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PAGE TWO THE CATALINA SUNSHINE PSYCHOLOGY (Continued from page 1, column 4) tion that "freezes the thermostat," and another type of activity that tends to emotionally overheat the apparatus ---the type that "just burns you up"-- leaving the individual feverish, nervous and irresponsible. Someone once said: "Insanity is the result of living in and brooding over the past, or, antici- pating the future... He who can forget the past, await the future calmly, and llve for today, may never reach the pinnacle of fame, but he seldom be- comes an inmate in an institution for the feeble minded . . ." .Possibly it would be advisable to use other methods to eliminate the cause of the worry, despondency and des- pair, and not depend too much on the nrocess of oxidiation for the elimina- tton of imaginative grievances, or the results of wrong environment and un- digestible food combinations. DR. THURSTON H. ROSS ON "SOAK THE RICH" "Soak the rich" embodies a philoso- phy of taxation which obviously goes further back in the evolutionary pro- gress of govermnent than the "horse and buggy days," perhaps even to tile Salem witchcraft and "ducking sto. days," in the opinion of Dr. Thurston H. Ross, professor of management and director of the buerau of bu siness re- search at the University of Southern California. Increase of unemployment and post- ponement of recovery is forescast by Dr. Ross writing in the current issue of Southern California Business Re- view, if excessive taxes are levied on industry. "It appears that taxation may be turned into a kind of fining process to penalize those who have acquired great amounts of property or who receive large incomes," Dr. Ross declares. "If it is attempted to redistribute wealth by making the rich man's tax in effect a fine, more wealth will be annihilated than will be distributed. "The present graduated tax program is justified if the revenues so derived are needed for legitimate government purpose s and if the groups taxed in- clude all those who are able to pay taxes without creating a condition of want. "Business does not exist for the benefit of government any more than government exists for the benefit of ~usiness. The degree of justification of each can be measured only in terms of its contribution to human welfare; tile relationship between the two mu st be one of mutual respect, cooperation and confidence. "Government units have been in- creasingly zealous in telling what busi- ness could do legally. This is as it should be. However, it is high time that business, not only in self-interest but in the interest of all the citizens of the country, should put some limita- tions upon the encroachments of gov- ernment. The most patriotic people in the world may be taxed into social and economic disaster if floe activities for which these taxes are raised are not essential or are carried out in all inefficient manner. "Liberty is a fiction unless liveli- hood is an assurance to the citizenry," Dr. Ross declared in conclusion, --------- :0 :~" CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATIONS The United States Civil Service Cornmission has announced open com- petitive exanfinations as follows: Engineering draftsman, v a r i o u s grades, $1,440 to $2,300 a year. The following-named optional branches are provided for all grades except junior: Architectural, civil, electrical, me- chanical aml structuarl. Principal horticultrurist (bulb and floricultural investigations), $5,6(~) a year, Bureau of Plant Industry, De- partment of Agriculture. Full information may be obtained from Louise Newberry, Secretary of the U. S. Civil Service Board of Ex- aminers, at the post office or custom- house in this city. STROLLING 'ROUND AVALON (Continued from 0age 1, column 2) The most corteous of taxicab driv- ers are found in Avalon. Once a year O'tis Dunlap and I make a tour through a 5 and 10-cent store, only to find later we have no use for the things we bought. Avalon folks can wear a big smile from now till next year. Jan Garber will be back in 1936. Art LaShelle brings more of the latest motion pictures to Avalon than anyone else does to a town of the same population. Art Stevens and his Gay Caballeros are proving quite an attraction at the fights every Friday night. Jack Haunon quit drinking coffee for a year. Then, one morning, downed six cups at one sitting, and felt elegant ! Yale Mc'VVane gets woozy on a sinngle cup. The American Legion has prom- ised boxing for tomorrow night, and we will all be there. Increase your revenue. Advertise in the Islander. Everyone reads the Islander. See you all next week. --~----- :0 :---~- YACHTING NEWS (Continued from Page 1, Col. 3) the West Wind, with Mr. and Mrs. Sam R. Brearly and Sam Jr.; the Yebis, with the George H. Rector family, and the good ship Eleanor, with Mr. and Mrs. George Yates, Eleanor and George Jr. .--~- :0 :--I Ideal, this Catalina with beauty im- bued ; Its rugged scenes and sea gardens many-hued. A glass bottom boat will give a" peep At the marvels of the Deep! A place to rest--a place to play; The most to see--the least to pay. ------ : o: -- Catalina Island will give you the "rest of your life"----in whichever sense you choose to take it. Advertise for what you need in the Catalina Islander. Stoo. look, listen--and think! THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY FAIR FOR 1935 PROMISES MUCH An excellent idea of the scope and magnitude of the fourteenth annual Los Angeles County Fair, to be staged in the big exposition park in Pomona September 13 to 29, is contained in the report that 20,000 premium lists have just been mailed out to as many pros- pective e x h i b i t o r s throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, South America and other countries. The number is 25 per cent larger than at an3" previous time. In the kousehold arts department alone there wiii be an increase of 35 per cent in the number oi exhibitors. Because of the