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January 30, 1924

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tNDE f i FD //qkl rlkll_ ~'"" ]e-~,- eu weekly at Av [~i~cPaPer, containing t urists and travelers. ~"-" ~se~tr~on o.t the Light ball, riding, walking, ~/~u.. trammg field for the Chicago "Cubs" and Los Angeles "'Angels." fishing, marine gardens. Unexcelled accommodations. care ~ .~- ..................................................... Price, Five Cents WEDNESDAY. JANUARY 30, 1924 VOL. XI No. 3 SANTA CATALINA ISLAND. IN ALL THE WORLD NO TRIP LIKE THIS! ] CUBS TO BRING ONLY i sm m:er because of illness. There wasI SIMPLE SCIENCE ANGLING AS AN OLD THIRTY-ONE PLAYERS no significance to the fact that Char-I By--W"O'W BOATMAN SEES IT l ley didn t get a document. Veeck in-/ By Irving Vaughn tends to negotiate with him later./ Air ,,By C.--~tancliff Launch Juamta,"'~'Balboa, Cahforma Chica~,,~ vll ....... [The shortstop has announced that he j Air's funny. You can't feel it 'till it " " " " ~v, xtt., /an. ~t.--Ine L.UDS are , . . going in their" " ....... I won t apply for remstatement untd the / ~antornta camp wttnl . , , .. .. . , . , . , ~moves, or you do. You can't see it, Whde not being a boatman with only 31 athlet ...... ~ctuo suomtts tts terms anct ju1glng Dy [but you can shove it into a tire and~ twenty-five years experience to my es, the smatlest squatt m ,. . ~ t .... - . . years. T_..~hl- ~ane- move was msptrea" ne may. oe a,,,,mt t~etugerent, , towara ride on it. There's quite a lot of it i credit, nevertheless I entered the game Partially b'- a ~- " .... ms employers, there hasoeen a sus- around. It's free, too, except in sum- at the time when the greatest pro- s Ueslre to economize, out ....... , . . mainly becausetn ......... me aosurutty ot m-" pxcton ot tms r~gnt, atong., oecause ot met resorts. I gress was being made in refinement of eluding pla-ers - - the suddenness w~th which the player Most people like air, but some don't reels and tackle in general, and also chance to make wno rave .no moredeparted, but if HoIlocher really has a seem to--rather stay in the city, where l when the average angler bad begun to gooa man mey nave grievance the club officials know noth- there isn't any. North people likei realize that he could as well catch fish to fly without wings. Having a flock ing of it. It has a pretty good bet, warm air. South people like cold air./uP to forty pounds with the regulation of .green peas running wild on the tfammg field merely complicates the however, that he will be playing short- When you press air hard enough, light tackle as with heavier tackle, or manageral job and often results in stop for the Cubs next season, unless!and make it cold enough, it goes to a even a hand line. SOme deserving fellows losing the in-lthat Rogers Hornsby deal finally goes dividual attention of the bOSSrs to era through, and the only chance for that Seven of the thirteen flinge _ is to iaaxe Rogers refuse to report to bark for camp on February 16 are re- the Cardinals and thus force the issue. erults, all highly recommended by Scout Jack Doyle, who by the way " ]MORE laid UP in a local hospital suffering l NEW AVALON HOSPITAL from illness. I liquid, like water. Then if-you stick My first boat, in 1911, carried from ~your finger into it, you can snap it the start the best tackle I could afford :right off, if you want to. It's very which at the best was hardly equal to dangerous. Air is usually a gas, and the task, but nevertheless was regula- not very dangerous, unless you fall tion. The matter of balancing a line down a long ways throug" it. The air to rod, in my estimation, would on an acre of land weighs ninety bil- change with the individual angler As lion pounds, all boatmen know, the fear of break- p T.he young bloods are Guy Bush, Plans have been drawn for two im- ml Collins, Bob Osborne, Raymond provements during the past week and Pierce, Fred Blake, Elmer Jacobs andithe work on them will be commenced w~i~yd .Wheeler. These laddy-bucks immediately. The first project is an G'" tangle with the older heads, addition to the Hotel St. Catherine rover Alexander, Vic Aldridge, Tony dining room, and the construction of a Kauffman, Vie Keene, Nick Dumovieh and Earnie Osborne, and endeavor to acquire major league curving ability. In addition to Bob O'FarrelI, Leo Hartnett, Jack Churry and Killefer, the Bruins may acquire the services temporarily of'another young catcher, possibly a California semi-pro, who will be employed to tune up the pitch- ers, When