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I?, 1930 PAGE FIVE HELD MEETINGS :eetings last Test was one hun- es of books a Story of three lred up and the per pupil is as average. average. s average. Words average. average. Words average. cf the stu- st scores : Coleman 93 ; Yvonne it was given in wind weather, ~aw the new voyagers by sun- rgo was car- telling of the jungle beasts and man-- of the red howling monkey who wdtfld not kill, of Barl the elephant, and of Hari the jungle lad. The boy in his turn, told of high adventure at sea. When the shadows were lengthening, th' ohl hunter told the boy who was the path-finder, that he must show Bob back to the ship. The hunter rose and saluted the boy, "Bob, son of b',tt!':, mav jungle peace go with thee !" and with these words, he slip- ped several pieces of gold into the boy's hand. The young trailers had no difficulty in finding their way to the ship. Making his pieces of eight jingle, Bob clambered on board well satisfied with his day's work, and was just in time to answer the roll call of honor and to have the red badge of courage pinned on his breast. Adventurers all, if you would seek ~-.~eat quest; if the call of the wild sings in your heart, follow careers of danger and daring, for only by taking the highroads of peril will you find new worlds to conquer.--Evelyn R. Sickels, Public Library, Indianapolis, Ind. A.H.S. CHRISTMAS IN OTHER 3rs' log was LANDS had hidden In Germany children have Chrict- ones' locker, mas trees. The housewives prepare fade wind ear- the Christmas cakes and cookies i,, the vessel slowly shape of animals and these are great and heade}t, ts began _the ly enjoyed. Just before Christmas ages of Cap- Eve some one strangely attired calls at each house and inquires if the Handkerchiefs '"I he gift you can bank on." Linen 'Kerchiefs These pretty linen kerchiefs for ladies come in the embroidered and prints. Some are hand- made with rolled edges-- 15c, 25c, 35c Other 'Kerchiefs For the ladies include the print- cd ones, the embroidered ones and the plain service ones--~= 5c, 10c, 2 for 25c KIDDIES' BOXED 'KERCHIEFS These are always acceptable gifts. They come in a large selection at only 25c and 50c per box FOR MEN These include the full size bordered ones at 15c; the better bordered ones at 25c, and the linen ones at 25c and 50c. FOP BOYS Vfe are showing the boxed ones--three to:'i box--at only 50c per box=- and the larger ones at 15,each will do for man or boy. CHRISTMAS CARDS lc; 21/ c; 5c; 10c; 25c own to his- children have been good. He carries Telephone 151 a large bag and a bunch of switches. / rain. the boy.If the children have been good, he I ] tale and the and snarm at o~ens a bag and throws nuts about. If achihthasnotbeengood, aswiteh Curios and Souvenirs p[! iS[ PIP[S] Crow flies they i~ left to be used in punishing him. [ Loo-'-~k for t------he Sign of~"~ Whale which This is "Ruprecht." Many children thy of Mobv think this is all he does and that the IT { back in the Christ chiht himself brings their pros- he Big Curio Store a dark friv- ents. H O MacRae Co be a derelict The little Dutch children think that [ ................. [ rs. Doubtless St. Nicholas drives a white horse. So om Snm~glers' they clean their woo'len shoes, fill g ' alone around them with outs and hay fir the white ] DR. JOHN J. WHITE [ t~liled th&es s~'i; hor,ae, end in the morning wake to ! S E N T I S T [ hands on find their shoes filled with ealtdy and Combat. Hard- toy, s. ] Oral Surgery [ Christmas in Belgium is much like [ TEL.EeUON~ I P.S [ riven when a that in Holland except that the chil,- L CATALINA HOSPITAL ) t by a great dren put carrots in their shoes for. [ t deck. The " ' ~ " the f~oo(t saint s h,~;r.e. If. the h,~wse m- ~.~l='['-]k,,*d~---~-- -,'~I Companions smelis the carrots, it will enter the ]t_,li]ll[ll r: .t( l . l..illl:l:ll i,.lljiI l m the bright house, and St, Nicholas will remember Otto of the 1 Automatleally hooks the fish the instant he ~ all who are good to his horse. ] strlkeA. Cittehesmore ,, IP I ,wn against The French Santa Claus is called I b:a fi~h. Greatest - -- I r .Culd eli- [ spoon made. Cat~log. ~ ~ -- I ~r(l from tllc~ Pore Noel which means Father Christ- I casting and trolling ~ [ mas. He visits each home and re- I Length: 1% 2Vs 2N 3~/4 4Vz 5V2 I Grit a plen,,v wards good. children.Ruprecht, who |Priceeach 40c 40c 65c IBSC 1.00 1.401 I Finishes: Silver, Copper, Brass Red Heaed Enamel. I '.enrage to at-carries switches f-r bad children, is. [. Kn0wl~sC0.,Mfg~ 10NFI~r, 91lH0w~.tSt,, $~fr~cis~, lift. [ ds the tawny mdishing his comes with Noel.Only the children - --- receive presents. They place their Spurred ,-jtl , shoe s in ~,]:,el c{~,v~;,; otfh:ihe i-}t;m, and t I~alaUnp Island L0dOe,f.&M. e.r, the pirate in them ,* " g' .~ No, S24 ,~[~1~ Meet .... ry Friday Niaht d each month s L' OnDosit. Boo B ,) lnning their The children's Christmas friend in,,~[Gx~ 1:30 in Forester, Hall. Vidtin~ Methten a,e crisis of the Italy is'what we know as Mother Woke and all Goose. They call her Befana and '~wd ..... ers. All nivht watch for her appearance on the "v "a. t.. FI'rCH, M~svzn tossed about broomstick she rides. Italian people- a.J. WHITE, S~CRg'rA~ IF You Are m need ot a rubber to find the usually have fireplaces instead of See California before going further, stamp, call at the Windle News Stand. thousand and the cap- Frank will bepleases toquot,~ you apearl lagoon See California first, prices. 14~i ' ]~and. - ...... % Bob North SOon lost in WOods seem 'n tigers to spring his only his nimble, to fly folk, a Re the see. In- ticket and aware that Peering settle- and shanties. from the of the belonged [2/e soon the hills spotted of the by the with a of oth- s worth stoves . They have a large log called the Christmas log, which they place on the fire Christmas. The boys and girls recite poems and sing songs. Then they. go into another room where a large urn or vase stands in the center of a table, filled with gifts. In Spain and Portugal Christmas is celebrated by family reunions and elaborate religious ceremonies. Three kings (the three Wise Men) perform the duties of Santa Claus. In Austria lighted candles are placed in the windows Christmas Eve so the Christ child in passing will not stum- ble. Three special candles are made for the occasion and a Christmas log is cut for the fireplace. A.H.S. Miss Johnson, the high school sci- ence teacher was absent from school last Monday on account of illness. Miss Sevi was also absent. A.H.S. Alan Root checked out of Avalon High School last Thursday. He is go- ing to Huntington Park and will en- roll in the school there at which he was a student before coming to the Island. , for for anyone interested in "THE MAOIC ISLE" $ is a year's subscription to THE CATALINA ISLANDER (two dollars per year)