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ii PAGE TEN ........ TUNA CLUB ANNUAL MEET (Continued from Page 2, Column 1) Medal and Prize Awards Tournament o I923 TUNA--HEAVY TACKLE McMillan Medal--A. W. Hooper, I01 lbs. Tuna Club Medal--Harry J. Mallen, 142~ lbs. Brock & Co. Modal--Harry J. Mallen, 142~ lbs. Ashaway Prize--James W. Jump, 99~ lbs. Club Medallions--Harry J. Mallen, first, 142~ lbs.; A. W. Hooper, second, 135~ lbs.; J. W. Jump, third, 133 lbs. MARLIN SWORDFISH--HEAVY TACKLE McMillan Medal--B. H. Hopkins, 149 Ibs. Victoria Alden Cup=-A. R. Martin, 190 Ibs. Ashaway Prize--J. W. Jump, 189 Ibs. Club Medallions--A. R. Martin, first, 190 ]bs.; J. W. Jump, second, 189 lbs. ; A. R. Martin, third, 188 lbs. Consolatlon Prlze--A. C. Brode, 98~ lbs. BROADBILL SWORDFISH---HEAVY TACKLE Parsons Cup---A. R. Martin, 474 lbs. Boschen Swordfish Trophy--A. R. Martin; 474 Ibs. Featherstone Prize---A. R. Martin, 474 lbs. Club Medalllons--A. R. Martin, first, 474 lbs.; H. S. MacKay, second, 268 lbs. Consolation Prize---H. S. MacKay, 268 lbs. TUNA--LIGHT TACKLE Potter Cup--J. W. Jump, 98 lbs. Ashaway Prize--J. W. Jump, 97 lbs. Club Medallions--J. W. Jump, first, 98 Ibs.; J. W. Jump, second, 97 lbs.; J. W. Jump, third, 91 Ibs. MARLIN SWORDFISH---LIGHT TACKLK B. H. Dyas Prize--J. W. Jump, 222 lbs. Club Mcdallions--J. W. Jump, 222 lbs. LARGEST FISH---LIGHT TACKLE Brewster Medal--J. W. Jump, 222 ]bs. TOURNAMENT OF 1924 Cups, Medals and Prizes to be Awarded Under Heavy Tackle Specifications OPEN TO MEMBERS ONLY (rhunnus Thynnus) (Thunnus macropterua) McMillan Medal--For first of season over 100 Ibs., gold medal, presented by W. N. McMillan, Nairobi, British East Africa. Winner's name engraved on bar each season; medal remains property of Club. Tuna Club Miniature Cup--For first of season over 100 lbs., miniature silver loving cup, presented by the Tuna Club. Burns Cup---For exceeding Club record, 251 Ibs., sil- ver loving cu , presented by Col. Dan M. Burns, San Francisco, Ca~. Banning Cup---For exceeding Club record, 251 Ibs., silver loving cup, presented by the Banning Company. Morebouse Cup--For exceeding Club record, 251 lbs., silver loving cup, presented by the late Col. C. P. More- house, Pasadena, Cal. R. R. Thomas Diamond Button--For largest of sea- son over I00 lbs., a blue Tuna Club Button, set with diamonds. Button to remain in possession of winner for next ensuing season, at the close thereof to revert to the Club for subsequent award. Button remains at all times the property of the Club. Presented by R. R'. Thomas, Los Angeles, Cal. Tuna Club Medal--For largest of season over 200 lbs., gold medal, presented by tbe Tuna Club Winner's name engravedon bar each season; medal remains prop- erty of the Club. James W. Jump Trophy--For largestof. seasonjump, overLos 100 lbs., trophy, presented by James ,, Angeles, Cal. Brock & Company Medal--For largest of season over I00 lbs., gold medal, presented by Brock & Company, Los Angeles, Cal. Winner's name engraved on bar each season; medal remains property of Club. ' Asbaway Prize--For second largest of season over I00 ,Ibs., 450.yards of 24-thread Cuttyhunk line, presented by the Ashaway Line & Twine Co.. Asbaway, R. I. Club Prizes--For first, second and third largest of the season, respectively, gold, silver and bronze medallions. A. W. Hooper Prlze--To professional boatman, oper- ating his own boat, whose angler takes the largest Tuna of the season over 100 lbs., and under Club rules, $50.00 cash, donated by A. W. Hooper, Boston, Mass. A. W. Hooper Prlze--To professional boatman oper- at/ng his own boat, whose angler takes the second largest Tuna of the season over 100 Ibs., and under Club rules, $25.00 cash, donated by A. W. Hooper Boston, Mass. MARLIN SWORDFISH (Tetrapturns Mitsukuril) McMillan Medal---For first of season, gold medal, pre- senfed by W. N. MeMillan, Nalrobl, British East Afrlca. Winner's name engraved on bar each season; medal re- mains property of Club. Thomas Cup--For first of season over 200 Ibs., silver lov/ng cup, presented by Geo. C. Tbomas, Jr., Beverly