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down at some distance fronl the wa~,~ |>,-~ ter, and notice bow much he uses bis':>.~: 1~: A IM IM N IM I IM I~- two shouh.ter fins in his et~8"f-'c~ to g~i ] ~|1|1V II. I|1~ back home. Those fins are really bal'~ "- | ancing, organs--vertical, rudders--and ! I a reduction In' price" of not legs at all; yet m an emergency ] " he uses them as legs. There are a ] ~P~,I~ ~m |~~ few fishes, like the climbing perch of | Ir~A~tlll~ll~ I~l~rm,~ t'he tropics and the tide-pool blennies | of our own ocean shores, that make / All Radiatrons .50 ~-~ ~r ~L.~~ I regular use f their paired fins as leg~" | hIJ~ .~'l_ hi the next group above the fishes | ~i~1 '1 we find, besides frogs and toads, the [ /q,' ttl, l newts' sala"'anders and ''"dpu ies | ~ I I or hellbenders These are somethnes | nfistaken for lizards, but can easily | AVALON RADIO AND ELECTRIC ShOP be told from them by rheir naked,[ scaleless skins. Their legs are small t 607 CRESCENT AVENUE and relatively feeble, and can hardly ; "-'" "~ lift their bodies off the ground. Most- ] Catalina's Onl Bank Iv they slide along on their bellies, ] ~r Cl+h DO Not / JUSt 1)Ushm~ themsel~es alon~ ~lth s " " ..... g " [ Offers you a courteous, complete banking service -.o.,,es / theirlegs. I ~ ' j Then we come to reptiles. In this I CATALINA ISLAND BRANCH Make the Man ,roup the largest members, the aHi- [ gators and crocodiles, also have short, | ][')**r*,~r*t~ ~T~T~TTTATT~T~ but they do help him to ] spraddled-out legs. They can stand ] r/-ltArlt,~Ouu lrll ' l take good impressions. , ] clear off the ground for sbort rushes, I TRUST a BANK There is satisfaction in al- but most of the time fl~ev are belly,- [ ays appearing well dressed. [ cr'awlers, too. The lizards dart about ] ~ on their toes a good deal, but squat ] C M HODSON Manager Telephone 70 Suits made at City Prices. / down and flatten out to rest. It is[ / only when we get clear up into the k, ~..~ groups of mamnlals and birds that the blARTIN HALL ] ao n,als get permanently awav from l CATALINA their fish-like belly-posture, with legs I SWORDFISH-TUNA l Merchant Tailor ] stuck ont most of the tinle like fins.[ REEL Thus, one has to take account of such [ .......... ~Valon California | things as frogs and toads among the [ The Highest Gr?da ~eet / ,., . , , ' I Ever Ma(:le---~uaranteeG 1~[71 ! amlmlotans an(t "turt|es and snakes I ..... Forever I 00MS and APARTMENTS among the reptiles, but these are I _ _ at )a n " d c" " Made in Three sizes: 1 .~ 1 ghly spe ,ahzed creatures, as I in Three ..., / freakish in their own families as kan- I ,~-.,~-.v, a~ ,-u I racente(l k o, -~; "THE Driftwood" o, ~ot Water Excellent Baths|! garoos are among mammals. The m- I - - ])^_ EWe-MODERN--REASONABLE l portant thing is that by sticking to [ i & ('lrl'~l~ 'qK.~ -- k'~ Marilla Avenue Phone 6z-Jl the primitive, presumabb: ancestral l .... 2;."'."7"'Y , ," . ,') t ~ ) , " I 4|1 WlOlino or., lot ,,.~ngeles ~ I .... ) nsn-l~:e oot~y-snape m the ascending I, I series, we get also a steady and well- . .~ graded series of steps in the xolutionI ...... ] of the position and use of the legs. I XY/ A ~"~DT i' I l O ~ I"l /'~[VY| I These are two exa,n les of I 1 L,1-1 k..) k__l 1% k_)W I ,' REL EVES ,[ many tba~: niight be brought forward., -- ...... v -- "~....