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February 13, 1924

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Pr~e, Five Cents WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1924 SANTA CATAUNA ISLAND: IN ALL W--ORLD NO TRIP HARRY HOCHSTADTER "KING OF LIGHT TACKLERS" REPLIES TO VAUGHAN! Btusehall Writers "Analyze" Each "Other in Early Spring Editor Catalina Islander: Chicago, Feb. 8.--Now that the pan-. ning season for baseball "scribes has/ opened on Catalina Island, I would like/ . . ." to register a few pert remarks con-/ '" ' ~ i '[ :~ eerning that well known character,/ ~ ." ~ ? I{,~, ~: Sir Henry Irving Vaughan, the self-! ~ ' , ~ ~, knighted one of the Daily. Tribune. ,~ , t ~ !3 | I was very glad .to see that you k~ ~ " 1 ~J~ | placed Mr. V aughan's recent arti-! '~ ",, I I I tie right: dose ~o the "fish" stories, i i~ ~ ;' 'I I ~ I ~ I .If there ever Was a fish, Mr. Vaughan ! ~ I i " , I ~ I i I ,s the king of all the finny tribe. ' L\~ l I,: ~ I d l i i When it comes to digging up the ~\~ I I[t I m l~ I dirt, I do believe that I hold a recordI~I i I I I~ and, after looking thru the files of our ! II[I I ~! 7 I I I ~ * o gut, I learn w,th great pleasure ,~ i 'qla I ill ~ that this same Vaughan person is a' i~\ I . ,. | I I I/~; product of Racine, \#is,, and up tO al II |~!ll ] Ill i few years ago was practically unheard, ilI ~ 2 i/I of. ~ .... -,;~ ~ ;: If Iremember correctly Harold De tl ~ Ili : I iron alab Johnson is the man who is re-ill ~ .~!! . = t ~ | sponsible for Vanghan's rise to fame. i =Ill Z III i I II II So e years ,,,hen Vaughau was a/ I lllli ' | I bashful yonngst'er dodging rent co[lee-, I ! IllI ~ i 1=, tors around the old Herald, generous': i I II I Mr. Johnson staked Irving to some'. butter cakes, and thereby prevented l I Ki a [a~me. rathe Vaughan.fa,mdvL~ ....i ........... ~4ere are the specifications of the -.,~ uue tna~ vaugnn oon t.tar~ v,~ I ....... ,~-- v' ;~ the, Tump fought on "Ixght tacme w~. I _'" ....... ,., ....... ;-,~d bv the much we da and " in o[ 1.41 tat xacKtct~ o - hread trtree renan oi mu~,zc ,~,,~ ..... ight even to this y / K" g g " .' _ .~ _. ,.- c Walker. The nine-t I ,, date, as he has an extreme fondnessl ohrase "Yellowtail John" uses widen n el~aptam ~'~'_ ...... nw-two pounds. ITuna Club as "standard racine: for one-arm restaurants in place of[ starts to describe the anghng reco.ras[~ne. ~eStWalk:r ~;as on board the/ ...... Tackle Rod to be of wood, s o ' s ames W Jump vice- t.apmm rteavy -- . p ts where food xs served w~th meal "fmade by Mr. J" - ' -,, -] ....... ] ~onsistin~ of butt and Up, and to be It ' ts he Catahna Tuna ~,tuor t~angc~ " ~' o er cant exactly be said that Irving " ].resident of t " " . / .~ . ." ._~ x,t..kham ~affed the~ not shorter than 6 feet 9 inches, v ii:'~pY,e:e~t ~:y;~c:ha~::: laaStm=:taRdanb?e:,n, er ofs 2da212 2'11 ]'~!!~i::wc~i~ t2i~ gb~ ~ !~:tni~[eot~ntb?:d~itden:~ig~:Sltt~:m~ri 7 I raped out. | John, who ha ..... - x .... --~ "-n board the Ranger. 