Hills, Cal. Victoria Alden Cup--For largest of season, silver lop- ing cup, presented by Dr. B. F. Alden, San Francisco, Ca]. Winner's name engraved on cup each season ; cup remains property of Club. Souvenir cap to winner. Mallen Cup--To first angler taking a Marlin Sword- fish exceeding his record of 239 lbs., loving cup, pre- sented by Harry J. Mallen, Los Angeles, Cal. Ashaway Prize--For second largest of season, 450 yards of 24-thread Cettyhunk line, presented by Ashaway Line & Twine Co., Ashaway, R. I. Club Prizes--For first, second and third largest of season, respectively, gold, silver and bronze medallions. Miniature cup for smallest of season. BROADBILL SWORDFISH (Xyphlas gladius) Schmidt Cup--For first of season, loving cup, pre- sented by Oscar E. Schmidt, Los Angeles, Cal. Martin Trophy--For exceeding Club record, 474 Ibs., Swordfish trophy, presented by A. R. Martin, Beverly Hills, Cal. Phillips Trophy--For largest of season, trophy, pre. sented by Lee A. Phillips, Los Angeles, Cal. Corm Cup--For largest of season, silver loving cup, presented by C. G. Corm, Los Angeles, Cal. Winner's name engraved on cup each year; cup remains property of the Club. Mallen Prize---To angler taking largest Broadbill Swordfish of season, heavy tackle rod, presented by Harry J. Mallen, Los Angeles, Cal. Club Prizes--For first, second and third largest of season, respectively, gold, silver and bronze medallions. Miniature cup for smallest of season. GIANT BASS (Stereo2epis gigas) Rider-Macomber Medal--For largest of season, gold medal, presented by Frank V. Rider and Dr. H. K. Macomber, Pasadena, Cal. Winner's name engraved on bar each season; medal remains property of the Club. Tufts-Lyon Cup--For exceeding Club record, 493 lbs., silver loving cup, presented by the Tufts-Lyon Arms Co., Los Angeles, Cal. Note--Light tackle fish, when exceeding heavy tackle fish in weight, shall be awarded the above prizes unless otherwise specified by the donors thereof, To be Awarded Under Light Tackle Specifications Open to Members Only TUNA Potter Tuna Cup--For largest of season over 60 Ibs., silver loving cup, 1)resented by Thos. McD. Potter Los Angeles, Cal. Winner's name engraved on cup 'each season; cup remains property of Club. Brode Prize--For largest of season over 60 Ibs., pre- sented by A. C. Brode, Los Angeles, Cal. Ashaway Prize--For second largest of season over 60 lb., 450 yards 9-thread Cuttyhunk line, presented by Ashaway Line & Twine Co., Ashaway, R. I. Club Prizes--For first, second and third largest of the season, respectively, gold, silver and bronze medallions. MARLIN SWORDFISH B. H. Dyas Cup--For largest of season, cup, pre- sented by B. H. Dyas Co., Los Angeles, Cal. Club Prizes--For first, second and third largest of the season, respectively, gold, silver and bronze medallions. OPEN TO GENERAL COMPETITION YELLOWTAIL (Seriolo dorzalis) Simpson Prize--For exceeding his record, 60~ lbs. gold ring, made by native gold workers of Madras, India, presented by the late W. W. Simpson, of England. Gillies Medal--For largest of season, diamond medal, presented by Donald B. Gillies, Tonopah, Nov. Win- ner's name engraved on bar each season ; medal remains property of the Club. Eddy Cup---For largest of season, silver loving cup, presented by the late Arthur J. Eddy, Chicago, Ill. Winner's name engraved on cup each season, same to become property of angler winmng it three times. Nordlinger Cup--For largest of season taken by lady angler, silver loving cup, presented by S. Nordlinger & Sons, I,os Angeles, CaL Winner's name engraved on cup each season; cupremalns property of the Club. John F. Francis Medal--For largest of season, gold medal, presented by the late John F. Francis. Winner's name engraved on bar each season. Medal remains property of the Club. Open to anyone. Western Hardware & Arms Co. Cup---For largest of season, silver loving cup, presented by the Western Hardware & Arms Co. of Los Angeles, Cal. Winner's name engraved on the cup each season, cup to become property of angler winning it twice. WHITE SEA BASS H ...... (Cynoseion .obili*) aramg meoal--ror exceeding Club record, 60 lbs., gold medal, presented by the late C. H. Harding, Phila- delphia, Pa. Winner's name engraved on bar. Medal remains property of the Club. Potter Medal--For largest of season, gold medal, pre- sented by T. McD. Potter, Los Angeles, Cal. Winner's name engraved on bar each season; medal remains prop- erty of the Club. Nordlinger Cup--For largest of season, silver loving cup, presented by S. Nordlinger & Sons, Los Angeles, Cal. Winner's name engraved on cup each season ; cup to become property of angler winning it twice. Open to anyone. ALBACORE (Thunnus alalonga) Streeter Medal--For the largest of the season over 40 lbs., silver medal, presented by L. P. Streeter, Chicago, IlL Winner's name engraved on bar, medal remains property of the Club. Montgomery Bros. Cup--For largest of season taken by lady angler, silver loving cup, presented by Mont- gomery Bros., Los Angeles, CaL Winner's name on. graved on cup each season; cup remains property of the Club. Whitley Co. Medal--For largest of season, gold medal, presentedby the Whitley Jewelry Co., Los Angeles Cal. Winner's name engraved on bar each season; medal re- mains property of the Club. Hoegee Co. Cup--For largest of season, silver loving cup, presented by the W. H. Hoegee Co., Los Angeles, Cal. Winner's name engraved on cup each season. Cup to become property of angler winning it three times. Banning Cup--For the angler takingthe largest of the season, silver cup, presented by the Banning Company. Winner's name to be engraved on cup each season; cup remains property of the Club. BONITO " (Sarda chiBensis) Harding Cup~-For largest of season, silver loving cup, presented by F. L. Harding, Philadelphia, Pa. Winner's name engraved on cup each season; cup to become prop- erty of angler winning it three times. DOLPHIN (Coryphaena hippurus) Mattison Cup--to angler exceeding his record of 25~ lbs., silver loving cup, presented by Dr. F, C. E. MartS- son, Pasadena, Cal. LARGEST FISH Eddy CuR---For largest Yellowtail, White Sea Bass or Albacore, silver loving cup, presented by the late Arthur J. Eddy, Chicago, 111. Winner's name engraved on cup each season; cup remains property of the Club. Brswster Medal--For largest fish of season ~including Black Sea Bass), gold medal, presented by Edwin H. Brewster, Los Angeles, Cal. Winner's name engraved on bar each season; medal remains property of the Club. Y ELLOWTAII.,--~b6 Class Potter Cup--For the three (1st., 2rid and 3rd) largest of season, taken in Catalina waters, silver loving cup, presented by Thos. McD. Potter, Los Angeles, Cal. Winner's name engraved on cup each season; cup re- mains property of the Club. TACKLE S-eE--di mAT ON S The Tuna Club occupies a very high place in the fraternity of sea-angling clubs. The following rules and tackle specifications are the result of twenty-six years' experience of members of the Club. Strict adherence to both the spirit and letter of these rules is vitally necessary in order that the Club may maintain the high THE CATALINA standards set by its founders and retain the reputation it now enjoys. Whole-hearted Club rules will help you, help the Club Game. TACKLE HEAVY TACKLE---Rod to be of wood, consi butt and tip, and to be not shorter than 6 feet over all. Tip to be not less than 5 feet in le~ to weigh not more than 16 ounces. Line not to standard 24-thread linen line manufactured from J j, grade of hnen yarn known to the trade as "No. 50, to have a maximum breakin strain when dr o[ g , Y, to exceed 66 lbs, LIGHT TACKLE--Rod to be of wood, consistiJ butt and tip, and to he not shorter than 6 feet ore Butt not to exceed 14 inches in length. Tip not 1 less than 5 feet in length and to weigh not more 6 ounces." Line not to" exceed standard 9.thread line, manufactured from the grade of linen yarn to the trade as "No. 50/' and to have a breaking strain, when dry, of not to exceed 26 lbs. . THREE SIX--Rod to be of wood, consisting of t and tip, and to be not shorter than 6 feet over Weight of entire rod not to exceed 6 Line to exceed standard 6-thread