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PAGE TEN THE CHARMS OF CATALINA (Continued from Page 6, Column 3) We come to Renton Pass, a rolling high level place which is the proposed site of Western Air Express for their fleet of passenger planes. As far as the eye can see, goat trails terrace the hifls--making them look liko "dimpled hills." Alongside the road for several miles we pass little fruit orchards that have been planted in rich ploughed soil. Many of the trees are in blos- som. These trees yield the most wonderful fruit, product of the rich, virgin soil in which they have been planted. And, curiously, just above from the craggy heights of 'the hills above the orchards we hear the bleat- ing of the wild goats as they scamper away at the tooting of our horns. Catalina at this time of year is a riot of wild flowers. As we wind around canyons the fragrance of wild lilac greets us. There are whole trees of the fragrant flowers, both of the blue and white specie; shooting stars, or cyclamen, blue lupine, yellow vio- lets and fields of golden poppies. And intermingied in these the scarlet toyon berry is still on the trees, everywhere adding to the colorfulness of the scene. Catalina holly, or toyon, is luxurious in its growth. The berry is much larger than that which grows on the mainIand and it is on the trees from October until late spring. (To be continued) -'~----- ;0 ;--~- The commencement of the eleventh annual obs'~rvance of Public Schools Week, sponsored by the Masonic Fra- ternity, begins April 21st at 7:30 p.m. at the Avalon High School. Prof. M. B. Dunkle, the speaker, has promised some interesting topics. The whole school will be open for the inspection of the sevoral departments and exhib- its of school work. All male visitors are asked not to forget to visit the shops. The High School will also be open for inspection Wednesday night, April 23rd, and tho Elementary School on Thursday night, April 24th. Every one welcome. YACHTING NOTES The week and week-end just passed saw a fine lot of craft in Ava!on anti Deseanso bays. Among them were the "Gladys," Mr. Payn.e; "Wilberta." /gon McMurray; "Myrno ]I," Carl F. Johnson; "Omard II," Dr. Kreehman; "Christine II," Sloan Flack; "See Bee," (Criss-Craft), Tom May ; "Silver King,' Lloyd K. Hillman; "Miss Vinn," Geo. McArneer; "'Parthenia," Mr. Mc- Gowan; "K'Thanga," Tom May; "Pe- trol," Mr. Allen; "Mary Kay Jr.," Mr. Reticker; "Rosita," Ralph Woods; "Invader," Joseph Schenck; "El Per- rito," Mr. Lewis; "Blue Boy," Mr. Goetz; "Girl Friend," Tay Garnett; "Cladana," Mr. Swartz; "Marguerite," Mr. Whittaker; "Valero II," J. Allan t{ancock; "Carrissima," Jas. Talbot Jr. :O. SCOUT REPORT Meeting was called to order at 7:45 p.m. with the Salute to the Flag. Jack l'eterson has made a bulletin board, which is now in the Arcade. The :roop wishes to thank Jack for the ef- fort h.o put into making the board. We also wish to thank Jacl~ Davis, the painter, who had the neat lettering put on the board. Ahhough Jack had only one person present, his patrol won the weeldy cont,st. Harry Lil!ie's patrol brought the tlag to the meeting this week. The Scouts came early to the meeting to clean the windows of pictures and namos. Meeting closed with Scout Oath and Benediction. Scribe, Frank Burgoss. --:O:~ If you don't take the Catalina Is- lander, tell us the reason why. Advertise your needs in The Catalina Islander. Catalina--"In all the world no trip like this." "For Rent" and "For Sale" signs are on sale at The Catalina Islander Office. THE CATALINA ~ I " These Pr,ces Effective April lO, 112 -- rER ___ ___ __ _, E,tSTER I a/llll,-I ( I I V Ill, II ] 0 ' ----- -" S Thoro Dry Cleaner I hlAZOLA Leaves no .odor and no ring. Will I A puresalad and cooking oil. A not burn, does not injure the most I ..... delicate fabric [ pure vegetame ou 1 )c bottle 1Oc I Qt. can . . 49c (]old One of the Bestressing'D 12 oz. g'l, iss . . . . . -. 20c Wax F Brooms t I SAFEWAY NO 2 Paper [ [ CU'I RITE I Puritan HopFlavored Malt Ex-I The Broom that 40 ft. roll [ tract for candy and baking [ can t be beat lOc I 2 lb.-12 oz. can . 57c [ 80c _- Vegetized BAKING 1" PEACHES PASTE POWDEI I GLOria Spaghetti CALUMET ] Safeway Brand Macaroni One Cake Tin I . _ . Noodles FREE I the pick of the While They Last with I crop. First Choice 3 6.0z.pkgs. lb. can . 30c12 No. 2 cans 49 , Open the year 'round