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+ PAGE EIGHT se er THE CATALINA ISL 1 Do You Remember? v,s, AND FLOOD ~ e damage done by the storms to Hatcfiery in Southern California| $ - hatchemes, egg taking stations and the hatchery was located on one 0j Dr. E. C. Moore, President of the young fish which are being reared in "best sites in thatregion and t.~l (Compiled from fles of The Catalina Fish and Game Commission, at a con-the hatcheries, modernization under WPA pr0~ . Islander bY Chas. H. Smith) ference with Conunissioner Zellerbach "Total damage to date has been xas equipped to produce ov6r~]l~d" and the Executive Officer of the Fish nearly $100000 and has included theyearlings and 750,000 fingerlings~li~ and Game Commission held in Los An-complete ~t'estruction of the Forest ally. All of this year's crop 0I,][ve~ Ten Years Ago geles recently, stated: Home Hatchery in san Bernardino lings that was on hand for plan~'~ From The CatalinaIslanderof "It is felt that the sportsmen of the County and the Cold Creek Hatchery a total loss. Jr t State should be fully informed as to in 3dendocino County. In addition "The effects of the recent st0r~j~e April 4, 1928: The program for the F.,aster Sunday the serious effects of the recent series such serious damage has occurred to our fishes will be felt for sorne~le~, Mornifig Service was published, of storms on the freshwater game fishthe roads and bridges approaching the to come and it will call for the~I Rapid progress was being made on of California. Practically all streams Kings River Hatchery that it can notbined efforts of both the spor~li~ the building of-the structures at Camp in the State have reached higher be operated this year. and the Division of Fish and Liv~d~ Banning for use by the Catalina Is- staees than have been observed for "Steelhead and Rainbow egg taking replace the losses that have oc~ 01 land School for Boys, It was spon- many years past and in some instancesstations throughoutthe State have tins year. ~d. sored by Keith Vosburg, Dr. Robert have been subjected to torrential flows --o-------- he Millikan, Win. Wrigley Jr,, and oth- that have seriously altered the streams bef~ne 2~nt~g~t hte ~ea~ymgple:~ln?s Keep Avalon a clean tow~'l~I: ers. themselves. This erosion of the stream many as three times. Egg taking work q~ :...: ..: : ...~,~~e R. V. Vaughan writes an interesting beds during the storm of December for these species is still in progress .~ .. Ilaa article about the Kura Shiwo, Black was most harmful to the fall spawningand the final take will probably be be- ~." Insurance and Annuities ~nl Stream or Japanese Current, and its species such as the King salmon and low normal. With the fish now on ~ EDDIE JONES .Jti effect upon the Pacific Coast, including the Loch Leven and Eastern Brook haml at the hatcheries some heavv ~ Los a,n~eles -- Avalon. Tel, 5T~ Santa Catalina Island. trout. In some instances nests have losses have occurred in newly hatche(t .~. - t, ........ ' - . i Ilia Ed W. Smith relates a baseball story been dug out and ,in others buried un- fry due to smothering by mud. ~." Complete Set of HistoricaJ ~ as toht by Frank Schulte: der many feet of gravel. "The most recent and most serious~ Booklets Free ~e, There were said to be over 500 pot- "The Steelhead runs which have loss was that of the Forest Home '~"~~~a ers then in Avalon. been very good this year were, how- An electric power line was being ever, aided in reaching the spawning IDr constructed from the Summit to Ban- grounds by high and muddy water t- JACK SCHOOLFIELD MARINE SERVICE te ning Beach, for the new school being ~ICERs which made fishing very difficult. Re- [ PNONt= A SERVW, E "O SEAI0lt~ M#,R|Ng" built there: ports on the North Coast streams be- [ ts=a-j ANCHO'~RAGES ~f The Chicago Cubs had completed tween San Francisco and Eureka indi- ~ ~=PA,R -ru~ |.'ANOE~ ...