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October 15, 1924

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PAGE TWELVE ..... , , THE CATALINA Equip Your Home for Warmth and Dryness Before the Heavy Rains Set in FOR WOOD OR COAL, $9.00 to $20 This Scientifically Constructed Heater Gives an Intense, Odorless Heat at a Cost of Two and Three Cents Per Hour, According to the Size of the Heater CATALINA HARDWARE COMPANY Crude A Wemhley Story An elderly lady from the provinces in the train for the Empire Exhibition asked her fellow-passengers at every station if she had arrived at Wembley Park. At one stop she inquired of an ancient man sitting Opl)osite: "Is this Wembley ?" "You'll have to speak up; I'm rather (leaf," replied the elder. "Is this Wembley?" "No; it's Thursday !"--Daily Express. w. Twins born in London recently have been named Mary and Doug. So far, they bear no resemblance to their namesakes, but of course they haven't any teeth yet.--Passing Show. Careful Father Young Harold was late for Sunday school, and the minister inquired the cause. "l was going fishing, but father wouldn't let me," announced the lad. "That's the right kind of a father to have," replied the reverened gentle- man. "Did he explain the reason why he did not let you go?" "Yes, sir. He said there wasn't bait enough for two."--Open Road. PART THAT WOULD NOT A city man, driving his along a little-used country something rattle beneath stopped, looked back and saw metal object lying In the distance behind. It was a cevldently lost by some farmer. I It was fully half an hour next ear came along, and ItS stopped and asked what the was. I The city man emerged and It~d~ the plow-point. ! "This blooming thing car," he said, "and I've been for half an hour to find out belongs."--Everybody's Magazl9$ Wife (on the beach calls to little daughter)--"Da,ling, darling !" Husband (watching bathers)L"Yes, nly (lear.". Unlucky Suggestion. ' A countryman went to ivislt some relatives and to sights. He remained until upon the part of his hosts, a couple, had ceased to he a vlrt~ "Don't you think, my des remarked the husband one your wlfe and children On Purpose Four-year-old Bobby was stroking his cat before the fireplace in perfect content. The cat, also haiti)y, began to lmrr loudly. Bobby gazed at her for a while, then sud(fenly seized her and dragged her roughly away from the hearth. His mother interpose(l,thin; I'll send for them." "You nmst not hurt kitty, Bobby." "l'nl ,tot," Bobby l,rotest'ed, "but-I've GOOD-NIGHT ME$-~GE got to ~et her away from the fire. Site's beginning to boil."--t3oys' Life. The patter of tin5- feet was lim--l.;vcr seen one of those machines from the head of the stairs that can tell when a person is lying? Kinderby raised her hand, lohn--Seen one ? Lord[ I married the members of her bridge on'e.--Kablegram, silent. "Hush !" she said softly. yOU?" a "No doubt, Thanks for the stl~-$ I ~ Grabbed the Wrong Weed dren are going to deliver Over at Acre, Green county the other night message. It always lr~ _ _11 LI (lay, ]-~zra Shnltz, who is elnployed by feeling of reverence to hear tJepenuavte .~+v Good, ran afoul of a hornets' ten!" t#~ nest'while mowing the field. After There was a moment ofe t!# sexeral minutes' running he left most sllenee, then:"Mamma," ea~iglllt ~(i0, o +++++ ++ +hi ++ ++w+ ++ I though for several paces it managed to founda bedhug."--Ithaea jou kccp in front of hint. After his suc- cessful clash he (liscovered a hornet and News. ~ S a yellow jacket were still at work un- der his clothes, so Ezra disrobed and BILL BOOSTER SAY fought them. Then Good came on the ., ..[ I ty scene and asked if he couhl be of any assistance. The hornet victim had once Great Varie ~,, that three,, ,,leaves,. of different. weeds would cure tam, and he ml- l)lored the boss' assistance. In order "YI41~ O.J4~p VdMO too 0g~Clkl ~/-- IOE not to lose time, Harry just grabbed a OM 'R'MI~I ..O~,. I "~'M/~,'f .~ handful of those mown, believing they wouhl contain the right ntnnber, and B~ ALL~E MEEDS "t'O~1"~ I at once gave Ezara's back a steady ~'d4~ l~li~O,,~t~ kip~. l/ wipe with the bunch. The tortured man jumped thirty-five feet, avers Mr. Good. Investigation showed that a Canada thistle with husky jaggers was a i ,,y I / Private (as he leaves officers' train- ing camp)--See here, Lieutenant Jones, ne in the Fam now that l am a civilian again I want you to understand that I take back all those salutes I gave you.--Santa Bar- bara News. I His Great Fear I Little Useful Articlc Joshua wasahard-heartedold countryman. One day one of the neighbors started twitting him about a shady horse deal that he had been connected with. "They're telling all kinds of lies EYWOOD'S about you, Josh,' said his informant. "What are you going to do about it ?" "Do?" replied Josh coolly. 'Tin go- 131~Th~;,~R~on fo~pUo~;~ ~i~;~~: ~ ing to do nothing. I don't care how many lies they tell about me; it's the 116 5 Hotel truth I'm frightened of."--Pittsburgh Around the Corset--But is Pays to WMk. Chronicle-Telegraph. Subscribe now--S2.00 per year.