linen line, from the grade of linen yarn known to ':~o. 50," and to have a maximum breaking when dry, of not to exceed 16 lbs. Note--By tip is meant that portion of rod from end thereof to point where same is assembled with tip fully seated. Note--The respective breaking strains for 24, 9 thread lines were adopted after the Club had been vised by a prominent line manufacturer that it is possible to make such lines stronger from No. 50 or yarn. RULES First--The angler must bring the fish to gaff bY of rod and reel only and unaided. A broken rod qualifies the catch. A broken rod is here a rod so broken as to shorten its length the leverage of the angler. Second--Fish entered for competition must be ported to the Club on blanks provided for that Third--All fish entered for competition for must be officially weighed and recorded; also tackle be exhibited when fish is weighed. Any protest in to weight of fish must be made before fish is r from the wharf. Any protest in regard to taq manner of killing the fish must be filed, in writing~ the office of the Tuna Club within 24 hours after fis weighed. Fourth---Leaders shall not be longer than 6 feet, cept for Tuna, Swordfish and Marlin Swordfish, which case leaders shall not exceed 15 feet in let apd may be of such material as the angler may desire Fiftb--Double line the length of the leader only be permitted, excepting in the case of Tuna, Swor( and Marlin Swordfish, double line, not to exceed 15 in length, will be permitted, d Sixth--Not more than two hooks shall be attache any leader at the same time. Clusters of hooks fat together in any way will disqualify tbe catch. Seventh--Handlining the double line the use boatman's handline snapped on or to the leader or double line will The boatman, or any other person, touching any part of the tackle, except the kite line leader, while the angler is fighting a fish, will the catch. Eighth--A fish shall not be gaffed unless the le is w,thin reach of the boatman. pooh or lilly iron at a fish when the the boatman's reach will disqualify the catch. Ninth--No person, other than the angler and gaffer, shall assist in killing or ga~ng a tlsh. The of any gaff in excess of 8 feet over all in length disqualify the catch. Shooting a' fish is prohibited, Note--A line to be properly tested must be dry. Anglers are requested to have their by the Club, before using same. Compliance with above will aid tbe Club in keeping its records and ellminatepossible future misunderstanding. Note--Competition for Club prizes is limited to between a line drawn d~e West from Point Cones and a line running due West 20 miles south southerly limits of the Coronados Islands. Formula for Measuring Fish The following is the formula to use in estlmatlng weight of fish-by measurement. Multiply tbe square of the girth A (in inches) by the length B (in inches) and divide by 800. Take measurements as follows: Girth at thickest point; length, from point of mouth tO crotch of tail. 6 Note--Anglers are requested, whenever measure their fish, especially if over one hun, and file same at the office of the Tuna Club. aid the Club in securing valuable data and in the of a record fish being caught, the measurements, if tainable, will be pubhshed together with.the weight, Tuna Club Buttons Blue Button--Awarded to angler taking a Tuna of 100 lbs. or over, under Club rules and tackle t ..... kle specifics" tons tot heavy Tackle, and who is regularly elected. Red Button--Awarded to angler taking a Tuna of 6u lbs. or over, under Club rules and tackle specifications for Light Tackle, and who is elected. White Button--Awarded ts regularly elected... to angler taking a Broadbib Swordfish of 200 lbs. or over, under Club rules and tackle specifications for Heavy Tackle, and who is regularly elected, din Gold Button--Awarded to angler taking a Ms. Swordfish of 200 lbs. or over, under Club rules and tackle specifications for Heavy Tackle, and who is regularly elected. Green Button--Awarded to angler taking a Swordfisb of any welght, under Club rules and specifications for Light Tackle, and who is elected.