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JULY 20. 1927 PAGE ELEVEN PSYCHOLOGY nued from page 1, column 4 the subject of Motivation KMTR : "The human brain POWer to hold up nerve cur- The Motive, from a stand- gy, is a delayed re- "' Dr. Rayner also discuss- Cycles, nerve current3 and the of the "motor neurons." SUNSHINE PSYCHOLOGY Purpose in life is found The drives or urges d are the "contracts" or the to the activity in which emPensation becomes anes- as in "working for men- or happiness." tU~SmNE PSYCHOlOgY ness is to be maintained. Experiment a little with deep breathing! Angry persons usually breathe very rapidly. SUNSHINE PSYCHOLOGY POINTS OF INTEREST MT. ORIZABA--The highest point on the Island, 2109 feet. SILVER CANYON--Ahnost opposite Av- alon.Reached via the Summit and Hay Prss~canyon. MT. BLACK JACK--2000 feet above the sea. Location of the Black Jack silver, lead and zinc mine. PARSON'S BEACH--A romantic spot, the last beach before reaching the westerly ~d of the Island. GOVERNMENT QUARRIES--Where im- mense quantities of stone for the San Pedro breakwater were first obtaind. LITTLE HARBOR--A picturesque spot, one of the three landing places on the sou- therly shore of the Island. SHIP ROCK lies off the Isthmus about two miles. It takes its name front its great resemblance to a ship under full sail. AVALON HILL--In the center of Avalon from the top of which a comprehensive view of the little city and ts surroundings may be their garden, and gradually it came to be trees have been planted and are making a known as "Italian Gardens." fine growth. The Starting Point in tho THE SUMMIT--A magnificent horseback WriffleyOeean Marathon, !anuary 15, 1927, ride of three miles from Avalon up.tbe stage Twenty.one miles from the mainland. road or by the trail. No moreptcturesque BIRD ISLAND, off the entrance to Isth- ride can be imagined tkan this affords The mus bay, is a huge rock. It is comparativu. stage road is built on ~a ten percent grade, ly level and is about one acre in extent. It This tril) is made daily by auto stage, took its name from the vast number el birds CATALINA HARBOR--The bay putting which made it their home. When the Ban- in front the south of the Isthmus, and the best harbor on the island. This harbor is nearly a mile in length, and affords perfectly sage anchorage in any weather. It was once a port for smuggling operations on the Cal- ttornia coast. MOONSTONE BEACII--Half a mile be- pound Camp Bantling,where moonstones, agates, water opals andmany other forms of semi-precious stones are found.These stones make beautiful souvenirs of the Island when cut and polished. This beachis one of the points of interest most visited by tourists. AVAI,ON BAY--On whichthe town of Avalon is situated, is a perfect crescent, with a sentinel rock eighty leer m height, called "Sugar Loaf," at its northwest entrance. The village of Avalon, laid out in 18118, is situated on the bay. It is a sheltered spot, protected from the wind from every quarter with the exception of the northeast, from which direction winds are rare. CHERRY VALLEY--The seat of an early mining excitement, where the hillsides are honeycombed with tunnels. From 1862 to nine Company began improving the Isthmus it became apparent what a coign of vantage Bird Island might become in the hands ~f unscrupulous persons as a "Monte Carlo," or forestalled any such contingency by taking for other evil purposes, and the company possession of the little island. SEAL ROCKS--The home of the coldly of sea-lions which inhabit the Island. 'rite colony consists of several hundred individuals, and they are nearly always in evidence on the rocks. They do not bear fur, but art covered with a growth of coarse hair which varies in color from a very light brown to a deep black. These sea-lions attain to quite a large size, some of them weighing a ton or more. They are very parual to their home, and are seldom found ashore at any other point. This is one of the most attrac- tive spots about the Island for the tourist., CAMP BANNING---Three miles to the westward of Avalon. A beautiful spot, whet~ the Y. M. C. A. boys of the nearby cities are given a few weeks' outing annually, usually spending a portion of the mouths' of obtained. 