an airplane flies, it beats the ing the rod has brought disaster to air with its propeller. It seems funny more than one perfectly good line, to be hitting something you can't see., which could be averted had the rod When moving air strikes a hill, it been in the proper position to play its skids off to one side, goes up, or both. part of the game, in place of being That's why motorlessairplanescanpointed directly at the fish, which in many cases simmered down to a nine thread hand line carried on a reel. Add to this the stationary handle on the old reels, which the beginner could not control properly, and was finally jerked from his fingers, the result being a fouled line at the reel, badly bruised knuckles, and in many cases the crank on the reel being securely wound up in a shirt sieve or some other part of Y C r,m s, C.~tter wl.ll btd for " o d project "s the construe- - . . n. This will ,~--~- .t._ .t:_., . _ ,_ i ...... t gen shps out again. A funny thing--- Cotter to Catalin'": ...... tmru ~rtp oy, :ton ot a new nos.p,tal, over lookmgthetyou can't live in oxygen, and you ' harle Hol :aYe' near me ormge on :warren ave-can't live in nitrogen, but air's all locOht?:r. re.fielders wlll be C y - , whmh wtll be ,n charge of Dr. R. I- .. l~=~r.l~ he reports, Barney Friberg, V. Baker. This buildin~ will be of r,gm.. ....... ~.**a -~(lams t-~,~.-,.-,,,,, f~..._.L__ n . [ ,~ _ . ~ . /'k million quarts oI air contain one Thur-= Z ~."~"~;~ ~J*,tutuaui, rete la~panistt type construction, three "u-r" -f *~-li- " ..... . ~eon, Bobby Barrett and Ton--I* " - ......... /q ~ ~ v me urn. tney use tms m . ~, stones m ne~gnt, ann Wiu oe. eqmppea/ariships now, because it's nearl as ~llurrayI'/ack M,ller, Arnold Statz, lwith the most modern furmture. An - ~ .... Y .... r~eathcote, Otto Vo~-~ ~-~ r~__ I .......... [hght as hydrogen, and tt can t burn, $~, a.uueu- operaung room, sultaule Ior any Kin(l[ .... ver Grt~,sb .... "~ ..... : ...... I ........ even ~f a bomb hits ~t. Most kmds of ~, .~ ,~11~ ,.v.ipr~se the ny-enas-lot surgical cases Will t~e a teature ot] - mg gentry I.. .- ~ '. ..... mr centare a httle steam, carbomc ~" me nrst noor ot the bundmg. Tms . . To Make Vo-el An In" " [ . ...... : acid gas, and a few other thmgs. C~ty ~izL., _ $ . namer [room Will Oe eqmpped with the most !_:_ : ..... i --- ~ - ,~ o vVluleon th;o ,._:_..__ .- ,_ . rr-, I . . , . ],tlr is Htostty ~ltloKe anti smdlz. e~me;tiw~t~ ~unget. r~n-/up-to-uate surglcat Instruments. That ~efffe~ttlol exp.,ogel m an/the hospital will be an Avalon insti-[ "AFFE"~ ............. convert the former Univer !tution f ...... tl ~ O BY AUTOSIJti~I~III.IN --'- "~ or 2wa~on-people ~s the an-l} ~ry of Illinois star into an infielder. |nouncement made by the donors. The/[ She had call~ a "poor fish." It will be recalled that Friberg first [site, building, furniture and e ui ment came to t ~ ~,-.-: ........ [ ...... q P The argument started because she h~ ~,--i,~ as an outnemer, |win De Dresented to Avalon as a ift and after indiffe .......... /. .S - - . g /] refused to wear his ring. foun~ ~. .~.t success nnany~trom ~vtr. and Mrs. William Wrigley,/I ,,, .... , ...... u himself as a third baseman, iJr. [1 ~ts her nng, ne mutter~m to co:reSident Veeck mailed OUt the Cub ------------_ [[ h,m~df, as he slamm,d the door. acts for 19 0 ce outstde he commenced to 24, about three weeksSome folks must think that they are ~] ago but none w laugh "Her ring .... HerringS" he , ent to Shortstop Char- decoratmg the town when they hang [I repeated. "She is a 'poor fish!'" icy I-Ialloeher, who qmt the team last out a week's washmg. I[ / the angler's clothing. We all remember what a comfort and relief came with the use of the first simple drag handle, which gave the angler command of the situation, to some extent, until he could learn of his own accord or accept a few suggestions from a better informed brother, or his boatman. With the introduction of the first drag handle the percentage of broken lines began to decrease, and the taking of what we call today "light tackle" fish, became such a sure thing that the angler called for still lighter tackle, and not only did they get this tackle, but they actually caught fish with comparative ease and regularity In fact, the same anglers, who in the past had hooked and lost one hundred shore fish on light tackle, would hardly care to be reminded of this fact only in a joking way, and I believe would frankly admit that it was due to their own inexperience and not because the (Continued on Page I0, Column 1) I!1