~p, their practice games and started for cate that a larger nmnber of fish are in UlII~I$1IINIIIIUIIll4~ Chicago. the upper reaches of the streams than~R~$~II~II$i{I~IIiI~i~N~i~i~WW~gj~I~u~$~$$~u~i~i~ij~$~i$~H~$~I~I~I~H~$~ Ellen Beach Yaw, noted vocalist, was have been seen for several years. The ~ t announced tosingattheCrescentAve-success of spawning of these fish is ~ DOING OUR OWN GLEANING[ line Pavilion on April 26th. also dependent upon water conditions Malcolm Renton was attending Stun- after the eggs are deposited. ' { ford University. Glenn Hoover was attending school "In Southern California the recent on the mainland. William Fa, rnum had leased a house on the East Side Terrace. Mrs. W. T. Winkleby was in Ava- lon, accompanied by her daughter. R. C. Mankowski was having a res- idence built on East 'Whittley avenue. Mr. and Mrs. H. Page Randall and Tobe Baker sailed for the mainland, on their way for a trip to Europe. ThtNdore Sierks was sporting a bro- ken arm. Miss Vernona Waller was employed in the Avalon City Hall. The first barracuda of the season were taken by W. Ellington of Los Angeles. Mrs. I. Duskin gave a stork shower honoring Mrs. Newton Piland. At the home of ~[rs. Emma Berkey a surprise showerwas given Miss El- vera Anderson by Miss Florence Wright, Mrs: Velma Bertsch and Mrs. Berkey. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Moore opened the "Whitecap Coffee Shop." Twenty Years Ago From The Islander of April 2, 1918: After remodeling, the New Catalina Hotel was reopened bv W. H. Gill. "Save the Food 1)'ish, Cure the Mackerel", was the slogan of the Ava- lon Fish Market. One hundred pounds or more of mackerel were offered at 5 cents a pound. Father Cook and brother, from De- troit, Mich., took the first mackerel of tb,~ season. The Sixth Annual Retreat of the .'~ ,::;.:'ey.atlonal Ministers of Southern California was in session in Avalon. Ray. George F. Kengott was in charge. Born--To Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Greig, a nine-pound daughter. Roy F. B. Shearer writes an article :m "Fundamentals of the Angling (]anle." Sausages made (tom fish are report- ed in San Francisco. (Remember, that was during' the Workt War, when ":heatless davs" were not uneonnnou,) Sir. and ~rs. E. B. Dye of Charter Oak, formerly' of Santa Catalina ,Is- land, were surprised by a call frtula s,,me Aval~m friends, c(,nsisth~2 of Mr. and Sirs R. J, Whitney aml son, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. FCk, Miss Mac Camp- b~ll. Mr. and Mrs. .\. A. I'o,~A, with thclr son and (laughter, Kenneth and Edith Pool: .\]1 ed~t,wlal ni~te: "O~e 1)usiuess ma,a said that he could n~,t 'afford, to adxc'rtise iu the h,cal p:q~cr. \Ve have been informed that .lie made several th,,usaud dollars last seas,n--amt The Islrmder is every week assisting in bringina t(~ Aval;m the 'business' ,~ut of which he makes his money." ........ O ....... Catalina Island wlIl give you the "rest of your life"--in whichever sense you cho,~se to take it. floods have had very severe effects on AT OUR OWN PLANT IN AVALON the streams. Many of them have been changed so as to be scarcely recogniz- Special attention give~ to Fine Silks and IAnens--All ironed by hand able. Such great amounts of gravel ~ BOOST WILL HELP" were moved that for many miles the ONE DAY SERVICE IF DESIRED old stream channels have been entirely ~ in at 9 a.m.----Out by $ p.m. obliterated. The trees that bordered the streams have been torn out and 113 Phone during the coming smmner there will be less shade to keel, the water cool Marilla 60 and favorable for trout. In some places it will probably be found that a ~$~I~l~l~l~l~u~u~u~u~lu~II~l~tl~iiI~gii~u~iuu~N~l~$~g~I~I~N~I~$~$~$~$~ll~ large portion of the water will flow through the loosened gravel and rocks that have been newly ~teposited and as PHONE AVAL.ON $61 PHONE RICHMOND 6|7| AVALON, CALIF. * 1719 So. F~owe~ ST. a result the surface flow will be small Los ANGELES in amount and high in temperature. RAY C. WALL, REPRESENTATIVE OF "In addition to the loss of fish that are native to the streams, the work of OVERHOLTZER lnc replacement through planting will be ~ " made much more difficult through the FUNERAL DIRECTOR Martin for ! NEW SUITS iCleaning and ! | s. We do.,, oor wor I LAUNDRY DEPT. on the island ] !10 DISCOUNT CALL OFFICE] ' 115 Catalina Avenue ] ii 1 TELEPHONE 32 OR 10S ] ;iii:iiii:'! i r! ii ' manship up to our usual high standard. 31A N 112 Avalon Blvd.---Wilmington--Phone 129 AUTO REPAIRS AND CATALINA STORAGE Monthly Rates Merchant Tailor .......... Agents for Willard Batteries, Dayton Tires and Avalon California ; Richfield Gasoline I1'11 lU I I