Edward Bok. -O AVOID POISONING At the Americau Medical Associa- tion, it was pointed out that over five hundred children, under the age of five, had died in the United States in one year as a result of accidental poi- soning. Accidental taking of insect powders, rat powders, poisons, paints, cosnletics and drugs being common causes. While awaiting the arrival of a phy- sician, if you are familiar with the an- tidote for the poison taken, says a prominent physician, take it immedi- ately. If you do not know the anti- dote, give the white of egg, milk or strong tea. Encourage vonfiting. This can often be accomplished by giving lukewarm water mixed with a tea- spoon of nmstard or salt. Repeat the dose every ten minutes until vomiting occurs. Laxative pills and all medicines that contain strychnine should be kept be- yond the reach of tiny bands.Lock your medicine cabinet! O To stnnumte interest m motoring and all forms of outdoor diversion and sports in this premier open-air recre- ational area is the pu,rpose of the Au- tomobile Club of Southern California Ollting Show on the headquarters grounds, Adams antl Figueroa streets, Los Angeles, this week, April 13-18, inclusive. D4splays cover four acres, excellent entertainment is provided, and admission is free. A quarter mil- lion visitors is expected. o- Honoring a half-century of educa- tional achievement in the Pacific Sonthwest, Occidental College, during the present week celebrates its Gold- en Anniversary with a series of events comnmmorating Founder's Day today, April 15. Joining in the celebration are four other Southland institutions, University of Southern California, U. C. L. A., Caltech, and Clare*nont Col- leges. Our Adlet Column helps. T-ry it. Refined (3rude The House Fly There are six nlillion germs on a single fly, As it walks up and down on an apple pie ; Smallpox anti measles, and flu and diphtheria Travel around with these little bac- teria, A little girl of ~ive was entertaining the callers while her mother was get- ting ready. One of the ladies remark- ed to the other with a significant look, "Not very p-r-e-t-t-y," spelling the last word'. "No," said the child quickly, "but awful s-m-a-r-t."--Boston Transcript. Overdue "Careful, Bridget," she said to the maid. "Mind how you handle the books. .Some of them go back to George the First, you know." Bridget smiled knowingly. "Yes, ma'am," she replied, "and I see one or two of them ought to go back to the lending library as well." Pedestrian : "What's the matter ? Oat of gas ?" Austin Owner: "No.I've only had the car two nlonths." Phineas Shark, the eminent statisti- cian and mathematician, states that in 98.4 per cent of all the cities of the world it is possible to wake up at any hour of the night and hear somebody winding a flivver.--D.etroitMotor News. A Youthful Success Lord Northcliffe began to earn tfis living before he was 20 and by the time he was 30 he was a millionaire and England's foremost newspaper publisher. Wife: "Will, I wish you'd be care- ful. The first thing you' know we'll be ill a ditch." Hubbv: (astonished) : "Who,'tne ? I thought you was driving." If four rubber-tipped door stops are screwed into the legs of an ordinary chair, it makes an ideal high chair for kitchen work, or for a small child. Inspiring Speech Defendant--Whatever the outco~ne of this trial I feel sure the experience will make me a better man. fudge--In what way ? Defendant--In striving to live u'p to the speech made by my attorney. "Ha, can't I give baby a bite of my apple ?" "He has no teeth to 'bite with yet, dear." "Can't I get him yonrs, ma ? They're on the bureau."--Boston Transcript. Two of a Kind Guide: "This, sir, is the leaning tow- er of Pisa." Tourist : "Pisa! Let me think. No, that doesn't sound like the contrac- tor's uame who built my garage, but it looks like his work." Harduppe--I say, old fellow, can you lend me a dollar for a day or so ? Tyte--I'm very sorry, but the dol- lar I keep for lending purposes is out at present. However, 1 can put your name on nay waiting list.--Pathfinder. Meow! She: "We made fifty miles an hour coming home in Bill's car last night." Her: "What did you quarrel about, dear?" Among other things, the recent de- pression has taught us that the ladder to success is not an escalator. Automobiles have become popular in Turkey. Now you'll hear of some real atrocities over there.--Washington Post. CAN YOU WRITE p' __.__..-- Students of put ochial schools adults who are not wrights, will be inter the projects of the stitution Sesquicentent to secure dramatic sented during the 150th Anniversary the Constitution 17th of next Not only will this eentive towards it will stimulate am, desire for greater formation of the Co: The Commission worthy plays tional history, back~ stitution, anti the vention, which will be in schools, churches, groups of nlen, wolne The general plan o vides for three classifi (1) competition for dents (Juniors and act play; (2) comp in colleges and act play- and (3) teachers and directors plays of one-act or m Material offered ma not later than MaY, Drama Chairman of t~ acting in cooperatm~ Constitution test for high hates with the Sta open to college will be extended tional Contest. The National the Constitution al in silver and winners and a Shrine tion to the persons ning first place in.t Further inf of State Committee! Committees will be ants upon appli, Director General By H. U. (U. S.) WHEN .the first-N: Root Grant and Grant was six weeks wrote their choices on slips of paper, drew one. It Grandmother Siml)s~ Jesse Grant tacked front of "UlysseS." As the boy grew o] so much for -Ulys village wits prete nouneed "Useless." as L. Hamer, wrltt pointment to the academy, couldn't a middle name. But the boy's mother was he wrote it ,,UlysSes On May 29, Grant registered at protested the ment Is for UlysSes More trouble over rlght--Ulysses he replied. And "U. eame. The Civil war Ing to that "U. S." son it stood for der," and as a eonlIll torious Union armY easy to believe that "United States." BO easy to remember to elect a things have been tlals had ~. Wegtern Catalina lslan "rest of your lit it. you choose to