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_3 PAGE TWO THE CATALINA ISLANI/ THE TREATMENT OF Fifth--Special exercises must be sug- Christian Science Lesson-Sermon STATE AND COUNTY OFFICi/~| PERSONALITY gested by the psychologist, and fol ..... / ~--- lowed out by the patient, to set up "Aclam and F'allen Man" was the Catalina Township (Conlinued from Page 1, Col. 4) tim process of re-training. These subject of the Christian Science Les- United States Senators--Hiram. ~| s!muld be designed to produce a moreson-Semnon on Sunday in Christian Johnson, San Francisco" Satriuel'[ sibilities of applying su~:h remedial satisfactory mental attitude toward the Science Society of Avalon, branch of Shortridge, Menlo Park. 10~ measures as seem to be especially activities and situations of every-day The Mother Church, The First Church Representative inCongress "" '| adapted to the results of the diagno- life, so as to make such activities more of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Mass. Crail, Los Angeles. a~ sis. For the more clearly defined ca-fruitful. This process of re-education The Golden Text was from The tSodk State Senator--J. W. McKiuley,*! ses the treatment that has been foundcannot follow a general prescription, of Job: "Man that is born of a worn- Bcrnardino. ] to be most efficient includes five things: but must be specifically adapted to the an is of few days, and full of trouble.State Senator, Henry E. C~ft! particular mental condition of the in- He cometh forth like a /lower, and is - " |! l;irst--The nature of the difficulty, dividual patient. This will follow from cut down; he tleeth also as a shadow, \Vihnington. especially its incentive and history, State Assemblyman--Ben A. ttill.~ll.| the psychological examination already and continueth not." must be discovered in the course of ~mentioned. Other factors must also Among the Scriptural selections Sheriff--Win. I. Traeger, LOS"| careful, thorough psychological exam-be considered, such as his intelligence, were these verses from the Psahns: geles. ,,Jl ination. An understanding of general previous education, specific aptitudes, "Have mercy upon me, O God, ac-~ Justice of the Peace--Ernest Wll~| psychology is necessary for such a di- likes and dislikes, financial status, home cording to thv loving kindness; ac- Avalon. ] agnosis. T'hat is, a knowedge of thelife conditions, and any others that can cording unto {he nmltitude of thy ten- Constable--Lamas Moricich. I physical basis of mental experience,be found to have a bearing on the par- tier mercies blot out mv transgres- City of Avalon [ the fundamental urgcs, feelings, emo- ticular case. This procedure must be sions. Wash me thoroughly from City Mayor--Fred M. Paulson. | ti(ms, the nature of intelligence. Also, directed not merely as relief from dis- mine iniquitv, and cleanse me from City Judge--Robert A. DouglaS.| ,m understanding of the process of or- tressing symptoms, but more especially mv sin . . . (~reate in me a clean heart, City Clerk--Ethel D. Kilgour. | ganization of mental experience into a to provide tile patient with the neces- OGod; and renew a right spirit with- City Marshal--Don L. Alger. | personality pattern, the nature of con- structive aud destructive adjustments, sary personal attitudes and activities in me . . . Restore unto me the joy of City Manager--Earl R. Pollok../1 which will make possible a new way of thy salvation; and uphold me with thy -- :o :~ 'h: and all thc res't of the facts of thelife more satisfactory than the old.free spirit." Catalina Island--the place v/h~, mental life, as they are involved in hu- man experience. Only a trained psy- The so-called "cures" of the pseudo-A passage from "Science and Health quietness and repose soothes ra~.,~it " " r ehologist is competent to conduct such psychologist may take into account awlth Key to the Scmptures, by Ma y nerves and renews health and hag[ an examination, in the same sense that partial recognition of these factors of Baker Eddy, stated: "There is but hess. ,i only the trained physician is compe- the treatment of personality difficult- one way to heaven, harmony, and OI tent to make a diagnosis of a physical ies. But they are not competent to Christ in divine Science shows us this Advertise for what you need ila ~| ailment. But it is difficult to find a include and to use them all, and noth- way. It is to know no other reality--Catalina Islander. legitimate psychologist in the midst of ing short of this will meet the require- to have no other consciousness of life ' --than good, God and His reflection, [ a field crowded with pseudo- psycholo- ments of a really scientific treatment .... gists, fakirs and charlatans. The lat- of personality, and to rise superior to the so-eauea So o see this is~ ,,r ...... 