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February 20, 1924

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)! IUE Avalon: Year-round mecca for tourists and traveler~ Boating, bathing, golf, tennis, baseball, riding, walking, fishing, marine gardens. Unexcelled accommodations. Price, Five Cents WEDNESDAY. FEBRUARY 20, 1924 VOL. Xl No. 6 SANTA CATALINA ISLAND: IN ALL THE WORLD NO TRIP LIKE THIS! CHICAGO CUBS ARRIVE AND START TRAINING By Ernest Windla To condition themselves for the 1924 Pennant race the first contingent of the Chicago Cubs arrived here Tues- day. On page three is a complete list of the players and their standing. Under the "generalship" of Bill Kil- lefer, , Jr. his able staff of assistants looked over the park" Tuesday after- noon. They pronounced the grounds perfect. Wednesday morning (today) the athletes will commence their actual grind. PHOTO CONTEST R.J. COPE'S NEW 65-FOOT PR__IIZE AWARDS CRUISE__RR UPATRICIA" Most Original Picture: In 1886, at Avalon, Mr. R. J. Cope, First prize, Isthmus, Malcohn Mac- now owner of the "R. J. Cope" budd- Lean. ling, on the corner of Crescent and Second prize Avalon at Night, C. G. Metropole avenues, was interested in Fairchild ' Catalinasailboats, motorboats and Third prize, Avalon Bay, Theodore fishing. Sierks. His first boat on Avalon Bay was the "Tenderfoot," with a little two-cy- cle engine. '/'hen later he launched the "Restless," and his first "Iowna," a 21-footer. "Iowna II" was a 38-foot Moat Beautiful Picture: First prize, Avalon from Mt. Ada, Miss Eva Murray, 2656 S. Hobart Boulevard, Los Angeles. Second prize, Camp Wrigley, Chas. B. Schaufifler. Third prize, Descanso Gardens, C. W. Woodson. The party left Chicago last Satur-