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The Catalina Islander
Avalon, California
June 4, 1924     The Catalina Islander
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June 4, 1924

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PAGE TEN THE CATALINA PERTINENT FACTS ABOUT AVALON AND CATALINA ISLAND Island resort. Splendid soil. Public library. Tennis courts. Tourist resort. Winter resort. Summer resort. Has gas plant. Has a city hall. Fine bath house. Very little frost. Sporty golf links. Telephone system. Many good hotels. Country club house. Sight-seeing busses. Has electric system. Good Sewer system. Fine mountain trails. A transfer company. Has auto fire truck. In the Paeific ocean. Many species of birds. Is remarkably healthy. Very few flies or fleas. Moving picture theatre. Twenty-one miles long. Municipal pleasure pier. Excellent water system. Volunteer Fire Brigade. A live weekly newspaper. Wonderful deep sea fishing. Lava beds and volcanic ash. Ocean bathing in still water. Fifty thousand acres in area. Strange geological formations. A paradise for elderly people. Seven and one-half miles wide. Sultry nights almost unknown. Mosquitos practically unknown. Riding horses and bridle trails. Prehistoric Indian village sites. Two prominent mountain peaks. Seldom rains during the summer. Many interesting coves and bays. Mount Orizaba, 2100 feet elevation. Row boats, canoes and power craft. Gold, silver and lead ores are found. Chicago "Cubs" spring training field. Delightful Climate the year through. Mount Black Jack, 2000 feet elevation. All principal streets graded and paved. Daily steamers to and from mainland. Many cafes, cafeterias and dinning halls. Auto stage road to the Isthmus, 25 miles. The largest native wild animals are foxes. A splendid board wMk along the sea shore. Great rock-crushing plant at Pebble Beach. Standard Oil gasoline and oil supply station. Has high pressure salt water fire pro- tection. High school, grammar grades and kin- dergarten. Power boats with the same control as automobiles. Wonderful submarine gardens, open all the year. Magnificient Casino dance hall open all the year. Twenty-seven miles south of Los An- geles harbor. Is a part of Los Angeles County, State of California. A splendid fleet of power fishing laun- ches--for hire. Women's literary organization, "Mary Williams Club." Camp Fire Girls, Boy Scouts and Blue Bird organizations. The eraser on the lee side of the Is- land is seldom rough. Has ironwood tree groves--practically unknown on the mainland. Telephone connection by cable with all parts of the United States. PENS PAPER PENCILS' PADS ENVELOPES Breezes, from whichever point of the compass, from off the ocean waters. Catalina is owned by a corporation--- the Santa Catalina Island Company. Has branch of the Pacific Southwest Trust and Savings Bank of Los An- geles. Among the Catalina wild quail, the fe- males are crested the same as the males. Wonderful growth of wild flowers during the early spring and summer mouths. Masons, Elks, Foresters, Eagles and the American Legion have represen- tative organizations. Grocery stores, meat markets, drug stores, bakeries, hardware and furni- ture store, electricians, dry goods stores, curio stores, photographers, fish market, confectionery stands, news stands, etc. Three church organizations--Congre- gational,Christian Science and Catholic. Has nightly band concerts for three months during the summer in out- door natural amphitheatre. Many groves of beautiful lilac trees (tree myrtle) beautify the hillsides and canyon slopes in the Splendid glass-bottomed boats through which to see the submarine gardens and sea life through crystal clear water. Write to the Catalina Light Tackle Club, P. O. Box 14, Avalon, California, for information about sea angling. Subscribe now--S2 per year. HELP US GET ALL THE LOCAL NEWS If you have an item of local news, a personal about some visiting friend, or have entertained at a card party, birth- day party, or other socal function, or hear of something of interest about any formel Avalon resident, call up 7-J and tell us about i~---or send us a post card with