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PAGE TWELVE $90.00 value regular f $64'95 )NLI down Calalina Hardware Co. STA'IE TO BE "DRY" ELECTION DAY, AUGUST 27 Those California residents who like to celebrate the exercise of theil right of f,anchise with a nip of something or other, will not be able to dr~p into "The Dutchman's" to (to so on August 27. William G. Bonelli, fourth district member of the State Board of Equali- zation has stated, f~r "The Du~ch- man's" and all other places selling alcoholic beverages will be closed on tile date of the primary election. EASTERN STAR CONVENTION Vilh less than ii e weeks remain- iw.z, tdans for the: } astt.'ri1 Star c )n- venti~m to be held m San Francisco Scptcnfl)tr 13 to 18. arc bc'in :, rushed I~, ctmlph:li, m with two major eominit- tees al ork, Ol10 relJrt'scntillK the ,t'lltlli~ trriHld khapter tq the ()rdcr, and a California committee beading4 tlle -194 subordinate cha.lacrs ill the State, which with San Francisct, will play host to the thousands of ex- pected visitor Q)fficiallv the 23rd Triennial assem- bly of th(' General (;rand Ch,ptcr, it is-the first meeting c,f its kind to be hcht ill California m m~,rc than half a Cellttlrv. At-the assembly a California w,man will be heine,red. Mrs. I). K. F. Kaston, h,ng, a leader ill California women's activities, will be installed as Most ,Vorthy Grand Matron, the highest ,ffice in the intcrnati,mal Order ~,f the Eastern Star. With Mrs. ILast~m ill office, California will be the world headquarters of the w~whl's largest and fastest growing "wonlell'S fraternal or- gani/:alion. X[rs. Eastern sncceeds Mrs. Anna W. Smaltey of R.otlndup, Xloll- tana. "l'ubby -1)oes Fred know her very well ? l'ete--He must. I o erheard him tell her she's getting fat. Reader! ls your place of business represented in the Catalina Islander Business Directory, on page 11 of this pat)e r ? you yearn o be a nudin And frolic in the sun Remember KIP will keep :~oN From becoming too well done. @, . o 0 ;.) ~,gorm~l7 PYROL* Tubes $0c, Tins ~LO0 to Sell! --Not many left so come in early if you want on e. AVALON CLEANERS LAUNDRY i' SHERMAN SMITH, Distributor 1 mlWXINNItmNmm~. Refined t21rude Education a Mistake "l )0u't taik t(, me al)~mt free cdu- cationF' siiid a burly farmer t,f the ,dd schoul. " Vhat goc~d has it done auy, qlc, any way? Make> young fcllers to<~ prtmd tt) do owt fl,r a living but sit at a desk and wear cuffs round their nee'ks. And the girls! Vhy, my lniSSllS call't get a selValit ; tl;ey all ~*V~tlII It) be actresses t~l" teachers t)r lady clerks! And, t'bcst of it is, after :ill the ]arnill', some ~f 'eul can't even spell. There's yonllg Jo]lllson at the (;reel/ Swall jnst 1)lll a sign o er his coach house, and this is how he spells 'carriage'--g-a-r-a~-e! Dt)II't talk to me about frec educati~m !"--Xhmtreal Star. It is m,t what you have that matters, it is what you do with what wm have. --GrenFell. No Borrowing "Yonr nearest neighb~,r is 20 nfilcs awa~ ?" "~ 'es; Gut here, when a man buys his garden tools, they automatically become his own." Vacati, mist : "Ally bi~ men born here ?" Native: "Nope. Not very progressive 'round here; best wc km do is babies. l-tiff'rent in the city, I s'pose." Every(me who writes is accused of purloining tile product of some other scribbler. So mote it be. him who is guihless cast tile first pair of sciss~ws. Sympathy I,ittle Betty was sitting with her mother in church during the wedding of her elder sister. Halfway through the ceremony she noticed her mother shedding the maternal tears usual on such occasions, and whispered, wonder- ingly: "'Why arc you crying, Mummy ? It's not our wedding,"--Unidentified. It took nine hours for a factory worker to earn a pair of shoes in 1914. Today, it takes only three and a half hours to earn the same pair of work shoes. He (at a party)--"I m~ade all awful mistakejust now. I told a man I thoughtthe host was a stingy old blighter and it happened to be the host I spoke to." She--"Oh, yOU mean my husband ?" Leisure in the Barnyard A family which had struggled for years with poverty, had sudenly come into possession of a considerable for- tulle. They tmrchased a farm and stocked it with cows, pigs, and chickens. One day a visitor was being shown over the place by the young daughter of the owners. "Do your hens lay many eggs?" he asked. "Oil, they can, all right," haughtily replied the little girl. "But, of course, in our position it isn't necessary." A sailor, believing his fiancee had "two-tinmd" hiln, decided to break the engagement anti at the same time hand her a jolt she wouhl remember for a long time. So he borrowed girls' pictures from everybody on the ship and sent them to her with a note sav- ing: "I'm returning ytmr ldl(~top.ralih, trot wm'll have to pick it out. I've forgo-tten what you look like." California Cultivator. Officer (to man pacing sidewalk at 3 ()'clock in the morning): "What are you doing here ?" Gentleman:"[ forgot nay key, officer, and Fm waiting for my children to come home and let hie in." Too Good to Be True Blinks: "You say he has a wonder- ful wife ?" Jinks: "Has he? Say, she lets him have two hooks in the closet, two drawers in his chiffonier, all for him- self."--Grit. THE CATALINA A BAND IS BORN (Continued from Page 1, C01, g) "Song Shot?' broadcast that l Catalina is fortunate in havi~g ~,ut frtml the A altm Theatre twice each Thursday afternoo~l the t,rchestra's eng]tgcnlent here public, incidentally, is cordially to attend thesc sparklialg shows, the free tickets hcing :.It the theatre b,~x-office, atte a.m. cm Thursdays. A proof of the caliber of making up the perscmnel of by's orchestra is tile fact that Metronome All-Star poll, more men were given high ratings tha lllell from ally other organizatl Vhiteman selected three 13auduc, drmmner; Eddie Miller, sax, and Bob Haggart, bass, All-American band. itonors these are not earned by chaJ ~ OI by tile sk 1 a l(l k t ~wlet ae " tfiemselves and tile SUPl)ort gt ' by the orchestra behind them. The finished product, th chestra that-we have pta nightly in tile beautiful roe,m, is it complex thiug a knowledge of what lies behiud ganization itself, gives a firI~l ciation for the fine music lightfu1 entertainment they o A PHILANTHROPIST? yOU BE ONE, TOO, AND YOU DON'T NEED MONEY! "Most of us are exceedingly uus with tile millions we do sess, and we smugly offer illoney as excuse lot our la~ erositv," suggests Corinne Vells[ who writes about "F phy without Money" in the Rotarian Magazine. "Yet has surprisingly little to do Ingeimity and imaginatl( provide Rifts which make pre~ chased with money seem tawdry by comparison." But'how? There's that spare vour hands that you call (]oZl~ ~,verburdene(t nei~-hborhood a charitable organization, or nearest play park where long for someone to teach ies of kites and model your car with its empty when you take a Sunday drive into the country! Wh with convalescent-ward p the nearest hospital, or the community home And hobbies! Here's a sharin,~ joys, for out money, suggests Author G Sell Catalina--Buy Flavor seal Arden Quarts (Paper) White Cap (Glass) Yellow Cap (Glass) Red Cap (lc deposit on glass BUY IT FROM YOUR G DRINK IT AT YOUR FAVORITg Phone Avaloa