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November 12, 1924     The Catalina Islander
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CATALINA ISLANDER The other day my father wrote: 'q]ae time is drawing near i/:. When we must move the hard-coal stove; I wish that you were here[" The message wakened memories Of days when, as a lad, I was compelled to answer such A summons from my dad. I well remember how we tugged Until the blamed thingstood Exactly on a certain spot As Mother said it should; And then about the time I thought I might at last retire I had to hold the bloomin' pipe While Father fixed the wire. Now, Father never said a word To sterilize his soul; I-Ie didn't think that "damn" or 'Hell" Would help him reach his goal; He grieved and And didn't cuss at all-- Unless in confidence he told His troubles to the wall. The melancholy atmosphere -) That filled that old front room While Father battled with a stove Was like the fall of doom; And yet tonight I'd like to go In answer to his call-- To see if Father still confides His troubles to the wall! ,o&.~y.3~ct,.~nA~j.npm..~ , GO EAST via one of Southern Pacific's four great Transcontinental routes; return on an- other if you choose. 775,000 FISH ARE SAVED .~ ~ _,e~l~. ~ F'ROM. DEATH BY DROUGHT New Orleans, ov --The .ou siana ~!~.~.~ ~"~~'~~~ ~ conservation eommision, with assist- ance of the Federal Bureau of Fisher- ~ "0 ~,I,~:~']ILIlI~'~' ':~,=__~. ies, saved 775,300 fish from death in ll~i~hl~~LOg'll/ay~ st. Martin parish alone from August 6 to September 6, according to a report of the commission on its work in over- tO flow pools which were drying up. Game fish to the number of 157,025 "were transferred to streams in East Carroll parish in the north-eastern part of the State, and in Calcasieu parish, in the southwest. Commercial fish numbering 618,275 were planted in running streams in the vicinity. Rely upon the safety, COmfort, convenience and wide scope of Southern Pacific ser. Vice. COmmunicate withany Southern Pacific agent for Complete railroad informa. ~on regarding any trip you . Plan to take. @ As next Sunday, November 16, will be the Stmday preceding National Ed- ucat'ion Week, the service at 7:(X) p. m. at the Conmmnity (Congrega- tional) Church will be in harmony with that fact. All school teachers who are present will be considered as guests of honor, and everyone who is inter- ested in schools and education is es- pecially invited to atten& Education is vital in a democracy, and shouht be of interest to everyone. The stlmll~er awnings have been re- moved from the pleasure /tier in anti- cipation of the coming winter storms. Mr. J.B. Calneron is sl)emllng a few days on his ranch at E1 Mirage, near Victorville. Mrs. H. Donovan of Venice is visit- ing Avalon friends for a few clays. I~" I~cCGINNIS, Asst"~. !tl" P .... Tramc Mgr. ctfie Electric Bldg., Los Angeles "Cash and Carry" is Hoover's motto at their Sunmer avenue store. Try it for the "Canned Food Week." .... Advt. Magazines, newspapers, candies, etc., at WINDLE'S NEWS STAND. PAGE-THREE f~ EVERY WOMAN KNOWS The Avalon Dry floods DRESSES SPECIAL TH IS WEEK 10 to 25% off Regular Price Charming afternoon and Street Dresses at Reduced Prices, in Plain, Stripe Satins, Stripe Flannels, Cordeline. '['he assortment includes Black, Coco, Rust, Brown; also Sleveless, Short Sleeves and Long Sleeves. A few Coats and Jackets are included in this list. THIS WEEK ONLY. NOT NEXT WEEK SEE THEM IN THE WINDOWS / The Catalina Islander every week, fifty-two times during the year, is boosting Catalina Island. The results of this continuous publicity are of ma- terial benefit to every merchant, busi- ness and professional man, as well as every worker, residing in Avalon. Mr. Business Man, how many weeks dur- ing the year do you return the comp- liment ? GAME FISH OF CATALINA Yellowtail (Seriola dorsalis). Blueiin Tuna (Thunnus thynnus). Yellowfin Tuna (Thunnus macropterus). Albacore (Thunnus alalonga). California Bonito (Sarda Chiliensls). White Sea Bass (Cynoscion noblis). Ocean Bonito (Gymnosarda pelamys). Dolphin (Coryphaenus hippurus). Giant Bass (Stereolepis gigas). Marlin Swordfish (Tetrapturus mitsukuril). Broadbill Swordfish (Xiphias ~gladius). of From toast at breakfast to a before-bedtime bite, bread is the impor- tant food of every meal. That is why it has been called "the staff of life." Upon its wholesomeness and. nourishment depends to some extent your health and well-being. Be sure-the bread you eat at every meal every day comes from HOOVER'S BAKERY. Then you can be sure that it is as good as it looks and as wholesome as it is pos- sible for us to make, it. COME IN AND LOOK OVER OUR BARGAINS GET OUR PRICES SOMETHING SPECIAL ALWAYS ON SALE ','.r Bakery... Cash Orocery SUMNER AVENUE ATWATER HOTEL BLDG. Mrs. C. B. PARKER, Taxidermist AVALON, CALIFORNIA Careful Mounting of Catalina Fish a Specialty The Catalina Islander Subscription Blank CUT THIS OUT AND MAIL Subscription Rates: No ......... Annually ........... : ............ $2.00 Three Mouths ............... 50 Six Months ...................... 1.00 /9 ate ............................ Three years, in advance 5.00 Publisho of The Catalina Islander Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, Cali/ornia Please enter my subscription/or 7he CataKna Islander lot ......... .............. wommencing .................. /or which ] agree to kay you $ ........ in advance. Name ..................... = ............. ,4 ddress ........ , ............................ /