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CATALINA ISLANDER PAGE NINE WILDLIFE CITIZEN By W. E. Allen months ago, while looking January number of the Lou- Review my atten- .Was strongly attracted by the Ig of an article, "The Beaver, Wildlife Citizen". I sup- noticed it first because the title ;ual, but my attention was because the beaver was carry that title. any good reason for it, I that this animal was Such distinction. Still, I sup- few of my neighbors or as- s, or fellow citizens in general have been any less surprised, because we have never given to the relative worth in e or relative value to us of dig kinds of wild animals. But, of our surprise would be due, to the fact that in the present the beaver has fallen so far Scurity that we may not even named for periods of months in the days when his .Was a common and familiar In every American household, :aver was not esteemed for the that Dr. W'illiam L. Finley as the basis for the high rank As a matter of fact, any nomination of this kind is likely to be difficult to support against opposition. Estimates concerning the value or importance of living things, no less than those con- cerning other things, are sure to dif- fer according to the experiences, in- terests and information of the per- son making the estinaate. For exam- ple, it ought to be evident to any of us, no matter how much we lack ex- perience, that an Indian of the far North who depends for his existence on caribou herds would claim that the caribou is foremost. Nevertheless, we may feel perfectly safe in thinking and saying that the beaver is an amazingly important animal in North America. ------O-- CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATIONS The United States Civil Service Commission has announced open com- petitive examinations as follows: Engineering draftsmen, various grades (for work on ships), $1,620 to $2,600 a year. Optional branches are: Ship piping, marine engines and boil- ers, electrical (ship), and hulls. Purchasing officer, $3,200 a year; assistant purchasing officer, $2,600 a year; junior purchasing officer, $2,000 a year; Procurement Division, Treas- ury Department. Full information may be obtained CHRISTIAN SCIENCE RADIO PROGRAMS Due to changes of station schedules because of the inauguration of day- light saving time in the East, radio- cast programs of Christian Science on the 8th, 18th, and 28th of the month, which are given in ce-operation with the Federation of Protestant Churches of Los Angeles, are now being broad- cast over KFI (640kc), as follows: 9:00 a.m., when these dates fall on Sunday. 7:45 a.m., when these dates fall on Monday to Friday, inc. 8:15 a.m., second and fourth Satur- days, KFSD, San Diego. 2:00 p.m., weekdays; 1:00 p.m., Sun- days, KFOX, Long Beach. 6:45 p.m. daily, including Sundays, KFAC, Los Angeles. The Monitor Views the News Daily, except Sundays l l :00 a.m. KVO.E, Santa Ana. 11:15 a.m., KMTR, Hollywood. 12:15 p.m., KGB, San Diego. 4:15 p.m., KGER, Long Beach. Daily, except Saturdays and Sundays 2:45 p.m., KFSD, San Diego. 9:30 p.m., Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, KDB, Santa Barbara. Monitor Children's Program 10:00 a.m., Saturdays, over KNX. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE CHURCHES "Everlasting Punishment" was the subject of the Lesson-Sermon on Sun- day in Christian Science Society of Avalon, branch of Tile Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Mass. The Gold- en Text was from the Psahns: "Bless- ed is the man whom thou chastenest, O Lord, and teachest him out of thy law." The Lesson-Sermon included these Bible verses from Ezekiel: "The word of the LORD came unto me again, sayiug .... The soul that sinneth, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son: the righteousness of the right- eous shall be upon him, and the wick- edness of the wicked shall be upon him. But if the wicked will turn from all his sins that he hath committed, and keep all my statutes, and do that which is lawful and right, he shall surely live, he shall not die. All his transgressions that he hath commit- ted, they shall not be mentioned unto him: in his righteousness that he hath done he shall live." Among the correlative passages from the Christian Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures," by Mary Baker Eddy, were the words: "Sin makes its