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February 27, 1924     The Catalina Islander
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February 27, 1924

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i PAGE EIGHT Start the season right-- Use Aslraway Lines They have given service and satisfaction for ninety- nine years. They are used by anglers everywhere. Look for the ~Swastika Brand Label. Ashaway Line and Twine Mfg. Co. DIRECTIVE RADIO BEACON WILL HELP NAVIGATORS (By Science Service) A new, directive type of radio bea- con which will be of great use to nav- igators of the air or water has been perfected by the United States Bureau of Standards in co-operation with the Signal Corps anti Air Service of the army. It will make direction finders on shipboard less necessary. Ashaway, R.I., U.S.A. The beacon consists of two coil ant- Fmablisl~l 1824 ennae so placed as to cross each other at an angle of 135 degrees. The trans- ======================================================================================================================================================= mitring set is automatically connected first to one and then to the other, one Your tour of California Should Include each. The intensity of the signal from a to ...... il letter f the signal being sent vet N an antenna of this type varies from a maximum in the plane of the coil to [MOUNT LOWE fj ahnost zero at right angles. A receiv- ing set located along the line bisecting the angle between the coils will there- | -- " -- MILE "--"-- HIGH [! fore receive signals of equal intensity | , . ii from both. A Scenic Trip Worth While i[ nalsAshiprairplane receiving the sig-will be able, by first proceeding i From the Heart of Los Angeles through j[ to the point where the two signals are Beautiful Pasadena and Altadena of equal intensity to steer directly for ! or away from the beacon without re- V ii card to conditions of visibility. The ] -E ALPINE TAVERN ~ signals may be received by the most =1 " and Cottages ii""ordinary receiving set and may thus be of value to motor boats and small i Excellent Accomodatlons at Reasonable Rates i~ craft generally. . ~1 Secure Illustrated Folders at Information Bureaus ]{ The invention will be of the greatest value to aviation. Its efficiency was P ii recently proved when an airplane flew [i from Dayton to a point 100 miles AGIFlC ELECTRIC RAILWAY 11 away, with the pilot depending for . t| I O, A. SMITH, Passenger Traffic Manager, Los Angeles il guidance entirely upon signals received from one of these beacons by means :.p:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::.::.-::::::::::~I of an ordinary airplane receiving set. PRESSING CLEANING To Wour Personal Satisfat tion The Pressing that Lasts See B. R. SCOTT It will also be used in the naviga- tion of rivers and crooked channels to supplement the range lights now em- ployed. Beacons can be placed at the range light locations and navigators will be able to follow a straight course on the foggiest nights. It baR already been tested successfully along the Potomac river and Chesapeake bay by the lighthouse service, and may be used on the Mississippi river. Light- house stations along the coasts may be equipped with the new device, but it cannot be used on lightships since they are continually shifting their di- rections wifh wind and tide. Tarpon, Tuna, Deep Sea or Ocean Reel .... . The Reel That Made the Taking of Large Game Fish a Real,Sport FOR SALE BY H, D. Mac RAE COMPANY, AVALON. CATALINA ISLAND TUFTS-LYONS COMPANY. LOS ANGELES B. H~- DYAS: COMPANY, LOS ANGELES ELLERY ARMS COMPANY, SAN FRANCISCO OR ANY OTHER DE~LEi~I OR DIRECT FROM THE MANUFACTURER, yam 92 FULTON STREET, NEW YORK CA'rALOGUE NO. 18 SENt ON RQ~'~'ST. A Selfish "Wisher" Two darkies were lolling in the shade one hot afternoon in August. Said MoRe, drowsily: "Ah wisht Ab had a whole truck-load of watahmillions!" Sam (rousing up): "Say, MoRe, if you had that many, would you-all give me a couple?" MoRe (indignantly): No, you shif'- luss niggah! Wish fo' yo' own watah- millions W---Everybody's Magazine. Watch the world come to Catalina. STORM WARNINGS CA' THE CATALINA ISL E CL fiAVn i!~m Ha THE l~xp, LATEST MAGAZIN ------ ~,er see ARE HEK/ ~lniver~ --- ~ ~ago. -- ~eptieal NEW LINE OF South FINEST PIPES IN Tl ke.lim, bi WORLD--ARE HERg i Pse 2 ~nized. Jne of THE CATALINA ISLANI , it w: AND THE LOS ANGEL e Th, ~ago. DALLY PAPERS HER d)ng, EVERY DAY th vl:rsff ~ rcve~ .,~nted ALL THE WELL KNO ir exp, buth B EST BRANDS OF cago" CIGARS Captaiz the S YOUR FAVORITE ~cially ll lke the CHEWING OR SMOK kn to: TOBACCO i'A ye: tr? ~lazo. OUR CANDY IS ALWAfi r lt FRESH AND THE BES in;p -------- ~n cai ~uld t ~tures fill Ill ]~T ]~ |][~ ~oughl W II ULE - NEWS ttatter STAND Opposite Boos Brs. Next S. C. I. Co.'s Is Steamer Effective February I, 1924 ~et a DALLY SERVICE Lv. P. E. Sta., Los Angeles .... 9: ~,v. Harbor, Wilmington Ar. Avalon, Catalina Island_ Lv. Avalon .............................. 3:30PI Ar. L. A. Harbor .................... 5.50P~ Ar. L. A., P. E. Station ......... 6:45F ~ree-t ~'~ ~ ~~/t~ ~ 7 (Wilmington Transportation i pany reserves right to change ...... ~ ....... ule without notice.), Through ears from and to PasS~ Flags with perpendicular lines, Red; Tuesday, Thursday and SaturdaY~ small squares, Black; other flags, Park your automobile in Cat~i White. Terminal, Wilmington, foot of AVALON POSTOFFICE Mail is due to arrive daily, except Sunday, at 12:25 p. m. Mail departs daily, except Sunday, at 3:30 p. m. Outgoing mail closes at the postofflce at 3:00 p. m. The postoffice is open daily, except Sunday and holidays, from 8 a. m. to 5:00 p. re.--except while the mail is being distributed immediately after its arrival. Avenue. 75c per day. Wilmington Transportation I;ont , ~i: