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May 14, 1924

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PAGE EIGHT Start the season right-- Use Ashaway 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. Ashaway, R. 1., U.S.A. STABLISHEO 1824 INCIDENTS RELATING TO DEEP SEA ANGLING (Continued from Page 5, Column 2) ties, never received a more cordial and noisy welcome than the one accorded Captain Farnsworth and I with our big fish, as we approached the pier. I would like to have it understood that I am ready now, or at any other time, to go out and hook another marlin, or to do anything else within reason to become worthy of another such joy- PUS, care-free welcome.,. Captain Farnsworth and the writer ==================================================================================================================================================== had another peculiar experience near |.: the lee shore of Santa Cruz island, in ff !i Your tour of California Should Include a skiff hauled by the launch Nevada. .- a Visit to ...... It might have ended with very un- 1, pleasant results. We had noticed a i~ large school of blackfish ahead of us, |.: but as they had apparently disappear- ed, we paid no further attention to ii ~ them. Shortly afterwards I had occa- 6 i.." " MILE "--" HIGH sion to look over the stern of tile :-- lit skiff, and, behoht, about ten feet un- ' Scenic Tr p vvorth While der the skiff was a big blackfish, swim- ruing along under the boat, going in i] From the Heart of Los Angeles through the same direction we we're moving. Beautiful Pasadena and Altadena One flirt of the tail of that big fish li :! i: ii would have put an end to two fisher- |: d men, and while revolvit~g that thought YE ALPINE TAVERN i in my mind the blackfish sidled away from nnder the boat, much to my sat and Cottages B is faction. ]i Excellent Accomodations at Reasonable RateE i~ Almost in these same Santa Cruz ~D [i Secure Illustrated Folders at Information Bureaus i[ worth in charge of the launch Nevada, ti {i I caught my first tuna. There was an immense school of tuna there; but PACIFIC ELECTRIC RAILWAY [[ they would not take my bait. We b O. ~ SMITI:t, Pauenger Traffic Manager, Lot Anllrelu [[ could look over the sides of the boat : ~- and see them moving, not much more ~r-:::::::::::::::::::..::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::~.:::::::::::::::::::~::::::~ thethan water.tWenty At feetthat under timetheI surfaCewas veryf F ----- ~'--~---~ ~ anxious to win the Blue Button, but I P ] had had very little experience as a X)alet Servxce salt water angler, and to catch a hun- _ i dre'nd tna was mY great"' am tJ ~ : [ Z bition. Captain Farnsworth and I had _~ spent most of the previous night on / ~ I the cruise to these waters, and to find ] ~e~ ~'I~", 3 ~ ~ [ such an immense school of tuna and Z ', : ~ O have them refuse my bait was a sor- Z ~ ~ I~ rowful disappointment. Finally, very / ,,a ....~ I~{~ ~~ ALWAYS RI~H'[ ~ [ late in the afternoon, one of the tuna ~~ ''~'~ I took my bait and was landed. Then The Pressing that Lasts See B. R. SCOTT ] came the important very question: L Will Call and Deliver Hotel Atwater Bldg. [ Will it weigh one hundred pounds ? Inasmuch as we had no scales on the i 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. MacRAE COMPANY, AVALON, CATALINA ISLAND TUFTS-LYONS COMPANY, LOS ANGELES B. H. DYAS COMPANY, LOS ANGELES ELLERY ARMS COMPANY, SAN FRANCISCO OR ANY OTHER DEALER, OR DIRECT FROM THE MANUFACTURER, worn 92 FULTON STREET, NEW YORK CATALOGUE NO. |8 SENT ON REQUEST. boat, we had to wait until the next morning at Avalon. The tuna only weighed a little over ninety pounds. Avalon Branch of the Los Angeles County Public Library, 201 Metropole avenue, open Monday, Wednesday and Saturday afternoons from 2 to 5~ also Wednesday and Saturday evenings from 7 to 9 o'clock. Visitors are al- ways welcome. LOCAL TIME AND TIDE TABLE Tides are placed in order of occurence. Comparison will show high and low Light figures a. m., black figures p. m. MAY Th 15 ........ 12071 64.460 1203.0 750.3 1, ........ ,:i1 1o! _o.6 Su 18 ........ --.2;5[ 9:i94.8 2:1;J09. 856 M 19 ........ 3:44 10:12 3:11 9:38 ---1.4 4.6 1.2 7.0 Tu 20 ........ 4:33 11:08 3:55 10:23 --1.5 4,4 1.5 6.8 W 21 ........ 5:25 12:06 4:45 11:12 --1.3 4,2 1.9 6.4 Gurios and Souvenirs Look for the Sign of The Big Curio Store H. D. NlacRae Co. THE CATALINA e THE LATEST MAGAZINE ARE HERE THE CATALINA ISLANPI AND THE LOS ANGEL DAILY PAPERS HERg EVERY DAY ALL THE WELL KNOw" BEST BRANDS oF CIGARS YOUR FAVORITE CHEWING OR SMOKIIW TOBACCO WIN- E'S NEWS STAND Opposite Boos Brs. Next S. C. 1. Co.'s office Catalina Steamer Sc Effective May 1, 1924 DAILY SERVICE Lv. P. E. Sta., Los Angeles .... Lv. Harbor, Wilmington ......... i Ar. Avalon, Catalina ]sl~ Lv. Avalon At. Wilmington .......................... 6 At. Los Angeles (Wilmington Transportation reserves right to change sch, out notice). Through cars from and to Tuesday, Thursday and SaturdaY' Park your automobile in Terminal, Wilmington, foot of Avenue. 50 cents per day. Wilminfll0n Transportation