own hell, and goodness its own heaven." ~'. At that time he was fan> from Louise Newberry, Secretary of for his coat of fur and for the U. S. Civil Service Board of Ex- -o -o- h or comfort which it gave aminers, at the postoffice in this city. GAME FISH OF CATALINA Here's An Idea beings who robbed him of Father: "Your new beau doesn't ------ ---o-- - -- r" ' e:naln very late. rile last one used ,Ore than .one of the great Am- Ray--If you keep looking at me Marlin Swordfish (Tetrapturus mitsuto hang around until the milkman fortunes was founded on trade like that I am going to kiss you. kurii), called." ,, Ver skins, and in certain sec-Vauda--Well, hurry up; I can't Broadbill Swordfish (Xiphias gladius). Daughter: You see, dad, this one 'f the country values of all co:n- hold this expression much longer. Dolphin (Corphaenus hippurus), is the milkman."--Grit. as were stated in terms of num- ff beaver pehs. Even the tide ,~ Black Sea Bass (Stereolepis gigas). ~------ I ,.-- ~ ,-, ___ I Yellowfin Tuna (Thunnus macrop- Visitor: "Are you having any trou- nan exploration, settlement, anti [ JOI111 tlarar~er tope I terus), ble finding work for the unemployed ~1 expansion was largely deter- [ Attorney at Law [ Albacore (Thunnus alalonga), here ~" by the widespread existence of] -- AVALON ] Bluefin Tuna (Thunnus thynnus). " " Uncle Even : Hope . Our trouble llnal, and it is probable that the [Avalon ....... L.A. Phone I Yellowtail (Serioia dorsalis), is in getting work out of the em- Pties of the United States wouht .............. ~ " " i i different today if it had not [Phone 628 TUcker 3608 Cahforma Bc into (Sarda.clad ens.s), ployed." or the influence of the beaver. [126 Sumner 607 So. Hill St. ] }Vhite Sea.Bass(Cynosmon nOblrlS)." l~ Ocean l~omt:(Liynmosaraa peta nys). Dr. Finley says "The proof is tdataltna Ho.pttal Oday that a beaver's value is in I )rk and not solely in his hide. ~'N'~"~'~'~"~"~"~'N"+"'~'~~~'~'~~'~'NN~'N Ct,mpletelv equi~q)ed for Medical, tcts have been uncovered in ~ H.C. FRYMAN, Proprietor ~. Surgicaland Obstetrical Service nds of areas in the West. Bea- :: old a ward , H.~/AOENER, Man~jer .. X-Ray and Diagnostic Laboratories !ere trapped out, ponds and ~ ~ ~H ! Graduate Registered Nurses lried up. the water lowered, and Z07 Sumner Ave. Telephone 68 :Overed ,-alleys re,erted to des- ~ ~ LOS ANGELES ~ He says that in one locality i~V~ lapPers cashed in their year's tOr about ,$4,500 but that tl]e re- ~ / .~00 !113 ~ SIXTH AND SPRING SIREET$ :loss to stockmen and irriga- ..., { " oTb' -R |'" See Martin for ~rmers amotmted to more than ~ ..:~,~,-~:}~. ,.~ .. ' Therefore, a dead beaver ~ 02I ~~. , e Wrth ten dllars while a live ~ ~ Worth $,300. 'r "e ~ i'~ NEW SUITS that so many pe2ple a~l~,.~n- to rcahze that 1 . human pol,ulat~on ~s going to i i " that Dr. Finley has good rea- ~ l0 Minutes from R.R.Stations .... " r naming the beaver as the .~ _~_ , ~." st w~ldlife citizen". And for ~ Fireproof Gara,, In Connection ~ erizin~r him as follows : "As a ~ Autos Checked at the Door. 5"c,. "., ' ~ - ,~ 'e,r of"soit and water the busy "~ ~22 ~t~~~ ~~ IS more logical and lofts with ~ .~ ~.persistent purpose than man Shopping and Theatre Center lnl dams. A beaver dams a ~i~. fto create a moat around his ~.I~'.+." ~~:+.'~.~.'~~.~~1~. or protection. Man dmns a to create a reservoir for irri- and power--saddling future as with gigantic debts", too fully paid before the vast are rendered useless by be- with sediments. Too many .human made reservoirs also 3ry like that of the Ochoco District in eastern a dam was constructed of nearly a million and a and where the District roke" after watering about 18,000 acres intended to be irrigation. enough has been said to the beaver, though wiht fully intent on his own and purposes, is still ex- helpful to man when he is :unity and encouragement is even some evi- indicate that he may have value in fur production Otection has been given until '.r. population is getting too ~ts own good. However, er person may disagree with so far as the foremost po- "wild life citizenship" is con- Los Angeles Daily Paper.,, .... HERE EVERY DAY THE CATALINA ISLANDER FOR SALE HERE All The Well Known Best Brands of Cigars and Cigarettes Your Favorite Smoking or Chewing Tobacco Freshest and Best of CANDLES at All Times E. WINDLE. 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