the names carefully written. If you have some printing you wish done, call up 7-J and our representa- tive will call upon you. If you have an advertisement, tele- phone it in. Catalina will give you"the rest of your life. Come to Catalina. Magazines, newspapers, candies, etc., at WINDLE'S NEWS STAND. "KEEP ON KEEPING ON" When a traveling companion re- marked to William Wrigley that he could "save money" by cutting down his advertising, Mr. Wrigley re- sponded: "We're making a fine trip on this train. How much progress do you think we should make if they took off the locomotive?" Magazines Ne wspapers Stationery Windle's News,Stand, Opposite Boos Bros. The Catalina Islander Subscription Blank CUT THIS OUT AND MAIL Subscription Rates : Annually .......................... $2.00 No ......... Three Months ................ 50 Six Months ...................... 1.00 Date ............................ Three years, in advance 5.00 Publisho of The Catalina Islander Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, California Please enler my su~scriiblion /or 7 he Catali~ Islander/o~ ......... ............... commencing .................. /or which I agree to hay you $ ........ in advance. Name ................................... A ddress ..................................... What Is vertising?. Advertising is nothing more or less than salesmanship. By advertising you sell to several hundred people at one time "instead of to the single individual. Advertising does not belong to the realm of magic. It is ability to talk of the product in plain, honest and straightforward terms that ap- peal to the reason and desires of the people whose trade is sought. How do you advertise? There are no end of ways in which you may advertise; there is the bill-board, the circular, the poster, the window display, the circular letter, the personal latter, by word of mouth, and the newspaper, the last method of them all. What does advertisiu8 do for you?--All advertising is in- tended to create good will for the product or service adver- tised. Your advertising should create good will for your store throughout your trading aera and thereby inc.'cue the volume of your bus'mess of your annual tum-ovm'. THE CATALINA ISLANDER "For Catalina and Catalina's People All the Time" AVALON, CATALINA ISLAND, CALIFORNIA RA Wednesday Evening, Jun, "THE Featuring Colleen Moore an Hughes. A refreshing, story of life with the Also Pathe Comedy "NEAR DUBLIN" .-~-ST RAN o~.-- Thursday Evening, June 5tb Viola Dana in "ROUGED LIPS" The story of a girl with a sP soul. Tom Moore in Also Pat h e CLYNdY5 "HIS ROYAL 5" ...---STRAND-.--- Friday Evening, June 6tl~ "ALIMONY" A new drama on roaring comedy twist. Darmond, with a strong porting cast. Also Paths Comedy "HEAVY FEES" .------S T R A N D-.~* Saturday Evening, June 7th Guy Bates Post in "GOLD Taken from James Oliver "MAN FROM TEN Also Educational Come( "DONE IN OIL" -..~.--ST RAN D~. Sunday Evening, June Buster Keaton, ,~ of "OUR HOSt Also "LUCKY RUBE" And INTERNATIONAL -..----ST RAN D~ Monday Evening, June 9tb "ICE BOUND" With Richard Dix and Lois " The Story of frozen hearts, by fires of love. ed Also Educational Corn Y.,, "THE STEEPLE CHASI~I~ -----.STRAN D~ Tuesday Evening, June Jack Hoxie in a western "RIDGEWAY OF Men fight! Guns bark! Lov pers! All in this new drama. Also "THAT ORIENTAL And INTERNATIONAL ~--STRAND Wednesday Evening, June Bert Lytle, Blanch Sweet Washburn in Geo. M. triumphant production [~ "THE MEANEST MAN THE WORLD" Co# He was so mean that even Laughed at him. Also Pathe Comedy '"FIRE FIGHTERS" -----STRAND------ PRICES~28, 39 and 50 Cents,,. Children under 12, in First Serv* LOCAL TIME AND TIDE Tides are placed in order of Comparison will show high Light figures a. m., black JUNE Th 5 ........ 5:06 11:54 4:00 ---0.23.7 2.4 4.41 F 6 ........ 5:43 12:43 ~.6 --0.1 3.7 S 7 ........ 6:24 1:39 5:31 0.1 3.8 2.8 Su 8 ........ 7:12 2:38 6:4g 0.3 3.9 2.9 M 9 ........ 12:54 8:04 3:3# 4.6 0.5 4,2 Tu 10 ........ 2:16 9:02 4:22 4.3 0,7 4.7 W 11 ........ 3:48 10:01 5:06 4.0 0.8 5s2 Tides are placed in order of Comparison will show hig~ Light figures a. m., black Subscribe now--S2 per year.