9a.thread linen'line manufactured from They tell me that Mr. Vaughan has| land so long that he .ts almost oalo- ~lr. ju~nv ~o,, tested at twenty-two the grade of linen yarn known in the been usm lectm hts 1 ~msto know somemmg "ttns m~c~ ~ ,, ,, " g great care in se " g " headed, c a" ,, ,, i ", "~" !trade as No. 50. . . wardrobe for his' annual pilgrimage tO/about fishing tackle and the "tacKmrs pounfls~, - ...... ments do! Light Tackle--Rod to oe u.seu o[ I I na an~ V tackle acnlev~ t outt anti up, ann Catalina this year. Natives, stand| who go fishing for yellowtad, tu . His hea y. ......... nchlwo?d, cons,st,ng ~. ",.... vet all I I aside, and prepare to greet Sir Irving/the two varieties of swordfish. .. inot seem to interest ~r.j:,nv ..... (to II Vau an ast twenty years xtr. ~as his light tacKte recoro . ~ut~ . ghan as he prances down the g g/ Durrathe p I . .. ~ m:.. +,, ho ss than 5 feet m length l| g . ...... not le 1 ed as gaffers qmte hna an lers will rememoer ~lr v n 1 t more than 6 ou ces P ank of the' steamship Avalon. / Tump has emp oy , ' , I Cata" g . " "t and to weigh no . .. // With best wishes, I beg to remain,|a number of the Avalon boatmen, anO!yump returned from St. Lores. m fe-/Line to be standard 9-thread_bnten~:pne // HARRY HOCHSTADTER | ,_ _t these men speak quite franklY lcord breaking ttme beoause the nsn/ manufacturea trom tne graue ~t ny~),// IX k)~ /:?CMr lump's skill as an angler. !had arrived during his absence from/yarn" know.n m thetra~e^as ~'::n_ // (Editor's Note--The scribes of Chi-I"',,,, '~ .......... und tuna fought l the Pacific Coast, and another angterI .~:.nree ~,x----~o~ [o~i~, ~m~"to be i/ tne Illty-~v~-*" Iv" " " - en SlStlng oi v, vu~ '~**'~ . v, Cago are masters at the game of].._ ,,'l'h .... Six" tackle is an achieve-l had topped his former record. Th '/not shorter than 6 feet over all II "roasting"Each correspondent editsl u- --;--- .......... lor can be just-} ~^r a few weeks there existed between] Weight of entire rod not to exceed o ]] hiso a eris ent o1 wmcn ~tt~ .~ll~ ~ tv ' o " wn copy and the newsp p ~) m .... ~sL was -'affed bY[the two an~lers much friendly rivalry./ounces Line to be standard 6-thread II NOT 14~'tl~ ~cOC~Nqt~tg" for thelIy proud, tms_..n,n _~..~..n *he] .... '~ ..... Their nleasantriesllinen line manufactured from the g.rade l[ . ~o*--, ~o. ~ Wlcgman on ou-- * lnex nsnea ~atts v e ......... Captain Claude '~" "" " in have, of linen yarn known in the tract as statements made by the SCRIBESI/ ........... fter the battle, the hnelat the Tuna Club each even g . I"No 50" Ii Isn't that SPORTSMANSHIP? Eachlu:~dttb;nAngl:2 Jump tested at eleven 'l become historical comment amOn~e~;d| Note~_By tip is meant that portion 1] man takes his own medicine.) | - ! angling fraternity. And all who| of rod from outer end thereof to po!nt I] ,~., ~ ." .IP~u'nas'~- ........ h" ~,affed the 314-]the conversations have repeated the/where,same ,s, assembled at butt w th ii %atadna will give you the rest Or{ the no,tuna,, ~, ,- o ...... dozens of times~ /tip ttllly seateu. It YOUr life. Come to Catalina |pound marlin swordfish which Mr. storms " / II ' i ~ ~ ~tt