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PAGE TWELVE 7 THE CATALINA IsLANVEI Get your pencil NOW Sit down with your pencil and this list RIGHT NOW, and see if from these suggestions you may solve your shopping problems. FOR HER Vacuum Sweeper Sewing Machine Set of Dishes Electric Toaster Silverware Electric Washing Machine Kitchen Cabinet Floor Lamp Electric Percolator Scissors Electric Train Big Bang Pistol Punching Bag Fooothail Hunting Knife Canteen Tool Chest Air Rifle FOR HIM Tool Chest Revolver Knife Flashlight Smoking Set Radio Accessories Automobile Accessories FOR THE KIDS Doll Carriage Trunk Washing Set Piano Automobile Scooter Coaster Wagon Dishes HARDWARE COMPANY RADIO SETS and STORAGE BATTERIES WHAT IS GOOD? Refined Crude What is the real good? I asked in musing mood. Order, said the law court; Knowledge, said the school; Truth, said the wise man; elicate Revenge Pleasure, said the fool; Love, said the maiden; "You must have made a few enenliesBeauty, said the page; in your long political career?" Home, said the sage; "More than a few." answered Sena- Fame, said the soldier; tor Sorghum. "I have forgiven them Equity, the seer. all." ,Spake my heart full sadly "That is magnanimous." 'The answer is not here." "Not especially. By forgiving them Then within my bosom, I call their attention to the fact that'- Softly, this I heard: they never succeeded in injuring me "Each heart holds the secret~ enough to earn my abiding resent- Kindness is the word." ment."--Washington Star. --John Boyle o'Reilly' Des0ondent Tremlow : Well, by heck! This is the irony of fatefor keeps. Here I've spent my last 50 cents ter commit suicide with gas, an' I git a room with 'lectric lights. Study Woods Again When iron ships came into use the study of woods began to decline and the decline was steady until recently when the United States Department of Agriculture placed wood upon a foot- ing of a "principal product." Galileo, upon his visit to the arsenal in Venice, which visit had much to do with his law upon the resistance of solid bodies was one of the first eminent students of woods. Leonardo da Vinci was an-, other. Not His Proper Role ~1 "Don't you ever feel thorotlgl~u hopeful and contented. .~ .,,sseL "Yes," replied Farmer tsorn~tfin' "But what'd be the use of n3e~t!.,,ille it ? Nobody'd believe me"~-t, ou1~" Courier-Journal. Boys be boys, and fr%;i , looks of some of this shingleu so will girls. Thought It Was Wireless ~ed "Norah, why haven't you brttSp down that cobweb?" thought tlt~t "Cobweb? Lor' mum, Iwire" had somethin' to do with yet less."--Cappers Weekley. "Is there a word in the English lan- Isn't It Mysterious? .Lo guagc that contains all the vowels?" "Speaking of telephones," s.a~ tt~] "Unquestionably." el~" Alban Herald "here's sometnms _, "What is it?" Y wru' "I've just told you."--Bostoax Tran- to wonder about: Why are the script, numbers never busy ?" Unto the End "My ancestors came over in the "blow's this ?" asked the layer. ~{ayflower." "You've named six bankers in your "Yes, I understand that the irrtmigr~ will to be pallbearers. Of course, it's tion laws weren't very strict in th0~ all right, but wouldn't you ratherday~.--Boston Transcript. choose some friends with whom you are on better terms ?" Another Strange Specimen tt'Ve "No, Judge, that's all right. Those "What kind of a fish is that y o^~ fellows have carried me for so long caught, mister?" asked a little te~t"" they might as well finish the job." on the pleasure pier. the --Bulletin. ,, , ,, replied That s a wonder fish, man. "Where is hell?" asked little Tom-"A wonder fish!Well, that's a fu~'ny my. name !" "Hush, don't say that !" replied his "Yes, I'm wondering what kind of ~ "Well, I heard pa say he'd go to hell if he could catch a fish at Catalina this summer [" Put in His Proper Class "Want to marry my daughter, I sup- pose ?" snapped the old millionaire as he glowered at the young man before him. Then adjusting his glasses, he add- ed: "By the way, aren't you one of my daughter's fornter suitors ?" "N-n-no, sir," faltered the timid you t h. "Well, you are now," said the old man as he turned away. "Good-day." --Stray Stories. .. "Did you do as you were told, Louis and give your little sister the best part of the apple ?" "Yes're. I gave her the seeds. She can plant 'etn and have a whole or- D'~ chard herself." Enjoy Fish Derby A fish derby was the feature of the first annual picnic of the Ramsey , county central committee of the Amer- ican Legion, St. Paul, Minn. At the sound of a whistle the fishermen bait- Ied hooks, rushed for their boats and fished desperately. The first man to return with a fry measuring at least four inches from tail to snout was crowned the winner. Wife: Dear, if you'll get a car I can save a lot on clothes during our vaca- Ition this summer. I Wife: Well, you see, if we go to one hotel as formerly, I'll need seven A~ess~ ToWn." dresses; whereas if we have a car I can "Keep 116 S Hotel get one dress and we'll go to seven We pledge our hell)! hotels. _ ~ __ Advertise your needs in The Catalina Magazines, newspapers, candies, etC-, Islander. at WINDLE'S NEWS STAND.