thousands of differ- ent classifications the premium list is printed in seven volumes, each one containing from one to three depart- ments. The volume devoted to live- stock and dairy products contains a list of over 300 competitive classifications for entries. The poultry, pigeon and rabbit shows, fornfing the largest ex- hibit of the kind in the United States this year, is responsible for another volume. The agricultural volmne leads with over 1500 classes in agriculture, horticulure, floriculture, apiary and cit- rus fruit show. It is expected that there will be specimens of every fruit and vegetable grown in the civilized world. One of the most interesti'ng volumes is that containing a list of the classes and prizes for women's activities, in- cluding needlework, c u 1 i n a r y and handicraft. Women are offered over 1000 different classes in which to enter the products of their skill. The big double junior fair contains 400 conl- petitive classes for the boys and girls, including 4 H members, Future Farm- ers, Boy Scouts, Campfire girls and other youth organizations. Other volumes are devoted to the Night Horse Show, the horse racing program, etc. --'O:~ The influx of non-resident indigents into California during the past three months has shown a decrease of 30 per cent, according to official census figures compiled by the Federal Tran- sient Service and released by the Realty Interests Non-partisan League. III STEAMER SCHEDULE Effective June 24, 1935 WEEK DAY SCHEDULE From MAINLAND Leave Leave Arrive Steamer Wilmington Santa Mon|ca Avalon Catalina10:00 a.m ................. 12:15 p.m. Cabrillo ................ 2:00 p.m..5:30 p.m. Avalon 4:00 p.m. . .............. 6:18 p.m. From AVALON Leave Arrive Arrive Steamer Avalon Santa Monies Wilmington Avalon 8:30 a.m ................ 10:45 a.m. Cabrillo I0:00 a.m. i :30 p.m ............... Catalina 4:30 p.m ................ 6:30 p.m. Special Catalina train, in connection with our sailings from Santa Monica, will leave 8th & Main Street Station, Ltm An- geles at 12:45 p.m., with a return arri- val in Los Angeles at 2:45 p.m. SUNDAY SCHEDULE From MAINLAND Leave Santa Monlca Arrive o SteamerWilmington Leave Avalon CatalinaI0:00 a.m ............... 12:15 p.m Cabrillo ............... ~:00 p.m. $:30 p.m. From AVALON Leave Arrive Arrive Steamer Avalon Santa Monica Wilmington Avalon 8:00 a.m. 10:18 a.m. Cabrillo I0 :O0 a.m. 1:30 p.m. Catalina 4:30 p.m .............6:30 p.m. Avalon 6:00 p.m .............8:13 p.m. Special Catalina trains, in connection with sailings from Wilmington, leave 6th & Main Street Station one hour before sailing time, and from Pacific Electric Station at Long Beach thlrty-five minutes before sailing time. Wilmington Transportation Co. reserves the right to change schedules without notice AIRPLANE SCHEDULE Effective Thursday, July 25th Leave Wilmington Leave Avalon 9:15 a.m. *7:45 a,m. 10:15 a.m. 9:45 a.m. 11:15 a.m. 10:45 a.m. 3:30 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m 5:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m. * Sundays and holidays 8:45 a.m. Additional service will be operated when traffic warrants between the scheduled times of the last morning trip and the first afternoon trip. Tickets on reservations for the return trip from Avalon to Wilmington must be picked up two hours before scheduled de- parture of plane, Wilmlngton-Catallna A i r I i n e, Ltd., re- serves the right to change schedules with- out notice. FISH. FISHING, (Continued from Page 1, low members on his election presiaent's chair, as also Thomas and Mr. Lovett, on tion to the board. Thus Club Annual Meeting has Among those present were: Martin, Wm. B. Swaffield, A. C. Brode, R. C. ski, George C. Thomas, ~V. Lovett, Jr., Dan M. Baker, G. Swaffield, Sanl Bagby, Doty, Harry Buffum, J. B. Dr. John J. White, Roy F. and C. G. Macdonald. "Tight line and lottsa good for 1935." On Sunday, August 4th, Beaton of Beverly Hills aboard the Ramona with Gibson, to try for a engugh this lady angler made taking a magnificent fish pounds. Several of our anglers watched the fight, wh ed one and tthree-quarters general opinion expressed was lady angler was not new to from the masterly way she the fish at all times, finallyI it to gaff. Congratulationsl Beaton for her splendid catch. Mr. and Mrs. Stan Laurel, Laurel's father and mother, for the month, having take J. White's residence. bought the late Willard boat, "Ida M." and plans to of fishing here. He is a the Tuna Club and of course introduction, b e i n g known, both on stage and Laurel is particularly keen and if his plans work out as he will at least have one or fish to his credit during his lit * * On Friday, August 2nd, cruiser "U R 2," owned by ]~aker, Jr., active member of Club, came into the bay marlin flag, for a dandy q by. Mrs. Baker. This good had taken a fish weighing after a great fight lasting 35 minutes. This will ent] Baker to a certificate of c~ by the Tuna Club for a fish. This much valued very highly prized by the Tuna Clu.b members' fanfilieS. The following Tuna Club wei'e out after the marlin weekend: A. C. Brode. Phil field, Win. B. StringfelloW, Lovett, Jr., Geo. C. ThomaS, G. Swaffield, Ged. H. Doty, Mankowski, Sam Bagby, A. tion, Ellis J. Arkush, Hal D'an M. Baker, Jr., J. B. John J. White, Jonah JoneS, James W. Jump. James W. Jmnp at this writ San Clemente aboard his er. Having fished the local past week or more this veteran angler thought try out fresh grounds. We later if he is flying the tuna his return. On Saturday, August Hooker took a nice inarli pounds while fishing from t Ruth 2, with Captain Sam The fish gave Mr. Hooker ~ fight and this good angler be out again to try for Our old-time friend, A. came in with a nice ma pounds. This makes Mr. man for individual catch to the Tuna Club. Tad Gray fish from his boast More power, neighbor. It's high time gentlern~ should get busy. Last anglers sure did their stuff. we are expecting to record catches. -- :0: Sell Catalina---Buy