1864 the Island was swarming with prosper- August and September in camp. Their camp- motivation operate in FISHERMAN'S COVE--A little inlet on tors for precious metals. The seat of theing outfit consisting of more than a do~u is a question put by the eastern side of the Isthmus Bay, forming excitement seems to have been at Cherry tents, comprising officers' quarters, laxge :h,,:vaegr~ Ays:: : I:lut~;ta?d a perfect shelter/ .... all boats in an2.' Valley. Every foot of ground from the sea company tents, quartermaster's, hospital, de- ' . ~ : " - kind of a storuL tO the summit of the hills--and even running t~tton, etc., are ~naintaiued, Ample diuin4g e EAGLE'S NEST--On the stage road, 11 out under the hills--was filed on as miningquErters, where they have a huge range a a n miles from Avalon. and located in a wild claims. Recently extensive deposits of leadbake oven, soup boilers, etc., with capacity "lri PUrsuance and' manifesta- section of the interior. It is a capital place and silver ores have been located here. sufficient to feed an arm),, are permautmt for camping parties to visit. EMPIRE--The serpentine marble quarries features of the camp. The boys are usully i intent or design--the mere MIDDLE RANCH--Ten miles in the in-are located a mile and half inland. Here given three Weeks terior, the only cultivated land on the is- were 1orated the tactories of the aboriginal intent not being punishable land, and headquarters for the men looking Indians, who inhabited Santa Catalina. Num- THE CATALINA ISLANnEa SUch act." A study of "crim- after the sheep on the island, erous rocks in this vicinity show how the Patti's ~ Hate, at 217 Descanso - WHITE'S LANDING--Four miles west- ancient inhabitant procured his culinary out- Ave.--Advt. leads the investigator thru erly from Avalon. A beautiful ,;and beach fit--from rock locally known as "soapstone." -- the S. C. L Company's Concentration plant, landing place for wild goat hunters, as the DR. EDWIN F. BOOTH t.enhon camps one finds indi, HOWLAND~---Here also were many rain- hills and valleys in this vicinity abounded in ins claims, and here yet may be found "pros- goats. Here Mso. was the first trail acrbsr | NATUROPATH 1 nth minds so irresponsibh: t~cts" which would turn the head of many the Island to Middle Ranch, attd the lumber lAll natural methoda of treatment--' I a mining prospector. Here is the well frow for the first buildings erected there was / Electro4~era.py 1 difficult to d.etermine and which water is punmed to the Isthmus. packed from this point across thehills on the drives of primative mo- PEBBI~Y BEACH---Location of rock the backs of burros. |6,TWATER HOTEL -- AVALONI crushing plant operated by the S. C. I. Co. THE BLUE CAVERN--At theentrance ~ Phone 2 ') elnotions of their minds. Barge loading end of cable system from the to Isthmus bay. The formation at this point It has been noticed that the Renton silver, zinc and lead mine. Exe.ell- is purely volcanic, and caves abound. On ent townsite for another pleasure resort, the hills may be seen the remnants of the ,~ is able to control the breath- LONG POINT--The widest point in the lava waves as they flowed down the moun-t" Island, 7xA miles. The interest attaching lain ann cooled, and thus they remain to :ake methodical a ul deep to Long Point, asside from that mentioned this day', mutely testifying to the hot time [ ~ GENUINE 1 S a ' . .- ~-. 111111(1 that lS able--tt so is a ca,". which extends through the point of they once had on Catalina. [ ~ a L W I L S O N / rocks about 100 feet from its extremity, from THE ISTIIMUS--Narrowest point on the "ITALIAN GARDENS"--A favorite fish- from water to water. Great preparations are I emotion and thus disor,~an- ing point. In the earlier days of Catalina in the making to beautify this locality, splen- nnwholesome thoughts or the San Pedro fishermen found the waters did boulevards, villa sites and a fine hotel I ~ Famous lures for all 1 suggestions before they be- here so prolific with fish that they called it are under contemplation. Several thousand ] [f[ZO :~ game fiah and mpecially ] t physical acts. r "~ [ l[~''~ ~11/i the Tarpn" t uns"'"z .SVCHOLOaV ] [ll~ !lll[l Trolling or oasting-| lone breathe deeply before IIIIIi NIl,o ons, s, a a .o./ e sincerely " This activity I]11111/ 1111 w th ,.emo,,al hook. a.,a 'l lessen the tension of the Illlfl/~J/lll B~d~ trolling spoon, | ,l~tlScle ,system bv re-oxvg,m- Illl/f'h'?ll Spinners, ten sizes and 'l When a perso, 's. IIt(*:" Cono. ,io, 'io . "t t( angry the heart usually " " .... I SEND FOR CATALOG l h and tile llll~l(l IS lrrltat,ed. 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