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CATALINA ISLANDER PAGE THREE AND PERSONAL 21ub ~l est~ included Secretat'v. JaUtes \V. ,[xmp, Harry tZlIS, L l'. Streetcr, \Villard .'~, Fred H. txe~d. Ge~. C. 1as Ill.. \V. W. Wilson and \Val- SD~IAI" AND PE,~ONAL and Mrs. Charles \\,. Manwar- are Sl~cnding a week in their c, ttav, e. 'they arc anticipat- aJtOInobilc trip" across the con- SlllllIlIuI- Starting abottt the uf Jun< ]) SD~IAL AND PERSONAL P'rainard of Lus .'\n;zc cs has OVer the maria,attaCh! ~f j. F:. ~'Oll~s SIOFc p , I,ll Cresci lit a\k'- Jr'tlIl,tl-d h,is be(.ll tNlililect- {h'os. in 1.os .\n~cles SHAMROCK REMAINS A PLANT OF MYSTERY (ByScience Service) The shantrock, popularly accepted as the nati,mal elnblcm of h'cland, alt!l ~,vl)rll the world over on ,qt. Pat- rick's day, will probably ahvays re- main a nlystery and a puzzle to bot- anists. It cantmt properly bc called Irdand's national iower, because only thc lea/ is used as thc symbol, and il is nol ccr!ain which of se\-eral Ih~\vers the leaf beltllt,~s Ill. The Cl)lllIIIOllesl slalclltellt is that tilt: shanlrock is identical with ordi- nary white clo~er, but that it ~'rows more luxuriantly in Ireland because of 1lie moist and equable climate oi the island and its ~cncrally fa',orable l'ast liXe Years. s,,il. .\n,~ther chtim is made in favor S~I~I~:All~ AND I~ERSONAL ,'I"a yellow-llowercd clover, known .~l. (2 [~ttn recei\cd Ir,,m l)r. outside of Ireland as the "none-such." alsL, i/ t]l;tI she t,xl)ec|s 1o ~t third planl lhat bears the old l'ca/ll Ioda\, The Prcsident Irish ilalile )1" "beaIlll'~lU," iS the wood the Sleamshil~ upon which l)eell IOlll'ill~ the worhl, ar- '-~Js :\ ,,el,,,~ ,-- v, port ,\l~mday. SOCIAL AND PERSONAL SPORT NOTES s California aoli chant- ~as won Saturday ox cr the COUrse by Sirs. "Geor~:e M. !he l.os ..x, ll;zcles chtb who "\Jiss .Kalhltlcn \\:rivilt of : and 3. Pole \auher, uow a record oi 13 feet, 11 I'olytechnic High ~altlt-day W~,n the Soulhern tersch~flastic track chain- SCOre ,,f 22 l-o, while V, as second with 18 Ilas equalled his 9.6 for 100 yards six- thrcatcns t,,) bust that ,hesc slu.in~ days. Other t esonals on pa.~c 7 u~. STANDING standings at the close oi ~allIcs : " Pteific Coast League Oakland .545, Holly- -\ngeh:s .500, Sacra- 478, San Fran- arlland .423. A~eri~an League SI,~I, Chicfiao .(~7, Ctexe- tshington .,:,00, 1)ctroil 353, BOSl,m .353, St. N~tinal League New York .563, Chi- Ulcinnati .533, SI. Louis 471, Pillsburv l .444, ~ATA LINA ISLANDI~R UeorZ/d COme to Catalina. sorrel or oxalis. This species is more m.arly related to the x i~,lcls than it is lo the clovers, but its leaves, like those of 1110 cloxers, are three-partcd. .\t least one ~,f Ihc mediexal Irish herbals, ~," books of medicinal planls, ascribes ~l'cat curative \irtues t~, the ldant, x\hich, utHortunately, are quite imaginary. The shamrock is not the only plant falllOllS in alltiqtlily xs. h osc Illoderll classification is in doubt. Ancient attd mcdim al bo,anists identified their plants and reckoned their relation- ships largely by means of lheir lcavcs, so that to Ihc learned ntcn of old times in Irelandany tri-foliatc plant was a "scamrog" or shalltrock. Mod- ern botany broketill this ancient class- tfication by ar"angitL,..: Idams according Io their t]owers and fruits rather than thclr leaves, so that now we have sev- eral clo\cj" "shantrocks" and at least one oxalis "shantrock." Just which of Ihese it was whose leaf SI. l'atrick pluckcd i;1 his famous theological dis- llUtc will probably hexer be known. THE CATALINA ISLANDER EVERYBODY HAPPY AT KFWO (Continued horn Page I. Column 2) ldmne, they all did cxcecdingly well. The singing of Miss "Joe" Free, ac- c, mlpanyhtg herself on a uktllele, was illlt*gelher delicious ! (ht May 15th will bc given Ihe th'st of ;t monthly series of All-l.cgion .Nights, and the appearinK talent \viii be supplied frame \arl,ms mainland 1.egion l'osts, aceordin~ to County C~mmmmler lx'omtrd Wilson. Con> mander Ogden, of lhc Calalina Island l'osl, ~,,'ill be in chary.c of the sludio ,,n these feslive occasions tlu'ott~zhout the summcr, and hc will be assisted at the microphot~e by the Gentleman front Nebraska, lton. .\lexander. also an officer of our local l'ost. \\'e can promise our listeners that there will not be a single dull moment. THE CATALINA ISLANDER Read the new advertisemen'ts. Incorporated inated on [ [ The GENUINE st 99 Wash Fabrics The Color is Guaranteed Fast to soap and boiling Fast to sun and weather Fast to everything they encounter as Wash Fabrics J IT SPOILED HIS WHOLE VACATION SUDDENLY, he remembered that his fire and burglar insurance policies were still in the d~es~r drawe~t at home. He had meant to put them where they would he tale. That upsetting thought haunted him , , . clouded with worry otherwise ca~etrce dayJ. h spoiled his whole vacmion. Over and over he asked himwlL "Suppose somethin~ should happen . . . WOULD I BE PROTECTED?" Calty p~tecaution with you this summer. Leave worry behind, Know ~rom the feel of lht. key in you/ pocket that your valuables . . . irreplacable papers, jewels, etc .... are safely locked in a Safe Deposit Box al the Pacific-Southwest Bank . . where no harm can touch them. The cost is a triHe CATALINA ISLAND BRANCH PACIFIC-SOUTHWEST BANK MISS H. HAMBLIN, Acting Manager PHONE 70 / formerly of has taken over the management of Come in and get acquainted. Watch for our Special Sale each week. AT