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July 8, 1931     The Catalina Islander
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PAGE TWO THE CATALINA BEING A FRIEND u 'poolq~unoIx Ao~I ~(~ Assistant Sul)erintendent Highway Patrol There are leaden men with souls of flint, And hearts as hard as stone, Who live for themselves throughout this life, Live for themselves alone. Without a thought of another's plight, Their only thought is of self, "|'o crush the weak and grind them down, In the maddened fight for wealth. Who never see a chance to serve, Never a chance to aid, Never a helping hand to lend, To some poor devil who strayed. Ah, it's easy to feast with those who feast ; But to fast with those who fast: !l'o share the hunger of him who wants ; To cheer him to the last. "1"o shoulder his burdens; his sorrows to bear ; To help him when he's down: With a smile each mile On the highway of life, with never a trace of a frown. To see the light ; to forget the , gloom ; '1~o stand by him to the end; And shoulder to shoulder to see him through, That's being a real friend. rilE SUBMARINE GARDENb THE MARINE, GARDENS, as de- scribed by the eloquent editor of the Parisian journal, "'Le Figaro," M Huret: "Floating over green and blue water in the glass-bottom boats, one lees the goings and comings of aquatic life. The boatman names to you the marine plants and the fish, and tells you the different depths. One is as- tounded; one questions; one exelaims7 Here are shell-enerusted rocks; fish. -ed, green and gold, zigzagging lets- urely among the waving foliage, the seaweeds gracefully balancing with the tide; on the clear bottom the sea throws beautiful reflectic.ns. Here are real trees with long branches waving as on land by a tempest; great fish of all shapes appear as in an artificial aquarium: the sea stars (sta.r fish) shine in the shadow~ of the rocks: then more luxuriant foliage, branehe~ bearing clusters of fruit resemblinv the olive. One would think these were fertile field~ suddenly snbmer~.ed bv a tempest, Leaning" over the transt,ar- eneies in the hottom of the boats, the neople R'o into eestaeies." A party of eastern tourists com- mented as follows: "Next to the ~,rand Canyon. the Catalina marine ~rarden.q are the most interesting sight We have seenf' The marine gardens are shown by day and by night. In the spring of 1921 J H. Patrick, president of the Santa Cata- lina Island Company completed experi- ments on board the glass bottom boat SI ding bring your food in WHEN v~,u want s;mwthinff in a hurry--don't cxpl,)re-- don't juggle dishes in one hand and gr, q)e blindly with the ~)ther.' ' ' lhat s unnecessary n~w For with a GENERAL EL. C'IRIC REFRIGERATOR a slidin~ shelf brings your fl~od in plain sight---easy reach. PAYMENTS AS-LOW AS down and $10 a month AVALON FIADIO ELEI]TRII] ,! Phone 133 607 Crescent . d Empress, which enabled him to show the marine gardens at night. Sixteen. one thousand candle power searchlights were encased in pontoons attached to the side of the vessel, and these lights penetrate into the water for a depth of one hun- dred feet with a radius of two hundred feet. Night time being the time when many varieties of fish, feed, the visitors on these trips see many marine wonders on the bed of the ocean as well as the htmdreds of different varieties ot vege- tation. Among the marine specimens which may be viewed throug"h the clear crys taline waters on the lava-like sea-floo~ ate: FISH AND SHELLFISH Garibaldi, or Octopus Golden Perch Sea Cucumbel Blue Perch Sea Hare Rlue Eyed Perch Sea Porcupine Silver Perch Wall Eyed Pe'rch Rock Ba~s Opal V-yed Bass Striped Bass Ratfish Neipfish Cra~ Candlefish Saw Whitefish KeY .~culptn Sel Ghostfish I~ ELP AND Giant tXuJb Kelp Ribbon Kelp Rainbow Kelp Red Alga Feat Sea Lithe. 14tidal Veil Moss Iodine Kelp Cor~ ~ea Grape Kelp Do you knoW of the finest all-: Pacific (~oast of .__.___~ : 0 : Our "adlet" colutn~ 9 HOUSEHOLD FURNISltlNfi5 ..... a complete stock of Household Hardware Household Furnishings Simmons Beds and Mattresses Rugs and Floor Coverings Maytag and Thor Washers and ironers Hotpoint and 0raybar Electrical Appliances paiot Mathews and Pratt and Lambert and Oils Lamps and Mirrors Gaffers and Sattle:s Gas Ranges Fishing Tackle Majestic and Atwater Kent RadiOS we offer a guaranteed high grade rao, for all mares and types of radios, rePPt" adjustments. LIBERAL CREDIT FREE D 706 CRESCENT AVE. p1401 g JACK SCHOOLFIELD MECA-IANICAL SERVICE PHONE 186-J MARINE RI'PAIRS TUG AND 6ALVAGg" BOATS CATALINA SWORDFISH-TUNA REEL The Highest Grade Reel Eer Made---Guar~nte~d Forever Made ;-~ Threesines" : 4-0, $-0, and 9-0 Patented l, A. COXE 407 E. Pieo St., Los A~agele~ Ashaway Original cuttYo ~ A Fmnous Line For Bi~ FiS~ld,, ~i Holds most of the im,port~t ~,.t~# t~" e tt*e ords for the largest De an b~s ~0' an with rod and line. Ni~ llf6" ASHAWAY LINE AND TWI, A hawaY,FishinfRhode Island