1A ;...pain and pleasure of the senses " 01~',, =-Off 9S ter do not hesitate to take advantage y u ,~ s-,~, a ....... - ___ ,,f those who come to them in mental portant fiehl which we have been look- ---" ~: ...... ,. distress, and use their misfortune as an ing at (luring these four sessions on A colored woman consulted the vfl- ~ ol,portunity to exploit them. To our 'the psychology of personality. We lage lawyer. " oanuwich 'Ah wants to divorce real husband way of thinking, there could be no have not been able to make more than ' " - ' " " ," form of del,ravity lower than this, and just a beginning. And our time is up. she said. ,, . t'~ll society shouhl find some way of doingJust one word in closing: Watchyour . "What's the trouble? asked tile bl']~'~ away with practices such as these, personality, for out of it are the issues lawyer. 1,JtJ pract?ees that are beneath all con- )f life " "Tlaat nigger's done gone and got tempt. ' --~---:o--------- religion, and we ain't seen chicken on Fountain Service de tablefoh two months."--The Hu- St'coital--The patient should be in- One way to become acquainted withmorist Hot Chocolate---Coffee formed so far as possible, of the caus- the people who live in Avalon is to . " " ____ es. nat(we and history of his difficulty, read the Catalina Islander. Subscribe Firsttiobo-T-"1 feel just like a Chili Tamales This step is usually advisable, sincenow. ~mughtvflapper today." li~e.-co-olwration of the patient in the ---- o:- Second Hobo: "Ht~w come, Willie?" MAGAZINES & PERIOD@ treatment of such difficulties is esseu- Do you know that Avalon has one First Hobo: "A brakeman made me tial. He must be made to realize that . | of the finest all-year chmates on the walk home from a rode last mght.- a.J. ORTON, Prop. : any relief will be achieved not through ! Pacific Coast of the United States? Bindery Talk. th,~" passive use of drugs, appliances or i ,nagical formuh, e; but that it will all Pawli0n Building, | depend upon what he will do for him- Crescent Avenue self, !hrough active readjustment of his behavior.There must be no false 1,romises, nofalse hopes aroused, no ]i ,sten, Folks!V i delusions created as to the road to mental !malth. The advertising pseudo- I l~svchologist may create holms of a suiMen cure by fine promises, as if he }~ had tile power to bring instant help, . like a shot in the arm, that can make one different over night. But this is | all false and misleading. And there is ~ We have a telephone now. .lust call m, disillusionment nmre cruel than the~ .-e blasted hopes (,f glowing pron,ises un- 2TIIID, and you'l get prompt and efficient | reaUzed No, he w lo is to eseal,e from ~ repair service, the experiences (,f a distorted person- eff(;rt and patient, long-continued striving. Third--The patient must become pos- sessed of a detern|ined desire to get well. And this, not just in the sense that he is willing to be different if someone will make him so. But he must be willing in the sense that he is willing- to pass through a long, labori- ous process of making hin,self ow'r. the Radio world. !i As we have already said, the science of psychology offers the worht of man- kind "a great hope--that of re-training. We 11~l~10~SL~ll.0V1~I l~ut r~-training is slow and painful, and ,rely brought about through the search- in~ process of conscious attent on. All this requires that he place all the re- you a t trl sources of his life into this process, with unceasing effort and striving-- lhis is the price he must pav for a TO OUR better personality. t:(mrth--The patieut nmst attain to [u~"~"~'~ii~'"""~"""*m~n""~"~tu"~"~t~"~"~"~"~"~"~I"""~"~["~uut""'~i"""~'m~I~I~m~'at~"~"~"~*~[~u''~'~'~H~'m'i"'"~"~"'~ Customers for past f0-v full confidence that he can and will get We will continue to keel) O# ,,ver his difficulties. The greatest aid t,, overcoming the ways of a real-ad- justed personality is an atmosphere of faith in one's self. To be able to vis- ion one's self whole and normal once more is the strongest stinmlus to the recovery of a normal personality. It ~s again an example of the old text: "As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he." This truth is nowhere better illustrated than in the importance anti potency of ones faith in the certainty of normal mental heahh in order to realize it. "Boots" Warner Andy Baylor ,..'-.' . ; .. . : .... : "." tailoring and workmanship to our usual high standard' Merchant Tailor ,11 Av.ao.