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PAGE TWELVE THE CATALINA ISLANI)111 VINClIE T T~e~m~ How long will their presents last It pays to buy children presents that will last--prac- tical, well made things, which they can play with long after Christmas. We have an unusually complete stock of these sensi- ble gifts, which bring real Christmas happiness to children. Come early, while our stock is complete. Bring the children. USEFUL GIFTS FOR EVERYBODY AT THE Refined Crude SATISFIED Counsel--"I'm sorry [ couldn't do nlore for VOU." Convicte(1 Client--"Don't mention it guv'nor. Ain't five years enough ?" --The Bullock Way. 8TICK IT OUT! When your world's about to "f*":'l. .If I And your back's against the Wal., #11| When you're facing wild retrea~ i utter rout'.*ov~ It[ When It seems tlaat naught ca~.m_~'it, l All your pleas and plans can't $~tltllSUr uet a grip upon yourself anw-- It out! Any craven fool can quit, But a man with pluck and grit sh0#" Will hold until the very final In the snarling teeth of sorrOW He will laugh and say: ,,Tom0rr0 | "There's something preying on my The luck will change mind." " " guess I'II stick it out." "Leave it alone. [t will (tieof The luck does change; you kneW'tit. starvation." All the records prove and shOW J d~ And the men who win are r~e~ THE BOASTER strangle doubt, "George said if 1 refused to marry him he would take a drink." "Well ?" "I told him if he was wealthy enough for that I might reconsider my refusal." Who hesitate nor swerve, llerVe' Who have grit and guts and And whose motto is--PlaY hard stick it out. SO you, when things go wrong, And you think you can't last long:t #t That you've got to quit nor W~* YE CRAVEN EDITOR final b(~ut ; There is a new departure in editors,Smile, smile at your beholderS, One is going to law and make some Clench your teeth and square of the liars pay for what they have shoulders, been saying about him, Poor sport- Andfight! You'll win, if YOg manship, say we. If an editor, with stick tt out! MagSldt" all his practice and experience, can----Edmund Leamy, In Forbes not outlie his maligners, he should quit. We would like to see the colorNo Question About That. .d of the man's hair that could best us"Why should I boost your salar~5 on the Ananias stunt.--Smith Pio-neer, more? I'm paying you a thottSou week now." plrOt~ett$ Man is like a tack--useful if he has The danseuse executed a a good head on him and is pointed in the right direction, but even though "See that step?" he is driven, he can only go as far as"I see that step," returned tlw OlO" his head will let ifim. ager. ' "I invented thai step," insisted t~t A REAL CHAPERONE dancer, ed t~e The Raptist young people under the "I know you (lid, eutie," snort left espionage of Mrs. ~;Q'. H. Brown, gave manager, shifting his cigar fro# ,l~d a very enjoyable fish fry on the beach to rlgllt. "You invented that steP0#e Thursday evening.--From the society a lot more. But lemme tell you s~ news of the Pensacola (Fla..) Journal. pin you need to know." CATALINA HARDWARE COMPANY ",Vhat isthat?" ~he,,sked. "You didn't invent dancing." Speaking of white mule, two rustic ~l)orts were uncertainly fllvering their Chose His Mother's Portrait'., wav home from the country seat. When the collection of Pamtl~'[a#s '"Bill," said Henry, "1 wancha to be very careful. First thing y'know you'll and other art gents that adcWZie", J, ha~'e us in the ditch. St. Paul home of the late 3a~~e "' ' - "-- "Me?" said Bill in astonishment. Hlll came to be divided among tile 0 "1] "Why, I thought you was driving." heirs, folh)wing the death o.f t0ta D --Jester. widow of "the empire builder,"h.u~'.ld I ~ were drawn to determl~e whO S-~,~ The man who's afraid to do too have the first choice One of theawse much for people he does business with, " k" v," I-- andWalter?rom3" I~tll,the collectionPrved the oflUC a -~rll needn't be afraid of having too muchmasP' business to do. pieces of almost fabulous value i! THE FLOOR HELD promptly chose, the portrait o) "Did yotlr watch stop when it drop- mother. pcd on the floor ?" asked one man of Is Here B, RSAYS "Sure," was the answer. "Did you think it would go through ?"--Western ~...~ Christian Advocate. Willie Hardcase--"Maw, that ,tent- I~U'X" "1~ ,~X)I~G ~O_M/,,~ I ist sent me to that was advertised ~'141~I~'~_~O~A~ pOMKIta= [ as painless wasn't." 1t4 ~G: (~OLL~O~T~O~a ~O~L l I Mother--"He wasn't ?" ~ LI~gL&,i_ ~IT~ MOO~" , "No--1 bit his finger, and he yelled just like any" other dentist."--Ameri- 1~14klR.ClAt.' ~,W,~. ,IKINW,l~l~f can Legion Weekly. P~C~ ~ "X'O~4~ ~F_IZF- t, .o~- ... ,C0mln, ~ Few persons have originality--it )4~0~,/ M4|LL ~.0 .l~co C~Z'" ~ was Emerson who said: "Next to the originator of a good phrase, is the first person who quotes it." Any of us can will profit by experience and observa- tion. The Ohio woman who served her husband with home-baked pie every (lay for thirty years might have been I trying to raise her spouse to be a Federal office-holder.--Little Rock Ar- kansas Gazette. ~ ~ ~~oO, o.~:~~,~. ~~ A firm at Kiel is experimenting with armored diving-sults. What the pe- destrian is looking for is an armored walking-suit.--Detroit News. 116S ~:L?~ t~i!:?~; ;~!i~ note| Grandma's rheumatism used to suf- fer when it rained; now it is her complexion that suffers.--Cincinnati Enquirer.