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PA JE El l-rr THE CATALINA |SLAI CATALINA HAFI[IWA E COMPANY Barber: "Haven't I shaved you some- where before ?" Sgt. "Nope, I got that scar at Pearl Ha rbor."--From Belvoir Castle. Doctor : "What's your a v e r a g e weight ?" Inductee : "I dunno." Doctor: "Well, what's the most you ever weighed ?" Inductee : "Hunnertan' eighty," Doctor: "All right. Now, what is the least you ever weighed?" Inductee : "Seven p o u n'd s, nine ounces."--From The Target. CO: "Now tell me what is strategy?" Boot: "It's when you're out of am- munition, but keep right on firing."-- From Tropical Turret. WHERE BLOWS THE Will Some time ago there was striking cartoon in the London. Herald which was reprinted New York Times. It showed soldiers on the way back to each bearing a big bag of hind them is a ruined city flaming buildings blaze against With fear in his eyes, one crying toi the other, "But the in this direction !" Where blows the wind? The cause started as a small blaze. moved into Manchuria. We our shoulders and said that was on the o~ther side of the Italy attacked Ethiopia and "Isn't it too bad?" The Nazis their persecution of the In the Lincoln 01ounty (Maine) shed crocodile tears and said, do nothing--don't interfere News of Sept. 9, 1943, appeared the internal affairs of any nation." following classified advertisemen*" Hitler's legions started their " Vanted, two bovs the size of menless march over Europe and to do the work of a pair of horses." "It does seem as though Europe clean its own house." i dog bite three men. " e should have known ~~~~~~~~~ Vifey--Downtown todav I saw a i.~ Itubhv-- Vas the dog mad? who have had experience with " -- or a carelessly thrown away ci~ ! ~ men were fm'ious, can bring devastation to acres ( "! ~ Saleslady--Oh, the darling hat!It berland, engulfing farms and vv i ~ i makes 3i'adanle ten years VOtlnger":+," as it sl)reads. ~ sk Cus*,omer--XVon't (]o. I can't afford Where blows the wind. A who first bombed civilians~ask to put on ten vears every time I take as :l~ey stand in their ruined off mv hat. with their dead arcmnd then1. DON'T FORGET SUNDAY, MAY 14TH He's a pre-war a randpa, he's bent and started all this ? The German s Day i j Mother gray, His evesi)ht's failimz, but he's classed surrendered their bodies and even before the war began, air -1-. ~ " are now l)owerless to cont.ro/ --The Lincoln Log. J Gifts T? destiny. Vhere blows the wma ---o-- It is right to be merciful---bl REMEMBER MO ER :--- IT S HER DAY A hick toven is one where there is right to l)d maudlin. Twice in; no place to ~o that you shouldn't We were not blameless in ell Bea"tifttl,~i celh)phane "~ " --Grenade, Camp Wt~ite.eration have these fires been 1 wrapped FREE OF CHARGE. carnation gift trim embossed "For Mother . I:ree as long ~:~C.O. : " Vho brought you here in this might have used an ounce of 1 " as 100 last. ~ dis~l'aceful condition?" tion but did not--but neither Pvt: "Two Mps, sir.",we the ones who started the fi C. O.: "I)runk, I suppose wind is blowing--the fires are : ~~'~dl~zlt~: ~:~': ~~'~" Pvt. : "Yes sir, both of them.' --and racing with the speed of ~~Nm~~~~mi~UNN~m~ --G. 1 Denting Army Air Base back toward those who start CA NA DEP STORE blaze. They that sow the Best Real Estate Buys in Avalon ~o, Catalina-Buy Avalon. real) the whirlwind. It is a breakfire--that known to the pioneers. Many WE HAVE SEVERAL GOOD BUYS JUST NOW ! (iET ministers have told us we emulate the tactics of the Telephone 140 121 Clarlasa Avenue ~ THAT are not--but we are turning of wrath in his direction--kc FURNISHED HOUSES AND APARTMENTS FOR RENT i SALTY fire from onr own homes. LOOK own people are as entitled to Mrs. A. P. Nelson ] tection as those who exulted w - Not cruelty but justice! N with less sunburn bombing of Coventry? ~ The wind blows in their dit OET OREASELESS geance but the immutable laws *| ACME CAFE =,Z TAN may it sweep clean that free n naught to fear, men of good " all, may stand strong again al at Drug Stores torebuild--not the %lff hatr, | A LA CARTE SERVICE the new world of peace for a Featuring FISH, STEAK & CHOP DINNERS Bicycle Renlal. & Repairs J ,NEW AND USED BICYCLES, PARTS AND REPAIRS FLASH LIGHT BATTERIES ~ I BASKETS and Handle Grips,--'i IRES--TUBES Several Used Radio**. ) Located in the Alley next to Post Office "1 -- ' TELEPHONE 553-W Maritimer: "Hello, Betty, can I see you tonight ?" Girl: "Sure thing, Herbert, come on over." Maritimer: "But this isn't Herbert." Girl: "And I'm not Betty, but come on over."---From Command Post. "Tell me,' 'gushed the inquisitive and doting matron, "do you ever do any- thing in the nude?" "Well, Madam," retorted the soldier artist, "occasionally I take a bath." ----Skyline, Fort Sumner. Income tax assistant: "I added these figures ten times." .Boss: "Good boy." I. T. A, : "And here are the ten an- swers." --Baxter Bugle. Pastor: "Johnny, what is your age ?" Johnny: "I guess I'm just at the awkward age." Pastor: "What is the awkward age ?" Johnny: "Well, I'm too old to cry and too young to swear." --Arizona Contact. (Second Edition) on sale at Price, Fifty Cents