~.- ~.~.~ *) , 1 but ant" one can hunt out others for I Charlie's Sandwich ' himself. [ ~narlles aanawlcn ] tieing is that animals all tend to make I ~tllU blMIlltk, ll I[~UOlll [ constant use of 1)art~ that are more [ ........ ' ......... '[ .-- or less specialized in their own evolu~ [ We N ff Here, Day or Night the [ [ISLAND PHARMACY CO. ] lion. Thu birds are a ways picking I Year Around--Sah or Do Not Pay- / l,~ 417 Cresce, t Avenue ' "1 up things w,th thmr beaks, whether I' O~po~lte Steamer pier CH*S. R. GE.RMA~N, PROP. [ / they use thenl Or not. Dogs, with It I;alallnalslandt0dge, LlLM.their sensitive noses, are incessantly t!l~ 1,go. sa,t sniffing. Monkeys are constantly . ,~k!~Meeuever,~ Friday Night o[ each month handling things with their hands--an~l ] National Cash Reister Comnanv t ~[~.~\~,.at 7:30 in Foresters Hall. Visiting . . . ' . ] NEW AND SECOND-HAND REGISTERS [ f~*'brethren are welcome, men whittle sticks tap on their desks -'- e~ r w~th thmr hngers scrawl l)~ctures on ~ ~ ) " A ] ~*Uu~NCE .~tAs~a " '" , " [ OLD REGISTERS EXCHANGED SUPt LIES AND REPAIRS [ n..~. H .... oo.. s~c~ .... the tclephone pad, and use their hands [ LONG BEACH BRANCH [ iNsI[-- , IDA I%lC--'~E[ in a thousand idle ways when they , . 356 .East Third Street . Telephone 611-124 ., . arc not working with them. \Ve seemL H... ,,~s . ~. w. M:Vta~ q,-) I',FII M to evolve by playing as ,,.ell asbv r ' - ] Fire, Accident, Compensation, | working. [ B " '._" w,'th CONCRETE ] ,, L,,. T o,, , ...o,=.,.,,,o,, utld -- ]j el)resenting Only Reliable Companies | Catalina will give you the restof E. MATHEWSON, Avalon[ your life. Come to Catalina. | IT PAYS IN THE LONG RUN ] l- ' / -- I HERBERT R. BAKER. Cement Contractor | Il~ ] Magazines newspapers candies etc., I Phone Sr-M . LCTRIClAN at WINDLE'S NEWS STAND. / "Nothing" But the Best" 350 METROPOLE AVENUE | E. CAMERON ] Make us happy, too. Renew your ........... ~ .j . ,. ivlr$. L,, ItS. l AKJl le, ltt) laXltlermlst |-" 336 Metropole Av. Ph. 96-M l ~bscription to The Catalina Islander. | Of'flee 212 Metropole. Ph. 7-R. ] ~.~ Agent Morris Electric Signs / ~ AVALON. CALIFORNIA Careful Mounting of Catalina Fish a Specialty ~1 Watch tile world COllie tO Catalina. ,/ Hill RFNT..I]IIWRIIITg q I TUNE IN ON KFWO! THE MOTT STATION _ ................. , ] [ ("Katalina For Wonderful Outings") l ~t at Reasonable Prices [ for fishing or Pleasure. Also tenaers . . for I ...... hes. Clean, d:y boats, large or/ ] On the air daily from S-6 P. M ..... th Studm Programs, fish,ng news, Island l ] lartha E. Olidden, Proprietor [ .... t,, 35 and 50 .... tsi ...... dr. Rate: ,| "otes. etc. .-, ......... | by day or week. Talk with ' I I At 7:30 P.M. KFWO puts on Porter's eamous t~atanna xs~and t~aarine x~ana. / "HELLO JOHN," Lockers 46 and 50 l I Program lasts until 9 P.M. ..After that the Studio comes on the air again with | k~Mrs. Seth Glidden) J , Or, the Ple .... e Pier | | various programs of interest and amusement. Write to your friends to listen for l .,~ [ KFWOI The power is 250 watts, and the wave length is 21/.1 meters.'/ ' %. 1